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History of FurnitureFurniture helps families turn a house into a home
Furniture: A functional and stylish addition
Ever since people began living in permanent settlements, they have depended on furniture to make their homes more comfortable and appealing. One of the earliest known uses of furniture was around 2000 B.C. in Scotland. As time passed, stylistic and functional differences became apparent in furniture from different cultures. The type of furniture in a household often reflected the owners' social status or income level. That is still true today, and many types of furniture are passed down through generations.
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