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Nov
2014

The definition of modern European furniture

The Oxford Dictionary defines contemporary simply as, ‘following the latest ideas.’ This fails to grasp the essence of contemporary furniture design. Contemporary furniture, which is often also called modern contemporary furniture or just modern furniture, is furniture created after the 19th century and was heavily influenced by the modernist art movement. The concepts of modernist art were translated directly into the world of furniture. Instead of creating substantially visual furniture, furniture evolved into simplistic visual design. Contemporary furniture design uses the furniture, and the area it resides in, as part of an overall design theme for a person’s dwelling. ….

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