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Mar25

Bouclé Fabric Makes a Comeback Bouclé Fabric Makes a Comeback

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What is Bouclé?

The word bouclé is a French word, translated to English bouclé it means “curls’ - this is a reference to how bouclé yarn and fabric is made, which is from many different loops or “curls”. It’s this process that gives the fabric it’s intriguing appearance. Though it is a very heavy textile known for being incredibly soft and provides an interesting texture making for an interesting visual.

Mar24

Modern Furniture in Velvet - Interior Design Trends 2021 Modern Furniture in Velvet - Interior Design Trends 2021

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Grandmillenial Style & Modern Furniture

Grandmilenial style could be one of the reasons that velvet is making such a comeback. This new popular trend is a bold one, mixing woods and modern furniture, minimalistic styles with the retro, nostalgic styles you’d see in your grandma’s house. Envision your grandma's tufted velvet bench or armchair mixed with white sleek cabinets and minimalist style.

Feb20

sohoConcept’s Newest Modern Furniture Collection – Spring 2021 sohoConcept’s Newest Modern Furniture Collection – Spring 2021

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Mixing Modern Furniture with Vintage Looks

It’s very easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to mixing different looks in your home. When done well, mixing modern furniture with vintage looks can look very stylish and allows you to introduce interest into your home that may mostly feature modern furniture.

Feb01

The Hottest Home Office Modern Furniture Trends – 2021 The Hottest Home Office Modern Furniture Trends – 2021

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It’s with no surprise that a lot of us are becoming more intrigued and inspired by home décor. This is due to a combination of being at home a lot more and our homes becoming our everything. Our homes have become our dining space, our entertainment, our learning space, and home office. It’s no wonder one of the hottest trends in 2021 is creating a more comfortable intentional home office space. SohoConcept has put together some of the hottest modern furniture trends for office spaces in 2021 – with comfort, style, and functionality in mind.

Dec05

Transform your Living Room with SohoConcept Transform your Living Room with SohoConcept

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Harmony Sofa

This sofa looks much different than your typical sofa. It has a unique and modern look that is difficult to find. The seating is made of foam, ensuring that your seat is comfortable. It comes in a variety of colours, ensuring that you can pick one to suit your theme. We recommend picking a bright colour if the walls of your living room are a light colour to make it stand out even more.

Dec05

Get Ready for Winter with SohoConcept Get Ready for Winter with SohoConcept

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I think we can all agree that this year is going by really quickly! We are already in mid October and before we know it, winter will be here. We have some good ideas here at SohoConcept to change your house to give it that winter vibe.

Sep15

Transform Your Room to a Study Space with SohoConcept Transform Your Room to a Study Space with SohoConcept

This school year is different than others with some students going to school, and others completing their studies at home. It can be difficult to suddenly figure out how to transform your room into a nice modern study space, but SohoConcept is here to help you!

Sep15

Transform your House This Fall with SohoConcept Transform your House This Fall with SohoConcept

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With fall coming so soon (I know we can’t believe it either), SohoConcept is so excited to show you our new furniture to transform your house this fall. From coffee tables, to dining tables and chairs, we have what you’ll need to give your house a cozy, yet modern look this fall.

Aug11

Stools and Chairs for Summer 2020 Stools and Chairs for Summer 2020

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Crescent Piston

This stool is comfortable and has a modern look to it. It has a comfortable backrest and its height can be easily adjustable making it ideal for multiple purposes. It has bright colours to choose from, such as turquoise, sky blue, fuchsia and orange. SohoConcept recommends using these stools for a high kitchen table or a bar. It will brighten up your room along with giving it a modern look for this summer.

Aug11

Brighten Your House with SohoConcept’s Mirrors Brighten Your House with SohoConcept’s Mirrors

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I think we can all agree on the fact that we’ve spent a lot more time in our house this summer. You can increase the brightness of your house to get more of that summer time brightness by using one of Sohoconcept’s mirrors​.

Jul04

Spice Up Patios with Modern Et Al’s Metal Chairs Spice Up Patios with Modern Et Al’s Metal Chairs

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Et Al Chair Collection

With the exciting news that many restaurants are allowed to open their patios, it’s important to find the right chairs. We are happy to introduce you to our Et Al’s collection which has three types of bases – metal, plastic and wooden.

There are a couple of factors to keep in mind when purchasing chairs for outdoors. Some factors include durability, style, and maintenance.

Jul04

Brightening Up Your House with Modern Furniture Brightening Up Your House with Modern Furniture

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Brightness

When we think of summer, we imagine brightness. Brightness does not just have to come from the sun though. We can make our homes bright as well. One way you can brighten up a room is to put a mirror near your window or lamps. Our Malta or Anna mirror would be the perfect addition to any room of your house. These mirrors are not your typical mirrors as they both have shelf options as well.

Jun02

The Solution To Disinfecting Fabrics! The Solution To Disinfecting Fabrics!

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Personal Hygiene

With new facts coming out on how to stay safe during a pandemic, one thing remains the same: personal hygiene. A virus does not remain on soft surfaces as much as it will on harder surfaces such as wood, metal plastics and laminates.

