Written by Whitney Wagner, Interior Designer and Store Manager, North Hills on August 24, 2016
Bassett Furniture such as sofas, chairs, ottomans, kitchen tables, beds, nightstands. Where do they come from?
All these furniture pieces start off as nothing more than raw materials: wood, fiber, foam, etc. What turns them into a finished product that we sit on, eat on or put our nightly glass of water on? A furniture manufacturer! (more…)
This summer, some of Pittsburgh’s best home services companies are teaming up for Pittsburgh Magazine’s Ultimate House 2016. We’re excited to join in on the fun, and add our own unique touch to this amazing project.
Written by Isabel D'Angelo, Interior Designer, South Hills on June 28, 2016
What do I call it?
Image Credit: vanguardfurniture.com
“Cocktail table” and “coffee table” can be used interchangeably when talking about this piece. Some people will insist that coffee tables are round and cocktail tables are rectangular. Or that cocktail tables are slightly taller.
However, most designers will use the terms more loosely. Most high-end furniture manufacturers will have them labeled as “cocktail tables” on their websites, so keep that in mind when searching!
Written by Jon Delach, Interior Designer, South Hills on June 22, 2016
I love summer, when my home seems to “grow” (no pun intended). The sunshine gives me the opportunity to take things outside, and utilize my outdoor living areas. My deck with its wrap around banquet seating, and my dining table under my gazebo…they just call to me when I’m at home in the summer!
Think of all your outdoor spaces as additional rooms. (more…)
Written by Laura Mensch, Interior Designer, North Hills on June 3, 2016
If you’re thinking of updating a room in your home it can be difficult to go it alone. There are so many possibilities it can seem overwhelming. In these situations, bringing in an artistic and educated opinion can be crucial.