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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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How to Effectively Mix and Match Different Styles

How to Effectively Mix and Match Different Styles

If you’re like most people, you probably know what you like.  You have a certain style. That doesn’t mean to say that everything you like is of one recognized style or another.  It means you see beauty where you see it. You have eclectic tastes. And there’s nothing wrong with eclecticism.  In fact, eclecticism (the […]

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Essential Modern Dining Room Pieces to Elevate Your Style

Essential Modern Dining Room Pieces to Elevate Your Style

The time has come to transform your dining area.  You’re busily seeking out essential modern dining room pieces to elevate your style, taking it to the next level of elegance. But “modern” can mean any number of things.  It can mean the latest style trend, but it needn’t and to be honest, it probably shouldn’t. […]

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Design Trends – Channel Tufting

Design Trends – Channel Tufting

We talk about tufting rather a lot on this blog (because we adore it), but channel tufting is one of our new obsessions. Aesthetically associated with the Hollywood of the 1920s and enjoying a resurgence in the 1970s, channel tufting never really went anywhere.  It went undercover, in terms of home design.  But cast your […]

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A Modern Italian Style for Outdoor Living Spaces

A Modern Italian Style for Outdoor Living Spaces

Now that summer has finally come, with its sweet, warm breezes and languid outdoor living, you’re fully engaged in making your deck, patio or balcony as stunningly beautiful as your indoor spaces. You may have your time-honored favorite pieces, pulled out faithfully, year after year.  Then again, you may be looking for a change that […]

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