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Top 100 Home Innovations for February

From Modular Rug Collections to Connected Home Appliances

— February 25, 2018 — Art & Design
These 100 February 2018 home innovations range from AI home robots to connected appliances and demonstrate the consumer's growing appreciation for tech-integrated spaces.

Both avid and novice chefs are sure to be drawn to the influx of connected kitchen appliances, such as Whirlpool's scan-to-cook microwave, which comes equipped with an interactive touch screen and AI learning abilities. In addition, brands like LG have experimented with smart kitchen technologies, such as its ThinQ Refrigerator, which allows users to see the contents of the appliance's interior, through a sleek window display.

Aside from technology, designers are continuing to incorporate vintage and modern design motifs to offer home owners a personalized space. This becomes evident when considering Front's Modular Rugs, or the Shrinkable Sofa.
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Voice Assistant Soundbars
Voice Assistant Soundbars
The Polk Audio Command Bar Showed Off Amazon Alexa Support at CES 2018
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99
Chinese Language Smart Speakers
Chinese Language Smart Speakers
The 'Raven' H is Baidu's Smart Speaker for the Chinese Market
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98
Convenient Lint Brushes
Convenient Lint Brushes
The OXO FurLifter is Great for Garments and Furniture
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97
Urban Millennial Furniture
Urban Millennial Furniture
The Pottery Barn 'PB Apartment' Collection Boasts Small-Space Solutions
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96
WiFi Router Speakers
WiFi Router Speakers
The ASUS 'Lyra Voice' Eliminates WiFi Dead Spots and Has Amazon Alexa
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95
Modular Designer-Made Sofas
Modular Designer-Made Sofas
IKEA and Tom Dixon Collaborated on the 'Delaktig' Modular Sofa Design
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94
Distortion-Canceling Speakers
Distortion-Canceling Speakers
The Samsung NW700 Soundbar will be Unveiled at CES 2018
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93
Intentionally Lumpy Vases
Intentionally Lumpy Vases
These Unique Sculptural Vases Were Printed with a Special Algorithm
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92
Blazing-Fast Home Routers
Blazing-Fast Home Routers
The D-Link AX6000 Ultra WiFi Router was Shown Off at CES 2018
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91
Black Bathroom Tissue
Black Bathroom Tissue
This Luxury Toilet Roll 6-Pack Has a Distinctive and Stylish Black Color
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90
Internet-Enabled Slow Cookers
Internet-Enabled Slow Cookers
The Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker is WeMo-Enabled
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89
Connected Smart Deadbolts
Connected Smart Deadbolts
The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt has Been Unveiled at CES 2018
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88
Smart Defrosting Devices
Smart Defrosting Devices
The NXP Frozen Food Defrosting Design Can Thaw Food in a Few Minutes
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87
Secure Smart Speakers
Secure Smart Speakers
Mitipi Facilitates a Secure Household with This Smart Speaker
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86
Centralized Smart Home Tablets
Centralized Smart Home Tablets
The Fibaro 'SWIPE' Home Tablet Works with Different Hand Gestures
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85
Suspended Coat Racks
Suspended Coat Racks
The Kuklovod Collection Includes Coat Racks That Hang from the Ceiling
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84
Gradient Lavender Cooking Pots
Gradient Lavender Cooking Pots
Le Crueset's New pot is a similar shade to Pantone's Ultra Violet
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83
Voice-Activated Bathroom Fixtures
Voice-Activated Bathroom Fixtures
Solutions with KOHLER Konnect are Being Showcased at CES 2018
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82
Custom Illumination Salt Lamps
Custom Illumination Salt Lamps
The Levoit 'Kana' Himalayan Salt Lamp Helps to Purify the Air
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81
Recipe-Displaying Speakers
Recipe-Displaying Speakers
The JBL Link View Takes Voice Commands at CES 2018
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80
Hub-Free Voice Assistant Lightbulbs
Hub-Free Voice Assistant Lightbulbs
The LIFX WiFi Smart LED Light Bulb Works Right Out of the Box
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79
Voice-Assisted Cooking Apps
Voice-Assisted Cooking Apps
The Innit App Recently Announced Full Google Assistant Integration
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78
See-Through Countertop Dishwashers
See-Through Countertop Dishwashers
The 'Tetra' is Versatile and Internet-Connected
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77
Flexible Rolling TVs
Flexible Rolling TVs
The LG Rollable OLED TV Expands and Contracts to Different Aspect Ratios
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76
Room-Conscious Smart Thermostats
Room-Conscious Smart Thermostats
RoomIQ by Nexia Assesses Each Room in One's Home
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75
Playful Furniture Adhesive
Playful Furniture Adhesive
Stephen Johnson's Synthetic Dough is Colorful and Practical
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74
Shower-Streamlining Kits
Shower-Streamlining Kits
