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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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A Brief History of the Sofa

Whether you call it a sofa, couch or settee, it’s one of the most loved pieces of furniture in any house. The history of the sofa is a long one, longer than many of us realise. Its name varies in … Continue reading

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