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What Rooms Are Tub Chair Seating Used In?

For contemporary interior designs, tub chairs are one of the preferred seating choices because of their unusual curved shape and tight appearance – more compact than the typical armchair and just as comfortable.

Realistically these chairs can be placed in a variety of different rooms and interiors to contrast as well as complement their surroundings. To inspire homeowners who

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Drop Leaf Tables vs Gateleg Tables

There is no denying that a large, grand dining table can be a beautiful thing, but what if you simply don’t have the space?
If your living and dining areas are on the small side, yet you still want to enjoy the occasional sit down meal in the comfort of your own home – there are options out there… No,

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How to Clean Glass Dining Tables

Compared to dining sets made of wood or marble, the glass dining table gives a dining room contemporary style that other finishes don’t. To keep them clean and shiny though, there are some cleaning and maintenance lessons to learn – well worth considering before you buy one.
 
The thought of owning a glass dining table fills your imagination

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What is the Difference Between Leathers and Suedes

Genuine, faux, bycast, bonded…confused? Well hopefully this will help to fill in a few of those information gaps and give you a clearer understanding of our genuine and faux leather products and what they have to offer.

Bycast Leather
Bycast leather is created using a cut of genuine leather known as ‘split leather’ whereby the cut is separated

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What Size Bed Best Suits Me?

Who knew beds could come in so many different shapes, styles and sizes? No matter how big, small or peculiar shaped your bedroom is, we are sure to offer a bed that is ideal for you, and this handy size guide is a great place to get started in finding the right sized bed to fit comfortably and practically into

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Is Shabby Chic Furniture a Load of Old Mess?

Lately you may have noticed the rise in popularity of shabby chic furniture in either household or commercial interiors. You’ll know if you have because you’ll be left saying, “that’s an elegant and beautiful way to renovate that old table” or “someone clearly hasn’t taken care of their furniture.”
Personally, I think that shabby chic furnishings are an innovative way

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A Brief History of Furniture – Part 1

A Brief History Of Furniture – Part 1

Prehistoric Furniture
From the moment people learned to farm and live in permanent settlements furniture was manufactured. Some of our earliest known furniture comes from the stone age and is dated as far back as 2000BC. Stone provided the Neolithic builders with an available material that they could work with to

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What is a Day Bed?

Daybeds are traditionally an item of furniture which has a dual purpose. Used both for sleeping on at night and for sitting on during the day. Daybeds are commonly used in spare rooms or bedrooms where space can sometimes be limited. Quite often daybeds with trundles are used to provide an extra sleeping option, useful when guests come to stay. Daybeds

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