Side table including its base is
shaped like a 'C'; these tables
only have support on one side of
Side table has 3 or 4 legs. Pedestal:
Side table has a pedestal base.
The table is supported by a 1 or
more columns under the center of
the table. Solid:
Side table has a solid base,
without feet or a pedestal.
Side table is supported by a
Side table has legs in the shape
of an "x" -- either on the
sides, or across the front.
Side table bridges the gap between traditional and modern. Pieces feature softened and rounded lines as opposed to the stark lines seen in modern design. Simple and clean lines with smooth surfaces without any carving or adornment. Color palette relies heavily on brown, taupe, cream and pure white. Traditional:
Side table is made of dark or polished wood with carved detailing forming smooth shapes and lines around tops and legs. Items will typically have a the shape of classical furniture and have a quality, heavy feel to them.
Side table is characterised by use of tubular steel, plastic, laminated plywood, fibreglass and leather. Clean lines, angular designs, under-decorated and minimalistic pieces ar typical. Colour palette features black, white and greys with injections of bold block colours and abstract motifs.
Rustic: Side table is wooden, either stained, oiled or unfinished. Can look like it was made out of actual logs or chunky pieces of wood with the grain clearly showing. Often has a rugged appearance.Other pieces will use country themes such as farm or wild animals and produce and use woven materials or rusty metals. Palette is made up of natural, earthy colours. Vintage:
Vintage pieces are reproductions of furniture or decor designed to create a feeling of nostalgia. Decorative accents often feature authentic eye-catching graphics and designs, often with a distressed or faded finish to make them look aged and worn around the edges. Furniture will often be decorative, with carvings or painting featuring natural themes such as flowers, birds or animals in a classical style. Bright colours are uncommon. French:
Characterised by curved, ornate lines and painted finishes that are often distressed to give an antique appearance. Pieces often have delicate carving detail, handles or ornamentation. Colour palette is characterised by white, cream, pale blue polished wood and gold.
Practical and minimalist, industrial style is all about clean lines and raw materials. Industrial spaces often incorporate these three elements: metal, wood, and exposed or weathered features, such as bricks. Simple with reclaimed items. This style can combine a modern look with a rustic appeal.
Characterised by a glamorous and sophisticated feel that conveys decadence. There is a lot of chrome, glass, gloss, mirrors and shiny fabrics, as well as bold, geometric patterns and strong shapes or outlines.
Showcases furniture and patterns that are typically found in the Middle East, Asia or Africa and may be specific to a region or country such as Morocco or India. These will often feature bold colours in geometric designs or native themes. Natural woods such as Mango may be used.
Features geometric prints, and simple box-shaped furniture that is often low-slung. Colour palette showcases bright yellows, greens and oranges as well as more neutral greys and wood tones.
This style draws inspriation from the seaside and coastal themes. As a result the palette is made up of cool blues, whites, sandy neutrals and grey metals. Crisp cotton and linen fabrics, bold stripes, beadboard, unfinished metal, rope and reclaimed wood are the main elements. Motifs such as shells, coral, sealife, and nautical instruments finish the look.
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