a box-bed also known as a closed bed, close bed, or enclosed bed is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not.the form originates in western european late medieval furniture. the box-bed is closed on all sides by panels of wood. one enters it by removing curtains, opening a door hinge or sliding doors on one or two slides. the bed is placed on short legs to .
the forms of chinese furniture evolved along three distinct lineages which dates back to 1000 bc, based on frame and panel, yoke and rack based on post and rail seen in architecture and bamboo construction techniques. chinese home furniture evolved independently of western furniture into many similar forms including chairs, tables, stools, cupboards, cabinets, beds and sofas.
ercol's gina recliner was the first piece of domestic furniture to be awarded the ergonomics excellence award by fira, the uk furniture industry's independent furniture test house. in 2008 ercol launched two-bedroom ranges – savona and paladina – taking it back into the bedroom.
greek furniture. ancient greek furniture was typically constructed out of wood, though it might also be made of stone or metal, such as bronze, iron, gold and silver. little wood survives from ancient greece, though varieties mentioned in texts concerning greece and rome include maple, oak, beech, yew, and willow. pieces were assembled using mortise-and-tenon joinery, held together with .
furniture upholstered in light blue, light blue curtains, and imported french silver wallpaper with a gold border were added to the east room by the martin van buren administration in 1839. at some point prior to the inauguration of president william henry harrison in march 1841, the east room acquired eight floor-to-ceiling mirrors with broad, heavily carved frames.
herman miller was founded in 1905 as the star furniture co. in zeeland, michigan. initially the company produced high quality furniture, especially bedroom suites, in historic revival styles. in 1909, dirk jan de pree began working for the company as a clerk, and became its president by 1919, when it was renamed the michigan star furniture co. de pree and his father-in-law, herman miller .
louis xv furniture was created by the collaboration of complex network of designers and craftsmen. the menuisier, made the wooden framework of the furniture, which was held together by its structure and wooden chevilles or dowels; the use of nails or glue was forbidden. the ebenist then covered the frame and native woods with thin pieces of exotic woods, called marquetry.
in sophisticated urban environments, walnut was a frequent choice for furniture in the queen anne style, superseding the previously dominant oak and leading to the era being called 'the age of walnut.' however, poplar, cherry, and maple were also used in queen anne style furniture.
a commode is any of many pieces of furniture.the oxford english dictionary has multiple meanings of 'commode'. the first relevant definition reads: 'a piece of furniture with ders and shelves; in the bedroom, a sort of elaborate chest of ders so in french ; in the ding room, a large and generally old-fashioned kind of chiffonier.'
mfi group limited was a british furniture retailer, operating under the mfi brand. the company was one of the largest suppliers of kitchens and bedroom furniture in the united kingdom, and operated mainly in retail parks in out of town locations. anecdotally, it was said at one stage that one in three sunday lunches in the united kingdom were cooked in a kitchen from mfi, and 60% of british .
fauteuil, an open-arm chair with considerable exposed wood, originating in 18th-century france; fiddleback chair, a wooden chair of the empire period, usually with an upholstered seat, in which the splat resembles a fiddle; fighting chair is a chair on a boat used by anglers to catch large saltwater fish. the chair typically swivels and has a .
art nouveau furniture was particularly influenced by the british arts and crafts movement, with its emphasis on fine craftsmanship. it also adapted certain features from earlier historical styles, particularly the curling lines of french rocaille or rococo.