Bamboo is the New Green

20th, Apr, 2017

Sustainable Furniture Brands You recycle then turn the water off when you brush your teeth. You bring reusable bags to the grocery store. But, you may have overlooked one very important area in which to be eco-conscious – your furniture! Furniture can be made from an abundance of reusable and sustainable materials. Our latest obsession … Continue reading “Bamboo is the New Green”

A Perfectly Egg-cellent Easter Table

13th, Apr, 2017

The Easter bunny is hopping just around the corner! We’ve got the best dining table and accessories to help you celebrate both the upcoming weekend holidays and the sunshine, color, and smells which the spring season gifts us each year. Your perfect Easter table begins at PerLora in the South Side with the luxury and grandeur … Continue reading “A Perfectly Egg-cellent Easter Table”

PerLora LOFT – chic. modern. urban. living.

6th, Apr, 2017

Let’s face it, some furniture just isn’t meant for apartments or lofts. Pittsburgh has an exciting apartment building boom in areas like Downtown, the Strip District, Shadyside, South Side, and more. We want to make sure that everyone has access to functional and fashionable furniture no matter the size of their dwelling! Cue PerLora LOFT. … Continue reading “PerLora LOFT – chic. modern. urban. living.”

Table Tops That Pop – You’re Invited!

16th, Mar, 2017

PerLora invites interior decorating connoisseurs to celebrate the well- awaited spring season with their ‘Table Tops that Pop’ event on Saturday, March 25th. From 12PM to 2PM. This event will be open to the public – we hope to see you there! Attendees will enjoy a floral arrangement demo featuring poppies and other featured items. As well … Continue reading “Table Tops That Pop – You’re Invited!”

Top 5 Must-Have Pieces of Furniture for Small Apartments/Lofts

10th, Mar, 2017

Having 650 sq. ft. or less to work with can be absolutely daunting…or it can be a time to be incredibly creative and innovative! Our theory is small living doesn’t have to mean sacrificing luxury – the key is to find pieces that are aesthetically pleasing, serve numerous purposes, and are spatially savvy. Without further … Continue reading “Top 5 Must-Have Pieces of Furniture for Small Apartments/Lofts”

This vs. That: Part 2

2nd, Mar, 2017

Last week, we laid out some synonymous terms commonly used by different individuals for the same piece of furniture that were all (even by interior design standards) still correct. This week we’re tackling something a little bigger: commonly confused furniture terms. Below we’ve listed some terms that represent totally different pieces of furniture, yet are … Continue reading “This vs. That: Part 2”

This vs. That: Part 1

23rd, Feb, 2017

True to the American language, the world of furniture and design doesn’t shy away from synonymous terminology. If you’re from Pittsburgh and you’ve ever ordered a ‘pop’ in another state, you know this quite well. This can lead to many ‘this or that’ discussions (i.e. is it pop or soda?). Our very own Perry and … Continue reading “This vs. That: Part 1”

The PERfect Fit

16th, Feb, 2017

Arranging furniture and other interior décor can be an intimidating task – you don’t want to clutter, clash, or commit any other design faux paus. Even the most flawless of homes can pose their own complications, so what’s one to do when their abode features an abundance of oddly shaped rooms complete with the works: … Continue reading “The PERfect Fit”

Valentine’s Day Dinner, Sweets, and Laughs

3rd, Feb, 2017

February 14th doesn’t always have to be a day of fancy five-star restaurants & heart-filled holiday cards. This Valentine’s Day shower your sweetie with romantic, unforgettable gestures right at home. From a charming home-cooked spread to a few shared giggles, let the little moments make the greatest impact this holiday. Add a Touch of LOVE … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Dinner, Sweets, and Laughs”

Valentine’s Day Pillow Talk – Literally

30th, Jan, 2017

Make your sweetheart swoon this Valentine’s Day with charming gestures that will make him/her laugh, smile, and fall in love all over again. Make your home a cozy lovebird’s paradise by accentuating your favorite comfortable chair, sofa, or bed with Alexandra Ferguson’s recycled felt applique pillows! These pillows are perfect for: …demonstrating your love on … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Pillow Talk – Literally”

