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The History of Interior Design

Interior design has a long and complex history, encompassing influences from art, architecture, and music. Of course, literature and technology also have a huge influence on how interiors look in the home, as does the socio-economic status of whoever’s living … Continue reading

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Top Furniture Trends of the Last 50 Years

Good design never really goes out of style, no matter what era it is from. Yes, every age has its kitsch elements, but look past those and it is possible to find furnishings that are timeless in their design. Here … Continue reading

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Restored Lincoln Courting Couch Unveiled

Abraham Lincoln’s courting couch has been restored to its former glory, thanks to an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, supported by Sofa Workshop, and was unveiled by the Springfield Art Association last week. The couch in question happens to be the … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Campaign Will Restore Lincoln’s Courting Couch

You may not have heard about the courting couch but it has a lot more historical importance attached to it than the average sofa. At roughly 180 years old the couch has seen better days, but back when it was … Continue reading

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