What objects that we use in our daily lives today might be considered ‘vintage’ 50 – 60 years later and sought after by collectors or by people curious about a past life style?
This activity has been prepared by Füsun Savcı to whom we owe thanks
According to the dictionary, the word ‘vintage’ means the following:
· Is used to describe something that is not new but that is valued because of its good condition, attractive design, etc.
· Used to describe something that has the best qualities or characteristics of the things made or done by a particular person, organization, etc.
According to the following link, vintage refers to:
· The time that something of quality was produced
· Denoting something of high quality, especially something from the past or characteristic of the best period of a person’s work
Familiarize yourself with the term:
· “Is it vintage or antique and why should you care?” http://www.ebay.com/gds/Is-it-Vintage-or-Antique-And-Why-You-Should-Care-/10000000000909361/g.html
· “Using the present to find collectibles for the future” http://www.ebay.com/gds/Using-the-Present-to-find-Collectables-for-the-Future-/10000000001729293/g.html
Videos to watch:
- “Vintage: the never ending style” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SS0tlK0l2c
- “Brussels’ vintage market” http://www.brusselsvintagemarket.be/
· “Istanbul’s flea market” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RENXDu711Zc
Look and learn:
· “Antiques of the future” http://www.antiquesofthefuture.com/
· “How to find antiques of the future” http://www.wikihow.com/Find-Antiques-of-the-Future
Reading material to annotate:
· “Cool and collected” http://coolandcollected.com/collectibles-of-tomorrow/
· “Vintage London” https://www.northcoteroadantiques.co.uk/vintage-market.html
· “Why is vintage so popular now? http://julietslace.blogspot.com.tr/2012/03/why-is-vintage-so-popular-now.html
· “Why buy vintage?” http://www.britaindoesvintage.co.uk/why-buy-vintage/