Published at Sunday, February 04th 2018. by Charmine Boivin in Dressers.
The dresser for the bedroom as an essential piece of furniture has been much in demand for centuries. Traditionally a gentlemans dresser for his bedroom was made of oak or mahogany usually with two top drawers for stockings gloves cravats handkerchiefs and other accouterments. On the top would be placed lace covers and a mirror that should ideally match the wood of the dresser. The remaining three drawers would be single and capacious enough to carry shirts woollens and breeches.
Also choose oak dressers that are well built. They have to be fastened without any gaps its planes should be level and in addition to all this the dresser should be devoid of any indentations. By keeping all these points in mind you will be able to make a wise decision in your oak dresser investment that will last you a lifetime.
The emphasis for modern dressers is to de-clutter bedrooms and create a harmonious themed design scheme within the bedroom and often bedroom units including the wardrobe overhead cupboards dressing table and dresser will be made with one design theme and one colour so that everything is colour co-ordinated. Many newer dressers for bedroom have more storage space than dressers of old.
Another thing that is important to take into consideration when choosing the right dresser for your bedroom is color. What color would you like your dresser to be? While many dressers are made of wood and therefore come in different wood stains like cherry oak or mahogany there are also dressers made of different materials that are available in every color of the rainbow. The important thing to remember with color selection is that you want your dresser to blend in with everything else in your bedroom. You want the dresser to look as though it is a part of a bedroom collection even if it is not. Choose a neutral color thats not distracting from your overall décor.
Dressers can come in different shapes and forms and this ultimately determines what to use it for and how to place it inside the bedroom. Sometimes dressers are chosen and made to suit a theme chosen for the room and sometimes it is purposely designed to stand out in the room because of its aesthetic qualities. The oldest and most traditional forms of dressers are usually smaller and are used to keep smaller articles and clothing in order. Most of these dressers are used to keep underwear socks and other trinkets and items like jewelry. Today many newer designs are larger and have more storage space than usual. These dressers have more drawers and more storage space. Furthermore many craftsmen are now making dressers with more intricate designs and aesthetic quality and so dressers are valued not just because of their functionality but because of their design value as well. The purposes of your traditional dresser have now been expanded.
Wardrobe Armoires. Wardrobe armoires are tall and wide dressers that consist of two outward opening panel doors and pull out drawers below. The height of a wardrobe armoire is anywhere between 4 and 6 feet. The upper part of the armoire is usually used for hanging clothes.