Functionally Motivated Design - Classic, Modern and Contemporary Furniture

September 15, 2014

On mid-century classic furniture design and production. Wood and steel were perhaps the easiest materials to work with. To this day, when we think of furniture, we think wood and metal, and also glass. Modern Design Furniture today tap on precious materials such as aluminum and plastic compositions. For a time, aluminum was difficult to obtain which made it even more precious than gold. It is widely used today for furniture due to its qualities, such as its resistance to the elements and how easy it is to work with. It can be formed or casted and it can also be brushed or polished to a brilliant mirror-like shine. Its diverse properties and many qualities attract new-product designers.