Why should you buy vintage design furniture?
- Uniqueness: Vintage furniture is unique and one-of-a-kind, with a patina that can only be created over time. No two pieces are exactly alike, and this character cannot be replicated through artificial means.
- Investment Potential: Prices for vintage furniture will only increase over time, as there will never be one more tomorrow. There can only be one less through flood, fire, accidents, etc.
- Quality of Materials and Craftsmanship: Designer furniture is often made from high-quality materials, such as solid wood, natural fibers, and premium fabrics, and crafted with great attention to detail. These materials and craftsmanship often make the pieces sturdier and more durable than mass-produced furniture, leading to a higher price point.
- Rarity and Scarcity: Vintage designer furniture is often rare and hard to come by. The designers who create these pieces usually produce them in limited quantities, and over time, many of these pieces are lost or destroyed. This rarity can drive up the price, as collectors and design enthusiasts are willing to pay a premium for a piece that is difficult to find.
- Design Significance: Designer furniture pieces are often considered works of art that reflect the design aesthetics and philosophies of the time they were created. This can add to the value of the pieces, as they become representative of a particular era or movement in design history.
- Brand Recognition: Designer furniture often carries the prestige and recognition of the brand that created it. As with designer clothing and accessories, vintage designer furniture pieces can command a premium due to the reputation and legacy of the designer or brand
When investing in vintage furniture, it’s important to prioritize quality over quantity. The best pieces will always hold their value and appeal to discerning collectors and buyers, regardless of trends or shifts in the market.
Our prices: We base our prices on a consensus amongst dealers worldwide on similar items. We list on1stDibs and if our prices are higher than everybody else’s, we will just not sell. We price comparably to our competitors worldwide except that our items has already been shipped to Singapore and GST paid.
Our advice: always buy the best piece with your available budget. The next newly created crypto-billionaire if he decides to collect vintage furniture, he will always buy the best piece first.