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…now is the time to sit easy!
Are you sitting pretty at your dining table?! Are you rested and well fed? Are you enjoying just sitting down eating delicious food, catching up with friends, having a quiet cup of tea? Well, I am guessing you might not be if it’s a hard, unfriendly and uncomfortable chair you are sitting on. You are perhaps desperate to stand up, stretch your back, to get going, to finish the moment. If that is you then we think it’s time you paid us a visit.
We have got loads of great dining chair options - all authentic, original and vintage – yes they do stand the test of time (top marks for workmanship to the Danes!). Different chairs are comfortable for different people – but here are just a few of the ones we have…
Come in and have a seat. We cater to all perfect-chair-hunters out there!
Filed underCategories: Tags: chairs and armchairs, danish furniture, dining tables, vintage
…Some vintage sofas
Ben managed to hunt down a great range of sofas and armchairs on his last furniture finding excursion to Denmark – including pieces designed by Hans Wegner, leather stouby sofas and timber-framed sofas by Ole Wanscher. (I know – how did he squeeze them all in?!)
These are just two of the vintage sofas that arrived in our last shipment… just to wet your moozy-day appetite….
Its a 3-seater sofa designed by Peter Hvidt and Orla Molgaard and it’s classically simple and understated. With original charcoal fabric it’s a really elegant piece.
I think we have a sofa for you to love. And one thing is for certain when you buy a piece from us – its an original. It’s authentic – every single piece of furniture at squarepeg. Don’t you want to fight the fakes? Sit on something real? Come and find it (and fall in love).
Filed underCategories: Tags: danish furniture, just arrived, vintage
It’s landed, it’s unpacked and its almost ready for you…
Here is a sneak peek of what’s to come in the next few weeks …
For those of you on our email list – your invitation to the preview sale is on its way. We have a great selection of sofas, easychairs, dining chairs, desks, coffee tables and lighting. Authentic Danish mid-century designs from Wegner, Jacobsen, Wanscher, Wikkelso and more.
Filed underCategories: Tags: danish furniture, just arrived, SALE!, vintage, wegner
on a sunny winter July day…
…for the month of JUNE
Birthdays are a cause for celebration. They are milestones. Well, here at squarepeg June is our birthday month. It’s our first anniversary of opening up that big roller door. And we really want to celebrate. So we have got some fantastic sale prices on all our furniture for this month only. Many of our vintage pieces have already been snaffled up but here is a sneak peek at some of the items that still could be yours…
(above – vintage Tove Edvard teak cabinet – June sale price only $1999)
These prices are just for the month of June so if you have been thinking about buying an authentic vintage piece of furniture then now is a perfect time to purchase it. And of course our sale applies to all our furniture items so come into the store and help us celebrate our first birthday!
Filed underCategories: Tags: danish furniture, night-stands, SALE!, vintage
…a leading figure in the Scandinavian design movement
Delicate. Elegant. And orderly (so very danish).
It’s the world of Danish furniture designer Ole Wanscher (1903 – 1985). We feel so lucky here at squarepeg home when we find some pieces by Ole Wanscher quite simply because they are regarded as such modern classics.
I love the simplicity of the chairs and table, matched with the long low credenza and high drinks cabinet.
The chairs we re-upholstered in a beautiful green kvadrat fabric…
It really is so delicate, so elegant, and so devine-ly orderly. So danish. Come and check it out at squarepeg.
Filed underCategories: Tags: chairs and armchairs, danish furniture, dining tables, Ole Wanscher
Ever fallen in love with a chair?
Sometimes its just so hard not to fall in love. It’s impossible to turn time back. To ‘un-find’ it. To pretend you don’t really want it.
And the part that is most heart-wrenching – it’s most probably a one-off. Once its gone, its gone. And then its a tragic love story. You are forever looking for it again.
But when you act on that love – when you buy it, own it, live with it and love it, then it becomes a great love affair. A love that you have chosen.
Filed underCategories: Tags: chairs and armchairs, danish furniture, vintage
of Danish nightstands
A new range of mid-century furniture at squarepeg home…
Some customers at squarepeg are purists. They love danish modern design and are collecting pieces that they fall in love with that melt their purist hearts. Others have more eclectic tastes – they might be searching for a quirky piece, a piece with a difference, with personality. The common ground for all these people is a love of something a little unusual, or special. This same desire draws us to hand select authentic vintage pieces. Attached are some pictures of our latest collection on the floor at squarepeg. We think we have something for both the purists and the eclectic sorts out there!
Just in are two matching rosewood bedside tables (both with two drawers). Some things are hard to come by and then just don’t seem to hang around…including this vintage danish chair in original upholstery (it sold today).
Filed underCategories: Tags: danish furniture, design aesthetic, just arrived, new in 2012, Ole Wanscher, Omann Jun, vintage
SALE for one day only
We are busy here getting ready for our preview sale tomorrow… all our furniture items including stock just arrived in our latest container through to stock from our earlier container will be on sale…for TOMORROW ONLY.
We also have some beautiful new art-work on our walls by Eveline Kotai which I will bring to the blog in a week or so. They look amazing! It is worth coming in just to see those…well, and to get a great bargain!
Preview sale day (one day only) Sunday 20 November. Doors open 10am.