When it comes to the world of modern furniture and home decor, it seems like new trends in design are appearing every week. However, there are a handful of influential designers who have created furniture that will stay in style regardless of what is fashionable from one season to the next. If you are planning on investing in modern furniture that is designed to pass the test of time, it is important to be familiar with the influence on modern design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charlotte Perriand and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Charlotte Perriand has worked with the businesses Thonet and Cassina to design furniture that is heavily influence by a mix of modern and Far Eastern design elements. She was one of the first designers in the West to use brushed steel and aluminum as the central materials in furniture.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Cutting Edge Furniture Designers
There are number of lesser known designers out there who are creating cutting edge furniture that is guaranteed to look great in any home that is decorated with modern aesthetics in mind for decades to come. For example, film director David Lynch creates some hauntingly beautiful modern furniture whenever he is not busy filming his latest cinematic masterpiece.