In the fast pace of today's world, trends come and go quicker than ever, which can be hard to keep up with, time-consuming, and costly. However, with a more mindful approach, investing in timeless and versatile pieces will ensure your home remains stylish and functional for years to come.
Through focusing on high-quality materials and classic designs, investment pieces can transcend trends and adapt to various styles, providing enduring elegance and longevity for your home.
Curating a range of quality, forever pieces is also the sustainable way to furnish your home, something that can be done slowly, over time, to create your perfect oasis.
Making a considered decision is key to investing in furniture that will stand the test of time, but with so many pieces to choose from, it can be challenging to know where to begin. So, we’ve put our heads together and curated a list of our top 10 investment piece picks to spark your inspiration and help you start.
A crowd favourite and classic design, the Lando is a versatile piece that will seamlessly slip into any interior decor with its minimal design and variety of design choices. Flaunting a solid oak construction, its beautiful silhouette is characterised by a comfortable moulded seat on the backless options and a small curved backrest on the others. It is available in various complementary colourways of both fabric and leather upholsteries, so you can best tailor it to your unique taste.
Crafted from highly durable solid oak wood, this gorgeous chair is amongst the sturdiest of its kind. It features a clean-lined and simplistic design that is elevated by its intricate spokes and a spindle-style backrest. The Lake is incredibly versatile to blend with various interior styles, and will provide lasting value to your home for years to come with its high-quality construction minimising the need for frequent replacements. Caring for your solid timber pieces is the key to it lasting a lifetime, learn more about how to do just that within our Care Instructions.
Known for her 70s inspired yet timeless style, Sarah Ellison’s Float Modular Sofa epitomises the marriage of comfort and style in a striking design with generously deep seats and bold proportions. With puffy channelling design details, this statement conversation piece is the hero of any room it is placed in and is versatile to fit a range of spaces with its modular capabilities. Not only is this piece captivatingly gorgeous, it also boasts a highly durable upholstery, making it easy to maintain whilst withstanding life’s everyday wear and tear.
Ethnicraft boast a stunning range of solid oak and teak pieces, all designed with lasting style in mind and with the best quality, including the Bok range. Classic in shape, minimal in form, and incredibly practical in function, the Bok is truly a worthwhile investment. Its graceful and airy shape is anchored by the robust solid oak make, offering structural stability and durability for years ahead. The versatility of the extendable option will carry your home through different spaces and events, transforming to provide generous extra seating that is perfect for growing families and those who love to entertain.
Featuring a high-quality and slatted timber design, the Ipanema’s timeless beauty is defined by its simple lines and curved edges with black accent details. One of the first in our range to move towards a more sustainable future, this chic piece is crafted from a combination of veneer and solid Oak wood, meaning it uses less wood overall and in turn reduces the environmental impact of logging. This piece is also sustainably packed with cardboard packaging, a process we are slowly rolling out to capture our entire collection.
Contemporary by style and timeless by design, the Cosmos Marble Dining Table is a statement dining piece that pairs two of the most timeless materials to create its stunning look. The circular Cararra marble tabletop exudes a luxurious appeal, that will conveniently suit your space with its three different size options and encourage flow throughout your home. This is contrasted against the solid oak timber base, which flaunts a striking fluted design that works in harmony with the marble to create elements of textural interest. Available in various timber finishes, the Cosmos also comes in the form of console, coffee, and side tables, allowing you to match and create a cohesive space.
Designed with comfort in mind, the Monet exhibits a plush modern take on the classic tub chair with its exaggerated curvy shape and cosy appeal. Its curved backrest and deep seat design offer an unmatched level of comfort as it wraps around your body for optimal support and relaxation. This statement piece is as hard-wearing as it is elegant, with its velvet upholstery making for a durable and snag-resistant finish that will offer long-lasting value to your interiors.
The best-selling Norah Rattan Bed embodies an elegant classic style, with refined rustic charisma of hard-wearing materials that have been beautifully finished with rounded corners. Perfect to start any bedroom, the Norah features a simple design comprised of high-quality solid Oak, with a decorative natural fisheye weave rattan headboard. Its versatility will carry well across various styles and effortlessly suit coastal, bohemian, mid-century modern, Scandi and contemporary, allowing you the flexibility to change up the vibe of your room with ease.
Maximising both storage and style, the Rio is a timelessly designed piece with modern features of panelled details, curved edges and recessed handles. Equally as sustainable as it is sleek and practical, it's oak veneer construction is a more eco-friendly and long-lasting material that boasts durability with its resistance to cracking, scratching and daily wear and tear. It is also environmentally conscious utilising cardboard packaging, a process we are slowly rolling out to capture our entire collection. The black steel legs provide a solid foundation, with subtle brass elements that elevate this piece to a new level. Available in three different sizes, the Rio storage range is perfect for creating a cohesive and contemporary bedroom space.
Whilst design trends come and go, marble and timber transcend both times and styles with their alluring natural textures and aesthetic appeal. The Avalon is a tasteful blend of both materials, balancing form and function with its sturdy solid oak body and solid Carrara marble top. The sleek soft close drawer provides a practical storage solution, whilst its unique combination of different textures will complement other natural materials in your home. While marble and oak is featured here, the Avalon also comes in rattan, terrazzo and plain oak options, the choices are endless!
We hope this helps you with what to look for when investing in furniture, and gives you a starting point to begin a more sustainable interior journey!
Furniture lasts as long as you take care of it, which is why following our care instructions are an important part of creating your collection of forever furniture, see more HERE.
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