Tag Archives: European Furnitures

An Evolution of Style: The Vintage Desk in the 20th Century

Evolution Style: The Vintage Desk in the 20th Century

A Vintage desk is one that is less than one hundred years old, but nevertheless associated with an artisan period. We traveled through the history of 18th and 19th century antique desks in our blog post a few weeks ago. Last week, we took a closer look at the versatile antique secretary desk. Now we […]

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 […]

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 […]