POSTS IN THE CATEGORY 'DESIGN'
Chris Stout-Hazard · According to Clairee Belcher in Steel Magnolias, all gay men have track lighting, and all gay men are named Mark, Rick, or Steve. We're not named Mark, Rick, or Steve, but otherwise I'm afraid we're playing to stereotypes. Because we love track lighting. Here's why.
DESIGN · GREYHOUSE · LIGHTING
Chris Stout-Hazard · Before you make an expensive mistake (or find out that a "great deal" wasn't quite so great after all), familiarize yourself with our five red flags for spotting a sub-par sofa.
DESIGN · ENVIRONMENT · FABRIC · FURNITURE · INFOGRAPHIC · MADEINUSA · ROGERANDCHRIS · TIPS
Chris Stout-Hazard · With most luxury furniture companies, only a fraction of each dollar you spend is actually used to build your sofa. Let's look at just a few of the other things you're paying for when you shop with big retailers.
DESIGN · ENVIRONMENT · FURNITURE · INFOGRAPHIC · MADEINUSA · ROGERANDCHRIS · TIPS
Chris Stout-Hazard · A probably-not-totally-fabricated history of the Chesterfield sofa: Lord Philip Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield (b.1694, d.1773), is believed to have commissioned the first settee that would come to be known as the Chesterfield sofa. Details are scarce, but the following is more or less the tale of how this iconic sofa came to be.
CHESTERFIELDS · DESIGN · FURNITURE