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Timeworn Mirror: Surface Trend

Metals and mirrored surfaces with cloudy, calcified patinas have seen a recent surge in popularity over the past year. From contemporary gradient effects to speckled vintage glamour, these five examples show how this  ghostly effect can be adapted to suit any space.

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Fading Mirror by Thomas Eurlings for ENO: Available in 3 sizes and two colors, the Fading Mirror by Thomas Eurlings is produced by French manufacturer ENO. Clear in the middle and hazy towards the edges, a printed gradient under the glass provides a dreamlike reflection.  www.enostudio.net

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Pretty in Prison by The Practice of Everyday Design: Made from matte steel, the panel behind this sink by Canadian studio The Practice of Everyday Design has been polished to shine like a mirror. everydaydesign.ca

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Antiqued Mirror Chest Of Drawers by Currey & Co: Made with a wooden frame and then clad with mirror, the time worn details lend an antique feel to this chest of three drawers by Currey & Cowww.curreycodealers.com

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Mirror Graphics Collection by 3form Europe: The Mirror Graphics Collection by 3form Europe uses an innovative printing technique to create patterns that shift from reflective to translucent. www.3form.eu 

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Antiqued Mirror by MirrorAntique: The frosty effect seen on the Antiqued Mirror by MirrorAntique is applied during the silvering process. www.mirrorantique.com

Posted February 22nd, 2013 by Ali Morris


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