floral furniture exploring nature inspired furniture design

Floral Furniture: Exploring Nature-Inspired Furniture Design

Floral furniture speaks to the heart. Embracing organic qualities and nature in interior design can open up the emotional capacity of a room and make your home feel purposefully warm…

baroque design incorporating opulence in the modern home

Baroque Design: Incorporating Opulence in the Modern Home

Baroque design is unmistakable. It’s a deeply decorative design period, filled with ornate details and structural whimsy. As a period intrinsically connected to certain royal households, particularly that of King…

what is an antique commode uncovering a european favorite

What is an Antique Commode? Uncovering a European Favorite

The antique commode is one of the more elusive pieces of furniture in the Styylish catalogue. Often misidentified and confused for something else, it is both widely sought after and…

beauty on the moors exploring the worpswede artist colony

Beauty on the Moors: Exploring the Worpswede Artist Colony

The Worpswede Artist Colony in the German state of Lower Saxony has been a breeding ground for creative pursuits for over a century. Its presence has had a profound effect…

dramatic flourishes rococo furniture in focus

Dramatic Flourishes: Rococo Furniture in Focus

Among the most glamorous furniture styles in antiques history is Rococo Furniture. Defined by the decorative swirls and grand décor of royal palaces and exorbitant wealth, authentic Rococo reverberates with…

a life of antique furniture styylish and silke berlinghof

A Life of Antique Furniture: Styylish and Silke Berlinghof

Although the Styylish catalogue features a wide variety of interior design objects, it all began with antique furniture. And there is good reason for that. Our founder Silke Berlinghof comes…

a subtle surface uncovering the mysteries of wood veneer

A Subtle Surface: Uncovering the Mysteries of Wood Veneer

Many of the most striking pieces in our Styylish collection feature a wood veneer. A veneer is a decorative layer of fine wood covering the bulkier, structural wood beneath. It…

the history of antique dressers from chest to masterpiece

The History of Antique Dressers: From Chest to Masterpiece

There are perhaps no objects as versatile and appealing as antique dressers. With heaps of storage and a flat surface, they can fit seamlessly into any room – and elevate…

wardrobe or armoire distinctions in antique storage

Wardrobe or Armoire: Distinctions in Antique Storage

How do I know if I am looking at a wardrobe or armoire? In the canon of art history and antique furniture, certain terms from other languages, especially French and…

art deco style the glamour of a new century

Art Deco Style: The Glamour of a New Century

Art Deco Style encapsulated the wealth and influence of the industrial class at the turn of the 20th century. Combining modern ideas about shapes and elegance with glamorous materials and…