The History Of French Furniture

Middle Ages 900 – 1500 Furniture of the middle ages was designed to be practical. It was often very large, simple and heavy. This early furniture followed the lines of architecture. Very few pieces of furniture from this era were carved, just those crafted to show off wealth. Renaissance 1500-1610 During the renaissance era, French […]

Patio Furniture Ideas: Inventive Ideas to Make Your Space a Reflection of You

Opening up your home to the outdoors is a great way to expand your living space. Just like the interior, your patio furniture should be relaxing and represent your style and tastes. Fun With Pallets Pallets are used in everyday shipping and can often be purchased for next to nothing. There are several different ways […]

Designer Furniture: The Perks

When you buy furniture, there are many things to consider. It is not just about buying a chair or bed to fill the space up and have something to sit or sleep on. It is much more. Whatever piece of furniture you buy, the design of the furniture and the way you place it defines […]

Rustic Modern Interiors and Furniture

The rustic-modern interior trend is a welcome change from vintage rustic taking a break from the fussiness about aesthetics. Rustic exposed unfinished beams and brick walls with natural wood or stone floors furnished with antique furniture and natural fabrics. That's a style I enjoy exploring. Incorporating rustic elements into our homes in a casually sophisticated […]

How to Buy Furniture One Piece at a Time

Not everyone has the budget to go out and buy an entire furniture set all in one go and not every furniture store will hold a set for a long period of time which is why it is wise to learn how to buy furniture one piece at a time . It is not a […]

The Uses and Cultural Relevance of Bamboo in Asia and South East Asia

Bamboo is a giant tropical grass with hollow wood stems. In the west when we consider the uses of bamboo, we think 80’s garden furniture and bamboo shoots eaten with our favourite Chinese Takeaway food. In the East, bamboo is so much more. Bamboo is a highly sustainable plant that grows at an alarming rate. […]

Antique Painted Furniture: The Fragile, Hard-To-Get Furniture

Not to give much disappointment to avid antique collectors yet today, it is so hard to purchase antique painted furniture from the 18th century, especially those that are hand-painted. Most of this kind of furniture is lying inside the guarded museums, separated from the community through silk routes. Today, one can rarely see genuine pieces […]

3 Reasons to Consider Teak Outdoor Furniture

Wooden outdoor furniture is timeless in its design and appearance. You can find just about any style of furniture for your outdoor living space, whether you prefer rustic log furniture or sleek and modern furniture. Along with the vast number of styles available, the materials of which the furniture is constructed is abundantly versatile. The […]

Which Wood is Best For Outdoor Furniture – Teak Or Cedar?

If you are looking to landscape your backyard, reinvigorate your tired porch or patio, or even create a warm and welcoming living area out of that new deck, you may need some new furniture.  After all what good is having a great place to entertain if your guests don’t feel comfortable while they’re there?  When you need a few chairs to fill […]

Indian Furniture Exporters: Going Strong in the International Market

The Indian furniture exporter are making huge profits in their business owed to the increasing demands of Indian hand crafted wooden furniture in the global markets. The furniture exporters of the country are heading towards a brighter future with strict export orders of ethnic Indian furnishings made with contemporary designs and exclusive woods like Sheesham, […]