Furniture items, like everyone else, have their own fashion and trends. They can change and acquire new properties. Turning to the history of furniture, we will be able to observe how the advantages of painting, colors, shapes and sizes have changed. For example, in the fourteenth century, the advantage was given to bright colors and the effect of shine and gilding during painting. There are many other furniture styles.
In the sixteenth century, the thread predominated. In addition, each country has its own characteristics and traditions that are reflected in the appearance of furniture.
The first furniture that appeared was the chest. It was used to keep various things and objects there. Then it began to be used as a seat for a seat. All subsequent species came from the chest.
In the course of expanding its functions and capabilities, varieties of furniture. This happened in the Middle Ages. In the seventeenth century, special attention paid the functionality and appearance of household items. Already widespread has become exquisite and adorned types of furniture in various ways.
For a long period of time, France was the legislator of fashion in the world of accessories. It was she who dictated the main styles and trends. The professionalism of the masters was the highest throughout Europe. Such popularity of French furniture led to the fact that in the 15th century a separate French style was formed. Asymmetry, smooth bends and lines prevail in it. All its features are very pronounced in chairs and chests of drawers.
For chairs, the most expensive matters and fabrics were used by which they were covered with, more likely it spread to sofas and armchairs. The chest of drawers was quite functional and practical, it was attended by a large number of drawers and shelves.
The style of English furniture, which was formed at the beginning of the eighteenth century, deserves special attention. It was a synthesis of the most diverse and at first glance not combined styles. Gothic and French Rococo merged in it, the influence of the Chinese style was displayed in the use of bamboo and various oriental jewelry.
The entire eighteenth century is the predominance of a neoclassical style, the furniture of which is made of light materials, the main of which remains a tree. It is signed and decorated with the help of various ornaments and patterns, using a wide palette of colors.