furniture industry


These 6 Furniture Trends Will Be Huge in 2024, According to Design Experts

  • November 12, 2023

Hint: You’re going to want to hit up an antique store ASAP.

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Take a quick glimpse into any room in your home and consider what’s one of the first things that you notice. Probably your furniture, right? Pieces like couches, chairs, beds, and tables often take up the most visual real estate in any room, so it’s important to get those picks right. That also means that they’re a great place to experiment with trends, allowing you to transform the vibe of your space with just the swap of a chair or the addition of a side table.

As we close out the year and look to 2024, trends become a natural topic of conversation, especially in the design world. After all, everyone wants to know what to shop for and what pieces we’ll be seeing everywhere in the coming year. To get the lowdown on all the best furniture trends for 2024, we went straight to the source, tapping a slew of design experts to get their take on the pieces you’ll be adding to your wishlist very soon (if you haven’t already!).

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Small-Scale Patterns

Pattern has been in for a while, but homeowners generally tend to stick to safe prints (think: a classic ticking stripe) instead of committing to a bolder pattern. However, that’s all due to change in 2024. Designers predict the furniture industry will be embracing pattern in a big—err, small—way, with bold but bitsy prints covering everything from occasional chairs and ottomans to couches.

We are seeing more patterns being introduced in design, and a nice way to try this is by adding small-scale prints to your furniture pieces,” suggests designer Bria Hammel of Bria

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How Art Lee Created a Lifestyle Movement with Furniture Brand Rove Concepts

  • October 22, 2023
Art Lee

Almost every business in the modern economy faces the tension between brick-and-mortar and e-commerce. The luxury furniture industry is no different.  

Traditional brick-and-mortar stores have historically been the cornerstone of the luxury furniture industry. These physical showrooms offer customers a tactile and immersive experience, allowing them to touch, feel, and assess the quality of luxurious materials and craftsmanship. Customers often value the personalized service and expertise associated with these upscale retail environments. Unfortunately, these stores have high overhead costs, including rent, utilities, and staff salaries. As consumer preferences change, however, becoming more and more comfortable purchasing everything online, the traditional model is being challenged. 

The rise of online shopping has introduced new opportunities and challenges to the luxury furniture market. E-commerce platforms have enabled furniture brands to expand their reach globally and connect with a wider audience. From newcomers like Wayfair to online arms of traditional industry players like West Elm, online platforms are enabling customers to browse, compare, and purchase furniture from the comfort of their homes.  

Rove Concepts is a modern furniture brand marrying high-quality luxury furniture, modern e-commerce convenience, and various innovative digital tools, with traditional brick-and-mortar showrooms. Rove is more than just a furniture brand, it is a lifestyle movement that curates how people feel at their most intimate and personal moments at home through physicality.  

Over ten years ago, Art Lee founded Rove Concepts as all great entrepreneurs do, by solving a problem he encountered in his own life. Lee quickly saw a massive gap in the market when looking to purchase furniture for his own apartment. Generally speaking, the industry leans towards two extremes: expensive luxury furniture or cheap furniture with dubious durability. Simply put, Lee couldn’t find furniture in the “Goldilocks zone” — something that looked sleek and wouldn’t break the bank, or

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