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post #5266 of 5803
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Originally Posted by brokencycle View Post

Well, if you didn't have a TV room, you could have space for a wine cellar. 

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post #5267 of 5803
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post

I haven't spent much time in MC in years, so can't speak to what it's like anymore. But the design/furniture thread is fairly predictable, even though there are divergent points of view. Frankly, it's pretty sleepy over there.

What's wrong with criticism, though? Not much fun or use if every post were guaranteed praise/adulation.
Not true at all. Come on, man--you usually start the discussion with some idea that is not bad or offensive--such as, "I really like the Eames lounge chair." But then, as discussion develops, you introduce other ideas that are increasingly odd or off-putting--like, "We need to have two Eames lounges chairs, side by side--because married." People tell you those ideas are odd or off-putting, but things march on anyway. Then inevitably, the other shoe drops. You aren't going to get an Eames lounge chair. It's too expensive. You aren't sure you couldn't get something equally high-quality for less money. You're not sure the whole "design" thing matters to you. Who is this Eames guy anyway and what business does he have charging you $6,000 for a chair? Next thing you know, you are posting a picture of the Pio-chair in some depressingly anonymous buy-one-get-one-free, 50%-off-everything, everything-must-go furniture showroom/warehouse/deathchamber and everyone is like "WTF" and pissed that they wasted all their time.

A week later you ask "What about Arco lamps? I like those." Rinse and repeat.

Anyway, I may be paraphrasing, embellishing, whatever, but I think I've captured the spirit of how things unfurl into a "shit storm" for you.

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post #5268 of 5803
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post

A week later you ask "What about Arco lamps? I like those." Rinse and repeat.

Anyway, I may be paraphrasing, embellishing, whatever, but I think I've captured the spirit of how things unfurl into a "shit storm" for you.

In fairness, he did buy an Arco lamp, no?

Also, I almost put a foo emoji in my post about the wine cellar. :P

post #5269 of 5803
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Originally Posted by brokencycle View Post

In fairness, he did buy an Arco lamp, no?


Also, I almost put a foo emoji in my post about the wine cellar. :P

Lol, I did put foo emoji, but then deleted it . After Pio's post I want to be on best behavior tonight.....shog[1].gif
post #5270 of 5803
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Originally Posted by brokencycle View Post

In fairness, he did buy an Arco lamp, no?

Also, I almost put a foo emoji in my post about the wine cellar. :P

Did he get the Arco or did he get:



I mean, basically the same thing, but just curious.
post #5271 of 5803
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post



A week later you ask "What about Arco lamps? I like those." Rinse and repeat.

Not only did I buy an Arco lamp I posted a picture of Gracie sitting on it. smile.gif

Oh, and that furniture store is considered high end around my place. Again, pleb in the hinterland.
post #5272 of 5803
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

Not only did I buy an Arco lamp I posted a picture of Gracie sitting on it. smile.gif

Oh, and that furniture store is considered high end around my place. Again, pleb in the hinterland.

One Arco for each Pio-chair or is there a time-share sort of arrangement?
post #5273 of 5803
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post

One Arco for each Pio-chair or is there a time-share sort of arrangement?

The light is centered over the side table between the two chairs and works wonderfully. I am now able to read an actual book (vs. Kindle) and sip wine while I look out on our backyard and the local view. It's rather wonderful.

Okay, here's some meat for the wolf pack: we bought our love seat and couch from Natuzzi. smile.gif
post #5274 of 5803
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

The light is centered over the side table between the two chairs and works wonderfully. I am now able to read an actual book (vs. Kindle) and sip wine while I look out on our backyard and the local view. It's rather wonderful.

Okay, here's some meat for the wolf pack: we bought our love seat and couch from Natuzzi. smile.gif

So the Arco bisects the Pio-chairs? That is truly odd. Why not put it off to the side somewhere? I mean, one of the key design features of the Arco is that it . . . arcs. You have the freedom to place it wherever and still have the light fall where you want it to.

You don't arrange all your furniture symmetrically, do you?

Do you?
post #5275 of 5803
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post

So the Arco bisects the Pio-chairs? That is really odd. Why not put it off to the side somewhere? I mean, one of the key design features of the Arco is that it . . . arcs. You have the freedom to place it wherever and still have the light fall where you want it to.

You don't arrange all your furniture symmetrically, do you?

Do you?

As I said, the light comes down between the two chairs. Maybe I needed to add that base is behind and remote near the wall? It's being used as one would expect it to be used, i.e. bring light to a place distant from the base.

The Piob chairs sit across a rectangular area rug from the Natuzzi sofa.
post #5276 of 5803
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

As I said, the light comes down between the two chairs. Maybe I needed to add that base is behind and remote near the wall? It's being used as one would expect it to be used, i.e. bring light to a place distant from the base.

The Piob chairs sit across a rectangular area rug from the Natuzzi sofa.

Well, that's a relief. Except for the Natuzzi situation.

Tell me, does it look like something like this:



Is it leather? Black leather?

Do any parts adjust or move around to change it into something else? Was "lumbar" included in the product description?
post #5277 of 5803
Nothing movable or adjustable, not black but it is leather, has metal legs.
post #5278 of 5803
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

Nothing movable or adjustable, not black but it is leather, has metal legs.

Doesn't non-black leather clash with the Pio-chairs?
post #5279 of 5803
Probably.
post #5280 of 5803
Is Gracie a cat? The only way I'd look at arco lamp if it has really cute cat on it.
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