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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 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

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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.

Mar07

Most Unique Uses of Modern Bar Stools Most Unique Uses of Modern Bar Stools

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High counters, kitchen islands, and breakfast nooks have been a strong decor trend for homes and restaurants for years. Decorators and owners alike love the options that modern bar stools provide for seating, the visual weight distribution, and overall comfort. They allow for unique decorating opportunities and provide customers and family members to choose different seating options depending on their requirements.

Mar06

Traditional or Modern Furniture: Which is Right for You? Traditional or Modern Furniture: Which is Right for You?

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Choosing between traditional and modern furniture to decorate your home or business can be a tough choice. Some people are naturally drawn to one style or the other, but many of us like aspects of both. Mixing traditional and modern styles can be difficult, so often people opt to stick with one style. So how do you choose between the two opposing design types?

Feb07

5 Contemporary Offices with Modern Furniture 5 Contemporary Offices with Modern Furniture

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Modern companies provide a variety of benefits and perks to their employees to stay competitive and contemporary. Newly-structured flex time, leisure rooms, vacations, and unique team building activities are just some of the modern changes that offices are making to make employees comfortable.

Feb07

Modern Furniture and Decor for Kids Modern Furniture and Decor for Kids

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Decorating rooms or houses with children in mind takes creativity. Furniture and decor need to be practical and sturdy to live up to wear and tear caused by children, but it also needs to be fun and comfortable to appeal to them. You also want to use elements that the child can grow in to – you don't want to have to redecorate your house every year! Finding the medium between these can be tricky.

Jan07

Modern Dining Chairs for Restaurants in 2018 Modern Dining Chairs for Restaurants in 2018

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At the end of 2017, we discussed the emerging modern furniture and design trends for 2018. Whether for your home or business, these are some trends that will become more and more prevalent as the year goes on.

Jan07

Using Modern Armchairs In Your Business Using Modern Armchairs In Your Business

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Armchairs come with an idea of relaxing, reading a book, and socializing with friends. They're places to get comfortable and wind down after a long day. However in recent years, armchairs have become a staple piece of modern furniture in businesses of all types. These armchairs aren't always places to relax, but they do help make guests, clients, and employees feel more welcomed and comfortable in a business environment.

Dec12

Modern Furniture and Design Trends for 2018 Modern Furniture and Design Trends for 2018

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With 2017 coming to a close, we decided to take a look forward into 2018 at the modern furniture and design trends that are starting to gain popularity. Some design trends from 2017 we see being continued or built upon, while other trends are completely new.

Dec12

How to Care for Wool Furniture How to Care for Wool Furniture

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Wool furniture is one of the best looking and hard-wearing materials for long term use. Choosing wool as your upholstery material for modern furniture comes with a lot of benefits - it is breathable, it repels moisture, it is resistant to mildew and mold, and it is wrinkle-resistant. Many people choose wool for their modern furniture because of these properties.

Nov08

Choosing Furniture Colours for Your Home or Office

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So you've decided to redecorate your home or office. You know you want modern furniture, you know the types of pieces you want, and you know the atmosphere you want to create. But how do you go about choosing colours for your furniture and your space?

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