Blog

23 Mar 2020

The world is in a scary place right now. I’ll refrain from using the words “uncertain” and “unprecedented” because we’ve all heard them a little bit too much over the past few weeks.

 

The fact is, the news is constantly changing and it’s unclear when we’ll be able to control the coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak. What we do know is that it’s absolutely necessary to socially distance and stay home. If you’re a healthcare worker or working in a grocery store or for a delivery service, we can’t thank you enough for risking your life to keep the rest of the world running. 

18 Mar 2020

Sometimes it’s the simplest changes that have the greatest impact. Regardless of style and budget, there’s one change that will instantly update the look of your home: wall color.

Whether you’ve just moved into a new home or you’re looking for a fresh take on a room in your house, changing your paint color is a great place to start.

We met up with our team of designers in Middleton to discover their favorite trends and get tips on deciding on a paint color.

11 Mar 2020

Performance fabrics have become increasingly popular over the years. And although these fabrics aren't invincible, they're far more cleanable and durable than others in the market.

As we become more casual as a society, it becomes increasingly necessary to have fabrics that will withstand kids, an active lifestyle, and those days (or every day!) when you eat dinner while watching your favorite TV show.

But performance fabrics may not always be the best option for you! So the question remains: do you really need a performance fabric?

06 Mar 2020

There are a lot of variables that go into making a high-quality piece of upholstered furniture. We’re breaking down everything you need to know about sofa construction—from the frame to the cushion, so when you make a buying decision you’ll be as informed as possible.

05 Mar 2020

What you’re looking for in a sofa can be as varied as what you’re looking for in one coat versus another. Formal and polished? Cozy and comforting? Practical and durable enough to withstand the weather?

In most of our homes, we have a room where our number one priority is comfort. And when you’re looking for a sofa that’s going to be comfortable enough for movie marathons, there’s only one question you need to ask: can you take a nap in it?

This might sound simple, but it turns out there are specific factors that make a sofa perfect for napping. We met up with Georgianna, our store manager in Cambridge to outline everything you should be looking for and discover her favorite picks from our collection.

25 Feb 2020

Creating a calm and peaceful environment in your home is incredibly important. Brian, our Visual Merchandiser, says, "There are so many stresses in life. Your home should be the place you can turn to as a sanctuary and a safe haven."

Because 'calm' means something different to everyone, there are no steadfast rules here. It all comes down to personal preference. We're here to be your guide to all things calm so you can feel relaxed in your home.

20 Feb 2020

Interior design is intended to focus on the way we move around our homes, taking into consideration comfort and utility. Once this groundwork is laid, we can couple that with color, textiles, and the visual elements that create an aesthetically pleasing and enjoyable home.

Feng Shui takes this a step further. We spoke with Catherine, our Store Manager in Framingham to learn more about the ancient practice and how you can introduce Feng Shui into your home. This isn’t a comprehensive guide but rather an introduction.