light and graceful
Neo-Classicism, which is sometimes called Louis XVI, took its roots from Greek and Roman discoveries in the eighteen century. Furniture designed in the neoclassic style embraced the bold, straight
(rectilinear) lines of the movement as pure, geometric shape and form replaced the sinuous (serpentine) curves of the Rococo period. The style is lush but elegant. The major influence on neoclassical style had the Scottish architect Robert Adam who had reinterpreted the classical concept by adding architectural elements from different cultures to it.
Colors in Neoclassical style design are mostly light, cream, gray, pale blue, yellow and green. Black, red, gold and Terra cotta were used as accenting colors. Furniture with gentle lines made of a quality wood; polished with expertise, to add to the intrinsic glow. They are simple, light and graceful.
Neoclassical furniture is simple but geometrical. The furniture was made of dark wood as well as the flooring which could also feature marble and stone. The Persian rugs were as floor coverings. Furniture with gentle lines made of a quality wood; polished with expertise, to add to the intrinsic glow.
Urns, jars, Wedgwood china, pottery, screens and statuary decorate the Neoclassical interior making for a really luxurious and detailed look. Big mirrors and artwork decorated the walls together with moldings that extended from ceiling to floor.