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Design Lovers Lifestyle

At Arttitud, we believe that a love for design is as basic as the love for life itself. It turns mere products into brands that connect with their customers in a way that lasts a lifetime. It turns environments from practical destinations, into worlds where it is almost impossible to breakway from. It turns homes into an oasis of relaxation and stimulation. People who share this passion for design come from every corner of the globe. Our vision is for design to become the one true global language. more...

Modern Furniture

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Modern furniture refers to furniture produced from the late 19th century through the present that is influenced by modernism. It was a tremendous departure from all furniture design that had gone before it. Dark or gilded carved wood and richly patterned fabrics gave way to the glittering simplicity and geometry of polished metal. The forms of furniture evolved from visually heavy to visually light.

The use of new materials, such as steel in its many forms; molded plywood, such as that used by Charles and Ray Eames; and of course plastics, were formative in the creation of these new designs. They would have been considered pioneering, even shocking in contrast to what came before. This interest in new and innovative materials and methods - produced a certain blending of the disciplines of technology and art. And this became a working philosophy among the members of the Deutscher Werkbund. The Werkbund was a government sponsored organization to promote German art and design around the world. Many of those involved with it including Mies van Der Rohe, Lilly Reich and others, were later involved in the Bauhaus School, and so it is not surprising perhaps that the Bauhaus School took on the mantle of this philosophy. They evolved a particular interest in using these new materials in such a way that they might be mass produced and therefore make good design more accessible to the masses.

Today contemporary furniture designers and manufacturers continue to evolve design. Still seeking new materials, with which to produce unique forms, still employing simplicity and lightness of form, in preference to heavy ornament. And most of all they are still endeavoring to step beyond what has gone before to create entirely new visual experiences for us. The designs that prompted this paradigm shift were produced in the middle of the 20th century, most of them well before 1960. And yet they are still regarded internationally as symbols of the modern age, the present and perhaps even the future. Modern Classic Furniture became an icon of elegance and sophistication. net sofa info couch net chair info soma artitonic soma net modern info modern net modern info modern artitonic modern Modern Furniture San Francisco European Furniture San Francisco Luxury Furniture San Francisco Artifort in San Francisco Italian Furniture in San Francisco Modern Furniture San Francisco Designer Furniture San Francisco Edra Furniture San Francisco Artifort Furniture San Francisco Formerly Represented at LIMN italian_furniture_formerly_at_LIMN Artifort Ribbon Chair San Francisco