Monthly Archives - June 2016

Furniture Today

This blog is focused on bringing the Furniture/Today community together in a discussion of ideas and technologies that will ensure our individual, and collective, long-term value to the customers we serve. It’s the back and front-office. It’s the opportunities to save money, spend money and connect with information in new and exciting ways. The success of this endeavour will be measured by your contributions and the exchanges that facilitate growth for all involved. We are in this together. Here’s [...]

Modern furniture

Modern furniture refers to furniture produced from the late 19th century through the present that is influenced by modernism. Cutting excess, commodification, and practicality of materials in design heavily influenced the aesthetic of the furniture. It was a tremendous departure from all furniture design that had gone before it. There was an opposition to the decorative arts, which included Art Nouveau, Neoclassical, and Victorian styles. Dark or gilded carved wood and richly patterned fabrics from the gave way to [...]