I Don’t Give a Darn about Bad Reputation

The 80’s really put a bad taste in people’s mouths regarding design.  Words like “polyester” and “veneer” often illicit shudders from our clients.  HOWEVER, today’s materials have greatly improved since the 80’s!  Over the past 35 years, polyester has gained better texture, feeling softer and less synthetic.  It can feel quite luxurious or even fuzzy, unlike that squeaky, shiny, plastic-y feel that may come to mind.  In fact, polyester is a great option for upholstery because of its wear ability and easy cleaning! Veneer’s reputation has also suffered from bad 80’s design.  Veneers are often actually thin slices of beautiful, REAL wood applied to engineered woods, making them the hallmark of fine furniture.  These engineered woods are often created to be stronger than hardwoods, being able to handle stresses better and prevent warping due to natural compression and expansion. The veneers allow you to have both form (beautiful wood grain) and function (strength and durability) within your piece. Don’t let the 80’s keep you from truly beautiful and luxurious interior design options!

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Today's Home Furniture


When my parents, Sigmund and Audrey Lenchner, both Taylor Allderdice graduates, founded Today’s Home, they had a vision to enrich the lives of area families by bringing true quality home furnishings to Western Pennsylvania. Over the decades, Today’s Home has emerged as a true “family business” success story. Through the years, our dedicated employees have managed to grow the company in an age dominated by big box retailing and mega chains.

Now Today’s Home, with its roots firmly planted in the luxury residential furnishings market, has additional operating companies in Designer Furniture Outlet Stores and TH TRADE Commercial. DFO has become the luxury closeout treasure-hunter’s favorite haunt. Our newest addition, TH TRADE, provides ASID level design to our commercial contract customers. We invite you to contact a Today’s Home designer to visit our showroom and see the world of possibilities awaiting you at Today’s Home.