Going solo

July 2001
Cabinet Maker;7/6/2001, Issue 5245, p13
Trade Publication
Focuses on customer preferences for the traditional style of sofas. Growth of design-led occasional chairs on the market; Trend for individual sales; Purchase of chairs as part of a sofa suite.


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