February 2021

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Outdoor furnishings help to create a comfortable atmosphere for entertaining and relaxing. Bring a touch of seaside charm to any outdoor space with the Savoy House Hartberg 4-light pendant. Its…
Gat Creek
All Gat Creek furniture is crafted domestically, reducing the company’s need for overseas transport.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council shared stories of three manufacturer members prioritizing sustainability. Gat Creek  Gat Creek manufactures wood furniture in the United States in its plant in…
Gat Creek table
Domestic manufacture and the use of local woods are some of the ways Gat Creek lowers its carbon footprint.
As consumers pay attention to wellness in their homes — COVID has further elevated that focus — sustainability has again taken on an urgency in consumer purchases, including home furnishings. Whether…
These area rugs bring a linear focus to the floor, whether through bold or subtle design. They draw the eye along via patterns, colors and textures, adding to a room’s decor. The striped organic…
lighting for wellness
Using texture and light to create dynamic pattern can mimic natural light. The texture of the green wall is accentuated using lighting, creating dimensionality and dynamic highlights and shadows.
The purpose of lighting goes beyond just illuminating the darkness. Light, particularly natural light, tells our bodies the time of day and has a direct impact on our health and wellness, as well as…
Barbour Spangle Design
With a multi-faceted design portfolio, Barbour says residential design has helped Barbour Spangle continue to grow during the pandemic.
When I spoke with Christi Barbour, co-founder and half of the leadership team at Barbour Spangle Design, she had just moved into new offices at Congdon Yards, a former hosiery factory turned offices/…
Lori Miller LGC Interior Design Wellness
This bedroom from LGC Design showcases the happy, multifunctional vibe associated with wellness in the home.
In a year where health has dominated many of our lives and staying at home has been the norm, it’s not surprising that there has been an uptick in demand for home environments that imbue a sense of…
consumer shopping behavior
Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos on Unsplash
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, shoppers, who have basically unlimited access to research regarding the products they buy, had been paying much closer attention to the practices of the brands…
Last Look, Clark & Clark Interiors
This room from Clark & Clark Interiors serves multiple purposes.
Pops of color, textures and multi-function are important characteristics used in the design of Clark and Clark Interiors, a Charlotte, NC, firm. The client loved the harmonious feeling created by…
From shades of brown to off-white, these motion pieces span the spectrum of warm neutrals.   Fairfield Chair’s Modern Arm Wall Hugger recliner is now available with an electronic UVC disinfecting…
Sunbrella
Consumers are prioritizing comfort and function in their outdoor furnishings, investing in upholstery that will stand up to the elements, like Sunbrella’s performance fabrics.
For years, designers have reported their clients’ desires for functional outdoor living spaces designed as an extension of the indoors and often included as part of an overall design project from the…
Don’t let the slim profiles of these wall sconces fool you. They provide ample lighting while complementing a range of styles, from modern to traditional.  This bronzed two-light sconce from…