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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 […]

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 […]

A Short History of the Antique Dining Table

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A Short History of the Antique Dining Table– With a focus on English Table Styles. Whether it seats two or twelve, an antique dining table is a great addition for every household. If you are looking for a trendy dining table online, there are many different designs to choose from. But to pick the best […]

The Origin and Evolution of Antique Desks

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The Origin and Evolution of Antique Desks As the trend of using antique furniture continues to swamp modern houses, more and more people are looking for antique desks online. But did you know that desks were a relatively obscure furniture item in the 17th century? In fact, desks didn’t populate workplace and household settings up […]

Biedermeier Style Furniture History and Characteristics

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Biedermeier Style Furniture The Biedermeier style developed as stylistic tastes shifted from Neoclassic to Romantic art.  Subdued elegance and charming grace that connect elements of the Empire and Directoire periods characterize this style. The history of Biedermeier furniture is also the beginning of interior design for the ordinary home. And although it’s been centuries since […]