Have you ever thought about the many different furniture styles?
Probably you have ever watched a program TV, where they showed
people how to update an entire room of your house; let’s
say the living room or bedroom. You can also read everywhere
about the rustic style or about the Italian designs. However, do
you know really what do these styles mean? We go deep into the
different styles, which are the most demanded around the globe.
Rustic: This style is known because the using of natural
materials. The pieces of furniture included into the rustic
designs use to be handcrafted, with a strong cultural and
regional touch in their pieces. Rustic style also brings to any
home the feeling of begin more comfortable. It also reflects to
be on most of their instances, casual tends, which makes it more
personal than other styles.
Antique: Antique furniture styles are characterized by
European interior houses designs. What is very important to
point up is the fact of antique furniture is commonly made to be
used, not displayed. This makes of antique designs look boring
or without further interesting additions, such as fancy details.
Modern: What we need to know about modern furniture is
the clean lines that offers to the room itself. Modern styles
for interior designs are often made of vinyl, plastic or chrome.
These materials came up around the 50’s, and since then
they have found a place into modern houses, as the standard.
This style of furniture can be roughly split in 3 main branches:
Italian, English and French. We begin by the Italian, because it
is becoming very popular over the last decade for US citizens.
Why? because the Italian style offer a wide range of materials
to choose from, from wood up to marble, stone or fabric.
Furniture pieces into the Italian furniture are ornate as well
as large, sometimes using Roman sculpture and architecture. We
go then to the French style. If you like crowed decorating
prices of furniture, French is definitely yours. It often
includes designs, elaborated and perhaps handcrafted with
detailed carvings, with highly ornate patterns.
Fancy details with English furniture
The English furniture has been always made of woods, including
principally walnut, oak or mahogany. This styles is very close
to the American rustic one, due to its fancy details and the use
of natural colors. The predominant color used on these pieces of
furniture used to be is dark or natural colors. However, it
depends on the era you base the English decoration. In the
current world, there exist so many styles, materials and
furniture designs, and it is evolving year after year. All type
of influences comes up every day on furniture designers, and
changes in the technology of materials affect directly on the
new home decorating ideas.
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