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Art Deco Style: The Glamour of a New Century

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Art Deco Style encapsulated the wealth and influence of the industrial class at the turn of the 20th century. Combining modern ideas about shapes and elegance with glamorous materials and industrial processes, the movement came to represent the luxuries of a changing world. First appearing in France in the early 1900s, Art Deco Style derives […]

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 […]

Louis XVI Furniture Styles: Styylish Spotlight

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Louis XVI furniture styles are some of our favorite pieces here at Styylish. In this guide, you’ll find everything from history to design tips, along with a buying guide of selected pieces. The History of Louis XVI Furniture The Louis XVI period began circa 1750, slightly prior to the reign of King Louis XVI (“Louis […]

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 […]

European Furniture- Origins and Development

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From Baroque dressers to Biedermeier sectaires, here’s the rundown on European furniture. There’s a lot to unpack in the world of European furniture. The process of buying antique European style furniture is far more than simply buying furniture, buying art, or investing, it’s all three. Antique furniture is both decorative from an artistic standpoint and […]

The Console Table- Origins and Development

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  The console table started off as merely a decorative furniture piece. It has gone through multiple evolutions, proving its functionality and purpose over time. Back in the day, console tables used to come with matching stools, mirrors, and beautifully intricate details, making them an absolute must in palaces and aristocratic mansions. From swinging between […]

Antique German Furniture Makers- Abraham and David Roentgen

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Antique German Furniture Makers- Abraham and David Roentgen Throughout history, there have been hundreds of notable furniture makers. But if you talk about the history of antique German furniture, there are two most celebrated names that you just can’t miss. These are Abraham Roentgen and David Roentgen. Abraham Roentgen and his son David Roentgen were […]

Wallpapers in Modern Interior Designs

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How to use Wallpapers in Modern Interior Designs Wallpapers and antique furniture have become the ultimate duo for stylizing contemporary homes. So, if you are looking to buy antiques online, we believe you might want to explore the use of wallpapers in modern interior design too. From florals and geometric to abstract, striped, patterned and […]