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Modern Style Furniture

In our last post, we talked about William and Mary style furniture. Today, we’ll talk about Modern style furniture. To begin, we’ll be talking about some facts, the beginning of this particular style, and what sets it apart from other furniture styles. History Before the 19th century, furniture designs were usually elaborate, but not always…

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William and Mary Style Antique Furniture

A Background Of The Style The William and Mary style is also known as the early Baroque style in museums. This style dates back from about 1695 to the mid-1720s. The brand was named after the king and queen who reigned over England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1689-1694. This particular style is an American variation…

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North Carolina: The Furniture Capital

Most North Carolinians have at least heard that High Point, North Carolina is the “furniture capital of the world”. This has been true for over a century now. We’re about to delve a little deeper into the history that got North Carolina on the map. History And Development The furniture industry has played a major…

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History and Furniture Styles Through The Years

Furniture has a rich and varied history. Style and furnishings have evolved greatly with time and technology. This is a short list of the various furniture eras and what they produced. Furniture Eras: Jacobean (1600-1690) An English style of furniture, which is medieval in appearance with straight lines, rigid designs, sturdy construction, ornate carvings and…

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Drexel Furniture Heritage and History

What is Drexel Furniture? Based in the foothills of North Carolina’s¬†Blue Ridge¬†Mountains, Drexel Heritage Furnishings Inc. has been producing furniture for almost a century. A subsidiary since 1986 of Masco Corp., the world’s largest furniture manufacturer, Drexel Heritage is also a retailer of home furnishing accessories. Where did Drexel Furniture Come From? The Drexel Furniture…

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