Category Archives: How to Choose Furniture

The Difference Between Old and New Sofa Sleepers

   |   In How to Choose Furniture, Living Room Design, Space for Guests   |   21 July 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

Do you remember the first sofa sleeper you owned? Chances are that old relic was used only in case of emergency because it was so uncomfortable! If that’s your idea of a sofa sleeper today, it’s time to learn why there is no comparison to modern versions.

read more

Comfort Sleeper Custom Options

   |   In How to Choose Furniture, Living Room Design, Manufacturer Spotlight   |   15 February 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

One of the best features of a Comfort Sleeper™ by American Leather is the way you can so easily customize these sofa sleepers to perfectly fit your space and décor.

read more

Focus on Wood Furnishings

   |   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.

read more

How to Create a Home Office You Can Work In

   |   In How to Choose Furniture, Office Design   |   11 December 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

With the new year coming soon, it’s time to start thinking about your career goals. If you work from a home office, now is the perfect time to assess your workspace and find ways to make it more efficient and productive. These are my tips for turning any space into a work area that makes you want to dig right into your to-do list!

read more

What Furnishings Should You Replace When You Want a New Look?

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, How to Choose Furniture   |   20 November 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As time goes by and our circumstances change, often so do our tastes in interior design. It could be that a traditional setting was once what you craved but now you’d like to simplify things and opt for a modern style. By the way, that’s quite common – especially in the last several years when the economy took a downturn and many of us downsized. But rather than getting rid of everything in your home all at once, there’s an easier way to make a gradual transition to a new, contemporary style. Here’s how to proceed.

read more