OUR NAME SAY’S IT ALL! Here at Luxury Furniture and Lighting, we believe in bringing ALL the latest styles of European Style Furniture from all around the world where you can find them right here on our Online Luxury Furniture Catalog or fly to our Glamorous Showroom in South Florida. Make no mistake about it we are always ahead of any Future Trend.
One of the hottest furniture styles is European Style Furniture! You might be asking yourself what makes it European Style? Let’s break it down!
What is European Style Furniture?
French Style Furniture from all periods prior to modern, from Renaissance to Rococo, Classic Revival to French Provincial, have soft, curved lines and elegant forms. The colours are usually pale and the furniture pieces usually have decorated cabriole legs. The use of gold leaf is also significant, originally found in furniture that belonged to the aristocracy.
Although many of the defining features of French furniture depend upon the time period that one is looking at, there are a few elements of the French aesthetic that remain constant across centuries, albeit, in different degrees. The most significant characteristic of French furniture in the ‘refined’ nature of the pieces, with most of them being intricately decorated with paintings and delicate carvings.
In France, from the late 18th century and through most of the nineteenth-century designers looked back to the classical Greek and Roman styles. This is seen in the furniture of Louis XVI, the Directoire, the Empire, Restoration and time of Louis Philippe. In contrast, as well as styles more suited for the palace or grand chateaux, there has always been a long tradition of good solid, rustic and traditional furniture in France, harking to its rural roots.
Italian Renaissance Style Furniture, like most of the art and architecture of the glorious period, reflected ancient and classical designs in form and decoration. The carvings on the furniture from this era were intricate, and mythological creatures commonly appeared. Italian Renaissance furniture set a benchmark for the rest of Europe and started a trend for palatial, decorative and artistic pieces made of woods like walnut and chestnut. X-shaped chairs, heavily detailed chests, and tables with ornate legs featuring scrolls are typical of this era. Renaissance style furniture has also been reproduced at several points in history.
With Italy being the birthplace of the Renaissance, it is hardly surprising that the style of furniture draws heavily from this heritage and it has influenced furniture design across the world.
Why Purchase European Style Furniture from Us!
Our Luxury Furniture is Built to last, as well as to be Elegant, purchasing luxury furniture from our showroom is a wise investment decision. But choosing the right luxury furniture depends on the company you are buying from an understanding of the history of furniture design, Luxury Furniture and Lighting has all of the knowledge and then some.
When investing in our furniture, quality is the key element. You should look for furniture pieces which not only speak of your style but will continue to do so – probably for the rest of your life. Our European Style Furniture will stand the test of time!
Here are some of our European Style Furniture Lines
Neoclassic ensemble belonging to the “Empire” Collection” is inspired by the Late Empire Style. Highlights include the intricate forms on the upper part, and the fine combination of cherry wood veneers and bronze work finished in artisan French gold.
Napoleon Luxury Dining Series
Our Napoleon Style Dining Room Furniture Series Accentuates Solid Wood/Walnut and Veneer/Gold Leaf Highlights. Our European or Western style artistic furniture which encompasses the history and visual art in Europe.
Renaissance is a great cultural revolutionary movement in human history. It laid the foundation for the development of the bourgeois culture in modern times. Prepared for bourgeois revolution in terms of thoughts and public opinions. Thus, ushering in the new era for the bourgeois revolution.
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