What's Old Is New Again

DesignSTL|Jan/Feb 2020

What's Old Is New Again
At The Bricoleur, upcycling finds a home.
By Chris Naffziger

IN 2018, WHEN David Montgomery teamed up with his sister, Ann Montgomery, and her partner, Andy Holman, to open The Bricoleur on Cherokee Street in Benton Park West, they were wanting to create an atmosphere that combined two things they love: antiques and contemporary art.

The name itself is unconventional. It comes from the French word bricolage, which refers to the creation of art from leftover materials that the maker, or bricoleur, has on hand. True to the name of the shop, its owners have curated a mix of antiques, repurposed furniture, and original paintings and photography.


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Jan/Feb 2020