Incorporating Colour into Your Kitchen

For the muted colour tone adverse – having a dull looking space in the most (arguably) vibrant and creative room in the home is outrageous. Suggest various shades of beige or taupe is just down right blasphemy to those colour wheel adventurers. So how can a couple from the opposite side of the colour loving…

Eco Friendly Cabinets

It isn’t just tree hugging hippies who are concerned about the environment and the impact building materials can have in and outside of the home. For those concerned about toxins, over consumption, landfills and air quality – making eco-friendly decisions begins with new home builds or at home renovations. Targeting the most frequented gathering place…

The Evolution And History of Furniture – Part 2

So we’ve seen that rich people throughout history had much better furniture — mostly countries in Europe and Africa but with the exception of Great Britain. Shall we continue along with the 16th century?   Rich Saxons and their entire household lived together in one great hall. In the Middle Ages, the great hall was…

The Evolution And History of Furniture – Part 1

In the beginning, there was no furniture — I’m pretty sure early man just sat on the ground or even gathered fallen tree boughs and leaves to lie upon when sleeping. Furniture now is more than just where we sit and sleep — for some, they’re masterpieces of artwork or statements of social standing. Oh…