Jun02

Why You Need To Choose Modern Furniture Why You Need To Choose Modern Furniture

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Modern Furniture Is A Must Have!

Why is modern furniture important? Lets just say it's the perfect way to express your lifestyle and yourself. Let your furniture speak for itself, with the best furniture whether it's residential or commercial!

May01

Design Your Ideal Modern Home Office Design Your Ideal Modern Home Office

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Set Up Your Modern Home Office With These SohoConcept Pieces

The rapid spread of Covid-19 has encouraged many employers to mandate their employees to work from home. Working remotely has its challenges such as being confined to your bed or battling over a designated couch. This can be the perfect opportunity to model the ideal home office you have always dreamt of! Who knew a few pieces of furniture could help promote creativity, productivity and concentration? SohoConcept is here to help you create a space that contributes to your work-from-home success with modern furniture!

May01

Safeguard Your Home by Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Furniture Safeguard Your Home by Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Furniture

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Due to the global Coronavirus outbreak, everyone is encouraged to spend all their time at home to decrease the spread of the virus. ​COVID-19 has made people more cautious and try to take precautions to avoid getting affected. Even though washing your hands well is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is also crucial to fight against bacteria and harmful pathogens in your home by keeping it clean.

Apr21

Modern Furniture in Health Facilities Modern Furniture in Health Facilities

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Whether it’s a doctor’s office or at the dentist, what is it that most patients hope to see once they enter through the door? A Beautiful seating area, an elegant but organized reception desk, and different accessories to make them feel comfortable. Modern furniture plays a huge role in many healthcare facilities to open their arms for patients, workers and everyone else. SohoConcept’s furniture ensures to give much more than just furniture, but an experience for patients to always remember.

Apr21

PPM vs Leatherette-Which Faux Leather Upholstery Is For You? PPM vs Leatherette-Which Faux Leather Upholstery Is For You?

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Choosing the perfect upholstery for your modern furniture comes with a lot of consideration due to all the different varieties! The variety of options available when choosing for the perfect look comes with both positives and negatives!

The Leatherette is one of the most popular types of upholstery for modern furniture in businesses and offices because of the great resemblance to genuine leather. However, PPM is the newest type of upholstery that is sweeping around the country! At sohoConcept, we are always asked about the benefits of different upholstery options. Leatherette and PPM both come with great benefits and very few disadvantages, making them perfect for the hospitality industry, homes, offices, and much more.

Mar10

Creating the Perfect Dining Space in a Condo Creating the Perfect Dining Space in a Condo

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Most condos and apartments don't come with a lot of extra space. In most cities, condos won't have a dedicated dining room. But this doesn't mean you have to eat dinner on your couch every night!

Creating a dining space in a condo is a combination of finding the right furniture, using the space as well as possible, and using decor to your advantage. Because of the surge in condo living the last decade, furniture designers have created some beautiful dining room furniture perfect for these smaller spaces. If you find the right table, counter space, dining chairs, and bar stools, along with the right decor, you can create a perfect dining space in your condo!

Mar10

Creating a Professional Office Design Creating a Professional Office Design

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When you think of a professional office design, you probably think of mahogany desks, wooden doors, and huge, closed off meeting rooms. This might be the traditional professional office design, but modern trends and changes in work environments and flow mean that a professional space does not have to be traditional.

Feb14

sohoConcept at the Interior Design Show 2020 sohoConcept at the Interior Design Show 2020

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In January, we were honored and excited to attend the Interior Design Show in the heart of downtown Toronto. We've attended this show for years, and without exaggeration, this was the best!
This year's IDS brought over 50 000 people together – industry leaders, designers, conceptualists, and change-makers all looking to shape the future of design.

Feb14

Modern Seating for the New Decade Modern Seating for the New Decade

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The right piece of furniture can completely transform a room. Whether it's a piece of art, a light fixture, a custom chair, or a brightly-colored table, once you find a piece that speaks to you, you can design the rest of the space around it.

Jan10

Modern Design Trends for 2020 Modern Design Trends for 2020

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If there’s one way we can summarize the modern design trends emerging for 2020, it’s that anything goes. Many traditional design rules that we’ve seen for years are going out the window this year, being replaced by the celebration of the unique.

Jan10

Roundup - Topics and Blogs from the Decade Roundup - Topics and Blogs from the Decade

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Hard to believe we’re already in the new decade! The 2010s were amazing years for our team at sohoConcept. We were able to experiment with new designs, new colors, and new materials to create modern furniture that resonated with designers around the world. We found an amazing community on Instagram. And we’ve been able to attend conferences and tradeshows around the world, including the IDS in Toronto (and we’ll be there again soon!).

Dec15

How to Use Bright Colors In Your Home Design and Furniture How to Use Bright Colors In Your Home Design and Furniture

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Bright colors can be a little intimidating to work with. Choosing the perfect colors, neutrals to contrast it, and finding the perfect accessories and modern furniture can be daunting. This is why many of us settle on neutral shades to decorate our homes - beige, brown, black, white, grey, maybe adventuring to a little burnt orange or navy blue.

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