A Bookish Sort

July 5, 2014 by

There is something about a home without books that I find unsettling.  Even with modern technology leaving print behind, I believe we’ll always want our homes to include mementos tracing our travels and concrete manifestations of ideas we find interesting.  I’d rather stack those things up and keep them close by, not fumble through my phone to find the photo of …

This is an ode to clean lines, comfortable living, and evidence of a personal history…

B&B Italia’s Flat.C wall system

… to light, open spaces incorporating classics old and new …

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Notice left to right: Tizio bedside light, Le Corbusier LC6 library table/desk, Maui rolling chair.

 

… and beautiful simplicity complete with the perfect place to kick back and get lost in the pages of a book…

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Tufty Time sofa

In every instance above, one of the key elements in the room is something you’ll find right here at SR Hughes.  Let us help you build the unique story of your own personal space.

 

Come home to B&B Italia

May 31, 2014 by

 

Check out the latest edition of B&B Italia Home and let us know if this is how you want to live

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SR Hughes Summer Sale 2014

May 31, 2014 by

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The giant summer sale is coming!  We’re making room for new ideas and we’ll be loaded up with the best deals of the year on everything in the store.  Come join in the fun!

The Art of Relaxation

December 13, 2013 by

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Darshan Phillips and his crew built this suspended sculpture in our showroom for our new window display.

We have this idea that at our best we can show people the art of furniture, lighting, rugs … that we can help them see something beyond what they imagined as a way to live in and use a home, office, or outdoor space.  So we asked Darshan how we might show people that idea with 4 individual chairs.  I thought this could be a challenge because not many people imagine something artful if you give them the word “recliner” as a beginning.

He came up with several ideas, but the one we thought was a no brainer was to build this suspended artwork in our store.  I have to say, we were stunned by the result.  It looks as if Darshan took a snapshot just as someone tore the wrapping off of a giant box and threw the glittering gold wrapping into the air exposing the gifts below.

We believe Cassina, Poltrona Frau, and B&B Italia have taken original ideas and translated them with the best materials and highest craftsmanship into 4 beautiful recliners … proof positive that there is an art to relaxation.

Click on the image above to see how the crew worked for several straight days to create this amazing floating piece of art and catch a glimpse of how to recline in style.  Then, come by the showroom to take a test drive and see it all in person.

Dixonary

October 31, 2013 by

We think you need to know how the Sex Pistols playing the Cains Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma figure into this British designer’s story.

Click the image below to learn more about Tom Dixon’s new book for the modern mind…

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See what Architectural Digest and Elle Decor have to say about it.

Our opinion: a brilliant, entertaining, fascinating read for any creative person on your shopping list.

Pick up a copy at SR Hughes and form your own opinion.

Analyzing the Couch

March 1, 2013 by

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When choosing a new sofa, what matters to you?  Click the photo above of Poltrona Frau’s John John sofa above to read what one New York Times writer has to say about it.  Then, if you’d like to investigate more, pop into the SR Hughes showroom and we’ll show you how Poltrona Frau 100-year history adds beauty, comfort, and value to your life.

NY Times T Mag: A Fine Mess

December 15, 2012 by

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Check out this recent photo shoot in designer Julia Muggenburg’s London townhouse.  Who says you have to pare back your style to include Modern or contemporary furniture?  In fact, the wild layering of Julia’s place feels more at home to me.  In fact, a Barcelona chair or daybed seem right at home here.  A powder blue LC or Cappellini’s Proust chair … art of course!  Click the photo to take a tour of this wonderful space, crack a smile, and imagine what it would be like to live here.

Shop for a Cause

October 27, 2012 by

With the holidays around the corner and so many people in need, Family & Children’s Services is helping to make holiday shopping a win-win for everyone. From November 1-11, with a $50 purchase of a Care Card, you can save at SR Hughes and nearly 200 other local businesses. It’s the perfect time to buy something special to spruce up your home before holiday entertaining or pick up a unique gift. SR Hughes is offering 20% off all items in stock and 10% off all orders. Stop by the store to buy your Care Card and see what’s new as we ramp up our gifts selection!

Corbusier Fall Sale

October 7, 2012 by

The authentic classics are on sale now.  Indoor, outdoor, color, neutral, relaxed in down wrap or structured in dacron wrap … how do you Corbu?  Through October 16th, save 15% at SR Hughes.

EcoSmart Sale

October 6, 2012 by

Winter is here. We can help you cozy up your indoor or outdoor space with EcoSmart fire.  Until Oct 31st, save 15% on all stand alone models.


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