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The Two Things You Need to Know about the Tulip Table

The Two Things You Need to Know about the Tulip Table...

Tulip tables, the epitome of clean and modern furniture designs, revolutionized the way décor could be streamlined without compromising on the aesthetics of a space. It was designed in 1957 by Eero Saarinen, the Finnish-American architect who was also a visionary industrial designer. The design came about when Saarinen wanted to solve the problem of clutter under the dining tables with just too many furniture legs clobbering for space. Here are two things to know about the Tulip table. 1. The Tulip table is a classic design that is also relevant for modern design sensibilities Nowadays, trends in interior design appear on the scene to fade away really soon – only to be replaced by the next new thing. But there is no replacing some furniture designs because they may just be beyond the trends and the fashionable cycles. One such design is the Tulip table. The Tulip table design – It consists of a round and flat circular base with a stem that supports the round table top – simple yet elegant. The top is often round in shape but it is also available in oval designs. You can get the top in different materials such as Italian marble, other stones, and wood. The base is often crafted in aluminum or some sort of metal. Even after so many decades since it was first conceptualized and designed, the Tulip table can augment any contemporary décor style. It can...
Things You Need to Know When Selecting a Zinc Table Top

Things You Need to Know When Selecting a Zinc Table Top...

Natural zinc is an element which is easily available across the globe. It contains more than three hundred enzymes and is very convenient to use. As a table top, it will last forever and will add aesthetics to your home. You can choose a weathered look or a refined look, both will look very natural and are easy to maintain. You can clean a zinc table top by simply wiping it with a damp cloth. With a gleaming finish, zinc adds an element of sophistication inside your home and acquires different patterns and hues over the surface. With use, zinc will feel like it has been there for many decades. Here is everything you need to know when selecting a table top Add a zinc table top inside your home and change the look of the entire place. It will naturally adjust its color to the varied lighting conditions in the room. It will appear as if zinc is adjusting to the changing lights. Highly used across different restaurants, zinc has made a mark in the industry and is changing the look of modern décor spaces. It will wear over time with use and give your place a more natural look. Zinc table tops can be enhanced with the addition of a number of accessories. Depending on the type of décor inside your home, you can add accessories that complement the zinc table top and enhance its overall look....
Rustic Bar Stool Making a Smooth Blend of Sophistication

Rustic Bar Stool Making a Smooth Blend of Sophistication...

A bar or kitchen counter is incomplete without bar stools. There are many designs and styles of this furniture piece that is available in the market, of which rustic bar stools are a popular choice. They bring a smooth and sophisticated appeal that blends in perfectly with the ambience of the kitchen and the bar. Made from wood or metal, these seating objects enhance the aesthetic appeal of these spaces meant for food and drink. As you unwind after a long and tiring day at work, these rustic bar stools set the perfect ambience and let you de-stress and relax. How to select a rustic bar stool for your home You may want just a couple of or many of them, but when picking bar stools, here are a few things to consider. Bar stools, though furniture pieces, are an important part of interior design and décor as well. Hence, these articles that you buy need to follow the same scheme as other objects and furniture used in the kitchen, bar, and in the rest of the home. For e.g., a rustic home that used wood and its varieties would benefit from rustic seating made with wood. Farm houses, log cabins, and barns pair well with these furniture made from reclaimed wood. Rustic often teams up well with the industrial style. As a result, stools made from wrought iron, and coated with a distress finish look stunningly beautiful in...
Reclaimed Wood Furniture: Things to Know Before Buying

Reclaimed Wood Furniture: Things to Know Before Buying...

Interior décor is not just a mix match of colors or stuffing your home with things you keep on buying compulsively. Interior décor is all about giving an identity to your home and telling a story through the items you use and the colors you try out. The décor items have to be unique, attractive and become conversation topics for guests and friends. Furniture made out of reclaimed wood fit into the bill perfectly as they are unique, attractive and definitely has a story to tell. Reclaimed wood is something that is used before and bought from the previous users, or pieces of wood from a furniture you previously owned or wood that has a lot of history and sold to you by reclaimed wood furniture vendors. There are wood types that age well with time and develop a rustic appearance and show out their scars, knots and dents. We will discuss about reclaimed wood furniture characteristics, appearance, nature and also list out a few buying tips. Read on for more. 1. Reclaimed wood is imperfect If you are obsessed about perfection and like things that look flawless without any imperfections or flaws, maybe reclaimed wood furniture is not for you. Reclaimed wood not only come with stories and memories but also with a lot of imperfections too. Since the wood reused once used to be a part of some other furniture, grains, knots, scars, small patches, dents, spills,...
Why You Should Choose Reclaimed Wood Furniture?

Why You Should Choose Reclaimed Wood Furniture?...

Rustic is the new rave, and for home owners who are looking to add that touch of uniqueness, there is no better choice than reclaimed wood. Also known as old or recycled wood, this type of lumber is obtained from sources like railway tracks, old barns, demolished building, salvaged structures, and so on. They are also procured from trees that fall during a forest fire, or from floating logs and barges. Benefits of Using Reclaimed Wood Furniture made from salvaged wood has many advantages over mass produced ones. Here are a few of them Distinct beauty – Each piece of reclaimed wood furniture has a character of its own. Unlike mass manufactured furniture, each piece made from salvaged lumber is different from the other and hence lends an exclusive and unique look and feel to dwelling spaces. Rustic appeal – Reclaimed wood is exposed to changing weather conditions like sun, rain, and snow, and hence bears the beauty of natural weathering. The different patterns that develop on the lumber makes it an apt choice for furniture built around rustic themes. Environment friendliness – Salvaged wood is an eco-friendly option for people looking to remodel or refurbish their homes. Being obtained from demolished sources, or naturally fallen trees, this kind of lumber helps bring down deforestation and also reduce wooden waste. Buying handcrafted vanities of old wood helps promote local artisans and craftsmen, thus forging a community which promotes local...
Must Have Pieces of Rustic Furniture in Every Home

Must Have Pieces of Rustic Furniture in Every Home...

Furniture plays an important role in setting homes around a rustic theme. Popular among current day home owners, this theme has a simplistic and endearing charm. Rustic furniture encompasses a wide range of articles, and there is a piece that is available for indoor and outdoor areas of the house. Here is a look at the different pieces of rustic furniture for each of those rooms in your lovely abode. Living room – TV console The first impression as you enter the house if formed by your living room. When decorating it with furniture that exudes a raw appeal, the TV console is a must have piece. A rustic TV unit could be something as plain and simple as an open rectangular box with two levels – an upper one for the television, and a lower one for storage. It could also contain drawers and cupboards with hinge or slide doors, and with a little bit of twist through the addition of colors, finishes, metal or glass accents, inlays, carvings etc. TV consoles generally are available in two variants with respect to mounting – one that is placed directly on the floor (with or without legs), and the other in a wall mounting style; The latter gives better floor clearance and makes it easier to clean. Kitchen – Bar stool The place that you unwind and relax after a tiring day or stressful week of work, and feed yourself...