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Furniture design appreciation through detail and styling


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Reading room

High back armchairs and wooden clad walls make this modern reading room look inviting.

Poet Sofa

Designed back in 1941, the Poet sofa by Finn Juhl still looks good in today’s modern interior


The Superleggera or ‘super lightweight’ chair was designed by Gio Ponti in 1957. The triangular shape of the leg keeps the strength in the thicker side for the joints, but …

Ch22 Lounge chair

The CH22 is the 1950s lounge version of the Wegner classic and it’s back in production – the low and wide proportions are fantastic. There is also a standard height …

Square buttoning

Blue, buttoned and beautiful – close-up square buttoning on navy blue velvet sofa by Florence Knoll seen at the Conran shop in London.

Is deep buttoning coming back?

Deep buttoning has long been associated with Chesterfield sofas and traditional club chairs, but this wonderful example has just been seen in And Other Stories clothes shop. Being made in leather automatically gives …