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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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Simple Ideas to Cozy Up the Guest Bedroom

Simple Ideas to Cozy Up the Guest Bedroom

There’s something a little inhospitable about accommodating overnight guests on a hide-a-bed in a disorganized spare room, filled with assorted bric-a-brac. Books jumbled in a book shelf that’s seen better days, a throw tossed over the hide-a-bed bearing the image of Pokemon and a couple of venerable pillows dragged from an airless closet don’t exactly […]

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How to Use Custom Furniture In Your NJ/NYC Home

How to Use Custom Furniture In Your NJ/NYC Home

Your home is your sanctuary.  It’s where you come at the end of the day to rest and reflect.  It’s more than a place to hang your hat.  It’s an extension of who you are. When you know yourself, you’re not about to be content with the banal or boring.  That just won’t cut it.  […]

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The Best of 2017 Living Room Trends

The Best of 2017 Living Room Trends

2017 was turbulent and complex year, in many ways.  But the world continues turning and we find ourselves in a new year. Every year has its trends and 2017 was no exception.  Here, we’ll focus on some of the best of 2017 living room trends, pointing the way to a new year of hope, vitality […]

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Signs it’s Time to Purchase New Living Room Furniture

Signs it’s Time to Purchase New Living Room Furniture

There comes a time in the life of every living room that change is inevitable.  Your relationship to the space grows stale.  You look around the room and wonder what happened. You used to love this room. But time passes.  Tastes change.  Furniture can get a little tired (or a lot). Let’s learn to read […]

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