Category Archives: Furniture

The Remarkable Natural Art of Dutch Marquetry Furniture

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Dutch Marquetry furniture embodies the very best of antique European design objects. With some of the most intricate and awe-inspiring wood designs in 18th and 19th-century furniture making, Dutch artisans set the standard for Northern European design. Now you can bring their artful crafts into your modern home. In today’s blog, we will explore the most […]

Classy Comfort: Designing a Modern Rustic Living Room

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The living room is the heart of the home. As a place of gathering, a place of relaxation, and a showcase for your design taste, it’s doubtless one of the most important rooms to pour time and energy into. It can be an especially good place to try a theme: Art Deco flair, Modern simplicity, […]

European Design Furniture: Milla & Milli Company in Focus

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When it comes to European Design Furniture, Styylish features some of the most exciting pieces in the market today. That’s because we source our partners personally and with an eye for quality. In today’s blog, we want to introduce you to the remarkable work of Milla & Milli. Guided by ecological consciousness and a respect […]

Curves and Lines: 19th Century Furniture Leg Styles in Focus

Learning about 19th-century furniture leg styles unlocks a whole world of antique knowledge. Indeed, there is so much you can tell about a piece of antique furniture by its legs. In today’s blog, we want to tackle this greatest of tools to help you better identify pieces of a given period. We will introduce various types […]

Neoclassical Splendor: The Furniture of Giuseppe Maggiolini

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18th-century furniture frequently features lavish detail and showcases exquisite craftsmanship. The Baroque era and subsequent movements saw a new kind of refinement enter the world of furniture-making. It’s most famously represented in the French furniture of the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles. But France was not the only place where Baroque furniture blossomed. Indeed, […]

Antique Furniture Restoration: The Meticulous Art of Jane Henry

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Antique furniture restoration is a key part of the antiques business. Restorers have the daunting task of faithfully repairing any damage or wear on original pieces. Their work allows antiques to fit into the modern home with style, all while maintaining the original design and build of centuries-old art. Jane Henry is one such restorer. […]

Jean-Henri Riesener and the Formulations of Late Baroque Style

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The work of German cabinetmaker Jean Henri Riesener (he worked primarily in France) exemplifies the transition between the Baroque and Neoclassical styles. Notable for his exquisite use of Baroque-style decorative elements in the context of more rigorously geometric pieces, Riesener made a name for himself at the court of Louis XVI. Indeed, he was said […]

French Rococo Furniture: The Lavish Beauty of Bridgerton

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French Rococo Furniture is recognizable for its immense opulence. There is nothing quite as lavishly decorative and whimsically ornate as furniture from that period. In order to understand the design tastes of the era, we turn to media. Some of our favorite TV shows and movies offer a remarkable look into furniture tastes of different […]

Seeing Stripes: The Features of Tiger Oak Furniture

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Tiger oak furniture is a 19th-century favorite. Featuring visible lines in their veneer, pieces of tiger oak relate to the regal predator only in that regard. But their elegance and timeless appeal match the grace of the animal. In today’s blog, we will explore the history and characteristics of tiger oak furniture and see how it […]

Natural Contrast: Dark Wood Furniture in Modern Spaces

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There is nothing quite as elegant as dark wood furniture. Whether it’s a valuable antique in mahogany wood, dramatic Art Deco furniture, or a contemporary designer piece, incorporating a dark wood object into your space allows you to work with contrast. Juxtaposing dark and light is one of the most exciting and elegant strategies for […]