When you hear the word, davenport, what comes to mind? Here is a hint: if you ask your grandparents, they might tell you it’s something they take a nap on. If you guess sofa, you’re correct (if you said, couch, you’re still right, but most English-speaking nations refer to it as sofa .
Just like the names we give our furniture, early American furniture styles and English furniture styles have greatly evolved over time. The furniture of the Middles Ages, for example, was ridiculously heavy (made of oak) and lavishly ornamented with carvings. Conversely, the furniture of the mid-20th Century were marked by clean, simple lines that evoked an open feeling.
Regardless of your aesthetic preference toward types of furniture styles, furniture is most often the third most expensiv