Pet-Friendly and Easy-to-Assemble Burrow Sofas

A modular couch system that adapts to your moves

While we’re still waiting on Campaign to make its promised splash in the furniture world of urban dwellers, a newcomer has made its way into the market first. SF-based start-up Burrow offers a sofa that moves and grows with its customers—getting that initial foot through the door by providing hassle-free selection, delivery and set-up. Adding a sofa to the living room should be as painless …

Maiden Home

Made-in-USA furniture in an unusually pain-free online shopping experience

Newcomer furniture brand Maiden Home sticks out from the well-known names we’ve grown up with, tackling a pretty difficult industry to enter. The e-commerce company offers made-to-order, customizable furniture built in the US at a price point you wouldn’t typically see. The company’s aim is to offer affordable furniture, with much less stress—not an easy task when it’s an online experience. Founder Nidhi Kapur felt …

Eero Saarinen’s Two-Seater: the Womb Settee

Knoll overcomes structural issues to bring the 1940s design back into production

The story behind Eero Saarinen’s classic 1948 Model 70 Womb design is simple: Florence Knoll wanted a chair that felt like “basket full of pillows.” While most might immediately think of fluffiness and volume, the Finnish-American furniture designer (and architect behind the architectural marvel that is the TWA Flight Terminal at JFK Airport) had a sleek and suggestive style. Saarinen created a shell shape that …