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Furniture Design Eras Timeline: Credit

Furniture design has been a part of the human experience since the beginning of history. Evidence of furniture survives from as far back as the Neolithic Period in the form of paintings, wall Murals discovered at Pompeii, in sculpture and examples have also been excavated in Egyptian Pyramids and found in tombs in Ghiordes (modern day Turkey). These notes will track the main advancements, developments, styles and materials in furniture design highlighting the identifying features of each period, the materials used and show images of some of the most significant pieces of furniture ever designed. The furniture design timeline below outlines just some of the different periods of furniture design and gives you a basic overview of the timeline of furniture design history. On the website, choose from menu  to look at one furniture design period in more depth. Source:

Design Eras Architecture

Important link: Design Eras Timeline (Architecture)

This website shows al the possible eras since the beginning of history (Stonehenge) up to todays Modernism and Post Modernism. It is very important that students explore the different eras, specifically the Modernism category and Post Modernism.


Source of picture: Tony Hisgett from Birmingham, UK - Stonehenge 4 Uploaded by tm