Sunday, August 23, 2009

Chicago Art Exchange

Making the right choice is essential when selecting the appropriate artwork for your home or office space.

Sometimes artwork is the finishing touch, other times it is the inspiration for an entire room. Art and furniture go hand in hand when it comes to setting the mood in your living or working space.

The Chicago Art Exchange is the perfect place to look for inspiration. Featuring Chicago's finest established and emerging artists, Chicago Art Exchange offers exceptional artwork in a wide variety of styles and mediums. View various works by 0ver 13 artists.

When searching for furniture and art it is often necessary to have pieces customized to fit your exact taste. The artists in connection with The Chicago Art Exchange will work with you directly and create a piece with your personal taste in mind.

Design Studio Furniture in Chicago has partnered with the Chicago Art Exchange. The downtown Chicago showroom portrays pieces by the artists. In addition, Design Studio will host "An Evening of Art" on September 24th, 2009. Many of the artists will be present and available to visit and answers questions.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Perfect Sleeper Sofa!


The best sofa sleeper in its class according to Consumers Digest, Apartment Therapy and tens of thousands of happy Comfort Sleeper owners. With the Comfort Sleeper you'll get more sleeping space in less room, a luxury sleeping area with five inches of plush foam and a choice of leather, Ultrasuede, fabric and microfiber.Here are just a few of the advantages of the Comfort Sleeper.

More sleep space requires less floor space. Our patented Comfort Sleeper mechanism folds out from the back of the sofa. When the bed is open, it takes up as much as 9 inches less floor space than a conventional sleeper. And the Comfort Sleeper is the only sleeper with 80-inch mattresses in King, Queen, Queen Plus, Twin XL and Cot sizes, just like all the beds in your home. Conventional sleepers are only 70 to 75 inches long.

Real-size mattresses. Ours is the only sleeper with real-size mattresses in King, Queen, Queen Plus, Twin, and Cot beds.

The only sleep sofa available with a Tempur-Pedic™ mattress. The world’s best sofa sleeper pairs with the sleep system that’s out of this world with comfort. Originally developed by NASA scientists, a Tempur Pedic™ mattress conforms perfectly to your body, allowing your shoulders and hips to sink into the mattress just enough so that support is provided along your entire body.

Allergen-free, waterproof and stain-free with our exclusive Crypton® fabric mattress cover. Our soft, white mattress ticking is protected by Crypton, a remarkable fabrictechnology that is anti-microbial, allergen-free and a barrier to dust mites. The waterproof and stain proof covering adds years to the life of the mattress and ensures that the bed is fresh every time you open it..

Small space? Narrow hallways? No problem. We make Comfort Sleepers to fit the smallest apartments, condos and cottages. Your authorized Comfort Sleeper dealer easily can disassemble your sleeper to get it through tight entries. Perfect for converting any room into a guest room, queen-size Comfort Sleepers come as small as 69 inches wide. The unique design also fits through narrow hallways and doorways.

Dust barrier prevents dirt or dust from every touching the mattress. Every Comfort Sleeper is protected by a cloth under shield. When guests arrive, your Comfort Sleeper mattress will fold out without any dust bunnies clinging to the mechanism. they’ll never experience a cleaner sleep.

Plush seating option. For extra living room seating comfort choose the Plush cushion option. Our standard seat cushion is firm.

Extra firm mattress option. For those who like extra support choose our extra firm mattress.

Pictured above: The Lindsay comfort sleeper. Click here for pricing and information on this particular style.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Modern Mirrored Furniture

Mirrored furniture fits nicely with modern decor.

Mirrored pieces are often categorized and being "antique" and in some cases traditional. We are seeing more and more production of mirrored finishes in modern furniture lines.

Smooth surfaces, clean lines, natural elements, neutral colors, and low profile furniture, often define modern designs.

Lighting is very important in modern and contemporary interiors. Track lighting is often placed to draw attention to focal points within a room. Mirrored furniture reflects light and enhances this effect.

Take a look at some options of mirrored pieces in modern design settings.

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