The Xube Can be Carried Around and Placed on Any Shower Wall
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73
Voice Assistant Touchscreen Speakers
Voice Assistant Touchscreen Speakers
The LG ThinQ Google Assistant Speaker is Multifunctional
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72
Personalized City Maps
Personalized City Maps
'Your Hospitality Art' Helps Homeshare Properties Stand Out
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71
Voice-Controlled Paper Kits
Voice-Controlled Paper Kits
Google's Paper Signals Lets Users Build Voice-Controlled Paper Objects
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70
All-in-One Smart Doorbells
All-in-One Smart Doorbells
The Wsdcam WiFi Video Doorbell Offers Real-Time Monitoring and More
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69
Automated Latte Appliances
Automated Latte Appliances
The Gourmia One Touch Automatic Espresso Maker is Simple to Use
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68
Total Room-Cleaning Purifiers
Total Room-Cleaning Purifiers
The 'Airo' Purifier Eliminates Fine Dust from the Air in Your Space
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67
Solar-Powered Smart Locks
Solar-Powered Smart Locks
The Brinks 'ARRAY' Smart Deadbolt is an Eco-Friendly Security Unit
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66
Smart AI Home Robots
Smart AI Home Robots
The QNAP 'AfoBot' Showed Off Impressive Features at CES 2018
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65
Design-Conscious WiFi Routers
Design-Conscious WiFi Routers
The 'Y' Router Hides the Antenna Inside the Angular Design
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64
Connected Scan-to-Cook Microwaves
Connected Scan-to-Cook Microwaves
Whirlpool's New Microwave Features Scan-to-Cook Technology
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63
Cartoon-Themed Cooking Equipment
Cartoon-Themed Cooking Equipment
The Le Creuset Mickey Collection is for Fans of All Ages
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62
Summer-Themed Sculptural Seats
Summer-Themed Sculptural Seats
Nova Obecta Designed the PARA(D) Chair for Relaxation
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61
Miniature Playtime Chair Designs
Miniature Playtime Chair Designs
The Jaxx Pivot Kid’s Gamer Bean Bag Chair is Premium and Comfy
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60
Internet Provider Lamps
Internet Provider Lamps
The MyLiFi is the First Smart Lamp to Deliver Internet to Your Computer
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59
Soil-Creating Recycling Bins
Soil-Creating Recycling Bins
The 'FoodCycler' Food Recycler Reduces Waste By up to 90%
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58
DIY Incense Kits
DIY Incense Kits
'SMULD HOUSE' Helps Consumers Craft Their Own Home Fragrances
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57
Minimalist Cat Climbing Structures
Minimalist Cat Climbing Structures
Yoh Komiyama's Cat House Was Inspired by Modernism
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56
Trumpet-Inspired Shower Heads
Trumpet-Inspired Shower Heads
The 'JAZZ' Shower Bathes You in Musical Inspiration
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55
Multipurpose Shower Sets
Multipurpose Shower Sets
'The Whole Shower' from Meant Simplifies One's Cleansing Routine
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54
Modern Zinc Extensions
Modern Zinc Extensions
'Port Melbourne House' is a Heritage Property with a Modern Renovation
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53
End-to-End Domestic Energy Solutions
End-to-End Domestic Energy Solutions
Nissan Energy Solar Tackles Home Energy Management
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52
Smart Reminder Systems
Smart Reminder Systems
PITAKA's 'MagHive' is the World's First Smart Home Reminder System
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51
Specialized Desk Tea Sets
Specialized Desk Tea Sets
The 'Lotus' Tea Set Features a Spot for Storing Leaves After Brewing
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50
Demure Portuguese Kitchenware
Demure Portuguese Kitchenware
The Barro Preto Black Ceramic Kitchenware Retains Temperature
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49
Chiropractor-Designed Support Pillows
Chiropractor-Designed Support Pillows
The Posture Meets Design Pillow is Beautiful and Functional
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48
Colorful Cartoon-Inspired Cabinets
Colorful Cartoon-Inspired Cabinets
Adam Nathaniel Furman's Furniture is Fun and Japanese-Inspired
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47
Postmodern Handmade Furniture
Postmodern Handmade Furniture
Anna Horvath's 'Collezione L!Puff' Experiments with 3D Form
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46
Voice Assistant Security Cameras
Voice Assistant Security Cameras
The 'Blink XT' Works with Amazon Alexa, Indoors or Out
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45
Smart Home Security Systems
Smart Home Security Systems
The New Sens8 Security Device Abandons Monthly Fees Entirely
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44
Cubic Multi-Room Loudspeakers
Cubic Multi-Room Loudspeakers
The Teenage Engineering OD-11 Speaker Comes in Four Color Options
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43
Colorful Geometric Door Handles
Colorful Geometric Door Handles
Bonnemazou-Cambus Designed a Line of Unique Door Handles
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42
Foam-Constructed Cabinets
Foam-Constructed Cabinets
Alessandro Criscito Created the Foam-Made Enigma Cabinet
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41
