Modern furniture generally refers to furniture created from the late 19th Century until the present which is highly influenced by modernism. It combines artistic and functional designs with minimalism in crafting furniture especially for children. Post-World War I idealistic schemes of cuteness, commodification, and functionalism of various materials in design greatly influenced the design of the furniture across the different generations. Aesthetics of children’s furniture were significantly influenced by the works of Pop artist Jasper Johns and illustrators like Andy Warhol. Baby furniture designs were also influenced by art movements such as Cubism and Fauvism during the same era.
Modern furniture mostly showcases a combination of different items such as tables, couches, chairs, dressers, beds, nightstands, chests, drawers, chests, cabinets, and so on. Most pieces of modern furniture are made from steel or wrought iron materials. Some pieces of modern interior design furniture are made from tempered or glass-ceramic materials. Glass and ceramics are commonly used in modern furniture designs. Aside from being aesthetically appealing and durable, these materials are also considered resistant to impact, flame, termite, and water damage.
Aside from its aesthetic and functional properties, furniture pieces should be functional in order to provide comfort, convenience, and functionality. Modern furniture pieces are built sturdily so that it can withstand years of wear and tear. They should be manufactured in a way that it can resist constant use. This will ensure durability of your interior design over time.