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Couches and Design Hacks for Your Small NYC Condo Unit

Living in a small NYC condo unit poses a design challenge. We all love to have a cozy living room. The small area provided will extend your creative juices for decorating. You know what? You can still make you room appear larger than it is, and cozier, too. To inspire you, we have collected effective solutions for furnishing a small space. …
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Custom Furniture and Remodeling for Outdoor Spaces NYC Style

As the season changes, this also calls for a nice set up of your outdoor space. Why not go for custom furniture that matches your style, personality, and lifestyle? An excellent combination of furniture and other design elements can still create a unified look. The right shape, upholstery fabric, and furniture frames will beckon you and your guests to lounge in that inviting space you have created. …

What to Do When a Couch is Too Big to Fit In Your New Jersey Home?

One of the problems of residents living in small spaces face is when their couch is too big to fit in. This has always been a issue not only among homeowners but it is also a problem encountered by interior design contractors, and of course, by movers as well. A situation like this is not a problem without a solution. Having a small apartment or a small room in New Jersey does not mean you cannot have an oversized couch. …

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Having a Custom Sofa in Your NYC Apartment

While planning your home interiors, you may have thought about choosing between ready-made and a custom sofa. Come to think of it. Your couch will be your daily source of comfort and go-to rest area from a tiring day. If you are to spend on one major furniture, why not consider having a custom made sofa? …
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Furniture Design Ideas for 2016: The Year of the Monkey

The New Year is coming up, and 2016 brings with it new hopes, aspirations and developments. The first week of February will mark the beginning of the Year of the Monkey. It’s a time when we can think about our primate cousins swinging from tree to tree up in the canopy. Although we’re lucky enough to have roofs over our heads, unlike monkeys, we often have space considerations, especially in urban dwellings. …
The furniture surgeon can resize your existing furniture to fit into small spaces

Small Sofas in the Big City: NYC

Apartments in New York City aren’t often known for being large and spacious, and for this reason, there is a growing small sofa trend in the city. While there are plenty of ways that you can find a small sofa to fit into your space, many people are also choosing to customize their existing, large couches to make them workable.  …
Custom Ottoman Design

Custom Made Ottomans vs Department Store Furniture

Since at least 1789 when Thomas Jefferson purchased one, ottomans have enjoyed a place of popularity in American homes.  Before that the Europeans found them useful as did the denizens of the Ottoman Empire after which they were named.  Coming in a variety of sizes and even varying shapes they serve multiple purposes and may even be hollow for the purpose of providing storage space.  …
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Recolor That Old Leather Couch

If your leather couch has seen better days and you are considering throwing it out take a moment and consider your options first.  Rather than spending all the time going to furniture stores and poring over endless selections online to try to find the style of couch that fits you, why not try to recolor your leather and keep the couch you already know works?  Because recoloring the leather costs less than purchasing an entire new couch this can be a money saving option as well. …
Country Living in the Big City

Furniture Redesign Ideas for Country Living

If you long for the countryside but you live in a big city it is sometimes easy to feel hemmed in by your situation.  Endless miles of freeway, crowded sidewalks, the constant drone of traffic, the wail of sirens, and even the scent of the big city can be stifling to someone who longs for a simple life in the country. …
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Custom Made Furniture Ideas for Tiny Living

You’ve probably seen them on social media, the Internet, or on TV shows like “Tiny House Nation” – small, fabulous homes that are mean, green and energy efficient. Tiny homes are touted as being affordable, earth-friendly, and some are even off the grid. If you don’t have a down payment for a condo or a suburban house, you may well be able to swing a more affordable tiny home. If you need to live in town, but can only afford a studio apartment, you fall in this “tiny living” category as well. Tiny living spurs new entrepreneurs in many areas: some companies make elegant homes out of railroad cars, others manufacture small, modular homes, and others produce furniture custom made for small apartments and tiny houses. …