Our 'Classics We Love' showroom showcases the latest in traditional styles, but what makes a piece of furniture a classic?
The style of furniture commonly referred to as 'traditional' or 'classic' originated in France in the 17th century. Drawing on inspiration from ancient Greece and Rome, the 'Classicism' style has stood the test of time and is still popular today.
Creating the look
A room inspired by Classicism focuses on traditional styles but can be complemented with a modern twist. When choosing your furniture look for elegant, smooth lines and lush fabrics, such as velvets, damasks, linens and pearlescent.
Light pastel colours should be used to create an inviting atmosphere, whilst soft metallics, mirrored and 'pearlized' decor emphasise the classical feel. Continue reading