The stool is a piece of furniture present in our homes since very ancient times. The first examples date back to the era of Egyptian pharaohs and civilization; classical Greco-Roman and this makes it to all effects an object with a thousand-year history. At its beginnings it represented a very common and literally "popular" object, but in some historical phases, like the European Middle Ages, it even assumed a valuable value. In the following centuries, cross & ograve; a period of decline, marked by its location in the "rustic" furnishing category, especially between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During this phase, the chair took over and replaced itself; gradually to the role previously held by the stool, which ends up; to be relegated to bars and nightclubs. With time, the common imaginary associates it; almost indelibly at the service counter where customers ordered their consummations, fixing it in that context also through the paintings of the great nineteenth-century artists. p>
Despite these ups and downs, the stool is found again. a new period of splendor in the twentieth century, a period of great creative ferment in the interior design. The creations of those times marked a great stylistic change and a break with the type of furniture made up to that moment. In the first three quarters of the century there were several artistic movements, such as Art Deco, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Wiener Werkstatte, whose exponents created objects of furniture that are still today an example to the creatives of the world. Modern design, which is developed & ograve; starting from the post-war period, it focuses on; on the search for new forms and concepts of mobile and technical innovation. For this reason, materials that had never been used until now in the furniture sector, such as plastic and glass fiber, were introduced. P>
It was then that interior designers, in the will & agrave; to renew the excessively static image of the chair, they recovered a simple seat, without the constraint of the armrests and in some cases also of the backrest: the stool. Over the past few decades, this object has continued to be a constant in the collections of modern and contemporary designers and it is not; to exclude that in the near future it undergoes other surprising transformations. Despite having changed more & ugrave; Sometimes form, materials, colors and dimensions, in its historical evolution this piece of furniture has retained its intrinsic essentiality; and functionality. A hasty look will appear; as a trivial object, but the history of industrial design teaches us how much it has represented a continuous source of inspiration for more creative creatives; or less known nationally and internationally. p>
Its strength lies in simplicity & agrave; of the concept of furniture represented by it, since it is this characteristic makes it suitable for different interpretations and contexts of use, so much so that it can be harmonized with the most different styles of furniture; disparate. The right product can; adapt happily to interiors in contemporary style, coastal, rustic, country, industrial, minimalist and boho-chic (derivation of the word "boh & eacute; mien", linked to the eclectic and colorful world of artists and hippies). Choosing a design stool means getting a piece of furniture capable of giving color and liveliness; to a local, but also to make it more; interesting or even spectacular. The products on Lovethesign have been designed by award-winning creatives like David Geckeler, Karim Rashid, Giulio Iacchetti, Matthias Demacker and Sergio Mori and each of them has specificities. unique. p>
Lovethesign d & agrave; particularly space for small and medium Italian companies, to support them and make them known to more customers; wide and lover of Made in Italy. An example is the high stools created by Sergio Mori for Alma Design, a young and dynamic company from Brescia. They are designed for the contract sector (furniture and furnishing solutions for offices, hotels, bars or restaurants) but also perfect for domestic environments. These are unique pieces made of polyethylene, a material that makes them particularly light, easy to move and clean.
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