Archive for July 3, 2013
Did you know that the furniture market in the United States pulls in $63 billion per year? It is true that sales of new home furnishings slowed to a crawl in 2008 after the housing market crashed. Fortunately, however, sales of designer furniture like the Tolix stool and the Ghost chair have begun to pick up during 2012 and 2013.
Besides being a purely functional object, furniture is very much a form of art. The Eames lounge chair, which was designed specifically for a high end market, came out in 1956 after years of development. The Eames Lounge chair is an example of Danish modern furniture that was very popular during the mid 20th century, as was the stackable Ghost chair made from translucent injection mold
After my Mom had surgery, the day to day operation of our lives changed way more than I thought it would. I found myself looking online to get help with modifications to our home and to our cars. I looked for “car lift Virginia,” “stair lift Virginia,” “wheelchair lift virginia,” “wheelchair ramp Virginia,” and all different kinds of localized searches to get the help that my family needed.
The doctor had told us some facts, but I suppose I had not internalized what these meant, and how they would affect mine and the life of my family. He explained to us that a wheelchair lift, which is also known as a platform lift, is a powered device, usually with a power rating of around 250 watts for the