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The Charta Office Chair

When it comes to sophisticated design and beautiful craftsmanship, you dont need to look much further than the Charta office chair manufactured by The Morris + King Company Office and  K+N City from Frankfurt.  The Charta chair conveniently comes in three different formats: executive, lounge, and conference, and  is made from polished aluminium, high gloss plastic, soft Black Nappa leather, padded armrests, and  features individual adjustment mechanisms and support for the back and arms.

Wanna get your hands on one for free?  K+N recently chose renowned UK based office design firm 3Sphere as its official dealer, and to celebrate have launched a competition which gives away a brand new Charta Lounge chair worth £1430.  To enter all you have to do is visit the 3Sphere Online website and sign up for their quarterly newsletter.  The competition runs until May 29th at which point a winner will be selected at random.  More pics after the jump.

 

The contest was won by one lucky Miss. Charlotte Richardson who works for the Renault Formula 1 Team based at Enstone in Oxfordshire.  Congratulations!!

Shopping for furniture can be enjoyable if you are knowledgeable about what you are doing. Examining all the choices makes us happen, but then the price tends to sober us up. Fortunately, it is possible to find incredible pieces at prices you can afford. The below article will shed more light on this.

Think about where you are going to place a piece of furniture that you are shopping for. If it is going near a heating unit or a vent of some kind, then wood furniture is not a good choice. Dry heat means wood is likely to dry out and shrink over time, which leaves cracks. If you have to, compensate with a humidifier in drier months. You want a moisture level of about 40 percent.

Start your search on the internet. You may end up going to a brick and mortar store for your final purchase, but starting online is good for a few reasons. First, you can get an idea of what the price range will be, and you can also find specific pieces you ultimately buy.

The next time you’re shopping for furniture, try searching the clearance section in your local large chain retailers. A lot of these big retail stores have a separate area where they display clearance and items for a good price. If you go shopping in these places you can find great items that are of good quality for very cheap.

Always measure the area where your new furniture will be placed. Whether you purchase a bed, a couch or a table, you need to know that it will fit. Guessing can lead to a terrible outcome. This is crucial when you are buying things that can be expanded, like sleepers and recliners.

Check online reviews of different manufacturers. Knowing a manufacturer’s reputation can keep you from making a costly mistake. This can really help you decide if what you’re purchasing is made and maintained by a great brand.

If you want to save money on furniture, consider alternatives to traditional shopping. Goodwill stores sometimes have pieces. Check out yard and garage sales. Also peruse Craiglist or local Freecycle options. Any community of some size has a secondary market of furniture not on showroom floors. Even consider going to storage locker auctions. If you see a piece you like, talk to the winning bidder for that locker.

Think about shopping on the Internet to get furniture. That is not the old-fashioned way to do it, but you can often find a better price online. Many stores often have free shipping. Online shopping can yield great bargains, and should not be overlooked.

Office Chair

When buying a chair for your home office, look for maximum flexibility. For the best office chair, target one that will allow the seat, armrests and backrest to be adjusted. Lumbar support is crucial for good back stability and health. When you maximize comfort in an office chair, you will increase your productivity.

Make the most of the information that has been provided to you here. If you’re using it when shopping for furniture, you can avoid many pitfalls. By using the knowledge you just learned, you can make your home beautiful.…

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Paperfold Lamps

 

One of the keys to designing a visually dynamic office is having great lighting, and the Paperfold lamp series created by Swedens Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture firm offers just that.  The Paperfold series is comprised of six lamps, all of which were inspired by hand sewn paper clothes Fredrik Kjellgrens grandmother taught him to make during his childhood.  The lamps are constructed from a piece of paper stretched and folded to form a unique shape, and come in four colors; magenta, cyan, amber, and black.

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I love, love these lamps! I work in a dank cubicle and these would bring so much life to the work space. I just entered a video into Pimp My Cube, the new online contest that works a lot like Pimp My Ride except for cubicles (google it, not too many other people have entered!) and if I win I am going to buy these right away. Thanks! If you are looking office furniture you can also look for Saint-Étienne Office Furniture.

 

We’ll Teach You All You Need To Know About Furniture

Shopping for furniture for your home can often be a headache. There are so many different choices out there, it can be hard to make a decision. However, if you take the time to learn a bit more about furniture before you go shopping, you can find some amazing deals.

When you buy a couch, look for a durable one that will last for years and determine how comfortable it is. In particular, investigate the springs. It is best to find those that have eight-way springs, but serpentine springs are great too. Push down on the springs to see how they respond to you. If they are located near one another, and they feel firm, you can be fairly confident in your purchase.

Be aware of the types of wood your furniture is typically made from. Different types of wood have different qualities, so the same piece of furniture made from one type of wood may be a whole lot sturdier when made from a different type of wood. This can also lead to a bigger price as well.

If you are trying to shop for furniture made in either fully or at least partially environmentally responsible manners, look out for three possible certifications. Scientific Certification Systems uses an SCS label. Also look for SmartWood certification by the Rainforest Alliance. The Green Seal organization also verifies furniture, simply saying Green Seal on the label.

Look for colors that will still look good in a few years from now. Brightly colored furniture can seem like a good idea at the time of your purchase but you will quickly get sick of it. Look for simple colors that can easily blend in different styles and decors.

Shop for used furniture to save money and get quality pieces. Many times you can find furniture that an individual no longer needs for a great price. You can either shop at used furniture stores, from the newspaper, on Craigslist or any other place where people sell the furniture they no longer want.

When purchasing a new bed, make sure you lay down on it to find the perfect comfort level for you. Many times people who choose pillowtop mattresses find that the mattress is too soft once they get it home. To help you avoid this, lay down in the bed in the position that you sleep in to ensure it suits your comfort levels.

Now that you have read this advice, you should feel better prepared to go shopping for furniture. As with any subject, the better you understand the topic beforehand, the better off you will be. Keep the information from this article in mind so that you can find the right pieces of furniture for your home.

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