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Vegan Leather Alternatives For Custom Made Furniture

Vegan Leather – The Leather Sofa Alternative

Animal-hide leather has been the staple of the furniture industry for centuries, boasting strength, resilience, comfort, and aesthetic appeal. Now these benefits have been made available without the use of animal byproducts! Vegan Leather may seem like a bit of a misnomer, but rest assured it is two things: not real leather, and stronger than you think. And before you even ask - no, it is not made with real vegans either.

Four Things To Do In New Hope Pennsylvania

4 Things to do in New Hope

Across the river from the heart of Lambertville is a serene and idyllic town, Pennsylvania’s border gem of New Hope. Less than 5 minutes away from our showroom of handmade furniture in New Jersey's Lambertville lies New Hope. Formerly regarded as the halfway point between Pennsylvania and New York back in the days of old, it is now nicknamed “Coryell’s Ferry”, and thrives off of its small but meaningful tourism market. It’s definitely worthwhile to check out New Hope while if you're in the Lambertville area, or worth it all…

Four Things To Do In Philadelphia

4 Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is a prime location for sightseeing and learning. With arguably more to do than the last of our locations, New Hope and Lambertville, Philadelphia has a wealth of opportunity. Located roughly an hour from our New Jersey furniture showroom, Philadelphia is easy to reach from both New Hope and Lambertville. If you’re looking for fun weekend activities and to get out of the area, Philadelphia is the place to go.

4 Things To Do In Princeton, NJ

4 Things to do in Princeton, NJ

Princeton, New Jersey, is a historic town. Known primarily for its Ivy League Princeton University, and its role in the Revolutionary War, Princeton has the history and spirit of New Jersey deeply embedded within it. Roughly twenty minutes from Lambertville and our custom furniture showroom, we know Princeton like our own backyard. If you're looking to spend a pleasant day soaking in the arts and appreciating nature, then continue below to see four great things you can do while in Princeton.

The ABCs Of Custom Furniture Design

Custom Furniture Design: Keywords You Need to Know

Having a leg-up while hunting the New Jersey market for a new piece of furniture is an opportunity you can't pass on. Whether your ideal custom furniture design is Mid-Century, Classics, or Chesterfield, there's a lot to know about the ins and outs of each. Use these terms as your sword and shield while furniture shopping. If information is the key to success, then consider these keywords your own personal lockpicking kit to opening up the world of custom furniture design.

Furniture Anatomy 101: What Makes A Quality Chesterfield?

What Makes a Quality Chesterfield

A Chesterfield sofa is easily one of the most recognizable pieces of furniture around. Stunningly antique and elegantly robust, it is a historical piece of furniture with as much attention to detail as it has class. The hallmark of a quality Chesterfield sofa is extensively visual; luxury leather stretching over a vivacious frame, deep buttoning, and a low back with high, roll-top arms. Unfortunately, the furniture market is flooded with fakes, impostors, swindlers, and tricksters. Each of them cashing in on the reputation of the Chesterfield sofa while not providing…

Langston Red Hand-Stained Leather Chesterfield Tufted Sofa

Hand Stained Leather Chesterfields

Most leathers attain their distinctive color from chemical dyes, soaked and finished in large drums for mass-production purposes. At this scale, tried-and-true tanning techniques are routinely forgotten and tanners have allowed modern technology to sully their craft. Although this chemically and machine-processed leather is a consistent and expensive material perfect for your sofa, it is not genuine hand‐colored leather.

The Beginners Guide To Leather Care

Beginner’s Guide to the Secrets of Leather Furniture Care

Leather Furniture Care and You So you’ve purchased a stunning custom leather sofa, loveseat, armchair, or sectional from of Iron & Oak. First things first, congratulations! You have made an investment that you will continue to profit from for decades down the line. The only thing left is to master the art of leather furniture care to keep your new piece perfect. If you’re fuzzy on how custom leather furniture is an investment on your part, brush up on your leather legalese with Why You Should Embrace Your Aging Leather.…

What To Know Before You Order Furniture Online

How to Order Furniture Online the Right Way

What to Know Before You Order Furniture Online Figuring out how to order furniture online can be a daunting task, especially when there are dozens of seemingly identical online marketplaces all offering the same thing. And there’s always an endless supply of questions to be had. Among all this noise, how does one know what to look for, and who can you trust? And if you don’t know what to look for or who to trust, what should you ask? To find the perfect fit for your furnishing wants and…

Why Choose Leather Furniture?

Leather Furniture – Benefits You Need to Know

When it comes to personal possessions we strive to keep them in a like-new condition for as long as possible. This is normal for cars, computers, fabrics, jewelry, homes, pools, etc. - but not when it comes to leather furniture. Leather furniture can be an extremely valuable investment. As leather ages it will begin to display new qualities, some of which include greater softness, strength, smell, and visual appeal. Our wide array of sofas, loveseats, sectionals, and chairs are crafted with the highest quality leather. While leather care isn't to…

The Best Leather For Your Furniture

How to Get the Best Leather Furniture Imaginable

Everything you need to know to score the best leather furniture for your needs: At the of Iron & Oak Showroom, we routinely have guests asking for advice or help when it comes to choosing the right leather for their custom furniture project. When it comes to the best color or best finish, that depends on your style, your room, and your inspiration. But when it comes to the best types of leather for a sofa, loveseat, sectional, or chair, we've got a crash course for you: Avoid these if…

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