Monthly Archives: September 2016

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History Lesson: Risom Side Chair

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“The Risom Side Chair (1943), by Danish designer Jens Risom, is testament to the simplicity and ingenuity that is so often found in timeless modern furniture. This piece brought the natural materials and understated form of Scandinavian design to large-scale U.S. production. Originally constructed with surplus parachute straps, the chair made the best of the […]

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Factory Cabinets: Transforming the Industry

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Source Over the years, the kitchen cabinet industry has transformed and advanced greatly by modular, factory-produced cabinets. Factory-produced cabinets are sold in modular units which are essentially individual boxes that are arranged together to make a set of cabinets. Factory cabinets have shorter lead times, lower price points and come pre-finished. Not only has their […]

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Trend Alert: High Gloss Ceilings

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While high gloss paint has been trending for a few years now, we are seeing a shift to using this finish on ceilings for extra drama!  High gloss or lacquered ceilings create an illusion of endlessness. If a ceiling like the one here is too dramatic for your tastes, use a semigloss paint instead.Here are our designer’s […]

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