Sliding wardrobes have long flooded houses and apartments and fell in love with many of them with their practicality and functionality. Moreover, this furniture is an excellent decoration of the interior. Due to its versatility, this furniture fits perfectly into almost any of the currently popular design styles. Putting all these facts together and adding an affordable price to them, we get almost perfect furniture.
Surely many who already have a sliding wardrobe in their house will find it interesting to find out some interesting facts about this furniture. It is about this that the story will go in this article.
The idea of inventing a wardrobe
The Americans are perhaps the most practical nation, which, in order to not commit any extra actions, are ready for a lot, even for the invention of furniture. It was they who invented the closet. Continue reading
A screen is a rather ancient invention, most of us undeservedly forgotten. This is perhaps the most unusual piece of furniture exotics brought to Europe. You will not dare to call it furniture, but rather a movable wall or a folding screen. The history of the screen begins in China. It was in China in the 7th century that screens appeared, and already in the 8th century they moved to Japan.
Screens came to Europe in the 17th century, along with fashion for everything Chinese. In the duality of its function – hiding something behind the wings, at least partially revealing it – Europeans immediately saw not only decorative effects, but also opportunities for very elegant spatial games. Particularly popular screens found in the XIX-XX centuries. The layout of the apartments of that time required dividing the living space into zones, and the screens easily coped with this task, covering with themselves what should not be seen by outsiders. Continue reading