Category: Furniture

Marija Georgievska

The leading interior designers in America from the mid-19th century were the Herter Brothers. The two brothers from Germany settled in New York after the Civil War and started to make amazing pieces of furniture that immediately impressed the upper classes. For almost twenty years, Christian and Gustave Herter decorated entire houses and rooms for […]

Katerina Bulovska

The rocking chair has become an icon of American culture, but the addition of rollers was not originally an American invention. For centuries, rocking chairs have been among the most popular furniture. The definition first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1787. The design of the rocking chair was inspired by rocking cradles, that date back to ancient […]

Milica Sterjova

Before she became one of the most significant figures of Modernism, Eileen Gray designed furniture in Art Deco style. The Irish-born designer spent most of her life in Paris where some of her most iconic designs were created. At the beginning of the 20th century, Gray showed a major interest in Japanese lacquerware and so […]

Katerina Bulovska

The klismos chair, an elegant and influential design, is not the first thing that springs to most people’s mind when they think of ancient Greeks. Works like The Iliad and The Odyssey, beautiful sculptures of gods and goddesses, and architectural masterpieces such as the Parthenon are just some of the well known marvels produced by the […]

Katerina Bulovska

Designed for practicality and made popular by a king, the Windsor chair went on to be the seat of choice for our Founding Fathers. These are the chairs that furnish the Assembly Room of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. In Britain in the early 18th century, gardens were popular places for socializing. The English nobility enjoyed their […]

Milica Sterjova

Strange-looking experimental homes called Xanadu Houses began to be built in the United States in 1979. They were an attempt at making energy-efficient and affordable dwellings and would also be an example for some of the earliest automation in the home. The Xanadu were constructed by Bob Masters who had previously designed inflatable balloons used […]

Katerina Bulovska

Over the centuries, garden furniture, much in the same way as indoor furniture, has gone through changes in appearance, design, and material used for its construction. Since ancient times, gardens have been an important part of every household for both the production of food and for recreation. The ancient Egyptians used furniture woven from abundant natural resources such […]

Petra Bjelica

The diversity in artistic styles of 1950s lamps are a reflection of the wave of innovative designers that made their mark in this era of optimism and new technology. All around the world, the 1950s were characterized by renovation and jubilant inventions, following the basic principles of mass production, utility, and the idea that form […]