The Key Benefits of Owning a Designer Antique Mirror

August Antique French Vintage Mirror Gold

While there are many reasons why you should buy a designer for your mirror, the reality is that most homes simply don’t have one.

Yeah, we’re not sure either, but the fact remains that most homes don’t take full advantage of everything that a designer antique mirror can bring to their home. If we’re honest, we think it’s a tragedy as there are so many things that mirrors are capable of, and it seems just kind of wrong that so many homes lack a little bit of their magic.

That’s why, in today’s blog, we’re going to talk about what we believe are the key benefits of owning a designer mirror in your home and how you can bring the best out of any space with a well-thought-out purchase.

The Coups de grâce

As reflective works, it’s easy to see why so many decorators and interior designers love using mirrors as the finishing touches on a space.

Mirrors offer a total package to any homeowner and act as both furniture and art simultaneously, allowing them to be paired with just about anything and be effective. A mirror’s reflective property becomes a major strength as they seamlessly blend into the final design of any space and recreate the visual of the room within themselves.

Completing the look of a room is always a transformative process. Each piece of furniture will usually lead to the next purchase until you have a complete ensemble of possessions to create a finished vibe. However, a mirror stands alone as a piece that can start and finish any desired look for your home.

Powerful Aesthetics

Axel Gold Oval Wall Mirror 35 Inch

So while it may sound superficial, the reality is that people make up their minds pretty quickly. So, making sure that your home has something that can grab attention and stay memorable is key to any great home interior’s success.

Thankfully, designer mirrors can improve the chances of a successful interior by being a decorator’s favorite weapon in the arsenal of good taste. Oversized designs are the best at this and can dominate a conversation while making the best impression possible in the process.

If you want to go a more subtle and sophisticated route, try positioning a boho or rattan mirror in the corner of a room and watch how a designer mirror can instantly brighten a small or cramped space and turn the broader area into something expansive and chic in the process.

Layering Light

Louisa Antique French Vintage Standing Mirror Silver

If there’s one thing that people miss out most when not owning a mirror for their home, it’s being able to brighten up a space without needing a whole new light source.

Simply place your mirror opposite or adjacent to a window, and presto! You instantly have a new light source that will stay delightfully bright and warm without adding to your power bill. Narrow and arched Moroccan designs that mimic window panes are the best at completing the illusion and can be used in various sizes.

For a quaint or quirky vibe, you can try rounder designs, such as oval shapes and Boho Rattan mirrors, to create an effect that makes a room feel instantly lighter and more welcoming.

If you would like some more help choosing the perfect mirror for your home, don't be afraid to give our team at West Mirrors a call. Our friendly group of experts would be more than happy to provide some advice and recommendations!

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