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From Palace to Home Office: The History of Antique Desks

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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 […]

Bauhaus Furniture: Visions of Modernity in Weimar Germany

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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 […]

Neoclassical Furniture: Everything You Need to Know

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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 […]

Interior Design Styles with Andrew Flesher

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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 […]

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 […]