Encompassing the traditions and the cultures and imbibing the artistry of furniture pieces from the South Pacific and Asian, British Inspired Furniture style takes elements from the international continents that were once an integral part of the British Empire. British style furniture is generally available in bright colors and is made of dark teak wood offering soft subtle textures and creating a very comfortable sophistication in airy and light spaces. However, such pieces of furniture also have a touch of British formality. There is huge choice available in this category starting from Calcutta cabinets made of rosewood and tribal jharokhas to cabinets and trucks. However, prior to getting this type of furniture for your house, it is important for you to know the main features of such furniture. The features have been detailed below:
Comfort is King
Comfort is not always British-specific but there is always something about the way in which comfort for the users is valued when carving furniture in British style. Pieces of furniture like sofas are created small instead of the larger ones specifically with the intention of creating cosy corners and conversation areas for almost every individual. The sofas created in such styles can also be used in the kitchen. This is the beauty of British inspired furniture. Such pieces of furniture go a long way in creating texture-filled living rooms and perfectly encapsulate the vibe.
Formality is Always Present
Furniture is British style tends to be more relaxed in comparison to the American style furniture pieces. Perhaps, this is due to the fact that British style pieces of furniture are smaller. In place of specifically chosen matching sets and schemes, The Brits clinch quirkiness with a selection of mismatched chairs and super-modern furniture intermingled with something subtle and finely textured.
You might simply call it panacea for the grey days but Britishers love embracing bright and bold colors in their homes and this is the reason why British inspired furniture is available in different bright colors. There are no neutral shades found in the furniture pieces. They are painted in greens and blues and pinks, and yellows and oranges. Thus these furniture pieces help in creating a completely different look and feel wherever they are used in the house. be it the kitchen or the dining area or the living room, they are sure to catch the attention of the onlookers. Not to forget, homeowners simply love using these furniture pieces their homes.
Storage is an Important Factor
Another noteworthy feature of British style furniture is that there is ample room for storing things in almost all varieties of furniture designed in British style. This type of furniture comes with added storage mainly because big closets and pantries are hardly found in the modern homes. Storage chests and ottomans double up as coffee tables and then there are slim bookshelves and cabinets hanging out in the hallways and open shelves in the kitchen.
British inspired pieces of furniture are a great buy because they speak of quality, elegance, boldness, brightness and above all sheer comfort and relaxation.
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