Furniture & Accessories

Reclaimed wood furniture companies in Ontario

Reclaimed wood furniture companies in Ontario

If you've ever picked up an antique chair and compared it to picking up a new one, chances are you will be surprised at how much heavier it is. Old chairs tended to be made with oak, maple, and other hardwood species. Not only that, but they are most likely made from...

Essentia Natural Memory Foam Mattresses

Essentia Natural Memory Foam Mattresses

I was contacted by Essentia a few weeks ago regarding their mattresses. I had never heard of them before -- probably because they don't do a lot of traditional advertising. It turns out they are based in Laval, just outside Montreal. It manufactures and distributes...

The ReCYCLEr — Furniture made from old bicycles

The ReCYCLEr — Furniture made from old bicycles

It may sound a bit odd, but this is a business that grew out of a passion for tinkering with old worn out bicycles. The owner, Gilbert VandenHeuvel, was a pig farmer for over 30 years before deciding that a career change was in order. He and his wife sold their farm...

Style Garage: Local, Custom-made Furniture

Style Garage: Local, Custom-made Furniture

Style Garage, located on Queen Street West just east of Ossington, is a store I've passed by on many occasions, but have never quite managed to visit, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to find a Style Garage exhibit at the Interior Design Show in January. Liz from...

Montauk Sofa strives towards Carbon Neutrality

Montauk Sofa strives towards Carbon Neutrality

If you are familiar with Montauk Sofa  you are probably aware that their furniture is very high quality. But I'll bet you didn't know that they are striving to reach a carbon-neutral footprint too. How many companies can say that? Danny Chartier of Montauk Sofa,...

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