The history of interiors is best told in terms of the interior design styles which have dominated.
From the influential cabriole legs and fauteuil chairs of 17th century French design to the shallow button tufting and iconic pieces of Mid-century modern furniture, the many different types of interior design styles are diverse and fascinating.
What constitutes a country sofa? How does traditional differ from classical? Which accessories are most at home in a decidedly Hollywood Regency interior?
Discover our rundown of what you need to know about the world’s most popular interior design styles.