New from Thayer Coggin

26th, Jan, 2017

        Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a new design project can be daunting. PerLora is home to eight passionate Interior Designers that are here to help you along the way. Get in touch to schedule an in-home consultation with one of … Continue reading “New from Thayer Coggin”

Modern, Trendy, & Kid-Friendly

22nd, Jan, 2017

It’s the ultimate conundrum – sacrificing style for furniture a little more resilient thanks to the reckless nature of your favorite little young’uns. But, thanks to modern innovation you can have the best of both worlds: bold, chic pieces that can endure accidents, spills, and more without those drab slipcovers. Check out our favorite kid-friendly … Continue reading “Modern, Trendy, & Kid-Friendly”

Throw a Football Playoff Party the Rooney’s Would Be Proud Of

14th, Jan, 2017

Football shaped finger foods, Steelers gear for miles, and a fanatic dedication that’s simply incomparable – that’s a Steelers Playoff game party for you. Stairway to Seven Perry and Lora’s daughter Lexi combined her creative culinary talents with her Steelers enthusiasm and whipped up these perfectly delectable football-inspired treats that were anything but a fumble. … Continue reading “Throw a Football Playoff Party the Rooney’s Would Be Proud Of”

Going Green in 2017

8th, Jan, 2017

As we welcome 2017, we’re embracing new, exciting resolutions, fashion, lifestyle habits, and (our personal favorite) home design trends! This year, Green is the new Black – here’s what you can expect to see.   Pantone’s Color of the Year: Greenery “Every year since 2000, the company has chosen a color that reflects the current … Continue reading “Going Green in 2017”

Wallflowers wanted

28th, Nov, 2016

These Wallflower wall stickers are from high-quality photos that are enlarged to enormous proportions and are a great alternative to wallpaper. They’re super durable and won’t rip or fade, and go right on your walls like any self-adhesive decal. You can easily remove them and place them somewhere else, and do it over and over … Continue reading “Wallflowers wanted”

The Gifts on Your Must-Have List

14th, Dec, 2015

While we specialize in furniture, we know a thing or two about awesome gifts. This holiday season, we’re making our list and checking it twice. See a few of just the many goodies we have in store at PerLora. See even more inspiration at PerLora. Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece … Continue reading “The Gifts on Your Must-Have List”

5 Ways to Style Your Coffee Table

9th, Aug, 2015

A coffee table is a must-have for your living room. From big to small, glass to wood, there are so many ways to add style to your room with coffee table decor. So, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Instagram photos to show you how to style your own modern coffee table. 1. Wooden … Continue reading “5 Ways to Style Your Coffee Table”

PERLORA 20 Years of Sitting Pretty

16th, Apr, 2015

Your most trusted furniture store. Download Article Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a new design project can be daunting. PerLora is home to eight passionate Interior Designers that are here to help you along the way. Get in touch to schedule an in-home consultation … Continue reading “PERLORA 20 Years of Sitting Pretty”

How to Puppy Proof Your Home for New Pets

3rd, Apr, 2015

How to Puppy Proof Your Home? When our daughters got their French Bulldog, Henry, a few weeks ago we were worried about what their apartment might look like after day 1. Would their American Leather sleeper be torn to shreds and would their Euro Style dining table become Henry’s favorite chew toy? Well, three weeks in, all is still … Continue reading “How to Puppy Proof Your Home for New Pets”

Black Friday @ Perlora

26th, Nov, 2014

Now is a great chance to pick up some PerLora, for less than ever. Stop in for our Black Friday Event. The hot chocolate is on us!   Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a new design project can be daunting. PerLora is home to … Continue reading “Black Friday @ Perlora”

Works of art

25th, Nov, 2014

Working with a host of artists. West Hollywood’s SOZE Gallery and Modernica partnered up for a group exhibition showcasing custom painted Modernica fiberglass shell classic chairs. All to benefit The Art of Elysium. The exhibit is presenting THE SOZE COLLECTION where each of the artists brought their talents to the surfaces of the chair making … Continue reading “Works of art”


13th, Nov, 2014

THE LARGEST LEATHER SHOWROOM IN THE BURGH JUST GOT LARGER! Perry and Lora are so proud to be able the amazing Italian brand Natuzzi Italia at the PerLora Leather showroom. The collection is classic Italian design and, unfortunately, we can not do it justice here in this blog.   You must stop in and take … Continue reading “NEW NATUZZI ITALIA SHOWROOM IN PERLORA LEATHER!”

