Interesting blog stuff

By: Anne Martin

Hotly anticipated each year, ICFF is a darling of design shows for good reason. Products with a high Clever, Thoughtful and Simple (in the truest and best sense of the word) quotient are woven in — mosaic-like — with ingenious inventions, daring left-of-center designs, and materials repurposed for imaginative new uses.

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Tactile trend: Tufting

By: Ashleigh VanHouten

We know the tufted look in furniture isn’t exactly brand new – in fact, the classic tufted leather Chesterfield sofa has been around pretty much forever – but a recent trip to North Carolina’s High Point Market shows, without a doubt, that the style is undergoing a modern resurgence, and the look is luxurious and sexy.

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