With the release of Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities, we at Laurel Crown are reminded of our Curio cabinets.
History of Reproduction Furniture
The History of Collections and Curio Cabinets
The Beloved Windsor Chair and its History
The authentic design of the Windsor chair has been refashioned for centuries. Learn about this beloved chair's origins and why it is widely revered today.
Mahogany Furniture History
Why did mahogany furniture become so popular in Europe so quickly? Here is the history of mahogany arriving in Europe, and how it became treasured.
Carved Motifs in Antiques and Their Meanings
Take a fascinating look at carved motifs in antiques and their meanings with us as we showcase the most popular in this article.
The Stylistic and historical influences on Chippendale furniture
Come with us as we take a deeper look at the historical influences that inspired Chippendale's legendary furniture.
History and Unique Nature of Empire-Style Furniture
Explore the historical connection between Napoleon's rule and the greatness of Empire-style furniture.
The Relationship Between the Pandemic and the Rising Popularity of Antique Furniture
Follow the connection between the pandemic and the rise of antique furniture and why the pandemic influenced a resurgence in vintage décor.
Six Centuries of Chairs
Travel through time as we showcase the stylistic changes through six centuries of chairs.
Famous Antique Furniture Makers
A fascinating collection of some of the most famous antique furniture makers of all time and their iconic designs that made them timeless.
The History of Dining Room Tables
Have you ever wondered when and how tables came about? Come with us as we journey through the dining room tables' grand and ancient history.
The History of Desks
From 12th century China to the invention of the printing press and beyond, our look at the history of desks.
Sofa Tables Through the Years
How the sofa table evolved from a space to display breathtaking marble art, candles, and rare pieces to becoming what they are today.
The Unique History of Tea Tables
A fascinating look at how the Queens of England and tea influenced the history of tea tables.
The Evolution and History of Coffee Tables
How did the coffee table evolve from the tea table? We answer that question more in our evolution and history of coffee tables.
The Long and Ancient History of Bookcases
Books and how they were made helped shape bookcases' long and ancient history. In this article, we follow the first iteration of the 1800s.
The History of Nightstands
We follow the surprisingly shocking first iteration of the nightstand to how it evolved into the piece of furniture we know and love today.
History of Armoires
Unravel the history of armoires, their relationship with the history of wardrobes, and how they evolved over time.
How Upholstered Fabric has been Made throughout History
The fabrics we see on upholstered furniture today come from a rich history of production methods. Read here to see how we evolved from leaves and animal furs to weaving.
How Furniture was Produced in Colonial America
How early Americans made their furniture and what the production and trade of furniture looked like at the time.
Dining Room Tables Across Six Centuries
From trestle tables to today's dining room table, travel six centuries of evolution and history.