The Making of Calico’s Marbled Wallpapers

17th, Mar, 2014

Rachel Mosler and Nick Cope are the duo behind the brand that brings high art to beautiful wallpaper with their gorgeous hypnotic patterns that are customizable to any wall size. What you might not realize is that each design is handmade, in that Mosler marbleizes sheets of paper and then hands it off to Cope, … Continue reading “The Making of Calico’s Marbled Wallpapers”

Staff Picks: Adrienne on the Varier ‘Peel’ Chair

16th, Mar, 2014

I am in love with the Varier Peel chair…it’s comfortable, stylish in black leather with the walnut base, and it promotes “active sitting”. They are the perfect addition to any contemporary great room as well as a lounge where socializing is a must. Visit Adrienne at Perlora in the South Side or view her staff … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Adrienne on the Varier ‘Peel’ Chair”

Staff Picks: Patty on the Avenue Sectional

17th, Jan, 2014

I love the clean lines of Avenue Sectional and yet the ability to raise the headrests for comfort. I like the pitch of the seat and back which is different in Italian seating. It is more comfortable. I like the quality, solid hardwood frames, all top grain leather, it is a piece a client is … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Patty on the Avenue Sectional”

Staff Picks: Craig on the Avenue Sectional

16th, Jan, 2014

I love the Avenue sectional. It’s Italian seat sex appeal for the home and everyone looks good in it. Visit Craig at Perlora in the South Side or view his staff profile here. Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a new design project can be … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Craig on the Avenue Sectional”

Staff Picks: Dan on the Ekornes Stressless Jazz

16th, Jan, 2014

The Ekornes Stressless Jazz is a strong design that fits my love of Deco and The Bauhaus, but plays nicely with current Scandinavian or Italian looks.   Visit Dan at Perlora Leather in the Strip District or visit his staff profile here. Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a … Continue reading “Staff Picks: Dan on the Ekornes Stressless Jazz”

Ditch your Monobloc chairs and cool off with these concrete designs.

10th, Jul, 2013

Despite the recent weather, we’ve been pouring over cement outdoor furniture this week. Seasonal Living adds a pop of color to the industrial trend with these outdoor stools. Pull up a seat in a variety of colors in stock now at our South Side store, or check out more great design after the jump!    … Continue reading “Ditch your Monobloc chairs and cool off with these concrete designs.”

Pittsburgh Mag Best Restaurants Party

4th, Jun, 2013

  We had such a great time at the Pittsburgh Magazine Best Restaurants Party last night! As an event sponsor, we got the chance to show off some of our favorite new merchandise while sampling the city’s best food. Take a look through some highlights from the event as we make our way out of … Continue reading “Pittsburgh Mag Best Restaurants Party”

Don’t Forget: Our Annual Warehouse Sale Starts Friday April 26th 2019!

30th, Apr, 2013

2 Days warehouse sale Only! Up to 70% OFF on sofas, sectionals, home office, bedroom suites, dining rooms, entertainment centers and more! Meet us at our Lawrenceville Warehouse. 3524 Charlotte Street Between 35th & 36th Street April 26th 2019 – Friday: 9am to 8pm April 27th 2019 – Saturday: 9am to 6pm Schedule A Consultation … Continue reading “Don’t Forget: Our Annual Warehouse Sale Starts Friday April 26th 2019!”

Color by number…

25th, Apr, 2013

From Black Sabbath to The White Stripes, Purple Rain to Pale Blue Eyes. Our gifted interior designers love these color wheels made up entirely from the names of bands and songs with colors in the title. Best part, they go with any color scheme:) Thanks to our friends at Dorothy. cialis daily dose – http://viagracouponfrompfizer.com … Continue reading “Color by number…”

Design Classics Roadshow

23rd, Apr, 2013

This spring, Thayer Coggin is taking it to the streets with 60 years of Milo Baughman classic designs. We can’t wait for the roadshow to make its way to Perlora on June 12. So here is a sneak peak from Perry and Lora as they explore Thayer Coggin’s showroom at the High Point Market. “The … Continue reading “Design Classics Roadshow”

Blast from the Past

22nd, Apr, 2013

In preparation for our upcoming Design Classics Trunk Show, we’ve been pouring over these South Side vintage photos. Check out more gems of the shopping district on E Carson in the last century and don’t forget to RSVP for the Thayer Coggin Roadshow on June 12th. The attendee that comes in their best 60s garb … Continue reading “Blast from the Past”

American Leather Comfort Sleepers

20th, Apr, 2013

Perlora staff got to dive into the new American Leather Comfort Sleepers this week. A representative of the company, Stuart, was kind enough to stop by both of our stores to give us a full rundown of the features. If you’ve never had the opportunity to test out the Comfort Sleepers, you’re missing out. American … Continue reading “American Leather Comfort Sleepers”

Thayer Coggin at Perlora

19th, Apr, 2013

Last Wednesday we welcomed the Thayer Coggin Design Classics Roadshow to our South Side showroom. We had an amazing evening as we relearned the love story of Milo Baughman and his design journey within the Thayer Coggin brand. Thank you to all that came out! In that it. The teachers no… Other of was anyway … Continue reading “Thayer Coggin at Perlora”

Design thats easy on the wallet and the planet

18th, Apr, 2013

My mother would remind my sister and me that there are 3 rules in life, ‘Be kind, be kind, and be kind.’-Carl Gustafson.  We can’t get enough of BKIND3! Fantastically priced with an even better message, BKIND3 offers stylish, eco-friendly furniture that brings jobs to the US. Moreover, the seats’ PlyFrame is from wood harvested … Continue reading “Design thats easy on the wallet and the planet”

Designed to fit(ness)

