American Federal Style
A brief article from DIY that introduces the basics of the American Federal style. Includes several images of furniture. From DIY Decorating & Design DID-108.
Mies van der Rohe's modernist masterpiece is celebrated on this stylish site with images and a splash of engaging text.
Who can forget this classic chair design? Well, in case you have, Kungdesign brings it all back in a flood of delicious nostalgia.
Can Furniture Keep Secrets?
A fascinating exploration of some of the secret compartments in antique furniture in the Winterthur Museum's collection.
Le Corbusier’s timelessly elegant work of art is explored in these pages.
Furnishings - Masterpiece
This image of a stunning jewel cabinet is indeed a masterpiece, and it merits its own page on the Cooper-Hewitt's "Design for Life" online exhibition.
The National Gallery of Art offers this look at their collection of American furniture. Each image is linked to a larger version with a description.
Furniture: Eileen Gray
Neglected for most of her career, EILEEN GRAY (1879-1976) is now regarded as one of the most influential 20th century designers and architects. After reading a brief introduction of the techniques Gray used to design furniture, enjoy some examples of her splendid works.
Hillwood Museum's Furniture Collection
This glimpse into the Hillwood Museum and Garden’s furniture collection includes links to images of French, English, and other Continental pieces of furniture.
The form and function of this playful piece of furniture is revealed in this splendidly designed pair of pages.
Fans of this popular furniture style should enjoy this page, which features some lovely examples of Mission furniture, along with a description.
Shoji panels are used as architectural elements in Japan, and indeed, these functional objects are also beautiful in their own right. See for yourself!
The First Arts and Crafts Chair
This article by John A. Levitties on the Antiques and Fine Art web site explores the origins of the Art and Crafts movement, and how it influenced furniture in the 19th century.