Stressless. For Less.

11th, Nov, 2014

It’s prime time for Northern Lights in Norway. Want a sneak peek? Check out Ekornes new website! There’s nothing as relaxing as sitting in a Stressless chair after a hard day’s work. Save $500 off Stressless® Ambassador, Consul and Diplomat recliners until November 17 at PerLora Leather. Choose between any wood finish and the following … Continue reading “Stressless. For Less.”

On board

10th, Nov, 2014

Saved from the landfill, designers are using skateboard graphics to push the boundaries of interior design and bring a vibrant story to life in every space they inhabit. There are so many possibilities for interiors. Go for a skateboard theme in your kids room… Use skateboard ceramic tile for kitchen back-splashes… Along with Art of Board, … Continue reading “On board”

Web of Intrigue….The Spyder Dining Table

24th, Sep, 2014

Elegant form with a showstopping silhouette, Cattelan brings us the creme de la creme with the Spyder Dining Table. Acclaimed designer Phillip Jackson has pulled out all the stops to deliver a dining experience that is truly a work of art. And our favorite part? It is fully customizable. Choose from a myriad base, glass, … Continue reading “Web of Intrigue….The Spyder Dining Table”

Staff Picks: Joel on the Kelly Chair

26th, Apr, 2014

One chair I love to work on my design projects is the KELLY chair. The design is quite unique besides being VERY comfortable chair. It is a very architectural chair with straight diagonal lines meeting the seat cushion. As hard and angular as it appears, the tight seat cushion is soft and plenty deep for … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Joel on the Kelly Chair”

Staff Picks: Lauren on the Spyder Dining Table

17th, Apr, 2014

When you have access to so many fantastic furniture lines it truly is hard to find a “favorite” of any one thing. Having said that if asked what my favorite dining table is; I would have to say the Spyder Table from Cattelan. If you are looking for a dining table that makes a statement … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Lauren on the Spyder Dining Table”

Modern Homes made from Shipping Containers!

6th, Apr, 2014

We love cool modern homes! How about living in a shipping container? They do meet a variety of requirements: Modern. Check. Low-cost. Check. Environmentally-friendly. Here are a few we would love to fill with Perlora furniture! Below: Two shipping containers flank a taller common space in this residence designed by Studio H:T. The bedrooms are … Continue reading “Modern Homes made from Shipping Containers!”

Spring Cleaning: Closet Systems

2nd, Apr, 2014

Getting Organized at Home Spring is in the air (finally!!) and we’re ready to clean house and get organized. The long winter has fallen out of stride with our New Year’s resolutions. So use the change in season as a chance to revisit your goals. This week, we’ve begun editing our showrooms in preparation for our … Continue reading “Spring Cleaning: Closet Systems”

Staff Picks: Top Ten Bridal Shower Gifts

22nd, Mar, 2014

It’s wedding season! As PerLora designer Adrienne prepares for her own wedding, she’s running down her Top Ten Picks for bridal shower gifts.   [/one_half] [one_half_last] 1. Double Candle Holder Inspired by dance, this elegant candle holder offers the perfect balance of masculine and feminine. Stick to the classic steel version to match any decor, … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Top Ten Bridal Shower Gifts”

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21st, Mar, 2014

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Spring has Sprung!

20th, Mar, 2014

Today marks the first day of Spring, and we’re fawning over florals hoping that this morning’s flurries are the last of what winter has to offer. As you prepare for longer days and a little sunshine, check out our tips for incorporating floral into your floral decor! Don’t be put off by the idea of … Continue reading “Spring has Sprung!”