1st, Apr, 2013

Ciclotte might just be the first designy exercise bike. Designed by one of Milan’s leading designers, Luca Schieppati and made by the Italian Lamiflex Group, Ciclotte is like another piece of contemporary furniture in your home. Complementing your existing modern space design, the gym-standard training machine is only 121 lbs, so it is easily movable … Continue reading “Designed to fit(ness)”

On a perch

28th, Mar, 2013

Call it what you will – a sit stand stool, a saddle chair, saddle stool, standing support, perch…..we love Move by Variér. Each point of the seat pad’s 3 corners is slightly raised. This allows you to perch on the chair, rather than sitting full square on it. The cleverly shaped seat gives excellent stability. … Continue reading “On a perch”

A Clear Choice

20th, Mar, 2013

(Image via The Nebula Cafe) We caught a great article in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this week about the boundless style of plastic and glass furniture. Its great to see Pittsburgh excited about some of the fields greatest icons, including one of our favorites, Kartell! We wanted to add a few more to list of transparently … Continue reading “A Clear Choice”

Happy Valentine’s Day from Perlora!

13th, Mar, 2013

Still searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Stop into our South Side or Strip District location to explore our great selection of home accents! pharmacy new brunswick canada / mexican online pharmacy / free pharmacy online ce / trustedsafeonlinepharmacy / online canadian pharmacy Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or … Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day from Perlora!”

Your pad or mine?

10th, Mar, 2013

iPad Nest is the ideal place to rest your iPad. Either horizontally where the rubber lining cushions the backside, or vertically where the hidden cradle slides out and holds it in place. The always useful Nest is a compact solution that is an unobtrusive asset on any desk, next to a laptop or bedside table. When … Continue reading “Your pad or mine?”

Only 10 days left to save on Ekornes!

8th, Mar, 2013

Stop in our Strip District location and take a seat in one of our Stressless Recliners! Take advantage of our free leather upgrade promotion through March 18th. With savings of up to $500, Perlora makes upgrading stressless Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a new … Continue reading “Only 10 days left to save on Ekornes!”

Baby baby

24th, Feb, 2013

The Grand Sonno by Baby Suommo is one sweet crib. 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 … Continue reading “Baby baby”

A Waffle Iron that Takes the Cake

4th, Feb, 2013

This “furniture tasting” waffle iron is from Ryosuke Fukusada and Rui Pereira, and it allows you to produce, essentially, a completely edible collection of dollhouse living room furniture. Is this a super functional design? Perhaps not (although you can eat what you make), but it’s a clever way to play with design while bringing up … Continue reading “A Waffle Iron that Takes the Cake”

Spiro rug

31st, Jan, 2013

This elegant rug looks like it was designed by a Spirograph. Check out some more> 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. … Continue reading “Spiro rug”

For the birds…

29th, Jan, 2013

Google maps icon lets us know where we are, or where we need to go, has become ubiquitous. Designer Shuchun Hsiao realized this and created the Google Birdhouse Project, an ongoing project to give birds desinations of their own, just like Google maps does for humans. The designer explains, “Birds, have the most real experience of google … Continue reading “For the birds…”

Bella luna

23rd, Jan, 2013

The Luna Chair, created in 1970 by designer Odd Knutsen, is the result of perfecting wood lamination techniques that were first introduced in the 1950’s. It features a graceful, lightweight, elegant and strong chair frame. A perfect example of the Norwegian tradition of furniture as both art and cultural expression. Curvaceous legs reach up to … Continue reading “Bella luna”

Table cloths

18th, Jan, 2013

We absolutely love these ultimate tablecloths. Mark Cutler designed these clever, stylish, and functional Tableaux Cloths. Even if they aren’t modern furniture, they sure are modern!   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 … Continue reading “Table cloths”

A bug’s life…

16th, Jan, 2013

Insectopia by Vaulot & Dyèvre is an installation of bug houses in Paris. Just because.   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 … Continue reading “A bug’s life…”

100% pure design.

14th, Jan, 2013

Petal Drops from Quirky is an elegant solution for re-purposing rainwater. The flower-shaped funnel is from 100% high-density polyethylene. And allows you to capture rainwater and re-use it for a variety of purposes. So cute. So green.   Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house makeover, a … Continue reading “100% pure design.”

Shameless plug warning!

11th, Jan, 2013

Cool & cozy winter sale GOING ON NOW! Take a half day trip to PerLora or PerLora leather (or both!) Why? Glad you asked. We have a huge selection of fresh, brand new, cool designs. And of course, a huge selection of classic and coveted designs at prices that make them even more beautiful! 35 -70% … Continue reading “Shameless plug warning!”

A new record…

7th, Jan, 2013

Musicality and beauty combined in a turntable influenced by Vienna Modernism: The vivo combines music and design in a fantastic high-end record player. Even more: The unique and timeless design turns itself into modern art. We want this!     Schedule A Consultation today! Whether you’re purchasing a single piece or starting a whole house … Continue reading “A new record…”

We’re a fan!

4th, Jan, 2013

Ventilator was designed over 20 years ago and is still being produced today. Its success is due to its unique shape, which is derived more from combining the structure of windmills with the principle of the fan, and paring it down to the absolutely necessary. The show-stopper: the open housing revolves around the visibly stationary … Continue reading “We’re a fan!”

We wood

3rd, Jan, 2013

Andrea Costa designed the Tick pendant lamps using an historic hand crafting process. Skilled Italian artisans hand-modeled the Lamps of the Tick series. They have worked in the wood sculpture sector for generations. Different levels of intensity and carving deepness give to the object a strong material character. It distinguishes the true nature of the wood. … Continue reading “We wood”