An antique grandfather clock is paired a contemporary chair to give a modern update to this classic piece. Vintage paintings of the ocean, hung between the two items, help bridge the space, making the collection feel balanced.
Furnishings in the new dining room include an antique grandfather clock case and rustic table in distressed white. The original built-in cabinet was retained and is painted matte black for a nice contrast with the white walls.
Although not typically known for having a minimalistic look, this Victorian-style dining room avoids accessories, patterns and over-the-top fixtures. However, the rich wood furnishings, antique grandfather clock and ornate clawfoot dining set deliver a genuine view of the era with a contemporary edge.
Herringbone hardwood floors, fine antiques and sculptural wall details are among the standout features in this transitional foyer. The dark floors form a stark, pleasing contrast with the white walls. Meanwhile, natural wood beams overhead draw the eye to the stepped ceiling and wrought-iron chandelier. A grandfather clock is a stately and unexpected touch.