How to get the right foam in your furniture
Nov 10, 2021 | By Lindsay Braun
Foam is one of the most important and most misunderstood aspects of furniture construction. It tends to be specified by designers as "medium firm" or "high density". But what do these terms really mean and how can you order furniture that doesn't surprise you or your client by being way too firm or too soft?
Velvet that doesn't leave prints
Aug 4, 2021 | By Lindsay Braun
Unfortunately, some velvet fabrics have a unique negative feature, especially in public spaces. This issue has been referred to as "tracking," or "handprints," but let's call it what it is...the dreaded butt print.
Custom sofas for Palette Cafe in New York
Oct 13, 2020 | By Lindsay Braun
    In addition to a few pink Shell Chairs and dark teal Bend Chairs for her new location, Catherine envisioned something different: sofas with curves and glamour and...hey, what about a sofa in marigold yellow?
    Behind the scenes: Emblem's collaboration with Branch
    Oct 7, 2020 | By Lindsay Braun
      Simple. Affordable. Flexible. When we met the team at Branch, these are the words they used to describe their vision for the commercial furniture buying process. Right away, we knew that we had met our kind of people. Founded in 2018 by commercial real estate veterans, Branch approached Emblem with the idea for a creative, multi-product collaboration.
      Update from Emblem concerning COVID-19
      Apr 10, 2020 | By Emblem Furniture Admin
        As the coronavirus continues to impact all of our lives, Emblem is committed to maintaining open lines of communication. 
        Vote for Best of Year 2019!
        Oct 8, 2019 | By Emblem Furniture Admin
          Our Bend Sofa and Shell Chair are competing for Interior Design Magazine's Best of Year Awards! Take a look at all of the categories to vote for your favorite designs and if you feel we've earned it, vote for Emblem. It's as easy as two clicks! 
          Emblem Emmy's lounge with Nessie Blaze and Vudu Dahl of VH1's Black Ink Compton
          Sep 30, 2019 | By Emblem Furniture Admin
            At Emblem, we do things a little differently. So when our team was asked to design and furnish a lounge for an Emmy's celebrity gifting event, we energetically accepted the challenge. After all, we know the importance of durable, beautifully designed furniture to the entertainment industry. 
            Welcome to Emblem
            Jul 21, 2019 | By Emblem Furniture Admin
              Sometime during the past ten years or so, an entire industry full of incredibly creative professionals all decided to go along with a lie: that acquiring contract furniture had to be a complicated process.
              Cafe with pink artwork, Palette NY
              Jun 26, 2019 | By Emblem Furniture Admin

              In this series, we're highlighting businesses that use their interior space to tell their brand story. Our first "Emblematic Business" is Palette, a new model that combines co-working, cafe, and community-building.

              Pink modular sectional in lobby of office
              Jun 4, 2019 | By Emblem Furniture Admin

                Simply put, contract furniture is any furniture that is designed and manufactured for commercial installation in offices, waiting rooms, lobbies, and other public or high-use spaces. But why should anyone care?

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