American furniture design and age dating
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The architectural styles were led by Bauhaus in Germany that eventually moved to America.Royal Danish Academy of Art was a major influencer in the modern movement and the alma mater of many of the still famous Danish Furniture designers.
To complete the list of casually interchanged phrases we should add ‘Antique’ and ‘Art Deco’.
‘Retro’, ‘Vintage’, ‘Mid Century’ and ‘Mid-Century Modern’ are terms being used by Retro and Vintage Furniture Stores everywhere.
Further, qualifiers such as ‘style’ or ‘design’ are often thrown in either to honestly define a piece or to disguise its lack of authenticity.
Retro Furniture from the 1950s would include formica topped tables and chrome bar stools.
The retro furnture style brings up images of sleek furniture against a backdrop of boldly patterned wall paper.
The popularity of Retro, Vintage and Mid Century Modern furniture is not a chance occurrence or a fad.
Authentic period furniture is sought after for specific qualities and reasons as explained under the more specific descriptions that follow.The distinguishing features of this style are a classic, understated look, and clean lines. Black and white was used for graphic contrast with little use of grey tones There are several Mid-century Modern designers that became famous and inspired designers who came after them.The new designers freely used and mixed new materials with traditional such as plastic, vinal, glass, plexiglass and lucite, veneer, plywood, solid wood and aluminium. Furniture pieces inspired by their designs, as well as copies are greatly sought after.Retro in the 1960s was more playful, with psychedelic patterns and splashes of color.Low coffee tables and sideboards were still popular, but you also saw furniture like one-piece molded or blow-up chairs.The 1970s saw furniture becoming a bit more bulky and chunky and less sleek.