Tidy house, tidy mind, so the saying goes, but according to a new book, how you hide your hoard says a lot about what’s going on inside your head. And with autumn looming, it’s time to curb the clutter of seasons past. Getting back to basics, what exactly is clutter and why is it a problem? Author Flic Everett (@fliceverett) defines it as “anything that gets in the way of.
Here at Futon Company we’re big fans of ‘the sleepover’ – in fact, only the other week we were shouting about our BYOB (that’s Bring Your Own Bed!). So we were supremely chuffed to come across an inspiring article in the August 21st issue of Grazia Magazine, called ‘Staying In-In‘. The rise of the adult sleepover is apparently a thing, so we were intrigued to learn more… Sleepovers are “No.
Holiday season might be done and dusted but there’s still plenty of fun to be had this September up and down the country. From museums to creative pursuits, to final fling festivals and farmer’s markets, check out the action in our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Doors Open Day Edinburgh Doors Open Day is your chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s architecturally and culturally significant buildings – all for.
The Bank Holiday weekend is almost here, and given it’s the last one before Christmas, we really should make it a good one! With a three-day weekend there’s plenty of opportunity for a sleepover. But what if your space is more pocket pad than palatial? Fear not, Apartment Therapy has just the thing to solve your small space dilemmas… Their blog ‘Our Best Advice for Hosting Guests in Your Living.
Visitors to our flagship store on Tottenham Court Road, as well as our Brighton and Manchester shops may well have already seen our Masters of Small Space Living Installations (if not, make sure you visit before September 17th). Featuring brand new and core range products from Futon Company’s iconic Design Masters range, our exciting installations include products from the company’s iconic Design Masters Range including furniture and accessories from Ben.
It’s no secret that Britain is renowned for building the smallest homes in Europe, with an average 500 sq ft per one-bedroom flat. But did you know that’s roughly the same size as a London Underground carriage? That’s according to the Daily Mail. So when it comes to maximising small spaces, there must be a set of rules and formulas that make the most of every nook and cranny. Right?.
The sun has got his hat on (ish) and there’s a Bank Holiday on the horizon – what’s not to love about August? Whether you’re at home or away, there’s plenty going on this month across the country. From festivals, to outdoor events, to museums and creative pursuits, check out the action in our Futon Company What’s On Guide and see what’s happening across the UK in August 2017…. EDINBURGH.
When Futon Company first introduced futons to the UK in 1980, little did we know that these Japanese inventions would become the unsung heroes of the home. Like the lesser known Tatami Mat, these hard working pieces have become a staple due to being ideally designed for compact homes and perfect for saving space, as well working equally well as a sofa or a bed. So we were beyond excited.
As experts in small space living, we’re always on the hunt for facts, figures and insightful information about space saving tips. So when we came across Daniel Hale’s blog we were impressed! His piece, ‘Large Furniture Through Narrow Doors’ is an insightful and practical article on how to navigate furniture through doorways. Anyone who’s ever moved into a new home will be able to relate to this, and as he.
Noun – A rigid structure that surrounds something such as a picture, door or windowpane Verb – Place (a picture or photograph) in a frame People often say it’s what’s on the inside that counts, but when it comes to making an impact in and around the home, it’s often the stuff on the outside that’s most important. From displaying your favourite photograph to supporting your mattress or futon to.
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