Author Archives: Lennart Nielsen

Decoding Styles: How to Identify a Louis XVI Chair

Decoding Styles: How to Identify a Louis XVI Chair Furniture styles can often seem like a puzzle, each piece telling a unique story about the era it hails from. Among the many captivating styles, Louis XVI and Louis XV stand out as prominent periods in French furniture design. In this guide, we’ll delve into the […]

Shaping Spaces: The Most Iconic 20th Century Furniture Styles

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Shaping Spaces: An Exploration Into the Most Iconic 20th Century Furniture Styles The 20th century was a crucible of artistic exploration, technological advancement, and the shifting of societal values. This transformative period witnessed the emergence and evolution of several iconic furniture styles, each leaving an undeniable mark on design history. While we aren’t diving into […]

The Elegance Rediscovered: A Dive into the History of Baroque Tables

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The Elegance Rediscovered: A Dive into the History of Baroque Tables and Why They Belong in Your Home The world of interior design is a canvas where history and aesthetics merge to create unique, captivating spaces. Among the myriad furniture styles that are featured in homes over the centuries, the Baroque period stands out as […]

Incorporating the Charm of Antique Sofas in your Living Room

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Incorporating the Charm of Antique Sofas in your Living Room Origin of the Sofa Did you know that the word “sofa” traces its origins back to ancient Egypt around 2000 BC? Sofa is a Turkish word and is originally derived from the Arabic word “soffa,” which means “wool.” The Oxford-English Dictionary’s original definition of sofa […]

Unveiling the Timeless Elegance: The Origin of Roll Top Desks

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In today’s modern world, it’s easy to overlook the classic charm and practicality offered by roll top desks. Also referred to as a “roll-top” desk or “rolltop” desk, this traditional piece of furniture has stood the test of time. In this blog post, we’ll explore the history of the roll top desk, and why investing […]

French Furniture Styles: Through the Centuries

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Welcome back to our exploration of French furniture styles! In the previous blog post, we delved into the rich history of French decorative arts. We looked at many eras of furniture, from the Middle Ages through Louis XV furniture and Louis XIV style, to the end of the 18th century. We marveled at the intricate […]

Early French Furniture Styles: History and Culture

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Embarking on a journey through French furniture styles takes us on a captivating exploration of history, culture, and artistic expression. In this first part of our dual-series, we focus on styles from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century. French furniture design evolved in response to the societal, political, and cultural shifts […]

Dining Chair Design: Elevate Your Dining Experience

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The dining room is a space where friends and family gather to share meals, laughter, and stories. It’s a place where memories are made and connections are strengthened. When it comes to creating the perfect dining room, one key element stands out: the dining chairs. Not only do they provide essential seating, but they also […]

Sustainability and Antiques: Eco-Conscious Style

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What brings us to discussing sustainability and antiques? In a world where sustainability and environmental consciousness are becoming increasingly important, the choices we make in our daily lives can have a profound impact. Even when decorating, we have the power to reduce our carbon footprint. When it comes to furnishing our homes, buying antique furniture […]

Mies van der Rohe: Redefining Modern

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a renowned architect and designer, was a visionary who left an indelible mark on the world of modern architecture. With his iconic phrase “less is more,” he championed minimalism and embraced simplicity as the ultimate form of sophistication. This blog post explores Mies van der Rohe’s work. His significant contributions […]