Photo by permission of Oliveira Textiles featuring the Anemone red fabric design Updated: 1/16/2012: I would describe Oliveira Textiles’ newly designed organic fabric collection as art imitating life. Their new series, “Ocean,” is fluid, vibrant, and graceful reminding us of Dawn Oliveira’s inspiration, the ocean, in memory of her late fisherman father, who called the […]
Would you want to sit on this chair for 8 hours a day? Do you sit at your desk for endless hours and at the end of the day every part of your body hurts? It is not age. It is what we are sitting on. I know since I have been sitting in a […]
Photo by permission of Lee Industries Lee Industries, a family owned company, has been manufacturing furniture since 1969 adhering to the same principles of yesterday as they do today.Its commitment to manufacturing high quality furnishings in the United States and the focus on its customers, community, and the environment have not changed since the Company’s […]
Photo by permission of Viesso of a Gente sofa For years, Furnature was the only company making eco-friendly furniture. Over night it seemed more and more furniture companies started making their furniture with an eye towards sustainability. Remember my friend who needed the eco-couch that I spoke about in my article, “Shouldn’t Your In-Laws […]
For over a decade, Furnature has been setting the standards for quality custom-made, environmentally friendly furniture by meeting the needs of those suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. “In the spring of 1994, our firm received a request for a custom sofa from a woman that would change the face of our business. Her immune […]
Photo by permission of Viesso Your In-laws or friends are coming to visit, but you don’t have a bed for them or even room for one in your home. Asking a guest to sleep at a hotel is not in your nature. You could buy a vinyl “blow-up” bed. Then you quickly come to your […]
The morning after, could this be your car? We have been looking for about a year for a used bedroom set for my teenage son. He had outgrown his children furniture, and I wanted him to have a set he can take with him when he decides to live on his own, which is coming […]
In my previous posts, I have extolled the benefits of buying used furniture. What is more eco-friendly than buying something that already exists? However, the downside of buying used upholstered furniture is that you have to worry if it contains a certain flame retardant known as PBDE.