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The 25th International Contemporary Furniture Fair – New York


What is a Chesterfield? The first Chesterfield Shop was opened in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood in 1948. It is said that the first Chesterfield – an elegant sofa with deep buttoned, quilted leather upholstery and low seat base – was made in honour of Philip Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773). How the times have […]

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Solving The Furniture Shopping Conundrum – Tips for Buying The Right Furniture For Your Space and Budget


Buying a new piece of furniture can be both enjoyable, stressful and also a conundrum! Depending on your room space and budget, what is the best item to purchase? A pair of chairs? A sofa or loveseat? A sectional with a chaise? A sofabed? And then there’s the cover treatment dilemma: fabric or leather? And […]

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What’s New For Spring 2012?


Are you starting to see all the sunny shades of ORANGE and CORAL around? Winter is starting to make way for the stunning colours of spring, with clothing stores rushing to bring out their bright new goods. The Fashion Colour Report for Spring 2012 is touting gorgeous hues with names like Tangerine Tango, Sodalite Blue, […]

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