Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Living Room

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Living Room

From studs to drywall, progress at Design Home 2016 focusing on the twenty foot high Living Room with the twenty foot high fireplace. See this time lapsed video that shows the building process of this wonderfully dramatic fireplace as well as the modern living room design. This video will give a you a peak at…Read More

What’s the Difference Between a Cocktail Table and a Coffee Table?

What’s the Difference Between a Cocktail Table and a Coffee Table?

You’ve heard us talking about how a sofa is not a couch and a couch is not a sofa. Please forgive our OCD, but we still stand by those rules. However, when it comes to cocktail tables and coffee tables we use those terms interchangeably. These days the terms are used to describe all low…Read More

The Forever Fashionable Frequently Functional Martini Table

The Forever Fashionable Frequently Functional Martini Table

What is a Martini Table? Any small table used beside a chair, sofa, sectional, banquette or seat that is primarily for the use of one person. Formerly called cigarette tables, these small gems have evolved into the more elegant named Martini Tables, a name that more accurately describes their use and stylish qualities. They can…Read More

The Always Stylish Yet Highly Functional Étagère

The Always Stylish Yet Highly Functional Étagère

We have talked in the past about how the highly underrated ottoman just doesn’t get enough respect yet it is a highly functional and very stylish piece of furniture. Similarly, the étagère is also a highly functional very stylish piece of furniture but its place in the furniture world is only slightly ahead of the…Read More

Designing with Rugs

Posted by on Apr 19, 2015 in Design Trends, Living Room, Tips
Designing with Rugs

Do you know the difference between a rug and a carpet? Carpet is broadloom, usually woven at twelve feet wide by any length and on a long roll. Carpet is meant to be installed wall-to-wall, although it can be cut into a rug. Rugs are woven to a specific size and can be bordered or…Read More

What the difference between a sofa and a couch?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 in Furniture, Living Room
What the difference between a sofa and a couch?

Did you know that a sofa is not a couch and a couch is not a sofa? Most people use the term couch to describe a sofa but technically that’s not correct. A sofa usually has two arms and a back, although a sofa can be armless. However a couch has one or no arms…Read More