Furniture Comes From Natural Materials
The modern design era ushered in new materials from which to construct furniture. Instead of sculpting out of wood, there was steel, molded plywood, and plastic. It’s all about striking a balance between pure function and aesthetics.
It needs to be practical, but still appealing. One of the big markers of modern design was the Wassily chair, a seamless, tubular steel chair developed in 1925 that radically changed the approach to furniture design.