Category: Furniture

Milica Sterjova

After more than a century from the moment they first appeared, Tiffany lamps are still very popular and sought after. Offering a unique combination of shape, functionality and vibrant colors, they can be an amazing addition to any interior design style. The name of the famous lamp comes from Louis Comfort Tiffany, the son of […]

Katerina Bulovska

The 1960’s were a dynamic and lively decade that affected social, political, cultural, and aesthetic upheavals.  The design of furniture also changed, as designers were experimenting with exciting new materials, especially plastics, to create new furniture in vibrant colors and fluid shapes. It was influenced by the Space Race, and particularly by the hippie movement and […]

Milica Sterjova

During the 18th and 19th centuries trade in one particular item in what is today Canada and the United States was sought after by the First Nations. It may look like a common household item now but the Hudson’s Bay point blanket is one of the most significant blankets in the world. According to the […]

Katerina Bulovska

Furniture in the 1950s was characterized by its diversity, ranging from comfortable traditional upholstered furniture to Space Age and Scandinavian furniture. Space Age furniture design was futuristic, influenced by science–particularly the cultural obsession with the splitting of the atom–space exploration, and new technologies. This furniture is characterized by free-form or curved lines, the most popular […]

Milica Sterjova

Among the many masterpieces of furniture of the great Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen is, unquestionably, the Ant chair. The chair was initially designed in 1951 for a Danish pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisc, who wanted a compact and light chair for their new canteen. Novo Nordisc ordered only 300 chairs so the chair’s early […]

Milica Sterjova

One particularly emblematic piece of mid-century modern furniture is the famous egg chair. It was designed by Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the lobby and reception areas for another of Jacobsen’s projects, the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The entire hotel, the exterior, the furniture, and even the cutlery used in […]

Verica Sitnik

One of the oldest items used since ancient times as a surface to place things or for eating from, is named table. The term table is derived from the Latin word “tabula”, which means a board, plank, flat top piece. Tables come in a variety of materials, made in different shapes and classified into different […]

Katerina Bulovska

The 1950s was a decade that brought massive changes into the homes of Americans. The post-World War II era was a prosperous time for most middle-class families. They experienced an evolution in everyday life, replacing their apartments and their lifestyles in the city for a cozy home in the suburbs. Dynamic and vibrant designs started […]