What is Bohemian Style Furniture? A Buyer's Guide

What is Bohemian style furniture? Here we will discuss its origin and where to buy Bohemian style furniture.

1. What is Bohemian Design?
Bohémiens referred to the Romani or Gypsy population from France, called as such because they were believed to have come from Bohemia, a region in the Czech Republic. In reality, the Romani people have their origins in India.

After the French Revolution, many artists were plunged into poverty and as a result, lived below their means, dressing in unfashionable or worn out clothes. Tired and frustrated from being confined within the materialistic ideals of the bourgeois, they embraced creativity and imagination.

The word "BOHO" means "Bohemian Homeless". Boho Chic is a style for the creative, laidback and carefree. 

2. What is Bohemian Style Furniture?
Bohemian Style Furniture has important features as below,

- It made use of furniture that was either salvaged or passed down from another generation. A typical Bohemian interior would contain furniture that is either recycled or vintage.

- Bohemian style furniture is not one to shy away from rich colors and patterns.

- Bohemian style furniture rebels against the strict mix and match of many styles and layers of patterns from different eras and styles are all combined. 

3. Where to Buy Bohemian Style Furniture?
In the following section, we will introduce you to newly produced Bohemian Style Furniture that are available on Amazon.com.

- Bench: It is a mixture of textural patterns – this Bohemian style bench is upholstered in loud and bold prints of different textures or patchwork fabrics. Furniture like this is said to have originated from East Asia, are chosen because of its comfort.
Bench
- Egg Chair: The Bohemian lifestyle is carefree and laidback so it makes sense that Bohemian design is either on the floor or hanging down from the ceiling. This egg chair is designed with a relaxed vibe in mind.
Egg Chair
- Stool: Beautifully chaotic – the right term to describe Bohemian design, not for the faint-hearted, the neat freak and certainly not for the minimalists. This nice looking stool is free-spirited and unconventional. It is unusual, yet carefree and relaxed. Weird and strange but still beautiful, nonetheless.
Stool
- Ottoman: It is soft and relaxed – Bohemian style always looks relaxed. This orange ottoman makes the room feels inviting and warm thanks to the cozy look.
Ottoman
- Accent Table: It looks disheveled – Although more contemporary Bohemian styles make use of innovative furniture, disheveled furniture like this accent table will always be one of the hallmarks of the Bohemian style.
Accent Table
- Rug: Floor lounging was also influenced not only by the laidback lifestyle but also because of the different cultures that promote comfortably sitting on the floor. The patterned rug like this is a must for Bohemian style decor.
Rug


What are things that you love about Bohemian design and why?