Monday, February 1, 2010
Reviving the Essence of Colonial Furniture
Chippendale was a biggie. They loved his style. Sheraton and Hepplewhite were also popular. Think of the development houses of today. Each has a hodge-podge of decorative elements, but no house exactly reproduces a particular style of architecture. You see Colonial, French Provincial, Tudor, etc. elements in each house–and it seems every house has a palladium window.
To learn more about the revival styles of the Victorian Era, go to THE VICTORIAN ERA--An Age of Revivals.