By in Furniture Product News

Are Brits ready for tech homes and smart furniture?

Internet of Things

A little over a year ago, we wrote an article about the future of furniture and what we can realistically expect from the eventual marriage between home furniture and modern technology. Though still a fairly new concept, adopted only by those on the cutting edge with the money to spend on such super-modern luxuries, “smart furniture” and “smart appliances” (much

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By in DIY Tips

Planning on some DIY this Bank Holiday weekend?

Bank Holiday DIY and Home Improvement

Bank Holidays are notorious for home improvement projects, with the extra day off work giving Brits a hankering for some DIY adventure. In fact, one of the most popular Bank Holiday DIY jobs is painting.
But if you find yourself itching toward the paintbrush or toolbox this weekend, just remember…
That 10 minute YouTube video you watched of someone demonstrating

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By in Dining Room Furniture, Furniture Product News, Living Room Ideas

Ryder Drop Leaf Table in a Magazine!

We’re proud to share that one of our products has yet again been featured in a magazine, and not just any magazine – it’s one of our favourites too! Home Style magazine offers readers the best of homes, furnishings, cooking and shopping too…

In their April 2016 issue, they featured the best Drop leaf tables on the market and our

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By in Bedroom Ideas, Furniture Glossary

What is a Trundle Bed?

Trundle Bed Action

A trundle bed (or truckle bed) is a part of a guest bed. The trundle bed itself is usually considered to be the part of the guest bed which lies underneath the twin bed frame, sliding out from underneath (usually on casters or rollers). Some trundle beds stay low to the ground, at the same height at which they are pulled out

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By in Living Room Furniture, Living Room Ideas

How Much Space Should Be Between The Sofa & Coffee Table?

Distance between coffee table and sofa

“How much space should be between the sofa and coffee table?”
It seems like a silly question, right? But it’s one that seems to pop up a lot.
When spacing out your living room furniture, the natural thing to do is to just plop the coffee table down in the centre of your seating arrangement. Aesthetically, that’s usually where it looks

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10 Small Kitchen Ideas You Wish You’d Have Thought Of Earlier

Small Kitchen Ideas

Who’s sick of searching for small kitchen ideas to find space-saving solutions for so-called “small kitchens” three times the size of yours? Or so-called “DIY hacks” for your small kitchen that will either cost too much money or require a skilled professional to accomplish for you?
These small kitchen hacks will make you rethink your current layout and organisational system. It’s all about

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By in Living Room Furniture, Living Room Ideas

How To Rearrange Your Living Room Furniture

How To Rearrange Living Room Furniture

Wondering if your living room furniture is working for you? Are you making the most of the space available to you? Is your current living room furniture arrangement making the room feel cramped or crowded?
First you will want to consider the layout of the room, its function and how you prioritise the different elements of the room. Think

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