What is Mission Style Amish Furniture?
Some would be surprised to know but unlike other furniture styles, Mission Style Amish Furniture is totally American. In fact, it owes its origin to the Catholic Missions which sprung up in the American Southwest. Adobe-walled missions were built in California, as well as other places, by the Spanish missionaries.
Above all their simplistic building design inspired succeeding generations of artists. Therefore Gustav Stickley, a furniture manufacturer and designer, popularized the classic mission for design. Mission style furniture possesses a timeless appeal. As a result, making it as popular as ever today.
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Mission Style Wooden Furniture Mission Style Wooden Furniture enjoys a rich history that has connections with classic architecture and modern art. During the early-20th century, Spanish missions of the American West suddenly caught the eye of modern architects. The clean white adobe walls and clean angles echoed the modern art […]
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Think about how much fun it would be to own a dining room set that has the allure of an old country estate. Plus the beauty, sturdiness, and durability of solid hardwood construction. Then, you’ll love the Olde Century Mission Dining Room Set: Old Country Feel. The Olde Century Mission […]
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The dining room hutch communicates the entertainment acumen of a homeowner more eloquently than any other item of furniture. Because the hutch traditionally showcases items like fine china, crystal, and nice glassware. Plus glass bowls and the like. So if you’re looking for a hutch that does justice to your […]
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Spanish Missionaries Popularizing the Mission Style What do Spanish Missionaries, Frank Lloyd Wright and a 20th century Wisconsin furniture craftsman have in common? Each of them popularized the “mission style” for which wood furniture has become renowned. The story begins with Spanish Missionaries who build simple adobe missions in the […]
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THE SPANISH MISSION STYLE FURNITURE HISTORY The 1920s saw American craftsmen incorporating designs of the French “Art Nouveau” and traditional Japanese styles into distinctly one-of-a-kind furniture. The tension between inventing new styles and accommodating the American taste for practicality resulted in one of the great successes in American furniture. The […]
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Landmark Coffee Table with Lift Top Lovers of Amish-crafted furniture are familiar with the unique blend of technology and tradition within the Amish furniture world. For example, it is not unusual for traditionally-crafted wall entertainment centers to feature touch-lighting (a charmingly efficient lighting system). With this in mind, the Landmark […]
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Modesto Style Furniture Since the birth of Mission style furniture in the early 20th century, there have been several innovations in furniture designs. Therefore resulting in a variety of different Mission furniture styles. One such style is the Modesto Style Furniture collection. Featuring typical Mission designs such as exposed tenons, […]
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Mission Style McCoy Wall Entertainment Cabinet The classic Mission style has enjoyed a rich and lasting legacy in the furniture world. The Mission style has become a staple in the world of hand-crafted furniture. From its beginnings, in the American Southwest, the mission style serves as an architectural inspiration to […]
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Mission Style Furniture Amish Furniture Legacy The story of Mission furniture begins with the Spanish missions of the Southwest United States. Crafted by Spanish missionaries, these missions featured a distinctive style that would influence art. As well as architecture and furniture craftsmanship. Gustav Stickley promoted the “Mission” style furniture. Therefore […]
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McCoy Mission Wall Hugger Recliner Weaver Furniture Sales continues their tradition of crafting timeless home furnishings with the debut of the McCoy Mission Wall Hugger Recliner. Inspired by the classic Mission style popularized in the early 20th century, the McCoy Mission Wall Hugger Recliner features slat sides and wood inlays […]