Yes, we know it’s (mostly) sunny outside and you’re probably (mostly) on holiday… but we thought this might be a good time to start you thinking about CHRISTMAS! The UK press has been thinking about it for the past month or so and all the Christmas summer press shows have already taken place (this is where journalists & stylists rush around central London in the heat, eating mince pies and thinking unseasonable thoughts, all working on their Christmas issues).
So, on to Christmas furniture. Do you remember how last year you swore you wouldn’t host another Christmas without the right size dining table? Well, now’s the time to start looking. We have some fabulous new tables including a masterpiece of design from Alivar, one of Italy’s top brands. The Oblique extends from 200cm right up to 280cm without altering its shape and the legs always stay at the end of the table – so there’s no need to play footsie (unless you want to!).
If there’s one thing that most of us agree on it’s that our homes never have enough space to store everything. It’s a modern day curse but, as we always try to look for the positive in things, the upside is that contemporary designers produce furniture that creatively uses every last available inch of space, producing designs that, for us, tick all the boxes – beautiful to look at, high quality and very practical too.
So, we’ve pulled together a small selection of some of our latest designs, all of which deserve praise for their quality and creativity – while sharing that great ability to surprise us with their ingenious hidden storage. Continue reading “Surprising Storage”
Looking through Alivar’s folder on my computer today really bought it home to me what an elegant, well made brand they are. We don’t have nearly as much as I would like on our website, but that is set to change over the coming weeks. In the meantime here’s a video to give you a taste of what to expect!