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Born Again: Refurbishing a Handcrafted Family Sofa

Born Again: Refurbishing a Handcrafted Family Sofa

My dad made this sofa when I was just a toddler. It sat in our living room for years, and at eight feet long, it was the centerpiece of everything from family photos to teenage sleepovers. I suspect my dad built it more out of necessity than desire. In the […]

Protect Your Furniture from Your Pets

Protect Your Furniture from Your Pets

As a pet owner we are always conscious of furniture materials and a 9 pound puppy can do more damage than you may think, but there are some pet friendly materials out there that can protect your furniture.

60 Second Sofa Test

60 Second Sofa Test

Furniture is an investment and needs to be sturdy enough to withstand hundreds to thousands of uses. You wouldn’t buy a car without at least taking it for a test drive and at most checking under the hood and giving it a thorough sight and feel inspection. The same principle […]

All Types of Ottomans

All Types of Ottomans

Finding the right ottoman that is both comfortable and stylish is proving to be difficult. We need it to work with our room but it doesn’t have to “match” anything in particular. It must also be very durable as we sometimes use it for a seat. There are many places […]

Carlos Motta | Furniture Designer

Carlos Motta | Furniture Designer

We appreciate designers and manufacturers who create furniture and home accessories made from reclaimed materials. One of the best of this breed is Carlos Motta, a brazilian furniture designer who has been handcrafting furniture of reclaimed wood for the past 30 years. Based in Sao Paulo, Motta’s designs are well-known […]