Vidicom's CEO, Christy Ferer, says "Upholster within the character of the furniture." Be contrary. The Contrast of fancy and plain makes the form and beauty of antique furniture come alive! Think of using gingham and muslin, blue denim, white canvas , simple calico, even a cut-up woolen blanket or old linen tablecloths on antique furniture. Gerald Schmorn, a designer for Christian Lacroix housewares, used a colorful Pucci print on his couch.