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5 Designer-Approved Living Room Décor Ideas

5 Designer-Approved Living Room Décor Ideas

The living room is one of the most public spaces in your home.  Here is where you receive and entertain guests and spend time with family and friends. It’s a room which demands more than a few tired family photos and a couple of equally tired throw cushions.  The living room demands that you aspire […]

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Stylish Dining Room Colors and Combinations

Stylish Dining Room Colors and Combinations

Color is the name of the interior design game these days.  For too long relegated to the back burner, color has again surged to the forefront as a crucial component of home décor. Stylish dining room colors and combinations run the gamut from super-saturated to subtle this year, but if one thing’s for sure, color’s […]

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Ideas to Create a Cozy Living Room

Ideas to Create a Cozy Living Room

Is there any greater pleasure than curling up with a good book in a cozy corner of your living room?  But sometimes, our desire to model style over comfort heads us off.  We become victims of our own excellent taste. What purpose does form serve if it’s not meshed with function?  Any reader will tell […]

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5 Italian Furniture Brands You Need to Know

5 Italian Furniture Brands You Need to Know

Italian furniture has firmly established itself as a leading source of quality for the home, office, fine dining establishments and luxury hotels.  Inimitable in quality, it transcends the common. But the array of brands is dizzying.  Such is the life of fine furnishings in one of the most vibrant sources of design in the world […]

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Luxury Bedding Care Guide

Luxury Bedding Care Guide

We spend fully 1/3rd of our lives sleeping, if we insist on the requisite 8 hours per night, which we should.  So, shouldn’t our sleeping space be as luxurious and comfortable as possible? At Michelangelo, we certainly think so.  If you’re as passionate about quality bedding as we are, you’ll appreciate this brief luxury bedding […]

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Made in Italy Luxury Furniture: The Reasons for a Great Success

Made in Italy Luxury Furniture:  The Reasons for a Great Success

Made in Italy.  Those three words are redolent of quality, craftsmanship and an almost uncanny sense of beauty’s quintessence. But in a world which seeks instant gratification and low price points, the cachet and allure of the Made in Italy label may have lost some of its lusters.  Today’s consumers want it now. They want […]

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Sophisticated Sofas: The Elegance of Classic Padded Elements

Sophisticated Sofas:  The Elegance of Classic Padded Elements

Nothing says home quite like the comfort of a sofa.  Today, acknowledged as a necessary component of any living room, the sofa wasn’t always a part of our lives.  It’s been developed over centuries, coming to us in various incarnations to arrive at its current, iconic status. Sophisticated sofas: the elegance of classic padded elements […]

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A Luxury Wooden Sideboard for a Classic Living Room

A Luxury Wooden Sideboard for a Classic Living Room

Your classic living room is where you share your personal style with friends and family.  It’s a point of pride for you and a revelatory expression of who you are, when visitors join you for the evening. And a luxury wooden sideboard for a classic living room is a prestigious addition to the space’s ambience, […]

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Luxury Home Furniture: Made in Italy is One Step Ahead

Luxury Home Furniture:  Made in Italy is One Step Ahead

Maybe living in an ancient loft looking out on the Campo dei Fiori in Rome isn’t in the cards for you.  And maybe you can’t find your way to that breathtaking, permanent terrace in Capri, the Mediterranean’s blue vastness arrayed at your feet. But you can bring a slice of that inimitable glamor into your […]

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Majestic, Welcoming, Elegant: The Classic Luxury Armchair

Majestic, Welcoming, Elegant:  The Classic Luxury Armchair

The classic luxury armchair is a fixture in elegant spaces all over the world.  From fine hotels, to high-end restaurants and lounges, to your own living room, the armchair is a symbol of coddled comfort. From the traditional wingback, to the overstuffed chair and a half, the classic luxury armchair invites you to settle into […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Stool for Your Kitchen, Bar or Game Room

How to Choose the Perfect Stool for Your Kitchen, Bar or Game Room

The stool is a fixture in any setting that’s relaxed and informal.  From the bistro to the home game room, to the bar, to the kitchen island, stools are an attractive, comfortable alternative that add another dimension to your home décor scheme. But there’s a science as to how to choose the perfect stool for […]

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How to Choose a Sofa: Finding the Right One for Your Home

How to Choose a Sofa: Finding the Right One for Your Home

The sofa is like a unifying island in the middle of your sitting or living room.  It sets the tone, as the room’s centerpiece. It’s also a high-ticket item, so you want to get it right, as mistakes can be costly.  How to choose a sofa: finding the right one for your home is a […]

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