What factors throughout history have influenced residential furniture design?

Compiled by Good's Furniture, this infographic provides a snapshot of the looks and characteristics that came to define furniture styles and periods, from 3000 BC to the present.

Check it all out: the gaudy and ornate adornments used in ancient Egypt; the lavish opulence of the Renaissance era; the sturdy, sensible style that characterized the Colonial period; Art Nouveau's sweeping, natural lines; the elegance of the Art Deco period; the avant-garde simplicity and geometric lines of the Modern look; through to the minimalist, yet swanky pieces that mark today's Contemporary style.

Infographic courtesy of Good's Furniture

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