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Pros & Cons Of Acquiring Mid-Century Furniture Online: Pros

Still undecided whether to enter cyberspace and change your purchase modalities? Understandable. With the speed at which the changes have been implemented, it is quite common that older or perhaps more careful people have doubts if buying online is better than buying in physical stores. Today we have summarized for you, who is possibly one of those types of persons, the advantages and disadvantages of acquiring mid-century furniture online such as an iconic Egg chair. Let us begin!

Pros of acquiring furniture online 

The first pro is related to the times we are living in. As we are currently facing a pandemic, it is more difficult to go out and visit multiple stores on the same day. Now you need to be isolated, which translates into avoiding any crowd. Therefore, online shopping seems the perfect option for this chaotic time. With just a few clicks you will get that Egg chair or any other piece of furniture you want to decorate your space. You can also save time because you won’t need to visit physical stores, you can see a wide range of products and you can even buy the piece at any time.

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How To Decorate A Room With White Walls | Tips & Furniture Replicas (II/II)

We would like you to read the previous blog in case you haven’t already. There we talked about the benefits of white walls and how a Womb chair can liven up a room. Now we will see more ways to decorate your spaces when you have white rooms. Let ‘s start!

Create a contrast with colors and textures

You can implement a vivid color such as blue or gray with accessories and even furniture. 

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Here is a perfect example of contrast between the white of the walls and the bold and vivid fucsia of the Womb chair. As you can the lounge chair is functioning like a focal point in the room. Besides an implementation like this -with furniture- you can also add texture in the walls, rugs or cushions. 

Use architectural and striking details

You may think that white is boring but you change the course. Add architectural details in the walls or any other strategic space. Be creative!

Try with a mural

There is no better option to add a mural than to do it in a white room. The piece will shine like a star and will attract everyone’s attention. So if you are an art lover, this is a great way.

How To Decorate A Room With White Walls | Tips & Furniture Replicas (I/II)

Struggling with how to decorate a room with white walls? You are in the right place! Today we have summarized a few recommendations for you when decorating. You don’t need to be a professional interior designer or similar to create a gorgeous place, just need to embrace the amazing features that white walls bring you. Here’s how!

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A tanned Womb chair placed to enliven the white room.

Benefits of white walls

White walls are the most neutral decision and most of time intelligent to make when you don’t know which style to choose or when you want to create a space based on minimalism. White walls always look clean and make a space look bigger and open than it is. They also evoke a fresh vive, they are easy to cover and they can combine with any other color. These are the main reasons why people tend to paint their walls in this color when they are renting a house or any space. 

Choose Scandi or Boho style

Both styles fit perfectly to white walls!  If you are still thinking about choosing a style any of these options are great. Scandinavian style is all about looking clean and organize, soft and cold colors such as blue and gray and white accents everywhere.

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Rules & Elements You Can Use To Complement Your Modern Sofa (II/II)

In the previous blog, we talked about one of the main rules you should follow when decorating with modern sofas. Now we’ll continue to show you other rules and we introduce you to the main elements people normally use to decorate their modern sofa. Let’s get started.

Don’t place the sofa against the wall

Believe it or not, this is a very common mistake. By placing the sofas against the wall, you will create a wrong or an unwanted illusion of a small space. Instead, try placing them away from the walls, leaving even a slight gap between the wall and the back of the cabinet.

Use throw pillows to decorate 

Pillows may seem a bit useless to some people, but in fact, they are not! These elements are the ones that can perfectly complement sofas such as a Le Corbusier LC2 sofa or a Florence Knoll sofa. Even if they are modern or not, a cushion with an attractive design can make a difference.

Plants are your best friends

Decorate your LC3 sofa with plants around it. They add a natural and aesthetic touch.

Rules & Elements You Can Use To Complement Your Modern Sofa (I/II)

Getting the design of your dreams requires a lot of planning and determination. Just choosing the sofa that will be the protagonist of your living room is an arduous task. However, this arduous task does not end there. After purchasing your dream sofa, it is necessary to follow a series of rules to position and place your modern sofa in the most aesthetic and optimal way possible. Today we will show you just a few rules that will be very useful when finalizing your living room design. We will also show you which elements combine well with a modern sofa such as the Florence Knoll sofa or the Le Corbusier sofa. Let us begin!

Balance your shapes and colors

This is the first rule you should follow when arranging and decorating with your modern sofa. What balance means is to well distribute the elements that are placed in a space. Try to not group all small pieces in one place and all the big ones in another. On the contrary, try to mix them up! For example, if you have a Florence Knoll sofa, you can opt for a rounded table due to its square form.

