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The History of Modern 
Australian Designer 
Furniture
Characteristics 
The Modernist design 
movement shifted focus from 
visually heavy to visually light 
furniture design and from a 
primarily aesthetic appeal to 
functionality and accessibility.
Purpose 
The government-sponsored Deutscher Werkbund organization in 
Germany and the De Stijl group in the Netherlands were 
instrumental in developing the movement, which reflected the the 
belief that all levels of society could be provided with well-designed, 
mass-produced goods. The Bauhaus School in Germany put these 
principles into practice in the 1920s and 1930s.
Materials 
Modernist designers introduced 
non-traditional materials such 
as steel, molded plywood and 
plastics.
Japanese Influence 
With the relaxation of Japan's 
isolationist policy at the end of 
the 19th century, simple and 
elegant Japanese design came to 
have a strong influence on the 
modernist movement.
Mid-Century Modern 
Mid-century modern design emerged after World War II and 
continued to flourish in both the United States and Europe, 
particularly Scandinavia, until the mid-1960s. Furniture of this 
design features clean, simple lines and organic shapes, with materials 
including fiberglass, cast aluminum and acrylics. Many of the iconic 
designers, such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and 
Isamu Noguchi had backgrounds in architecture.
Source: 
http://www.ehow.com/facts_6755789_modern-furniture-design-history. 
html 
Images 
http://lovesac.com.au/

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The History of Modern Australian Designer Furniture

  • 1. The History of Modern Australian Designer Furniture
  • 2. Characteristics The Modernist design movement shifted focus from visually heavy to visually light furniture design and from a primarily aesthetic appeal to functionality and accessibility.
  • 3. Purpose The government-sponsored Deutscher Werkbund organization in Germany and the De Stijl group in the Netherlands were instrumental in developing the movement, which reflected the the belief that all levels of society could be provided with well-designed, mass-produced goods. The Bauhaus School in Germany put these principles into practice in the 1920s and 1930s.
  • 4. Materials Modernist designers introduced non-traditional materials such as steel, molded plywood and plastics.
  • 5. Japanese Influence With the relaxation of Japan's isolationist policy at the end of the 19th century, simple and elegant Japanese design came to have a strong influence on the modernist movement.
  • 6. Mid-Century Modern Mid-century modern design emerged after World War II and continued to flourish in both the United States and Europe, particularly Scandinavia, until the mid-1960s. Furniture of this design features clean, simple lines and organic shapes, with materials including fiberglass, cast aluminum and acrylics. Many of the iconic designers, such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Isamu Noguchi had backgrounds in architecture.