Sofas in Sitcoms

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Ah…Television and all those romantic sitcoms that we’ve watched over many years. Designated Survivor alas is not a sitcom. But in the graphic below you will recognize many sofas from very familiar shows. These sofas were integral to the settings and we can’t forget them nor the characters who sat on them. Enjoy your trip down… Read more…

What is the Centre of Your Attention?

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The eyes have it. Whether with a stunning chest of drawers, a gorgeous accent chair, a colour-popping sofa or a piece of art, achieving the centre of a attention in a room takes some skill. Generally the piece needs to standout because of any of these features: brilliantly contrasting colour, patterns, or texture shape or… Read more…

Cozy up for Winter

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 Dakota Sofa If you’ve opened up an interior design magazine or checked out Pinterest in the last couple of years, you will have no doubt heard of the term hygge (a Danish way of life seeking to optimize happiness by creating a snug home environment). I don’t think the word itself sounds pleasant so why… Read more…

Top Interior Designers

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The Top Interior Designers In The World There are interior designers, and then there are world-renowned interior designers. These artists have been making headlines around the world because of their creations, and rightfully so. The work that they do has inspired  interior designer firms and homeowners alike. These are some of the top interior designers in… Read more…

Interior Home Accents

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A Guide to Interior Home Accents When people think about interior design, some think of the basics such as sofas, tables, beds etc. Those are all a part of interior design, however there are also the accents: chandeliers, floor and table lamps, mirrors, and wall art. They help personalize the room, give it a unique… Read more…

The Man Cave

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Designing a Modern, Refined “Man Cave” What comes to mind when you hear the term “man cave”? A big-screen TV? Walls adorned with sports memorabilia? Comfy recliners complete with drink trays? All of these things are likely to be among the first things you picture when you start thinking of designing your very own man… Read more…

How to Buy a Sofa Bed

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In an ideal world every home would have an extra room that is decorated and set aside for friends and family who are visiting. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case as any extra room is generally on double duty as an office, a home gym, a craft room, or storage space. These functions… Read more…

Define Comfort

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How do you Define Comfort? What do you think of when you hear the word “comfort”? Do you picture a big sofa with cozy throw blankets? Relaxing in your favourite recliner after a long day’s work? Being with your loved ones in the comfort of your own home? However you define it, we can all… Read more…

Design Consultants at Barrymore

Design Work

The careful work of selecting a piece of furniture involves many steps. What style is suitable for your space and needs, where will the piece fit, type of cushions, style of legs and arms, access questions, colours and textures and type of fabric plus furniture finish – so many decisions on a significant purchase. Barrymore… Read more…