• Pamela

    The Non-Toxic Couch

    A recent New York Times article evaluated the pluses and minuses of buying the high quality vs. okay-quality couch. The article focused on user’s lifestyle, design, construction, and price. A high quality couch will last decades or longer and will cost a pretty penny; it might even turn into an heirloom. An okay-quality couch can look great, but it is not usually purchased because of its solid construction or heirloom potential. It gets purchased because it fits into a budget, isn’t desired for long-term use (think small children or pets), or for use in a rented apartment. The article doesn’t mention one huge reason for hanging on to an old “heirloom…