Three Ways to Style: The Margot Sofa

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It’s easy to believe that certain furniture items only work within a specific design style when choosing new items for one’s space. It can be difficult to find pieces that seamlessly translate across multiple styles and bridge the gap between vintage and modern aesthetics. A piece that does transcend styles for us and for many, is the Margot Sofa by

The Endless Winter (of Trade Shows)

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There’s no question, this winter extended its stay way past the point of being comfortable. New England is getting less ornery by the second, but no one seems to be navigating out of the seasonal woes just yet. Besides one noreaster after another, this winter included a lot of commotion for us in the form of trade shows. Our buying

Debunking Custom Upholstery

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We’re the first to admit, custom upholstery can be intimidating. Brands don’t try and make it accessible for a reason – to keep you in line with their stock offering. With a little planning and help from us, you can create that piece you’ve been dreaming of. Here are a few real tips to get you started. First, you have to

A Woman’s Place in Design

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Quite frequently in the design world, like in most industries, women are largely spoken about in their relation to men. This was “so and so’s” wife – she learned so much from him, she is grateful for his influence on her own work, etc. Sometimes it’s hard to parse what it is exactly a true partnership, and what was an

Welcome to the Lekker Creative

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It all started after a husband and wife team (Natalie van Dijk and Curt Carpenter) decided to depart the creative constraints of corporate life. They itched to recreate the experiences that Natalie had in Amsterdam growing up – art, culture, textiles, and utilitarian ideals. So they began to envision what that would look like as a business, as a store, and as