he eloquent style of Louis XV is behind the elegance of this incredible French antique bed. Louis XV bedroom furniture style was born in an era of antiquity, when romance rained supreme and the courts of France were ruled by style maven Madame de Pompadour.
The Louis XV style is characterized by fluid lines and rococo curves. It encompasses an asymmetrical treatment of rocaille designs featuring shells and vegetation. This graceful style is one of the most closely identified to what many consider definitive French antique furniture. It has inspired the creation of new forms of beds, chairs, tables, armoires, commodes and more ~ bringing an element of romance and femininity to both the era itself and the collective world of design.
The tastes of Louis XV, dictated by a love of personal comfort combined with intimate surroundings, lend it beautifully to the design of a romantic bedroom chamber. Of course the bed is always the centerpiece of this design.