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Computer Armoire Styles
what style of computer armoire will work well with your existing décor?
avoid purchasing an armoire that won’t match your current furnishings,
quick decorating tip to keep in mind. Select a computer armoire in a
medium finish for a contemporary look but one with a dark lustrous
finish for a
more traditional feel.
traditional style computer armoire has a stately and graceful
is timeless. Traditional furniture is typically made of wood. Common
of traditional computer armoires and home
office armoires are crown molding, scroll, acanthus
leaf and shell motifs,
rich finishes that can be satin or distressed and intricately carved,
form and function. While they can include decorative detail, it is
and kept to a minimum. Contemporary style computer armoires can be
interesting with their use of different textures like leather, wood and
hardware, in the same furniture piece. Lines are straight and clean,
geometric shape is common and edges are sharp.
style computer armoires are charming, rustic or casually sophisticated.
Decorative detail can include beadboard insets, distressed finishes,
aprons and skirts, turned legs and simple hardware, especially round
pulls made of wood. While country style uses many traditional style
accents such as moldings, scrolls and motifs, lines and curves are
resulting in furniture that is casual, unpretentious and inviting.
A Mission style computer armoire
possesses an ageless
simplicity. Profiles are angular, lines clean and straight and
detail is very simple with no carved, embossed or engraved elements.
Because Mission and
Shaker styles resemble each other so closely,
they are often used interchangeably, even though Mission emerged
around the early 1900s while
Shaker first appeared during the 1700s. The most distinguishing feature
of Mission style
is its slatted wood detailing paired with a
warm wood finish.
could be said of transitional style that it is traditional style
is blend of both traditional and contemporary designs and decorative
A transitional computer armoire has refined decoration, softly flowing
and tapered table edges and legs. A popular finish for transitional
is espresso, while maple, mahogany and walnut are commonly used woods.Computer Desks
and More has a great selection of computer armoire