Kanz Architetti, Venice Italy

Kanz Architetti- Venice Italy

Kanz Architetti Venice Architects Mauro Cazzaro and Antonella Maione founded Kanz Architetti, a multidisciplinary design office, in Venice in 2014. Kanz engages in design ranging from restoration of residential architecture, commercial interior design, temporary design to product design. Its founders believe that a designer’s work is at the base of the construction of any complex […]

Setsu and Shinobu Ito, Japan

Setsu and Shinobu Ito from Japan

Setsu and Shinobu Ito The Japanese designers Setsu and Shinobu Ito have a broad work experience in architecture, interior, product, packaging design. Setsu Ito graduated from the University of Tsukuba, Japan in 1989 and soon after started collaborating with avant-garde designer Alessandro Mendini, and later with the architect Angelo Mangiarotti. Shinobu Ito graduated from Tama […]

Jindrich Halabala (1903-1978)

Jindrich Halabala-Czechoslovakian designer

Jindrich Halabala (1903-1978) Jindrich Halabala was born in the Czech town of Koryčany in 1903. He became one of the most significant Czech furniture designers of the 20th century, having significant influence over the design trends of the interwar and postwar periods. Education Halabala began his education as a furniture maker in his father’s joinery […]

Bauhaus Furniture: Visions of Modernity in Weimar Germany

Bauhaus furniture

The Bauhaus furniture style of the early 20th century embodied the change of the time. It arose out of a combination of the Arts and Crafts Movement and Modernism, two emblematic trends of the period. The name “Bauhaus,” which translates literally to “construction house” was the name of a German school of arts that operated between […]

Empire on the Road: A Brief History of Campaign Furniture

Campaign furniture- styylish

Campaign furniture showcased the wealth and influence of history’s greatest Empires. The campaign style made use of ingenuous construction to provide both comfort and ease of travel. British officers made no small efforts to flaunt their power and stay comfortable when away from England. After all, they were representatives of the world’s most powerful cultural […]

Antique Game Table: Origins and Development

Interior with antique game table

The antique game table is a fascinating and versatile piece of furniture, with a rich and varied history. Television and PlayStations weren’t always the entertainment products of choice. As far back as thousands of years ago, people played board games like backgammon on gaming tables.  Antique game tables and card tables are some of the […]

Interior Design Trends On the Rise in 2021

Interior Design Trends

2021 is a new year in many, many ways, interior design trends included. We’re leaving the turbulent times of last year behind. With that, we’re expanding into new design styles and home design trends.  Here are a few of our favorite home decorating trends and overall interior design trends, which we see growing in popularity […]

Neoclassical Furniture: Everything You Need to Know

Neoclassical Furniture

The Neoclassical furniture era is an especially interesting antique period, because the classical eras of Ancient Greece and Rome directly inspired it. In this period, which came into being in the 18th century, we see a resurgence of long-lost classical motifs, the art and style of ancient Greco-Roman domains. We also know this style as […]

Biedermeier Style Furniture: How Do You Identify It?

Biedermeier style- styylish

So you’re wondering how to identify Biedermeier style furniture? The Biedermeier period makes for an excellent first step into antique furniture, due the refined, clean lines and informal style. These all accommodate modern style well. There is simply something distinctly modern about Biedermeier furniture, despite the fact that it’s nearly 200 years old! This, coupled […]

Interior Design Styles with Andrew Flesher

Interior design styles- antique and modern- styylish

For those interested in antique interior design styles, Andrew Flesher is a resident guru. An award-winning interior designer with 25 years of industry experience, Flesher started his own firm nearly two decades ago. He’s also the former co-head of Gunkelman Flesher Interior Design in Minneapolis. Minimalist interiors, Bohemian style, coastal style, French country, and every […]