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Mar07

Modern Furniture to Spruce Up Your Cottage Modern Furniture to Spruce Up Your Cottage

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It's almost that time of year again! The long days are coming back, the temperature is going to start rising, and cottage season is opening soon. Now is the perfect time to perform upgrades to your cottage to make it summer-ready, whether you're enjoying it yourself or renting it out for the season.

Mar07

Spring Trends You Can Use In Your Home Spring Trends You Can Use In Your Home

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Spring is on its way here in North America and at sohoConcept, it's our favourite season. It's the perfect time to get started on some renovations, updates, refreshments, and new inspiration. At this time of year especially, we love helping our clients find the perfect modern furniture pieces for their homes, businesses, restaurants, hotels, and more.

Feb12

Modern Furniture and Design at the Interior Design Show 2019 in Toronto Modern Furniture and Design at the Interior Design Show 2019 in Toronto

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sohoConcept was able to attend the Interior Design Show 2019 (IDS) in Toronto. This year, the show took place from January 17-20 at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre. We exhibited this year to chat with people about new trends, our latest modern furniture lines, and the future of the design and furniture industry.

Feb08

Refresh in 2019 to Make your Home More Modern Refresh in 2019 to Make your Home More Modern

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The modern furniture and design trends for 2019 are well underway and there are some beautiful ideas gaining traction so far! We’ve looked at the modern furniture trends for 2019 already this year and are loving everything we see.

Feb08

Modern Lighting for Large Spaces Modern Lighting for Large Spaces

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Light fixtures often end up being the focal point of a room. When a light turns on, we often want to look at where it’s coming from, and get an eye-full of a beautiful chandelier, unique metal fixture, or a simple ceiling light.

Jan09

New Arrivals for 2019 at sohoConcept New Arrivals for 2019 at sohoConcept

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sohoConcept is always adding new product lines and modern furniture to our catalogue. For 2019, we've added a variety of modern dining chairs, office chairs, and bar stools to our collection that fit in homes, hotels, offices, restaurants, shops, and more.

Jan09

Furnishing Your Office with Modern Furniture Furnishing Your Office with Modern Furniture

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Having a comfortable, modern office is important both for influencing how your employees feel at work and providing clients with a professional space. Working in or visiting an office with old furniture can be demotivating for employees and clients alike!

Dec07

Modern Furniture for the Guest Bedroom Modern Furniture for the Guest Bedroom

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Having guests over for the holidays (or any other time of the year) comes with certain things that need to be taken care of. Most hosts will ensure their house is clean, their fridge well stocked, and the laundry done. But the most important part of hosting guests in your home is ensuring their stay and sleep is comfortable!

Dec07

Prints or Solids - How to Choose Material for Your Home or Business Prints or Solids - How to Choose Material for Your Home or Business

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In decorating a business or a home, choosing the materials for your modern furniture can pose a dilemma. Do you choose simple, solid colors or make a statement with patterned upholstery?

Nov07

Popular Colour Schemes and Modern Furniture for 2019 Popular Colour Schemes and Modern Furniture for 2019

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The trend towards colour palettes and decor options in the past few years has been about focusing on our future, relaxing, ideation, and disconnecting. Last year's Pantone Colour of the Year was Ultra Violet – a deep shade of purple and blue hues to promote originality, futurism, and visionary thinking.

Nov07

Our Favourite Types of Modern Dining Chairs Our Favourite Types of Modern Dining Chairs

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Choosing modern dining chairs to furnish a dining room is no easy task. First, you need to find a size that is suitable for your room and table. Then, you need to decide on the colour and material for the upholstery. Don't forget choosing the material of the base! And of course, choosing what style of legs and arms you want for the chairs. Lastly, your dining room will be the place where your friends and family gather. You want it to be comfortable, welcoming, and intimate.

Oct16

Decorating Your Bedroom with Modern Furniture-the Right Way Decorating Your Bedroom with Modern Furniture-the Right Way

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Bedrooms are a room in the home that often get neglected when it comes to decorating and style. Because they aren't a place where visitors, or even residents, spend a lot of time, it can be easy to keep the same furniture, decor, and design in a bedroom for years.

