Romantic Simplicity: Our Biedermeier Furniture For Sale

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In today’s blog, we want to introduce you to some of our Biedermeier furniture for sale. Our Biedermeier collection is a veritable treasure trove. And there is a reason why it’s one of our most popular styles (and a personal favorite of ours). Let us begin by recapping what we know about the style and […]

An Evolution of Style: The Vintage Desk in the 20th Century

Evolution Style: The Vintage Desk in the 20th Century

A Vintage desk is one that is less than one hundred years old, but nevertheless associated with an artisan period. We traveled through the history of 18th and 19th century antique desks in our blog post a few weeks ago. Last week, we took a closer look at the versatile antique secretary desk. Now we […]

Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956), Designer in Austria

Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956), Designer in Austria

Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) Josef Hoffmann was born in 1870, in the town of Brtnice, Austria-Hungary. His father sent him to a prestigious school, in the hopes that he would become a lawyer, but Josef was very unhappy there. This caused him to transfer to the Higher School of Arts and Crafts in Brno in 1887. […]

Where Royals Wrote: The Antique Secretary Desk in Focus

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Few furniture styles in our collection stand out more than the antique secretary desk. Though various in size and origin, common traits deriving from their rich history unite the various secretary desks available on Styylish. In last week’s blog, we began to cover the history of antique desks in the 18th and 19th centuries. Before […]

From Palace to Home Office: The History of Antique Desks

Home Office: The History Of Antique Desk

Few objects are endowed with more history than antique desks. As emblems of their styles and period, they are among the most universally important pieces of furniture in world history. A desk is almost always composed of a top and legs. But a simple concept belies a rich history. Antique desks delight and surprise with […]

The SS Art Deco: A Fictional Journey With Art Deco Artists

Art Deco A Fictional Journey With Art Deco Artist

From carpentry to glassblowing, metalsmithing to embroidery, Art Deco Artists revolutionized every artisan craft in their quest for modern design. The widely varied skillsets, backgrounds, and sensibilities of the luminaries that defined the Art Deco Movement contributed to the versatility of the period. We return to the world of Art Deco today to learn more […]

Designing the Twenties: A Closer Look at Art Deco Decoration

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From the luxuriant pages of The Great Gatsby to the enduring splendor of Rockefeller Plaza in New York, Art Deco Decoration has long caught the eye of tastemakers and dreamers. It carries with it a certain magic, capturing the past modernity of another century and the opulence of urban refinement. Here at Styylish, we specialize […]

Dreaming in Silver: The Life and Art of Georg Jensen

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G eorg Jensenwas a Danish designer and silversmith. He is the founder of Danish design company Georg Jensen A/S, which has been operational since 1904. Born in 1866, Jensen contributed designs to the Art Nouveau period, which later inspired art movements like Art Deco. You can read more about Art Deco Style and its foundations in […]

Annalisa Dominioni and Benedetto Quaquaro, Italy

Annalisa Dominioni and Benedetto Quaquaro, Italy

Annalisa Dominioni and Benedetto Quaquaro founded the studio (a+b) in 2011 in Milan. Their aim was, and continues to be, to combine research and innovation with poetry. They specialize in space design and extreme environments, and experiment by hybridizing space and terrestrial design. They have designed in many fields: transportation design for big industry, fashion […]