Solid wood has always been a popular choice for furniture, prized for its timeless aesthetic and unrivalled durability. Despite cheaper alternatives becoming available, people have always turned back to solid wood when they are looking for quality. Here are 7 benefits of solid wood furniture.
A bookcase is an investment furniture piece, so you need to think carefully when buying. We look at some of the things to consider before you make your final decision.
As well as being exceptionally sturdy and durable, mahogany has one of the most distinctive and striking appearances of any wood. Different finishes can highlight different aspects of the red-brown tones and the natural grain, or it can be painted to better suit a certain design or colour palette of a room.
We’ve put together a guide to the different mahogany finishes we provide here at AKD Furniture, and where each would be best suited.
Decorating should be an enjoyable experience where you transform your home into a place of comfort and style. Decorating small spaces, however, can be a headache as you will likely have to make compromises on what you initially had in mind in order to keep enough space for navigation and keep the space bright to avoid it seeming even smaller.
Mahogany has a timeless and impressive aesthetic, and investing in a statement piece of furniture makes a great addition to your home, but it is not always easy to match the rest of the room with this distinctive hardwood.
Mahogany wood can be available in a range of tones and finishes but, for the purpose of this blog, we will discuss the colour of mahogany that springs to mind for most – a deep reddish-brown. Here are some suggestions of different colours that pair well with mahogany furniture and will bring the whole room together.
More material choices than ever are available for consumers looking to buy furniture or renovate their home. Even with all this choice, it’s hard to find a material that is right for your needs whilst also being unique and sustainable.
Reclaimed wood is one of the select few materials that can tick all of the boxes, so here’s a little more about what reclaimed wood is and the benefits of it.
Our bedrooms are the sanctuaries that we look forward to at the end of each day, but they can also be our reading rooms, the place where we get ready in the morning, or just a place to unwind. With all that in mind, it’s important that we make them into welcoming and relaxing spaces.
With the current climate, most of us are adapting to working from home for the first time, and with social distancing measures set to be in place for a while yet, working from home is becoming the new norm and this may continue, even post-pandemic. Here are a few of the reasons why working from home can be so beneficial.
Dark woods such as mahogany are a great option for adding a timeless and classic feel to a living room. However, people are often unsure of what to pair it with for the best interior design. In this blog, we take a look at 6 living room decorating ideas when you’re working with dark wood furniture like mahogany.
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Mahogany is a timeless and beautiful wood that is used time and time again for creating all manner of furnishings. But have you ever stopped to wonder why mahogany is so good for furniture? Or, are you in the process of choosing furniture and deciding whether to use mahogany or not? Here we take a look at some of the best things about the brilliant material that is mahogany. Continue reading Why is Mahogany Good for Furniture?