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Furniture Styles

Oliver Knežević

Published September 11th 2014
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In this rich illustrated book, book we are going to present furniture styles, starting from the beginning of civilization up to the modern era.Considering the entire development of furniture styles, we can notice two different approaches in furnitureMoreIn this rich illustrated book, book we are going to present furniture styles, starting from the beginning of civilization up to the modern era.Considering the entire development of furniture styles, we can notice two different approaches in furniture design: classical and romantic.Classicism, with its roots in ancient times, is characterized by symmetrical lines, seriousness, elegant appearance, as well as by controlled and balanced form. The best example of classical style in furniture design is baroque furniture of the seventeenth century.Romanticism, in opposite to classicism, invites with its appearance to joy, passion, humor and movement. Rococo furniture style from the eighteenth century is the best example of romantic view on house décor.Contents: Sumer, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Middle Age, Romanesque Period, Gothic, Renaissance, French Renaissance - Louis XIII, Baroque - Louis XIV, Regency, Rococo - Louis XV, Neoclassicism - Louis XVI, Directoire, The Empire, Restoration, Louis Philippe, Biedermeier, Napoleon III – Second Empire, Art Nouveau – Secession – Jugend Style, Art Deco, Bauhaus, International Style, Modern - Middle Of XX Century, Post Modern, Pop Art, Hi Tec, Memphis, Eco Design, Live Edge.