Eve Raney | In How to Choose Furniture, Interior Design Trends, Sustainable Design | 12 September 2013, 06.00 | comments: 0
We’ve noticed a trend in the past few years regarding the shopping and purchasing behavior of our customers. Although the furniture industry is certainly not the only one to experience a change in the pattern of sales, it’s interesting to note how current/past events and situations influence American consumers’ behavior when it comes to furnishing their homes. And because your buying habits have changed, that means our business has had to change, too. Here’s our take on the influences that have shaped – and will continue to shape – the world of home furnishings and décor.
Esther Goya | In How to Choose Furniture, Sustainable Design | 10 August 2013, 21.45 | comments: 0
“Green” furniture, or those pieces made in an eco-friendly manner, have long been a popular choice, especially for contemporary styles. But today’s manufacturers take the green concept a step further by using a unique variety of recycled materials. This is a resourceful way to produce beautiful designs that repurpose and utilize existing materials that might otherwise end up in the landfill. Here we spotlight three of our most popular manufacturers to provide inspiration for your organically designed home or office.
Gail Sakundiak | In How to Choose Furniture, Interior Design Trends, Sustainable Design | 15 July 2013, 05.20 | comments: 0
There are many aspects to interior design, including functionality, aesthetics, size and more. But another aspect has been added to the design of home and office furnishings in the past decade or so: sustainability. What manufacturers do to preserve our environment while producing the items with which we want to furnish our space has become a vital issue for many consumers. In fact, sustainability is now considered an interior design feature that many people desire.