Meaning of Furniture

Furniture is a collective term, defective plural, designating all objects that can move or sometimes are fixed (built or between walls), which support both the human body and useful objects providing capabilities for maintaining, preserving and storing. Such cabinets, shelves, chairs, tables, desks, beds, sofas, etc. are various pieces of furniture with different specific functions.

The furniture can be not only a purely functional product but also a product of design art, it is considered a form of decorative art. In this case the value of these types of furniture far exceeds the usual amount of furniture that are only functional. The furniture can often features cultural, symbolic or religious specific.

The furniture, in combination with other functional objects, such as the lighting, curtains , carpets , or clocks wall or in combination with decorative and artistic objects, such as the paintings, engravings, sculptures, etc., contribute to the achievement spaces ambient interior, giving the ” practicality ” comfort, privacy and generating personal touch to the living habitat respectively.

Meaning of Furniture 1

Many pieces of furniture containing drawers, doors and shelves.

A person who deals in the past to achieve manually various pieces of furniture called cabinet-maker. Today, thanks to some outstanding architects of the early 20th century, including Peter Behrens is the most notable, which have revolutionized the design of furniture and the industrial furniture is exclusively made ​​in mass production, a specialized enterprise. Former cabinet-maker of yesteryear turned into a furniture designer.The furniture in different artistic movements and eras

  • Art Nouveau
  • Art Deco
  • Bauhaus
  • Baroque
  • Classicism
  • Victorian
  • Gothic
  • Mannerism
  • Modernism
  • Renaissance
  • Rococo
  • Romanian
  • Marcel Breuer
  • Frank Lloyd Wright

Meaning of Furniture 2

Different types of furniture


  • Library (Furniture)
  • Storage closet
  • Kitchen cabinet
  • Crockery cupboard
  • Shelf
  • commode

Supporting human body

  • Bank (Furniture)
  • Sofa
  • Divan
  • Armchair
  • Ottoman (furniture)
  • Bed
  • Seat
  • Sofa

Supporting surfaces

  • Office
  • Table (Furniture)
  • Coffee table

Furniture Sets

  • Bedroom furniture
  • Living room furniture
  • street furniture
  • Furniture park
  • Luminairesare dealt with separately in another section.

Meaning of Furniture 3