Smaller Furniture in Demand

Smaller Furniture in Demand

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Rachael Grad
Oct 27, 2008

The Washington Post reports on a trend that furniture makers are responding to: the demand for smaller furniture that fits smaller living spaces. Many small furniture pieces were on view at the High Point Market, the big biannual furniture industry trade show in North Carolina...

Shown above the jump is an example of a single fold-out desk cabinet. These cabinets are replacing larger home offices. Furniture makers are also reducing the size of their dressers, coffee tables, night stands, sofas, and entertainment centers.

Read the full Washington Post article "For Furniture, Smaller Is Better; Changing Lifestyles Push Demand for Scaled-Down Designs" by clicking here.

[photo by Chuck Burton via the Washington Post.]

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