Many homes call for smaller-scale furniture — Chicago and New York apartments, historic houses in New England, vacation condos in Florida, etc. — but that doesn’t mean the design aesthetic has to be small, too. Small space... Read more »
Tufted furniture – it’s a classic furniture style that has never quite gone away. Tufting happens during the upholstery process when layers of fabric are pulled inward (often with a button) to create the tuft, giving off a &ldqu... Read more »
When shopping for a sofa, you should always think about the fabric, quality, and the size. But here’s something you might not think about: the shape of your sofa. Before researching sofas, it’s important to know what to search f... Read more »
Casual get-togethers with friends, family movie nights or curling up with a good book … these are the times that transform a roof over your head into a home you love. And while furniture may be the farthest thing from your mind durin... Read more »
It’s very possible that the modern leather sofa you buy today will someday be found in the same category as your great-grandfather’s antique Chippendale settee. Not because they resemble each other in any way, but because they w... Read more »
Everyone has some kind of budget for their decorating projects. Even a large budget provides some kind of spending boundaries. But if the furniture fund is small – or if you have a lot to buy and less money than you'd like – you... Read more »
You’ve seen it before — women talking about a boyfriend. Bubbling with excitement, she raves about her kind, handsome and bright new man. When her friend asks about his apartment, however, the mood and smile fade. “&hellip... Read more »
Let’s face it, furniture is an investment. Most people hold on to a sofa for 10 years or more. But as an occasional shopper, how do you figure out if the sofa that caught your eye will make it for the long haul? There are telltale clu... Read more »
So many factors come into play when you are trying to stylize and optimize your living room. Spending a little time thinking things through can help ensure that you will love yours for years to come. Many people get stumped when trying chos... Read more »
Nothing warms up your space like an area rug. Getting the most out of your rug means keeping on top of routine cleaning and care. . . .
Mid-century modern refers to a design movement during the 1940s through 1960s that featured clean lines, open spaces, geometric shapes and soft organic curves all with an integration of new materials in building, furnishings and art. . . .
Just as dining tables are available in three different heights, the chairs to fit with them are as well. An ideal pairing for comfort is about a foot difference between the seat surface and the table top. . . .