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Nov12

Using Modern Desks for Your Home Office Using Modern Desks for Your Home Office

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Choosing a desk for a home office is no easy tasks. It needs to be practical and functional so you can get your work done, but it also needs to suit your home and style. You don't want a regular cubicle-style desk interrupting your home decor!

Nov12

What is Ergonomic Office Furniture? What is Ergonomic Office Furniture?

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Many of us spend our days at an office working at a desk. We spend so much time in our chairs and at our desks that having high quality furniture is important for our physical health. Sitting for a long period of time in one position in potentially bad posture or uncomfortable positions can cause problems with the neck, shoulders, back, spine, hips, and even your knees.

Oct09

Fall Decor Trends for Your Home Fall Decor Trends for Your Home

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It's always sad to say goodbye to summer, but autumn comes with lots of things to look forward to – especially the decor! It's the perfect time to make some decor updates both inside and outside your home to fully embrace the season.

Oct09

Wood or Metal - What's Better for Dining Rooms? Wood or Metal - What's Better for Dining Rooms?

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There are a number of things to consider when choosing dining room furniture. The shape of your dining room, the amount of people who will use it regularly, how often you have guests – all of these factors play a role in the furniture you will buy. Along with affordability and a timeless style, it's important to choose a material for your dining table and chairs that will last, be comfortable, and are constructed well.

Sep12

Modern Furniture for Your New Office Modern Furniture for Your New Office

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Getting a new office set up is exciting. Whether you've grown your one-person business to a larger operation, upgrading to a bigger space, or simple replacing your office furniture, there are a few tips and tricks to follow to make sure your new office furniture is modern, cohesive, and perfect for your space and your team.

Sep12

Wool vs Leather - Which Upholstery is Right for Me? Wool vs Leather - Which Upholstery is Right for Me?

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Choosing an upholstery for your modern furniture comes with a lot more thought than just picking a colour! There are a variety of options available when choosing furniture, each with their own pros and cons.

Aug15

Introducing Our Harmony Modern Furniture Line Introducing Our Harmony Modern Furniture Line

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sohoConcept is excited to announce the release of our Harmony Modern furniture line. Including chairs, bar stools, occasional chairs, and coffee tables, this line embodies the feeling of relaxation, luxury, and a gathering together.

Aug15

How to Identify High Quality Furniture How to Identify High Quality Furniture

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When buying new furniture, everyone is faced with the same choice: do you go for something fast, cheap, and easy? Or something more expensive that will be more durable? It can be tempting to choose something inexpensive in the moment, as you may want something as quickly as possible.

Jul06

Modern Furniture Buying Checklist

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Before buying a new piece of modern furniture or refurnishing a space, there are a few things to keep in mind. Walking into a furniture store without a plan can just lead to confusion and frustration. When you've decided to refurnish a space or buy new furniture, make a checklist to make sure you know exactly what you're looking for so you don't waste your time or money!

Jul06

How to Decorate Your Dining Room How to Decorate Your Dining Room

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Whether your dining room style is friendly or formal, it can always do with a few personal touches and updates. From the furniture, to the lighting, to the floor, and the decor, there are always ways to refresh and upgrade the feel and look of your dining room. We have some modern dining room decorating ideas that will fit your space, no matter the aesthetic you're going for. Think outside the box and find some new ideas for your dining room with sohoConcept!

Jun15

Metal Furniture Trends for the Summer Metal Furniture Trends for the Summer

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Metal furniture has always been a strong decorating trend for the summer months. Its durability makes it perfect for both indoor and outdoor furniture, and provides an opportunity for easy updates with pillows, upholstery, and refinishing. Where wicker furniture fails, metal summer furniture stands!

Jun15

Designers Shaking Up Modern Furniture Designers Shaking Up Modern Furniture

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Behind every great piece of furniture is an inspired designer. Whether creating a completely unique idea, collaborating with others, or being inspired by a classic design, each modern furniture designer has left their mark on the industry.

May11

Furnishing a Cafe with Modern Furniture Furnishing a Cafe with Modern Furniture

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The idyllic cafe is one straight out of Paris - simple, thin tables, deep, high-backed armchairs, and tall barstools along a sleek, wood counter. Espresso and croissants are served on small plates while students study and couples chat.

May11

Resorts with the Most Modern Furniture Resorts with the Most Modern Furniture

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With the warmer weather, many people will get bit by the travel bug this season and visit resorts in Europe, Asia, or the Carribbean. While we’ve discussed some beautiful modern hotels on our blog in the past, resorts around the world are also beacons of modern furniture and design, providing luxury and a relaxing vacation to their visitors.

Apr11

sohoConcept New Products for 2019 sohoConcept New Products for 2019

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At sohoConcept, we're always designing new pieces and updating our classic pieces to fit with modern trends. This year, we've added some pieces that fit with trends around dark furniture, metallic finishes, and furniture for smaller spaces like condos.

Apr11

5 Awesome Tips for Furnishing a Media Room

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A media room is a modern addition to many homes that we're seeing more and more often. In today's technological world, many people are looking for one room they can dedicate to screen time to keep the rest of their home free of it. A media room goes by many names, including home theatre for larger spaces suitable for big viewing parties, and a simple TV room for smaller spaces fit for one family or some friends.

Mar07

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

Categories // Design

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

Categories // Design

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

Categories // Design

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

Categories // Design

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

Categories // Design

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

Categories // Design

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?

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