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Apartment foo-nishing

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Five years--not long at all. Knoll Cato wears like shit. The thick yarns are stitched down by thin threads that break easily. Then, you've got thick fettuccine-thick yarns flopping everywhere.
     


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    It's baffling that you're not getting better quality and service at this level.
     


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    I could slouch in this
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    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    That's awful. I have a preference for Maharam Kvadrat for reasons like that, most of the line is very sturdy. I havent had the same experience, but I just dislike knoll's fabrics. They all conjure up mental imagines of sunk-in living rooms for me.
     
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  5. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    We switched to Hallingdal. Supposedly it is near bullet-proof.
     


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    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    That's a good choice, its part of the maharam Kvadrat line.

    I can see a fabric surviving a rub test with good results (as most wool or wool based do) and performing terribly in real life. They are not forced to content with buttons, belts, watches, ect in the testing, just a worsted wool fabric on a pad.
     
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  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Yes. I know.
     


  8. mafoofan

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    Hmm.

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  9. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Are flat-woven, kilim rugs typically so "low-resolution" and irregular, or is this just obviously a junky rug?
     


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    If you keep that rug, please write "Start" at the upper left corner, and "Finish" at the lower right corner.
     
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  12. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    All of our furniture is now white. WTF happened.
     


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    A mistake you will regret?
     


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    I don't think I've ever seen all-white furniture done well. Can it be done?
     


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    I really worry about foo.

    On the other hand, it's strangely reassuring that he doesn't change.
     


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