Published at Friday, October 19th, 2018 - 09:07:42 AM. Outdoor. By Jane Reed.
A dining table with two chairs. Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs , stools , and sofas ), eating ( tables ), and sleeping (e.g., beds ). Furniture is also used to hold objects at a convenient height for work (as horizontal surfaces above the ground, such as tables and desks ), or to store things (e.g., cupboards and shelves ). Furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art In addition to furnitures functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. Archaeological research shows that from around 30,000 years ago, people began constructing and carving their own furniture, using wood, stone, and animal bones. Complex construction techniques such as joinery began in the early dynastic period of ancient Egypt This era saw constructed wooden pieces, including stools and tables, sometimes decorated with valuable metals or ivory.
EN 581 Outdoor furniture Seating and tables for camping, domestic and contract use. An e-book collection of over 1,000 books on home economics spanning 1850 to 1950, created by Cornell Universitys Mann Library Includes several hundred works on furniture and interior design in this period, itemized in a specific bibliography. There are even more savings to be had this bank holiday with 40 per cent off our Greenwich and Darcey furniture ranges.