Do you have any experience with bellacor furniture, Advanced interior designs or any other affordable online modern-ish mid-century-ish stores? Or offline ones in the DC area for that matter? [more inside]
Shipping furniture halfway across the country. I haven't the foggiest.... [more inside]
Where Do You Keep Your Laptop When Using at Home With External Monitor and Keyboard? [more inside]
Recommendations for futon for backyard? We want to be able to sleep outside during the summer, and fold it into a couch otherwise. Can't seem to find something that seems durable for outside (Southern California), both in terms of the frame and the cushion/mattress. Thanks!
So I just bought this table. The seller says the designer is possibly Kurt Østervig. I'm looking for more definitive info (designer/year/model name/whatever) and am wondering if any MeFites can help. Know anything about it? Thanks!
What are some good furniture stores in Toronto? My taste leans towards modern furniture (but not too modern), I really like Room & Board Furniture, as well as Design Within Reach (although it is a little pricey for me). [more inside]
How best to reattach the back of an office chair? [more inside]
What is the yellow painting of a table and chairs on the wall of the Pitrelli house in episode 19 of Heroes? It's not one of the prediction paintings. (spoilers) [more inside]
How do I refinish a heavily overwaxed, overused redwood burl table? [more inside]
Looking for a furniture store/website mentioned in ask.mefi that I can't seem to find... [more inside]
How do I prevent or treat mold, or any other kind of growth, on a couch in a screened in porch? [more inside]
Where can I find a simple, affordable stand-up desk either online or in the Boston-area? [more inside]
I have a design for a couch or a bench. Where and how, preferably in or around NYC, can I go about having it manufactured in small or large quantities?
I'm looking for pieces to a discontinued Pennsylvania House furniture bedroom set. It's from the "Studio" group of "Essentials Collection." [more inside]
A few years ago I saw on TV that the General Services Administration and congress sell off their furniture and other stuff at low prices at a store of some kind in Virginia or Maryland? Is this for real? Where does a person find the store, is it online, and can I go there with a truck? My google-fu fails me.
My movers finally arrived in Boston (Somerville) with my furniture and various items. Yay! But neither my sofa (my beloved red microfiber sofa, the whole reason I hired movers!) and my bed frame won't fit up the stairwell. Short of leaving them on the street is there anything I can do with them? [more inside]
I am interested in building my own furniture. How do I get started? [more inside]
Why are chairs so uncomfortable? I mean the less-expensive corporate type, like you might find in an American meeting room or new-style classroom. There's only negligible support when you lean back! [more inside]
The Steelcase Think chair: is it worth it, and how to find around Ottawa, Canada? [more inside]
Trying to find a long, low tv stand for relatively cheap.... [more inside]
I have a small tear in my leather couch. It is about an inch long and on the top of a cushion. Any recommendations on fixing this myself?
Where can I buy the chair featured in this video?
Help me find the right CPU stand. [more inside]
Help! We just screwed up our wooden dining table. [more inside]
Tips for decorating an attic room that's an A-frame? [more inside]
Looking for unique furniture in the Pacific NW. [more inside]
For the life of me I cannot find a TV stand with shelves on top for the DVD player, cable box etc. Everything has shelves on the bottom. I cannot afford to have one designed and built. Any ideas or suggestions?
Does something convenient exist that can elevate my LCD TV a few inches - like a monitor riser, but for a 37" television? [more inside]
Having recently entered graduate school, I'm reading a ton of dense scientific literature. The problem is, I have no comfortable chair or other nice place to read. What is the best chair for extended reading sessions? If you dislike chairs, where do you read?
Two notebook computers in the living room. How do I keep them out of sight AND on hand? [more inside]
Has anyone ever experienced having their furniture delivered to their house/apartment on the date of purchase in the Chicago area? Where can I shop that will do this? [more inside]
In 2000 I bought a really sweet mission style futon frame, but with a totally shoddy mattress. Time for a new one. [more inside]
How do I get deep furniture impressions out of my carpet? [more inside]
How can I cheaply furnish a Manhattan apartment? [more inside]
Sleep inducing, relaxing recliners? Where do I get one? [more inside]
PhotoFilter: How do I light and photograph furniture for retail use? [more inside]
Are expensively upholstered sofas worth the extra....well, expense? [more inside]
I'm looking for a shelf (from 3 - 5 feet high) that neatly fills a corner, i.e. it turns at a 90 degree angle. A "Corner Shelf." Either one piece or something in two-peices that would go together without interrupting the flow too much. Anyone know of such a shelf set? Hopefully from a national brand available in the S.F. Bay Area? [more inside]
Cat furniture/trees that don't look like crap? Looking for plans or ready-made decent looking cat furniture that is fun for my cats but pleasant to look at. Everything I've seen so far looks really, really ugly. Think IKEA-ish in form, function and price.
Desk Filter: Where can I find a four-tiered, cross-shaped desk like the (clearly modular) one seen here?
Why do people put plastic wrap on their furniture?
Is a microfiber sofa with a 'W' actually washable? Will I need to wash it? [more inside]
What sort of sofa is my scratch-happy cat least likely to destroy? [more inside]
Drafting/Art Director's chair recommendations? [more inside]
I'm looking for a source for "alternative" cubicle walls. [more inside]
How can I store furniture in our shed without ruining it? [more inside]
I need some help finding a good finish (and some help/advice applying it) for a solid, unfinished wood chair I got from Ikea. The catch is that I would like it to match a table I bought at the time. [more inside]
Our furniture's fate hangs in the balance. In one month, we move on a shoestring. our shipment is too small too interest moving firms. Does anyone know how to get four pieces of furniture from Texas to Washington without blowing our budget? [more inside]
Looking for a crazy Israeli highchair [more inside]
What makes for a comfortable, long-lasting sofa, and where can I get hold of one (in the UK)? [more inside]