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Lovesac CEO Shawn Nelson is on a mission to save the earth Special

This furniture man wants you to buy less furniture. Lovesac CEO Shawn Nelson is on a mission to save the earth, one couch at a time. He chatted with Digital Journal.

Syrian carpenters dust off workshops after years of siege

Jaramana - In a town outside the Syrian capital, Abu Suleiman dusts off his work table and pulls cobwebs from a cupboard he started making before the war.

Retro and modern collide as Milan Design Week kicks off

Milan - Milan Design Week, one of the world's largest gatherings showcasing cutting-edge furniture designs and other exciting innovations in home accessories, got under way Tuesday in the Italian business capital.

Sikh who removed turban to save boy's life gets new furniture

Auckland - A "Sikh Samaritan" who disregarded religious tradition and removed his turban to cradle the head of a five-year-old boy hit by a car has received new furniture from a New Zealand business owner as reward for his kind act.

Wirelessly charge your phone on your desk with new IKEA furniture

The Swedish furniture giant Ikea has announced that it is launching a new range of household furniture items with wireless charging functionality built in, making it easy to add power to your devices.

Op-Ed: Furniture industry adapting to challenging business environment

For years, the U.S. furniture industry has faced major challenges such as a sluggish economy, global competition, rising labor costs, technological trends, and new sales channels.

What makes the coolest offices in the world?

An effective workplace design seems to be important for business success. This doesn’t mean that designs cannot be innovative or even fun. A new review considers what can be learnt from world’s coolest offices.

What’s next for Ikea? A museum

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea, with a long list of innovations to its credit, has yet another up its sleeve. The king of flat-pack, self-assembled furniture wants to turn its first store into a museum dedicated to the company’s history.

California redwoods being poached as a source for drug money

Criminals and drug users are entering the California National and State parks at night and poaching redwood burls and other knotty growths from the world's tallest trees, some nearly 2,000-years old.

Couple arrested for trying to smuggle marijuana & hashish into UK

Spain's National Police have arrested a British couple, resident in Coín in southern Spain, for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the UK in a removals van. Various electrical appliances and sofa cushions were stuffed with marijuana and hashish.

Review: Fabrooms GmbH finds niche in crowded furniture industry

The furniture industry is thought of as a crowded market across most regions around the globe. Relatively weak economies in North America and Europe have also lowered production levels in Western Europe compared to pre-2008 recession levels.

King St. East is now recognized as the Design District of Toronto Special

Toronto - What part of Toronto is best known for designer home furnishing stores? The answer is King St East. The number of designer stores and showrooms has doubled in the last five years and now this area of the city has truly become The Design District.

Architect Edward Stone’s Fulbright Furniture is ‘Ozark Modern’ Special

Fayetteville - After helping design the Museum of Modern Art and Radio City Music Hall in New York City, architect Edward Durell Stone came home to Arkansas to design furniture for his friend J. William Fulbright, and the ‘Ozark Modern’ exhibit showcased that work.

Nigerian artist turns art into furniture Special

Nigerian artist Gerald Chukwuma is exploring the world of creativity by applying arts into the making of furniture with African and contemporary designs. He drew inspiration from the artistic values in modern automobiles.

Man sets new record with world's fastest piece of furniture

Most people don’t want their furniture moving around quickly but a table desgined for speed was able to reach 209 km/h (130mph). The table titled “Fast Food” included chairs and dinner settings.

Highlights from the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Every year, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair shows off the stunning designs for living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, outdoor patios and more. Find out what were huge hits at the 2009 ICFF.

Ikea: Women better than men in assembling furniture

The head of the Swedish company Ikea claims women are more skilled compared to men in assembling their flat-pack furniture. She said men don't read instructions properly.

Table Filled with LED Lights Responds to Any Motion

The average coffee table just got geekier. From the design talents at California-based Because We Can comes an interactive coffee table outfitted with LED lights that glow when they detect any motion above the surface.

Shermag Furniture Closes Four Plants

A Canadian residential furniture maker has closed four plants; two in Quebec and two in New Brunswick. The company says steps will be taken to assist the employees in this work transition.

Interactive Furniture A Colorful Experience

A Japanese furniture company has gone hi-tech with furniture that glows and changes hues according to your current mood. It even changes color to tell you if you are overweight.

