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Traditional and Contemporary furniture designs: A Comparison


One of the first decisions we have to make while planning to do the interiors of a home is whether to opt for traditional or modern furniture. While traditional furniture is more elaborate and predictable, modern furniture is minimalistic and sleek. Traditional and contemporary furniture styles vary in dramatic ways because their designers draw on different periods of history for inspiration. Traditional designers look to the past when making their furniture. Their creations celebrate beauty and history, and use wood as a favored material. Contemporary furniture designers look to the future or present for their ideas. They freely experiment with diverse materials, shapes and functions.

The traditional and contemporary furniture are exemplary in their own right with their uniqueness of designs.  While traditional designs are all handcrafted, modern furniture is made of high-end machines. Once you enter 3D design in the system it gives the required output. Traditional furniture that is dark and heavy looks great in huge homes, offices, and places that have historic significance. The visual appeal that the traditional designs offer is inimitable. Of course, designing a home is an entire process and this includes keeping in mind the personalities of the people living there.

Traditional designs exude a warm and welcoming vibe coupled with luxury and elegance. Like most would agree, traditional furniture is always trending and can never go out of style. Modern furniture represents the urban aesthetics that speak of simpler furniture, and is multifunctional. It is ideally the best furniture for flats, best furniture for apartments and best furniture for villas. If you are looking for best furniture in Eranakulam for your traditional home or best furniture for modern contemporary home, top furniture shop in Eranakulam, best rated furniture showroom in Eranakulam, furniture showroom in Kochi, furniture marts in Cochin, furniture store in Kochi, furniture shops in Cochin, antique furniture store in Eranakulam, furniture showrooms in Kochi,  teak furniture marts in Cochin, ethnic furniture shops in Eranakulam, furniture marts in Eranakulam, custom traditional showrooms in Kochi, AHD is the place for you.

At ANTIQUE HOME DÉCOR (AHD Furniture), we bring the best collection of both traditional and modern contemporary designs. It is the best collection of furniture in Eranakulam city. The furniture is made of Nilambur Teakwood and Nilambur Rosewood. With us, you can choose the best designs for your homes with good quality of material. We also provide the facility of customizing furniture for customers as per their need.  Our designer can suggest some designs based on the customers requirements or they can themselves provide the design options. For the cushions, we use good density foam such as, High density foam, Pu foam, Lux foam etc. We always use natural cane for weaving the sofa.  If you want to know more about traditional and modern furniture design, follow the blog.



Difference between modern and traditional furniture designs

  • Traditional is elegant, luxurious and ornate with elaborate carving. Modern design is minimal with multi purpose use.
  • Most of the traditional furniture is handcrafted by skilled workers. Modern furniture is made with the help of machines.
  • Contemporary furniture is clean, soft, legs and arms are straight and simple, low to the ground but have no sofa skirts, tufting with fabric or leather covered buttons. In traditional furniture claw feet, arched backs, rolled arms, matching carvings and style, large feet, wood trim in upholstery, dark wood, decorative knobs and other features
  • Most of the traditional furniture is made of Nilambur Teakwood and Nilambur Rosewood. Most of the modern furniture is made of Mango tree wood, Rubber wood, MDF, HDF and particle board
  • Traditional furniture had beautiful carving works, grassy works and curved works. Modern furniture uses some straight designs and cross designs and has well finished designs.
  • Traditional furniture can be used for a long period of time. Modern furniture is used for a short period of time and needs to be replaced periodically.

Some of the designers or architects include elements of both contemporary and traditional designs. Such transitional designs can make your dream house more attractive. Furniture is the heart and soul of your house and choosing the right one is of utmost importance.  At AHD we help you choose the best furniture for your dream home. The variety of furniture in terms of design and style in our Eranakulam shop will satisfy your home décor needs. It is specially designed for our Cochin furniture lovers. Making beautiful furniture is a meticulous process as we consider it our responsibility to satisfy the customers and provide good quality furniture with eye-catching design. You want to know more about furniture, start your car and set your map to ANITIQUE HOME DÉCOR (AHD). We always try to build a good experience for our customers. We send all the new arrival furniture photos to our customers regularly to keep them updated. Our furniture shop near Kadavanthra is situated at the Heart of Ernakulam City, Near to South Railway Station and North Railway Station. You can access our showroom via any Metro Station as our showroom is conveniently located near Kaloor and Kadavanthra Metro Station.


If you are looking for a furniture shop near Edapally or furniture store near Palarivattom, or  furniture shops near Kalamassery, or furniture showroom near Perumbavoor, or furniture shop near Muvattupuzha, or furniture showroom near Angamaly, or furniture store near Kalady, furniture shop near Thripunithura or furniture showroom near Vytilla, or furniture store near Elamakkara, furniture showroom near Ravipuram, or furniture mart near Thoppumpady, or furniture shop near Nedumbassery, you can easily access the AHD Ernakulam store. Once you visit our Kochi showroom, you can understand the intricate craftsmanship and sheer hard work. All of our products are evaluated at every stage of its processing time to bring only the best for you. You can see classic examples of authentic traditional Kerala wood designs and the beauty of contemporary designs. AHD Cochin is one of our flagship shops where we always strive to satisfy your needs.

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