The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Tips and Tricks
So your furniture’s been delivered, and you’re sitting at your brand new dining room table or lounging on your perfect new sofa when the thought occurs to you: how did you get here, you beautiful thing, and where have you been all my life We service thousands of customers a year at Circle Furniture, and we know that the interior design process can appear equal parts mystical and mystifying. So we thought we’d help. Here’s how your furniture comes into your world, all the way from a dream sketched in a showroom to a piece that quickly becomes a family treasure that you will enjoy for years to come.   Where’s the best place to start your Interior Design Project? So you’ve selected Circle Furniture as your retailer of choice,…
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Six Tips For Working With Interior Designers

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers
Ready to leave the world of hand-me-downs and particle-board furniture behind but not sure you have the HGTV-worthy design skills to build yourself a beautiful adult space? While working with a designer may seem even more intimidating as designing a new space yourself, it doesn't have to be. These six tips will help you get thinking about what you what out of your redesign, and they'll help your designer create a space perfect for you. 1. Identify the showcase items in the room you're redesigning. Do you have beautiful windows you want to show off? A family heirloom like a chest or a chair that needs to be in the room you are redesigning? Be sure to let your designer know so that as you redesign your space, you can let…
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Spring Trends: Fresh from the Furniture Market

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers
The Queen Bee, Sean D and Linda are down in High Point, NC on the hunt for the latest and greatest. Here is what the masterminds of interior styling have spotted: Creative New Sleep Sofas: Check out this Sleeper Sofa's arm! A photo posted by Circle Furniture (@circlefurniture) on Apr 18, 2015 at 1:45pm PDT A photo posted by Circle Furniture (@circlefurniture) on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:12am PDT Bold Colors! Teal: A photo posted by Circle Furniture (@circlefurniture) on Apr 18, 2015 at 10:19am PDT   Jewel Tones with Detailed Patterns A photo posted by Circle Furniture (@circlefurniture) on Apr 18, 2015 at 10:12am PDT   Mix and Match Dining: A photo posted by Circle Furniture (@circlefurniture) on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:58am PDT   And of course a…
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Room Styling: The Luxe

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
You did it - you fell in love with that one statement piece you must have. In our case it is the Luxe sofa. Let us show you how one piece can be styled many different ways to suite many different styles. Option One: Lively and Modern (This on display now in Boston) Option Two: Bold and Classic Option Three: Contemporary and Clean (Also Shown with Luxe Chair) Which option do you love?    
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Accent Chairs: How to Mix and Match

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers
A living room equals one couch (sofa) and two chairs (that match) - right? It is a formula that works. Well, what if you wanted to push the boundaries a bit? One simple and tangible approach to mix things up would be to mix and match your accent chairs. Rather than two fully upholstered pieces you could choose one with a wood frame. Here are a few styles we love: 1) Basie - It's so versatile it matches any style 2) The Viceroy Recliner - A mid-century modern classic with height Want more options? Just ask one of our designers.
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2015 Design Trends

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
It always catches up to us before we know it - the new year is almost here, which means it's time for a roundup of what's hot for 2015! Let's kick things off with color! Pantone has deemed ‘Masala' as their Color of the Year. While this hasn't appeared to be a favorite amongst designers or consumers, colors will trend on the cooler and softer side with subtle warm tones that follow a minimalistic theme. Think pastels and colors found in nature. While that might be easy on the eyes, 'Greek Blue' is making a strong appearance on everything from walls, to accent furniture and much more. This saturated, almost electric blue is joined by mustard yellows, energized reds and pops of purple or great statements when paired with cool…
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