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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Furniture Inspired by Paris Fashion Week

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers
Last week was Fashion Week in Paris, where designers sent their latest Haute Couture looks down the runway. These designs are works of art and highly detailed, yet meant to be lived in, much like well-crafted furniture. Below are a few pieces that tickled our fancy, and reminded us of some of our favorite items that we carry! The delicate cutouts of this baby blue Dior look mirrored the scalloped details on our Summer Cottage Table! The colorful symmetry of this Jean Paul look also works on our Teddy Chair. This quintessential Chanel tweed get-up reminded us of the Tremont chair as their model glided down the catwalk. The house of Versace sent their metallic frocks down a lavish purple runway. Their designs exude luxury, much like our tufted leather…
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Introducing Charlie – A Modern Sectional with Sit-ability

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Pick of the Week, Random
When it comes to the living room comfort is king, but that does not mean you have to sacrifice style. Introducing Charlie, our newest Circle Furniture sectional that is bold and contemporary, yet plush and comfortable.  Here we've paired the Charlie with a unique live-edge cherry cocktail table, fun artwork, and colorful patterned wool rugs to complete the look. This chaise sectional is available in endless fabrics from neutral tones to bold colors as well as Sunbrella and Ultrasuede for those who need extra durability insurance against sun, kids and pets. Let our design team create the perfect look in your home, free!
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Touch of Hue

Colorful Ideas, Community and Boston, Design Inspiration, Events and Fundraisers, Green Design, Pick of the Week, Random
We all love color. There is nothing better than throwing a fresh coat of paint on a wall to liven our space. Clean. Fresh. Ahhh. Inspiring, yes? Last week we were thrilled to host an event in our Boston store featuring Lisa Teague from Quiet Home Paints. Lisa, and her partner/daughter Andi, teamed up to create a line of paint that boasts vibrant, beautiful colors and is safe for the home. The paints are odorless, solvent-free, no VOC's, and water-based.  They are free of pesticides, herbicides and entirely non-toxic.  Lisa and Andi have created a fabulous paint line and we want our customers to know about it. In our Boston and Cambridge stores we have a small kiosk   with samples of QHP's brilliant and refreshing paint colors. Soon we will…
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