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Chairs You Probably Don’t Know Exist | From Mid-Century To Modern Chairs (II/II)

In the previous post, we talked about the first chair on the list; the Shell chair. We explained the reason for its structure and how its style has been considered avant-garde for many years. Now is the time to show you how this chair can totally change the look of a room and we will get to know the other two chairs that you probably haven’t seen before. Let’s continue!

How can you decorate with a Shell Chair?

Consider that this chair should be the focal point in the room, so try to place it in a central place or close to a fireplace in order to enhance the area. let’s take a look at an example of designs:

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The Manta Chair is a rare but gorgeous chair

Source: Deconiche from Pinterest

This modern and abstract chair will leave everyone speechless. Trying to understand it can cost you a bit, but if we are sure of something, it is that it will attract the attention of all eyes. This chair can be positioned in the same way as the Shell chair. Remember that a good way to show your personality is to strategically position pieces like this one.

If you like the wood, the Diwani Chair is for you!

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Chairs You Probably Don’t Know Exist | From Mid-Century To Modern Chairs (I/II)

Scroll down and get to know the Shell chair and more creative chairs!

I think most of us have experienced that feeling or call which we want to add an artistic touch to our spaces. Whether implementing paintings, photographs, patterns, and even furniture we can express a little of our personality through a creative piece.

While it is true that most people hang paintings to add this touch, other people a little more eccentric decide to implement something more striking and commonly used such as furniture, specifically; the chairs.

The chairs believe it or not are an authentic way to show the different touch that we want our design to have. Today we will show you some of the most creative and functional chairs that will help you achieve your goal. Let us begin!

The Shell chair is an architectural masterpiece

Although the Shell chair was created in 1963, the design was ahead of its time! The structure of the chair is considered avant-garde. The design’s floating appearance is achieved through its wing-shaped seat and curved back supported by a frame with three arched legs.

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Furniture Replicas Are A Great Option For Luxurious Airbnb Places (II/II)

In the previous post, we talked about why it is important to decorate the spaces you have for rent in Airbnb and we showed you that the Le Corbusier chair replica and collection can help you in your way of creating a modernist layout. Now is time to show you how you can configure your spaces in order to offer a pleasant experience to guests in a very affordable way. 

Select replicas instead of original pieces

Original designer pieces are usually quite expensive. As guests’ stay usually does not last more than a few days, they will not really appreciate the original furniture. Instead, you can go for replicas! They will appreciate your intention of wanting to make them feel like they are in a 5-star experience without breaking the bank.

Be consistent with every room

The main step to do is select a theme and stick to it! Whether it is a mid-century modern, industrial or nautical, you should intent to every room evokes the same vibe.

Choose a neutral and peaceful decoration

People usually run away from their daily lives to relax and forget about the rest. So try to select neutral tones and create the perfect environment for them to feel confident and relaxed. Depending on the site you have, you can add certain homely colors and accents.

For example, if you have a room on a beach you can choose nautical items. 

Furniture Replicas Are A Great Option For Luxurious Airbnb Places (I/II)

Le Corbusier sofa replica, neutral hues, and more suggestions for your Airbnb place!

Airbnb is becoming more and more popular throughout all these years, in fact, the number of users has increased by a considerable percentage. In 2012 the user statistic was 6 million and in 2018 it closed with 150 million. So if you are an Airbnb host, stay here and see why it is important to pay attention to your decoration and how you can do it.

A good interior design attract guests

This year it is really important that you pay close attention to the conditions of the spaces you rent because as the number of users has increased so much, they will have more options when choosing their room.

Try to satisfy their needs and be as practical and functional as possible. Select a topic that you think most people like. An example of this can be modernism. Modernism is simple but at the same time aesthetically pleasing. When decorating your space, try to include pieces such as a replica of a Le Corbusier chair or sofa. They are comfortable and evoke that luxurious vibe that most people want and you can get them at a very affordable price.

How can you obtain on a budget a good Airbnb design? Click on the link. 

The Le Corbusier Collection Are The Furniture Pieces You Need To Create An Elegant Look (I/II)

In the previous post, we talked about the main features of the Le Corbusier collection and how these characteristics will help you to design your elegant living room, bedroom, or any other space you have in mind. Now is time to get to know the other two pieces of the LC collection and what can you do with them. Let’s start!

The LC2 sofa is an stylish piece

The LC2 sofa is a perfect option when you want to furnish your living room. This function more like a complement for the main sofa because it only has available two seats. On the other hand, if you live alone, this may be perfect option because it is not so big and is comfy for up to three persons. 

What can you do with a Le Corbuiser piece such as the LC2 sofa or LC2 chair?

Add a focal point with stylish furniture

Almost all spaces need a focal point. This is a space where the attraction of guests such as family and friends falls. Therefore, when preparing this area, try to enhance those uncomfortable corners and turn them into a place of relaxation or rest.