Modern Art Furniture
Modern furniture refers to furniture produced from the late 19th century through the present that is influenced by modernism.
"Today industrial design is functionally motivated and follows the same principles as modern architecture: machine-like simplicity, smoothness of surface, avoidance of ornament ... It is perhaps the most fundamental contrast between the two periods of design that in 1900 the Decorative Arts possessed ..."
- The use of new materials, such as steel in its many forms
- Modern Wood Furniture