Louis XV (fifteenth) furniture is also referred to as Rococo. These chairs are distinguishable by their curved forms, absence of stretchers, cabriole legs, and delicate, feminine appearance. Guide to Louis-style Chairs Do you know your Louis chairs?
Louis XVI (sixteenth) aka Neo-Classical.Louis XVI chairs are easy to spot because they always have the fluted leg. Where the Louis XV chairs were curvy, these are very angular with straight lines. Popular motifs include: columns, pilasters, wreaths, garlands, drapery, floral festoons, rosettes, lyres, urns and ancient mythology.
SEA GLASS Give beachy a sophisticated shake with a sea glass palette. These mellow shades of green have cool undertones (meaning they have hints of blue rather than yellow) and pair well with gray blues and light neutrals. Incorporate natural textures such as weathered wood and rattan to add warmth.
A collection of ten antique, 18th century French architecture & Interior design engravings. The etchings are from designs by Nicolas & Dominique Pineau and most likely Monsieur Chamblin; the architects to the Louis XV and the French court. These engravings were like the "Elle Decor" & "House Beautiful" of the 18th century and were a way of communicating the architecture & Interiors de rigour. This set illustrates bedroom niches, furniture, fabrics, cabinets & mirrors.