Oct16

Modern Furniture for a Minimalist Style Modern Furniture for a Minimalist Style

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Minimalism in furniture and interior design has long been a staple of modern spaces. No matter what modern furniture and design trends come in or go out, minimalism is one that has always been prominent.

Sep12

Modern Furniture Trends for Autumn 2018 Modern Furniture Trends for Autumn 2018

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It's that time of year – temperatures are dropping, children are back at school, and barbecue season is coming to a close. With autumn comes new design and furniture trends to fit in with the cooler weather and more cozy times indoors!

Sep12

How to Choose Furniture for your First Apartment How to Choose Furniture for your First Apartment

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Decorating and buying furniture for your first apartment is both exciting and overwhelming. You'll need kitchen supplies, a bed, a mattress, desks, drawers, couches, chairs, not to mention the decor! You have tons of choices and a nice space to fill that's all your own.

Aug13

Modern Sofa Trends Modern Sofa Trends

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Sofas are often the main focus of a room. Whether in a home, a lobby, a lounge, a restaurant, or an office, sofas are where people congregate, socialize, and relax.

Aug13

6 New Ideas for a Modern Dining Room 6 New Ideas for a Modern Dining Room

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Dining rooms have seen some of the most extreme changes in trends over the years. It has always been one of the most traditional rooms in a house and in the past decade or so has seen an explosion in modernity.

Jul09

How to Keep Your Furniture and Design Sustainable How to Keep Your Furniture and Design Sustainable

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Sustainability is a key component of modern furniture and design. More and more often, using sustainable, locally sourced, and reclaimed furniture is entering modern furniture trends. This year, it's one of the most important aspects of modern design!

Jul09

5 Modern AirBNBs that will Give You the Travel Bug 5 Modern AirBNBs that will Give You the Travel Bug

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Summer is here and that means it's vacation time! One of the most important aspects of vacation has always been choosing accommodations. Finding somewhere relaxing and clean with modern furniture and close to amenities can sometimes make or break a vacation. Choosing a hotel has always been at the top of a priority list when it came to vacations.

Jun05

sohoConcept's New Arrivals: Modern Furniture for Summer sohoConcept's New Arrivals: Modern Furniture for Summer

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This winter seemed like it would never end, but we did it! We made it to summer. At sohoConcept, we've been preparing for this season for a while. We're ready for a change; what about you?

Jun05

How to Reupholster Furniture How to Reupholster Furniture

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If you have furniture with a good structure but fabric that doesn't quite hit the mark, you don't have to give up on it completely. Furniture can be easily updated with fresh upholstery – and you can do it yourself at home.

May06

How to Use Wood Furniture in Modern Design How to Use Wood Furniture in Modern Design

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Wood furniture is often seen as the mark of a traditional decor. Thick mahogany dining tables, ornate wooden chairs, and large, dark storage pieces are often what many people think of when they think of wood furniture.

May06

Top Modern Furniture and Design Cities in the World Top Modern Furniture and Design Cities in the World

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When you think of modern furniture, there are a few cities that immediately come to mind as being trailblazers. Milan, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Paris have traditionally been known as the hubs of modern design and modern furniture. While these cities continue to foster new designers and create new modern furniture trends, there are a number of emerging cities around the world that are beginning to make a name for themselves as modern furniture trendsetters.

Apr18

Spring 2018 Modern Furniture Trends To Watch For Spring 2018 Modern Furniture Trends To Watch For

Categories // Design

Although it still might not feel like it in some parts of North America, spring is on its way. Spring means spring cleaning, renovations, and refreshing your living space after a long winter. The modern furniture trends for this spring 2018 are all about bright, unique decor and furniture to rejuvenate spaces after a dark and bleak winter.

Apr18

Choosing a Material for Modern Tables and Countertops Choosing a Material for Modern Tables and Countertops

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When choosing a material for a modern table or countertop, it can be overwhelming when faced with so many options. Marble, granite, wood, stainless steel, glass, quartz are just some of the options available – each with their own pros and cons.

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