Confession: This is a cheat sheet for myself. I buy and sell furniture and often have to figure out what period the particular furniture piece fits into. Use it to figure out your style, and come back often, as I will add to this list over time.
The centerpiece of the kitchen is an antique French cabinet expanded at its back and topped with a granite counter to form an island work space. Lighting fixtures are French antiques from Bogart, Bremmer Bradley. (Benjamin Benschneider/The Seattle Times)