From Simple Tree Logs to Contemporary Dining Chairs, Modern Furniture Design

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The story of wooden stools and comfortable dining room chairs started in prehistoric times, when people were sitting around the fire on the ground, rocks and dead tree logs. Rocks and tree logs are the first stools a man invented. Today fallen tree trunks inspire modern furniture design, room decorating, recycling and conservation ideas.

Although the sitting position on the ground, rock or a fallen tree trunk is natural, rocks and tree logs could be cold, wet, and uncomfortable. Turned vertically, small tree trunk pieces were first wood stools, that offered a better option for rest and more comfortable higher position for a fast start before running away. The first problem of wood stools have been solved with animal skins, that were used as upholstery fabrics.

Today wonderful texture and unique form of fallen tree trunks, the beauty of bark and wood, the warmth and natural look inspire modern furniture design and room decorating ideas. An interesting concept of seating on a log and conservation idea are presented by Jurgen Bey, www.droog.com/ A log bench is made from a fallen tree trunk. (The art of interior design, the future of the furniture)

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In prehistoric times sitting on a thick log felt safe and comfortable. First wood stools could be moved around, and small pieces of a fallen tree, arranged vertically, created stable, warm and comfortable wooden stools for a group of people.

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The invention of first, made of wood stools is not complicated, but the simplest ideas usually bring myriad of possibilities to explore human creativity and inspire wonderful room decorating ideas and modern furniture design concepts.

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Comfortable and stylish contemporary dining chairs provide good support and create pleasant dining experience. Wood dining chairs add beautiful natural wood colors that feel comfortable and peaceful.

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Modern dining chairs and stools are functional necessities that make beautiful home decorations. Wood dining chairs bring warmth into modern homes.

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Contemporary dining chairs are ergonomic and stylish, antique furniture design looks elegant and luxurious, traditional dining room chairs feel relaxing and inviting and dark wood dining chairs in art deco style add excitement and drama to room decorating ideas.

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  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 26.05.2012