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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 […]

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. […]

Exploring the Modern Dynamics of Art Deco Interior Design

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The tenants of Art Deco Interior Design are easy to summarize. Favoring verticality, geometric shapes, and theatrical contrast, it’s inspired by industrial materials more than Art Nouveau. Art Deco represents a sea-change in the history of design. In today’s blog, we want to explore how the principles of Art Deco Interior Design can be explored […]

Our Art Deco Furniture For Sale: A Buying Guide

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Art Deco Furniture is among the most sought-after vintage items in the United States. And that’s for good reason! It captures the sensibilities of early 20th century urban splendor like no other style can. Having a piece of Art Deco in your home certainly guarantees a sense of taste and glamour. At Styylish, we love […]

A Subtle Surface: Uncovering the Mysteries of Wood Veneer

Many of the most striking pieces in our Styylish collection feature a wood veneer. A veneer is a decorative layer of fine wood covering the bulkier, structural wood beneath. It often embraces the natural shapes and lines found in the wood In today’s post, we want to take a look at the origins, techniques, and […]

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 […]

Interior Design Trends On the Rise in 2021

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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 […]

Mid Century Modern Chairs: Styylish Spotlight

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The History of Mid Century Modern Chairs Styylish doesn’t only deal in antiques! Our catalog also includes many mid century or mid century modern furniture items, in this case chairs. For those that don’t know, “mid century” refers to the middle of the 20th century. The mid century modern movement was catalyzed by the influx […]

Antique Chairs: History, Buying Guide, and Decor Tips

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The History of Antique Chairs The antique chair wasn’t always a common item. In the medieval era and prior, the lower and middle class typically sat on benches and stools. It wasn’t until the Renaissance in Europe that the chair was no longer a mark of high office or privilege and became a household furniture […]

Louis XV Furniture Styles: Styylish Spotlight

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The Louis XV period tracked the reign of French monarch Louis XV (1715-1774), following the reign of Louis XIV and the formal, boxlike, larger furniture of the eponymous Louis XIV style.  We define the Louis XV furniture period, on the other hand, by its elegance and fluidity. The period breathed new life into the older […]