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Filed under: just arrived
…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
BACSAC – a bag for plants
It’s nature in a bag…100% recyclable, sun and frost resistant. And we love it! BACSAC. Those clever french. Light enough to post. Durable enough for your veggies. Simple enough for that orchid. Clever enough to fit any size garden, terrace, balcony or room. And they are now available here at squarepeg. Come and check them out…
Filed underCategories: Tags: garden, just arrived, plants
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
…Local work on show at squarepeg
I guess its fair to say that here at squarepeg we really have two true loves – mid-century furniture and beautifully crafted furniture that’s locally made. You know my love of mid-century so today I thought I would post some pictures of the tables we are stocking that have been locally crafted. The elegant simplicity of all these pieces is just so hard to beat.
Rick Knopke has been working his craft for many years now and squarepeg currently stocks two of his tables. Both coffee tables are made from a wood veneer on marine ply with a demountable stainless steel base. The tables are priced at $1, 950 each.
Also on the floor is piece by local Freo craftsman Lewis Waters. Lewis’s designs are all about simplicity, durability and innovative construction techniques. The coffee table is handcrafted from Australian wattle ($790).
We think there is a lot to be said for furniture that is hand crafted. For one thing, long after you have forgotten how much you paid for a piece, you will still remember what it is that you fell in love with. And it will last a lifetime. Or two or even three.
And its locally made.
Filed underCategories: Tags: Adam Cruikshank, coffee tables, design aesthetic, just arrived, Lewis Waters, new in 2012, Rick Knopke
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.
Filed underCategories: Tags: chairs and armchairs, cofee tables, danish furniture, just arrived, preview 20 November 2011, sneak peeks, vintage
…just out of the container
We can’t help but share a little bit of the unpacking excitement at squarepeg with our second shipment arriving just a week ago. We are sorting out our new range of old – authentic mid-century easy chairs, desks, chests of drawers, sideboards, coffee tables and timeless danish sofas all in time for our PREVIEW day on Sunday 20 November 2011 (kicking off at 10am) – one-off special prices on all new items for one day only. Watch out for more sneak peeks of what we are unpacking…and see you here on Sunday 20 November!