An armoire, also known as a wardrobe is a standing closet used for storing clothes and jewelry. The earliest armoire designed was a chest that was used by Kings and nobles in castles and palaces. From there on storage was needed not only used for clothes but also for storing linens, rugs, weapons as well as armors. This was designed by the French in the 17th Century. In the modern world, it’s quite easy to buy different kinds of wardrobes like rustic armoire, tall armoire, Gothic armoire and so on. The earliest armoire was massive and heavy and stood very tall and wide. They didn’t have any feet and stood directly on the floor. Many French castles had decorative and paintings on the armoire which was used as an important piece of decor.
The original use of armoire was to store personal belongings and treasures as there were no closets at that time. With the boom of built-in closets over a period of time armoire was used for other purposes. Towards the end of the 20th Century and the start of the 21st Century, the armoire was used to store books, CDs, DVDs, televisions and various other audio equipment. Over the years armoire has become an important part of interior decorating. Depending on the color, size, and material it can add character to the room making it the focal point. One of the biggest advantages of owning an armoire is that they provide space for keeping various things. Their multipurpose functions include a bookshelf, closet, a clothing rack, jewelry box, etc. If you are not happy with the look and feel of it you can move them around and customize it according to your preference. If you are looking for more space for your shoes then you can add a few more shelves which will provide you additional storage space. If you are looking to add more depth to your bedroom armories are the perfect piece of furniture that can depth to your room and become the focal point. Armoires are also very mobile, you can use them in the kitchen and dining room to store crockery, table cloth, place-mat, and silverware. If you are an avid reader or a collector of books, storing books might be a problem because of the different sizes of each book. Depending on the size of the available space in your room, armories can also be used as a library to store books. Armories can also be used to store watches and perfumes as they consist of many shelves and drawers.
So, if you are having space issues when it comes to storage or want to avoid your room getting cluttered, armoires is the perfect furniture for your homes.