Category Archives: Styylish History

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 […]

The Perfect Antique Vanity for Your Morning Routine

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There is something quite luxurious about the idea of sitting down in the morning at an antique vanity. It is more important than ever to indulge in daily slowness and routine. While you can hunch over the sink swiping on a moisturizer, shaving, or applying make-up, there is so much more to enjoy about the […]

Louis XVI Chairs: A Regal Place to Sit in Any Home

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There is nothing quite like cozying in a favorite chair at the end of a long day. Or at the start of a weekend, with a book and a good view. Louis XVI chairs have an elegant neoclassical aesthetic, returning to Greek and Roman designs. It is intended and constructed for Queen Marie Antoinette for […]

Lounge Chairs: The Missing Puzzle Piece in Your Home

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A lounge chair can be the most important furniture in many living rooms. Providing comfort and aesthetic value, lounge chairs will let you embrace ease and relaxation. While shopping, consider all your furniture choices together. Get ready to enhance your room’s design and function. Imagine the zen and calm you’ll feel settling in on a […]

The Antique Mirror for Every Home: A Historical View

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Every great home can benefit from the addition of an antique mirror. Mirrors, generally speaking, are invaluable tools for personal and home use. Your interior design considerations should always include thoughtful mirror purchases and placement. How do you know what style of mirror you prefer? There are so many styles and historical design eras to […]