Furniture Styles


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Furniture Styles

  1. 1. Furniture Styles By: Myeisha Foley
  2. 2. QUEEN ANNE <ul><li>This is a Queen Anne Style. The style was influenced by Queen Anne England in the period from 1725-1760.. It has a delicate and refined look. Has ball and claw cabriole leg with shell motif. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chippendale Furniture <ul><li>This is a Chippendale furniture style. His styles has a combination of several lesser styles, including French and Rocco. It has classic curved fronts on chests of drawers and chairs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Federal Style <ul><li>This style is marked by elegant simplicity and clear geometric shapes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Contemporary/ Modern <ul><li>In general, contemporary furniture uses modern materials like glass, metal, chrome and composites. The shapes tend to be very angular, with a lot of right angle corners, distinct edges, and overall lines that may be asymmetrical or otherwise not quite square. There is usually very little in the way of carving, decoration, or other intricate details. Surfaces are typically very smooth in texture and flow in an even line from one end of the piece to the other . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Art Nouveau <ul><li>This is a European style based on patterns of natural forms, such as branched, leaves , waves and flames </li></ul>,%20Paris.jpg
  7. 7. Shaker <ul><li>Shaker furniture is widely admired for its simplicity, innovative joinery, quality, and functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Many examples of Shaker furniture survive and are preserved today, including such popular forms as Shaker tables, chairs, rocking chairs (made in several sizes), cabinets. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Empire <ul><li>The Empire style was based on aspects of the Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Gilded bronze (ormolu) details displayed a high level of craftsmanship. </li></ul> /
  9. 9. HEPPLEWHITE <ul><li>Satinwood and walnut were often used in his furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Elegant simplicity and clear geometric shapes were often used. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Duncan Phyfe <ul><li>Mahogany, cherry, pine, gilt brass, and modern upholstery </li></ul><ul><li>Console </li></ul><ul><li>And Cornucopia- leg sofa’s. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Baroque <ul><li>Baroque furniture characteristics might also imply the piece in its entirety while still displaying rich and massy detail. Baroque favors higher volumes, exaggerates decorations and adds colossal sculptures. “Baroque is a style characterized by exaggeration of movement, decorative excess, dramatic effects , </li></ul><ul><li>Twisted turnings, broken, and reserved curves, and inlays and appliqués of materials, such as marble, ivory , and bronze. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Spanish Baroque <ul><li>Richly carved and gilt decorations. Chair backs were pierced with interlaced geometric patterns or floral motifs; arms were set sharp angles and not connected with the back. </li></ul>