Focus on Wood Furnishings

Gail Sakundiak   |   In How to Choose Furniture, Interior Design Trends, Sustainable Design   |   29 January 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

A design trend predicted to be big in 2014 is the combination of white or pale rooms and furnishings combined with the warmth of real wood accents. Here in San Diego, that’s not really new, but as interest peaks across the country for this style, it’s bound to be reflected in the furniture you’ll see in our showrooms. Here’s a short primer on how to select wood furnishings and incorporate them in your contemporary home or office.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: BDI

Ben Conte   |   In Manufacturer Spotlight, Office Design   |   22 January 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

With the Super Bowl only a couple short weeks away, it’s the perfect time to consider upgrading your home viewing system. And along with new audio and video components, you will need the perfect console or entertainment center to store and showcase them. One of the most popular options in our stores is the beautiful, modern pieces manufactured by BDI.

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Tips for Creating a Home Bar

Brandie Fountain   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   15 January 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

There’s nothing quite as luxurious and comfortable as walking in your front door after a long, hard day at work and seeing a lovely wet bar waiting to dispense your favorite adult beverage. Especially for lovers of mid-century modern design, a bar is an integral part of your decorating scheme, conjuring up images of sleek silver shakers, beautiful crystal stemware and an ice bucket to get just the right temperature for your dry martini, shaken, not stirred.

Today, it’s easier than ever to recreate the romance and sophistication of your own home bar. Read through our tips to design one that fits perfectly with your personality and within the design scheme of your home.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: American Leather

Howard Haimsohn   |   In Manufacturer Spotlight, Sustainable Design   |   8 January 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

Our customers are some of the most discriminating consumers in the San Diego area. And that’s why we scour the country for furniture manufacturers who not only make quality furnishings right here in America, they offer customized versions to suit your personal style to a tee. American Leather is just such a company and one we are proud to feature in both our San Diego and Encinitas showrooms.

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Changing Your Décor When Your Tastes Change

Esther Goya   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends, Seasonal Design   |   27 December 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As the New Year approaches, many of us are ready to get rid of the old and bring in the new. It’s time to put away those holiday decorations for another year and go back to simplifying our interior design schemes. This also makes it the perfect time to redo the look in your home or office so that it better represents your current sense of style. Use these tips to create a space that reflects the new you!

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