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Furniture and Furnishings

Gabberts adds east metro location as part of furniture super storeNews from TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press:

After five luxurious decades in Edina, high-end furniture retailer Gabberts is finally opening a sister store in the east metro.
On Saturday, Gabberts opens a new showroom and design center in Little Canada. It’s part of a furniture super-complex that includes — under one very large roof — the new Gabberts store, a relocated Hom Furniture store and an existing Dock 86 location.
All three brands are owned by Hom, but the complex at I-694 and I-35E is [...] Continue Reading…

Design Recipes: Home staging: Should you rent furniture or shop your house?News from Bradenton Herald:
When it comes to home staging, it isn’t about how much money you spend, but about creating the right atmosphere to entice buyers. The reality is most buyers need an emotional trigger, an internal reaction that prompts them to make an offer on a home. Essentially they need to fall in love with a property and picture themselves and their family in the space.
Home staging is hands down the single best tool a home seller [...] Continue Reading…

Design Recipes: Home staging: Should you rent furniture or shop your house?News from Belleville News Democrat:
When it comes to home staging, it isn’t about how much money you spend, but about creating the right atmosphere to entice buyers. The reality is most buyers need an emotional trigger, an internal reaction that prompts them to make an offer on a home. Essentially they need to fall in love with a property and picture themselves and their family in the space.
Home staging is hands down the single best tool a home [...] Continue Reading…

DIY living room ideas from House Beautiful magazine

Posted on 24 Feb 2015 In: furniture

DIY living room ideas from House Beautiful magazineNews from Today.com:
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Top 10 dream living room must havesNews from TheCelebrityCafe.com:
Our living rooms are the main area where people go to enjoy conversations and entertain for parties or get-togethers. We want our living room to reflect our personal taste when it comes to décor and the overall feel that comes with allowing guests into our home.

You can accessorize your living room with [...] Continue Reading…

Outdoor furniture design gets hotter

Posted on 23 Feb 2015 In: furniture

Outdoor furniture design gets hotterNews from The Durango Herald:Enlarge photo

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Brown Jordan’s Marin lounge chair, designed by Michael Berman, is an example of an outdoor furniture piece that could easily work indoors.

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Brown Jordan’s Marin lounge chair, designed by Michael Berman, is an example of an outdoor furniture piece that could easily work indoors.

Outdoor living spaces have come a long way from the days when “outdoor furnishings” meant a few inexpensive folding chairs around a flimsy plastic table.

Today’s outdoor chairs might be wrought [...] Continue Reading…

Custom furniture made just for you

Posted on 21 Feb 2015 In: furniture

Custom furniture made just for youNews from MoneySense:

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In some respects The Pine Store is the opposite of an Ikea: not spacious, tidy and slick like the big box furniture retailer, but small and a little cluttered, with Newfoundland folk music bleating thinly out of computer speakers. Brothers Jim and Doug Howie own and run the store in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood, where an influx of upper middle-class families has created a healthy demand for custom furniture, from simple side tables and bookcases up to more complicated jobs like vanities, [...] Continue Reading…

The Scoop: Interview With Co-Founder Eric Chang Of Hellman-ChangNews from Design & Trend:

(Photo : Courtesy of Hellman-Chang / Founders Daniel Hellman & Eric Chang / The Scoop : Design & Trend – Meg Busacca )
Their story began in the early days, when at the ages of 10, Eric Chang and Daniel Hellman began reinventing things together. From group projects in school to woodworking projects later in life, the self-taught duo became renown for their quality craftsman, ultimately spurring them to create their own design company.

Hellman-Chang is a Brooklyn-based, hand-crafted furniture [...] Continue Reading…

forever yours by marc haldemann, rises furniture’s emotional longevityNews from Designboom:

feb 18, 2015

forever yours by marc haldemann, rises furniture’s emotional longevity

forever yours by marc haldemann, rises furniture’s emotional longevityimages courtesy of marc haldemann

the ‘forever yours’ project by product designer marc haldemann, focuses on the emotional longevity for furniture design and how this can be improved to lengthen its lifetime. creating three different types of seating; the ‘wooden stool’, ‘leather stool’ and ‘wooden chair’, a long-term bond is established through implementing an identify, individuality and interaction with the product and [...] Continue Reading…

Furniture design veteran Tommy McDaniel launches firm

Posted on 17 Feb 2015 In: furniture

Furniture design veteran Tommy McDaniel launches firmNews from Furniture Today:

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Conservation of Furniture

This book is a comprehensive resource covering the principles and practice of the conservation and restoration of furniture, and other decorative art objects made wholly or partly of wood. It integrates theory with practice to show the principles which govern interaction between wooden objects, the environmental and conservation treatments and the factors which need to be taken into [...] Continue Reading…

Mt. Juliet’s reputation as bargain destination grows

Posted on 16 Feb 2015 In: furniture

Mt. Juliet’s reputation as bargain destination growsNews from The Tennessean:

Ashley Williams, the manager of Clementine’s Consignment Boutique, shows off some of the store’s inventory.(Photo: Mary Hance / The Tennessean)

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2 adults, 1 child, a dog: Life in a 160-square-foot tiny houseNews from WHAS 11.com (subscription):Cara Anthony, cara.anthony@indystar.com 10:50 a.m. EST February 16, 2015

The Shores want to purchase a tiny made for retirement, but first they will move into a micro cabin in Henry County.(Photo: Provided by [...] Continue Reading…