Furniture From Henry Clay's Ashland Estate Sells at $84,000.00

Some dispute of actual origin of estate furniture.

My sitting vroom - the world's fastest furniture

Run out of pizza? Run out of beer? Can’t even be bothered to walk to the corner store? No problem.

Sketch Your Own Furniture

I don't draw that well and don't own a house so I guess I wouldn't be needing this...

Cocooning comes back to Germany as citizens opt to stay at home

HAMBURG (dpa) ­- Germans are keen to buy a new sofa, the videotheques are full and if you drive to the furniture shop on a Saturday, the traffic jams start ahead of the parking-lot. In an increasingly dangerous world Germans like things to be comfor..

Swedish Design: How Simplicity Transformed The World's Living Rooms

Be it through furniture from Ikea, clothes from Hennes & Mauritz or cars from Volvo and Saab, hardly any modern household in the world has remained uninfluenced by Swedish design.Simple designs at affordable prices is the Nordic recipe for success. In ...
 

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On Sept 29  30 there was a big party on King Street E in which several designer home furnishings ret...
On Sept 29, 30 there was a big party on King Street E in which several designer home furnishings retailers opened their doors and brought in catering to host the public and thrill spectators with new state of the art designer merchandise.
Cambria retailer thrilled spectators Sept 29 by exhibiting high quality merchandise.
Cambria retailer thrilled spectators Sept 29 by exhibiting high quality merchandise.
Inside a furniture store
Inside a furniture store
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Edward Durell Stone s Fulbright Furniture. Fine Arts Center  University of Arkansas. Fayetteville  A...
Edward Durell Stone's Fulbright Furniture. Fine Arts Center, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Ark. Feb. 15, 2011.
A British couple were arrested in Spain for trying to smuggle marijuana and hashish intp the UK  hid...
A British couple were arrested in Spain for trying to smuggle marijuana and hashish intp the UK, hidden inside electrical appliances and sofa cushions.
National Police
Micky Dolenz of The Monkees surprised with a special sign for his furniture company  which he runs w...
Micky Dolenz of The Monkees surprised with a special sign for his furniture company, which he runs with his daughter
Gary Hahn
On Sept 29 KEDD volunteer at UpCountry stamps my passport to prizes.
On Sept 29 KEDD volunteer at UpCountry stamps my passport to prizes.
Jason Alexander interiors designer at KEDD event on King St East in Toronto  Sept 29
Jason Alexander interiors designer at KEDD event on King St East in Toronto, Sept 29
Top chefs prepare turkey dinner plates to be served with choice wines for KEDD visitors at Subzero o...
Top chefs prepare turkey dinner plates to be served with choice wines for KEDD visitors at Subzero on King St East, courtesy of the food magazine ANNA.
Bench designed by Edward Durell Stone.  Fine Arts Center Gallery  University of Arkansas.  Feb. 15  ...
Bench designed by Edward Durell Stone. Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas. Feb. 15, 2011
IKEA is launching a new furniture range with integrated Qi wireless charging
IKEA is launching a new furniture range with integrated Qi wireless charging
IKEA
The comfortable setting of the Equus cocktail lounge in London s Royal Horseguards Hotel.
The comfortable setting of the Equus cocktail lounge in London's Royal Horseguards Hotel.
Edward Durell Stone s Fulbright Furniture. Fine Arts Center Gallery  University of Arkansas. Fayette...
Edward Durell Stone's Fulbright Furniture. Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Ark. Feb. 15, 2011.
Chukwuma described this art piece as a console  part of his furniture works with afro –contemporar...
Chukwuma described this art piece as a console, part of his furniture works with afro –contemporary arts.
Art furniture in whal looks like a dinning set by Chukwuma Gerald
Art furniture in whal looks like a dinning set by Chukwuma Gerald
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Lovesac
Lovesac
Afro –contemporary arts on display in furniture
Afro –contemporary arts on display in furniture
A British couple were arrested in Spain for trying to smuggle marijuana and hashish intp the UK  hid...
A British couple were arrested in Spain for trying to smuggle marijuana and hashish intp the UK, hidden inside electrical appliances and sofa cushions.
National Police

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