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Posted by Alex Newbery on May 28th 2020 in Furniture, Kitchens
Have you ever bought furniture for your home and, when faced with a choice, gone for the cheaper option? Only to find that within a few years it needs replacing or has literally fallen apart? As my grandfather used to say “Buy cheap, buy twice” and sadly it is so often true, which is why our carefully curated furniture range has evolved, based not just on design, but also with quality and sustainability in mind.
The Bruntland Commission of the United Nations states that “Sustainability involves meeting the needs of the...
Posted by Alex Newbery on October 31st 2018 in Furniture, Special Offer
SPECIAL EDITION Lounge Chair:
by Charles & Ray
This winter, for a short time only, Vitra is offering the iconic Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman in a special edition Mahogany finish and Sapphire Spaces is proud to be one of the few official retailers showcasing the new finish.
Lounge Chair, Design Charles & Ray Eames © Vitra www.vitra.com
This stunning version of the design classic, available to order between 1st November 2018 and 31st January 2019 only, is made using FSC-certified tropical Sapele Mahogany which is characterised by a gentle grain and...
Posted by Alex Newbery on September 25th 2018 in Furniture
Eames Lounge Chair - A Brief History
If you love design, you are probably familiar with the work of Charles and Ray Eames, the husband-and-wife duo behind some of the 20th century's most iconic architecture and designs.
The Eames lounge chair and ottoman, officially titled Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671), were originally designed for the Herman Miller Furniture back in the 1950s.
Charles's vision was to create a chair with "the warm, receptive look of a well-used first baseman's mitt.” The lounge chair, which takes inspiration from the traditional English Club Chair, is cleverly designed so the...
Posted by Sapphire Spaces on May 23rd 2018 in Furniture, Kitchens
Whilst many of us were celebrating The Royal Wedding and sporting events around the country with friends and family, bulthaup were hosting their infamous furniture show in Milan... Cooking as a way of Communicating.
If you are not familiar with the bulthaup b3 kitchen living, this brand provides multi-functional kitchen living spaces. Utilising authentic materials, craftsmanship and design that makes focusing on what really matters possible.
Two new systems were presented in Milan this weekend: A reinterpretation of the bulthaup b3 island, which focuses more than ever on communication and togetherness. And b.architecture, a whole-room concept that facilitates a creative system to reflect your...