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Mastering interior design for your home

BBC2’s Interior Design Masters is inspiring the nation when it comes to transforming space and décor. Presented by Fearne Cotton, the TV contest pits 10 designers against one another to overhaul a range of commercial premises in team and individual challenges. If the hit show has given you the bug, you might be considering calling a designer to give your own home the once-over. Here are our top tips on hiring in help.

18 Sep 2019
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How to create a 1950s look in your living room

It might be 2019 but creating a 1950s look in your living room is the top interior trend of the year, according to Google. The most recent Google home trends report found that there had been a 5,000 per cent increase in the number of people putting the term ‘1950s living room’ into the search engine from the same period last year.

12 Sep 2019
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Want to beat stress? Curl up with a good book

When it comes to relaxing at the end of a busy day, reading a book is one of the most effective ways of beating stress. Curling up with a good book is about more than simply passing the time – reading improves memory, boosts concentration and helps combat stress and anxiety. Academics at the University of Sussex found that reading could reduce stress levels by up to 68 per cent, making it more effective than listening to music or drinking a cup of tea.

06 Sep 2019
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Furniture golf event raises record amount for charity

La-Z-Boy UK was proud to be the principal sponsor of the Scottish Furniture Trades Benevolent Association (SFTBA) Annual Golf Outing, which this year raised a record amount for charity. The rain stayed away for the event at Deer Park Golf Course in Livingston, which raised £4,095 for people in Scotland, connected with the furniture industry, who through illness or misfortune may require a helping hand.

21 Aug 2019
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Award success for the fourth year running!

La-Z-Boy UK is hugely proud to have scooped the title of Best Leather Manufacturer in an annual furniture industry award celebration. We have won the accolade every year since 2016 in the Interiors Monthly furniture awards, which are voted for by readers of the national furniture trade magazine in recognition of companies leading the way in furnishing standards.

09 Aug 2019
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Four ways to maintain a good friendship

Friendships are good for your health but sometimes the pressures of juggling work, family life and other commitments can mean we end up neglecting these important relationships. Today (July 30) is International Friendship Day, a date in the calendar designed to celebrate the importance of friendships and socialising. Studies have found that strong friendships can actually help us to live longer as well as improving our general quality of life.

30 Jul 2019
Channel your favourite characters at FriendsFest with La-Z-Boy UK image

Channel your favourite characters at FriendsFest with La-Z-Boy UK

The much-anticipated celebration of all things Friends, organised by Comedy Central UK in partnership with The Luna Cinema, returns from August travelling to four cities around the country. Once again La-Z-Boy UK armchairs featuring the patented handle recline mechanism will be a highlight of Joey and Chandler’s apartment, allowing visitors to recreate one of the show’s most memorable scenes.

26 Jul 2019
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Previewing New Products

This week we’ve been at the Manchester Furniture Show - one of the UK’s largest interiors trade events where buyers come to get a taste of our latest products for the season ahead.

19 Jul 2019
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Give your living room a makeover this summer

Welcome summer into your living room by embracing seasonal trends. Update your room with new accessories, splashes of colour and statement pieces of furniture. Here’s our guide to what’s big news when it comes to interior trends this summer.

12 Jul 2019
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How to reduce your personal plastic footprint

Reducing the amount of single use plastics we use is something which is a hot topic in 2019. Today (July 3) is International Plastic Bag Free Day with environmentalists arguing that we should get rid of single use plastic bags altogether. Each plastic bag is only used for an average of 25 minutes, according to Plastic Bag Free Day, and yet it can take between 100 and 500 years to disintegrate.

03 Jul 2019