Monthly Archive:: February 2013

The latest collection of 4 Living videos is here! As we expand our product ranges, we feel that it’s important that you can get an accurate feel for the furniture before making a purchase. Our collection of contemporary solid oak furniture from Ethnicraft is incredibly beautiful in real life, but we realise that everyone can’t make it to our Sussex showroom to see it. The stunning ‘Straight’ solid oak dining table seemed like the perfect place to start. 4 Living – Solid Oak Sideboard ‘Flat’ from 4Living.co.uk on Vimeo

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Take a look at our new product video for the elegant ‘Stonecut’ solid oak TV unit. If you aren’t able to get down to our Sussex showroom, we hope that our videos will give you are great idea of how beautiful our products are in the flesh. We’re big fans of product videos, as we believe it’s the closest an online shopper can get to seeing the item in person. Videos can sometimes say more than pictures, as they provide a more personal and interactive experience. If you were in a furniture showroom, you wouldn’t stand on the spot, would you? You would walk around the piece, enjoy in from every angle, open every drawer and admire it. This is the experience we aim to [&hellip

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We are constantly bombarded with health and fitness tips, but it’s actually pretty rare to find any tips which you can easily incorporate into everyday life. We can use the stairs instead of the lift and cut down on coffee, but there are some things which seem impossible to avoid. If you work in any kind of office environment, you’ll find yourself slumped in a chair for nine hours a day, five days a week; why not stand? It sounds slightly unusual to stand at a desk, but there are numerous health benefits: Posture – Standing at your desk can improve your posture substantially. Sitting at a desk all day can create an over-curved lumbar. Make sure your new desk is the right height, in [&hellip

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Oriental Furniture Contemporary oriental furniture represents a refreshing way of adapting traditional design principles, and making them work in a modern environment. China is famous for its strong sense of identity and pride in its heritage; this is perfectly exemplified in its many centuries of furniture design. Oriental design prides itself on detail and precision, which is perfectly in keeping with traditional Feng Shui principles. Oriental furniture has truly original character, and is certainly a far cry from the same high street designs that we see day-in-day-out. Contemporary, minimalistic designs are actually not that far removed from traditional oriental designs. The attention to detail of simple minimalistic furniture designs is perfectly in keeping with the clean, clutter free requirements of traditional Feng Shui. Contemporary oriental [&hellip

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