The Georgian Period of Furniture Design and Major Designers


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The Georgian Period of Furniture Design and Major Designers
The Georgian style of architecture, furniture and interior design was a very important part of design history. It is often called the “Golden Age of Furniture” in that it is often considered a marriage of many different styles, such as Rococo, Queen Anne, Etruscan, Pompeian and many others. At the same time, The Georgian period mixes elegant lines with ornate stylings, but often leaves its furniture not as ornate as other artistic elements of the Georgian style. This was to showcase the transition from walnut wood used in carved furniture to Mahogany, and signified specific designers coming into their own with the mastery of this material. William Kent, Lord Burlington, The Adam...
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