The home used to be a linguistic minefield when entertaining guests. How you referred to your furniture, in addition to the rooms which they occupied, was used as an indicator of your social class background. This isn’t the case anymore, as the great class divide seems to have gotten a little foggy over the past few decades. Now the varied usage of
What is a Chaise Longue?
The chaise longue (pronounced “shayz long”, the literal English translation from French for which is “long chair”) has in recent decades become more popularly known and pronounced as chaise lounge in English-speaking countries. A combination of “chair” in french (“chaise”) and the verb “lounge” in English, becoming “chaise lounge”. This is due to persistent mis-spelling
Beds take up a lot of room. It’s most likely the largest item of furniture in your bedroom. Whether you’re struggling for space in your bedroom or simply want to declutter your room of the visible storage compartments, buying a bed with built-in storage is a great way to minimise the number of bulky storage furniture in your bedroom to
It seems that many people aren’t sure what the purpose is to having a headboard, or why one is even necessary. Well, most of the time with free-standing beds or divan beds, they’re not necessary. But, even if it’s not necessary to the structure of your bed, there are still many reasons to opt to have one.
So, what is
If you have a small bedroom, you’ll know just how much of a nightmare arranging bedroom furniture can be. Whether you have a single bed or a double bed, there are ways you can make the most of the space available to you. First you’ll need to take a look at the space and figure out the best way
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
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
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
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
“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