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Posts from the ‘durability’ Category

How To Dress

One of the most confusing things in furniture shopping  can be how to dress your new sofa, or other upholstered piece.  You might know the color you want, but choosing the correct material for your lifestyle can be an entirely new challenge that wasn’t expected.  Here are some tips on choosing the right covering for your house.  Read more

Bringing Indoors Out

With sun being the predominant force in central Texas, the trend of bringing the indoors out is catching on faster than greased lighting. Read more

Outdoor Life

One of the joys of living in Texas is enjoying mostly year-round, outdoor living. Whether your style is rustic, traditional, mid-century, or modern, Brown Jordan has something for every home. Read more

Back to School

Having a cool room or dorm is the ultimate motivation to buckle down and tackle your studies, so go back to school in style this semester! Read more

Roadshow Wrap Up

Whew, what a summer!  With a whirlwind of Thayer Coggin’s Roadshow, NEST Modern’s anniversary sale, and the Nesters traveling to some amazing places this summer has been flying by!  We are finally back from our break and want to share our Roadshow experience with you; we had so much fun it is still fresh on our minds. Read more

Thayer Coggin Roadshow

In commemoration of Thayer Coggin’s 60th anniversary, the High Point furniture manufacturer is conducting a national trunk tour showcasing internationally acclaimed designer Milo Baughman’s furniture designs of the mid-century modern era. Read more

Thayer Coggin, the family owned furniture company based in North Carolina,  is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Thayer Coggin was the man behind the brand that was one of the first manufacturers of modern furniture in the U.S.A.  A U.S. Army medic in World War II, Coggin founded Thayer Coggin in 1953 and saw a shared vision upon meeting Milo Baughman, a young designer from California.  

Thayer Coggin furniture was sought after long before it became vintage by celebrities, including Frank Sinatra and Robert Redford. The company even made matching pink leather recliners for Elvis Presley.  Read more