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Investing in High Quality Custom Furniture for Your Bedroom

Investing in High Quality Custom Furniture for Your Bedroom

Your bedroom is the sanctuary of the home.  It’s where you sleep, relax and pamper yourself.  A highly personalized space, your bedroom is an important part of your residence that people too often tend to bypass when thinking about adding high quality custom furniture. But it’s your special space, so it’s worth taking the time […]

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Style Rules: Effortlessly Casual but not Shabby

Style Rules: Effortlessly Casual but not Shabby

Sprezzatura is the Italian word we’re going to use to define what this post is about. Sprezzatura describes achieving elegance with no apparent effort.  When it comes to home interiors, living space is for living.  Plastic on the living room furniture is the most extreme expression of discomfort with any actual living going on, but […]

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Design Trend – When Royal Meets Rustic

Design Trend – When Royal Meets Rustic

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, the Royals of the world lived in far more rustic contexts than those they do today.  But just one example of the longstanding Royal affection for rustic locales is Queen Elizabeth of England’s for Balmoral Castle. When at Balmoral, Her Majesty is known to ramble […]

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Nothing Succeeds Like Excess – 2018 is the Year of Maximalism

Nothing Succeeds Like Excess – 2018 is the Year of Maximalism

“Moderation is a fatal thing.  Nothing succeeds like excess.” Oscar Wilde Lush, sensual and rich, Maximalist design is the antidote to years of minimalism.  For some time now, the design world has counseled sparsely furnished and decorated interiors, with blindingly white walls as the backdrop. But all that has changed.  Since 2016, interior design circles […]

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Defining Design – Bachelor Pad

Defining Design – Bachelor Pad

The term “bachelor pad” has a long history of depicting young, single male life as an endless party, peopled by other boisterous bachelors and a bevy of scantily clad women. For many decades, the ideal bachelor pad has been typified by James Bond movies, Hugh Hefner’s lavishly decadent persona and perhaps a spicy dash of […]

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Modern Furniture Design Trends – from the 70s

Modern Furniture Design Trends – from the 70s

The 1970s represent a distinct shift in 20th Century design sensibilities.  In the wake of the Hippie movement, men took off their neckties, opting for leisure suits in pastel colors replete with patch pockets and flared trousers. The mainstream responded to counter-culture by co-opting and elaborating on it.  This trend extended into the home.  Suddenly […]

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Contemporary Furniture Pieces Can Transform Any Home!

Contemporary Furniture Pieces Can Transform Any Home!

When you’re seeking a home transformation, going beyond painting the walls is a balancing act.  Contemporary furniture pieces can transform any home – so long as you play by some simple rules of balance, concerning color and theme. Your home reflects who you are. It’s where your soul comes out to play among those items […]

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Finding A Beautiful Italian Leather Sofa in a Contemporary Style

Finding A Beautiful Italian Leather Sofa in a Contemporary Style

Finding a beautiful Italian leather sofa in a contemporary style is the holy grail for many of today’s lovers of fine interior design.  From designers to developers to hoteliers envisioning the perfect, plush lobby, the right sofa is key. A sofa doesn’t just need to be attractive.  It needs to be comfortable.  It’s where form […]

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How to Search for The Best Italian Modern Leather Furniture

How to Search for The Best Italian Modern Leather Furniture

If you’re on the hunt for the best Italian modern leather furniture, then you’re already a step ahead. You know where the quality and craftsmanship are and that’s a great start. For centuries, Italian furniture design has led the way.  From the days of the Roman Empire to today’s leading-edge Italian design houses, this nation […]

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Options in Beautiful Contemporary Furniture

Options in Beautiful Contemporary Furniture

Everybody likes the idea of choices.  Choices give us the latitude to live our personal tastes and truly express who we are.  This is no truer than in the spaces we occupy most frequently – the home, our place of work and the places we go to relax and social. Options in beautiful contemporary furniture […]

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The Different Dimensions of Modern Furniture

The Different Dimensions of Modern Furniture

The evolution of Italian furniture has led it to its unique incarnation as a contemporary style mainstay in the homes, offices and fine hotels of the world.  Satisfying the need for modern expressions in a variety of contexts, the different dimensions of modern furniture in the Italian ethos make it adaptable to most settings. Whether […]

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2018 Decorating Trends: Go Bold or Go Home!

2018 Decorating Trends:  Go Bold or Go Home!

As design years go, 2018 is not for the timid.  Featured are the geometric patterns we’ve seen everywhere in 2017, but transformed.  Texture is making a comeback, with natural fibers and other materials surging to the forefront. In sum, it’s all about letting go of your reservations on the home front and allowing yourself to […]

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