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Italian Job

Italian Job

SINGAPORE – Last Wednesday, Harvey Norman unveiled its latest range of Italian-made sofas, marble tables and high-gloss cabinets in an event organised with the Italian Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Harvey Norman Superstore in Millenia Walk and graced by his Excellency, Anacleto Felicani, the ambassador of Italy. During the launch, guests […]

September 9, 2012 | By More
Do It Yourself: Woodwork repairs without the sanding

Do It Yourself: Woodwork repairs without the sanding

Story Comments ‘); $(“#content-tool-box-“+tool_name).jqm({trigger:this,overlay:20}); } }); }); Q. The woodwork in our house is almost 30 years old and has a lot of nicks. I’d like to repair the nicks without having to sand each piece. Any suggestions? A. You can fix nicks in wood without a lot of sanding – sometimes with no sanding – […]

September 3, 2012 | By More
Interiors: Furniture maker transforms former steading in Galloway, near Castle …

Interiors: Furniture maker transforms former steading in Galloway, near Castle …

FURNITURE maker and restorer Stewart Henderson has the ability to see beauty in things that have lost their gloss. This was certainly the case when he came across an early Victorian steading in Dumfries and Galloway three years ago. And, as a former energy engineer, Stewart wanted to create a home that paid tribute to […]

September 3, 2012 | By More
Bernie Bottens Tours Miltec’s IWF Booth

Bernie Bottens Tours Miltec’s IWF Booth

view slideshow ATLANTA, GA — Finishing guru and Woodworking Network bloggist Bernie Bottens took a tour of finishing systems manufacturer Miltec UV’s booth during the International Woodworking Machinery Furniture Supply Fair (IWF). Miltec UV’s new HPI Gloss Control UV Curing System won a 2012 Challengers award. According to the company, the system eliminates the need […]

August 30, 2012 | By More
Fall Home Show: Coordinating your colours

Fall Home Show: Coordinating your colours

Having trouble coordinaing the wall colours of your apartment, condo or home with your furniture? Benjamin Moore colour and design specialist Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault and Rob Whitfield of CasaLife furniture and accessories will provide advice on tackling the décor dilemma and others at Design Equations at the Fall Home Show, Sept. 20-23. Design Equations will […]

August 30, 2012 | By More
New Show Room For PG Bison In Mombasa

New Show Room For PG Bison In Mombasa

The guests were shown the ground floor design and sales centre, and the upstairs section which is devoted to interior building materials including medium density fiber board (MDF), particle board, kitchen worktops and sinks, formica, laminate flooring and furniture fittings. The display also highlights PG Bison’s recently launched range of PVC films which are available […]

August 24, 2012 | By More
Kyle Schuneman’s DIY racing stripe chairs

Kyle Schuneman’s DIY racing stripe chairs

Perhaps you’ve heard of the Ikea hackers, the folks who turn budget buys from the Swedish superstore into pieces of custom furniture? Well, how about some Target tweaking? Los Angeles designer Kyle Schuneman found these basic blue chairs that sell for $67.99 for a set of two — free shipping, no less — from Target.com. […]

August 24, 2012 | By More
White, wood form an unlikely partnership

White, wood form an unlikely partnership

White with wood furniture is easy on the eyes, and for many, that’s a relief. For the uninitiated, the mash up suggests a sort of split personality. There’s definitely a bit of retro going on, whether it’s Art Deco, mid-century modern or Scandinavian style that’s informing the latest designs. Wood in all shades from blond […]

August 24, 2012 | By More
Ellis Furniture introduces new minimo push handle-less design

Ellis Furniture introduces new minimo push handle-less design

The new designs feature gloss cream using minimo, which creates a stylish, smooth and impactful design. The integrated appliances use the latest Integra handle complementing the aesthetic of the design. Worksurfaces feature a combination of copperstone solid composite worktops and a statement island in solid walnut, resulting in a warm, bright kitchen. Minimo is designed […]

August 24, 2012 | By More
Putting down Carolina roots

Putting down Carolina roots

Slideshow John W. Adkisson Greg and Kara Olsen stand for a portrait with their son, Tate. John W. Adkisson John W. Adkisson John W. Adkisson The master bathroom in the home of Greg and Kara Olsen. John W. Adkisson John W. Adkisson Greg and Kara Olsen with Louise Leeke of Kingswood Homes and Layton Campbell, […]

August 21, 2012 | By More