Latest History Lesson Posts from Smart Furniture

Mid-Century Modern - Enduring Style

  • Author: Smart Furniture Team
  • Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2020
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Why is a design trend that originated in the 1940’s still popular today? The mid-century modern style is timeless and classic. No other design style has proved itself quite like mid-century modern. With its sleek lines, natural curves, and contrasting elements, this is no trend — it’s a statement promoting style and history.

Eames & Nelson: Happily Ever After

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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When Eames + Nelson combine forces they make up the powercouple of the Mid-Century Modern World. Nay ... Universe! Today, we explore our favorite Eames + Nelson couples. Check them out and then make your own! 

Shape Matters, Dining Table Edition

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
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Your dining table may reveal a lot about your dining style. More than you may think. Beyond simply style and color, shape plays a dominant role in determining the atmosphere of your gatherings. So we are breaking down dining table shapes … what they say, who they are ideal for, and suggestions for each.