Oak furniture – blending old with new

Posted By on December 17, 2009

Interior design plays vital role in the whole outlook of our home and it is an important task which has to be done with lot of thinking especially for people without any knowledge about it. With furniture evolution taking place vastly over centuries, only few people understand the minute differences between classic and modern designs of furniture. This article describes about the characteristics of modern furniture which make it good compared to the traditional ones.

With the advent of contemporary furniture, there have been vast changes with usage of materials, adoption of styles and crafting of designs. The use of wood as primary material has gone. In modern era, synthetic fibres, metal alloys, vinyl and cane have been used for making furniture. The main cause for the greater use of such materials is because of the necessity to make light weight furniture which can easy to handle and maintain. They are also molded to various shapes in contrary to wood which is rigid.

The primary advantage of the contemporary furniture is not only based on usage of the materials but the style and design of their make. Modern furniture is trendy and has wacky style. Since they reflect on the personality of the owner, the modern furniture is designed in such a way as to characterize their unique personality. Instead of straight surfaces and sharp corners, the modern furniture contains abstracts lines and stylish curves. Apart from creating a design which is original and aesthetic, the recent furniture has several other options based on usage of colour, shape which is of same importance as the design.

So, while choosing the furniture for the bedroom, office or living room we should make sure that there is some close similarity with our personality so that they reflect on our style and character.

About the author

Ruby Oak, thanks to her given name, developed an interest in all things 'oak' from a very early age. She loves all shades of this wonderful wood!

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