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12 Nov 2019

When we asked Circle Furniture Visual Merchandiser Brian Bechard for his advice on how to design a foyer, he unhesitantly replied: “Make it clean and clutter free.”

The foyer sits adjacent to your front door, so it’s the first, as well as the last, impression anyone will have of the space you live in.

“Your foyer sets the tone,” says Brian. “You want it to be beautiful and welcoming.”

07 Nov 2019

If you’re a mid-century modern aficionado, then you’ve probably heard of Thayer Coggin. Founded in 1953, the iconic brand remains a pillar of the mid-century modern style nearly 70 years later.

We spoke with our Pembroke team to learn more about the brand, the key style features, and their favorite picks out of the collection.

31 Oct 2019

The early stages of the interior design process tend to be the most important. They’re also the most difficult to navigate. It’s hard to imagine the final product when you’re staring at a blank canvas. That’s where an in-home design consultation comes into play. Some call it a home visit or a house call, but what it boils down to is an interior design expert who comes into your home, takes measurements, and creates a beautiful room plan. Here at Circle Furniture, we offer free design services and as well as complimentary home visits if they’re applicable for your project.

28 Oct 2019

There are many interior design tactics you can use if you’re looking for how to make your bedroom feel bigger. The walls of your home are a fixed reality, so much as you may want a larger room to sleep in, that may not be an option.

The way you decorate, however, has a huge impact on how large your room feels. And how a space feels is a critical aspect of how much pleasure it gives you.

Circle Furniture’s Boston store manager Linda Maguire provides several easy-to-implement ideas to give your bedroom a more spacious appearance.

17 Oct 2019

Claiming that mid-century modern design is popular right now isn’t breaking news. It’s been trending for a while, and it’s not hard to see why. With simple, clean lines and a focus on function and comfort, mid-century modern pieces are a welcome addition to most homes.

The term mid-century modern was coined in the 1950s and remained popular until the 1960s, defining not just furniture but the architecture and graphic design as well.

We turned to Catherine Willey, our Store Manager in Framingham, to hear her take on all things mid-century modern and answer all of your questions; where does it come from, what are its key elements, and is it right for you?

14 Oct 2019

The reflective surface of a mirror thoughtfully placed can serve many purposes, and here we’ll look at 3 ways to use mirrors in your home.

We drew on the design expertise of Linda Maguire, the manager of the Circle Furniture Boston location, to home in on these effective, easy to implement ideas.

10 Oct 2019

Wires aren’t design elements anyone wants to highlight, so when planning or renovating your office, finding which desks have the best wire management will be at the top of the list.


To provide guidance for this desk search, as well as some general wire clutter clearing advice, we turned to Circle Furniture co-owner Richard Tubman.