HomeKit-Enabled Home Remotes
HomeKit-Enabled Home Remotes
The Nanoleaf Remote Controls Smart Homes at CES 2018
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40
Brutalist Poolside Pergolas
Brutalist Poolside Pergolas
'Delgada 1' Features a Stately Concrete Pergola
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39
Function-Driven Furniture Series
Function-Driven Furniture Series
New Tendency's 'Truth to Materials' Collection is Practical
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38
Home Control Kitchen Displays
Home Control Kitchen Displays
The GE Appliances Family Hub Kitchen Tablet Debuted at CES 2018
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37
Design-Focused Rug Collaborations
Design-Focused Rug Collaborations
Paul Smith Partnered with the Rug Company in This Collection
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36
Angular Modernistic Storage Cabinets
Angular Modernistic Storage Cabinets
The Moak Studio 'Tilbo' Boasts a Chic Pitched Top
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35
Voice-Controlled Smart Faucets
Voice-Controlled Smart Faucets
Delta's Alexa Faucet Can Change the Water Temperature and Pressure
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34
Nested Coffee Tables
Nested Coffee Tables
Max Enrich's THIN Tables Include Three Different Forms
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33
Succulent Subscription Boxes
Succulent Subscription Boxes
'The Desert Box' Shares Succulents and Cacti on a Monthly Basis
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32
Curvy Modern Outdoor Furniture
Curvy Modern Outdoor Furniture
Danao Living Released a New Line of Bali-Inspired Outdoor Furniture
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31
DIY Home Security Kits
DIY Home Security Kits
SimplySmart's New Cube Home Security System Offers Stress-Free Safety
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30
Illustrated Color-Vibrant Vases
Illustrated Color-Vibrant Vases
Jillian Evelyn Illustrates Elegant Modern Furniture Accessories
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29
Millennial Pink Furniture
Millennial Pink Furniture
Ercol's Modern Upgrade Features Subtle Colors that Accent its Chairs
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Barn-Inspired Homes
Barn-Inspired Homes
'The Wairarapa Haybarn' References Its Rural Locale
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Mid-Century Millennial Furniture
Mid-Century Millennial Furniture
Ercol's Updated Mid-Century Range Embraces Millennial Pink
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26
Chemical-Free Shoe Cleaners
Chemical-Free Shoe Cleaners
The 'UV Pro' Shoe Sanitizer Kills Germs, Bacteria and Odor
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25
Connected Traditional Cookers
Connected Traditional Cookers
The 'Stone Cooker' Uses Volcanic Stone to Safely Cook Foods
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24
Object-Hiding Side Tables
Object-Hiding Side Tables
The Studio Böttger 'KAROU' Table Hides Storage Behind Sliding Partitions
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23
IOT Kitchen Appliances
IOT Kitchen Appliances
The LG Instaview ThinQ Refrigerator is Updated With AI-Controlled Features
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Crumb-Catching Kitchen Devices
Crumb-Catching Kitchen Devices
The CrumButler Can Be Affixed onto Any Oven
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Modular Contemporary Sofas
Modular Contemporary Sofas
CARMENES Launched 'Numeral Collection' a Line of Modular Furniture
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Screen-Integrated Range Hoods
Screen-Integrated Range Hoods
The 'REC' Range Hood Boasts a Touch Interface to Display Recipes
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19
No-Mess French Presses
No-Mess French Presses
The 'Rite Press' Traps Coffee Grounds in the Bottom for Easy Cleaning
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18
Floating Cocktail Cups
Floating Cocktail Cups
The Levitating X Levitating Cup Has a Wireless and Rechargeable Base
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17
Kanji-Inspired Home Pieces
Kanji-Inspired Home Pieces
Nendo Designed Line of Kangi-Inspired Home Pieces for Zens
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16
Voice-Controlled Coffee Makers
Voice-Controlled Coffee Makers
The Gourmia Coffee Maker Responds to the Skill Name 'Mia'
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15
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
EcoBirdy Makes Children's Furniture That Teaches About Recycling
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14
Comfy Yolk-Inspired Seats
Comfy Yolk-Inspired Seats
The Yolk Chair is Inspired by Eggs
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13
Shelf-Integrated TV Sets
Shelf-Integrated TV Sets
The Inkel 'Reinterpret' TV Doubles as a Shelf to Increase its Purpose
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12
High-End Designer Cat Perches
High-End Designer Cat Perches
The Neko Cat Tree Offers a Modern Spot for Felines to Rest
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11
Luxury Smart Shower Systems
Luxury Smart Shower Systems
The Elmer Shower Can Be Connected to Any Home
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10
Floating Bed Concepts
Floating Bed Concepts
kaschkasch and Zeitraum Joined Forces to Design the YOMA Bed
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9
Dual-Functioning Kitchen Appliances
Dual-Functioning Kitchen Appliances
The Grundig Exclusive Line Frees Up Counter Space
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8
Chic Expanding Sofas
Chic Expanding Sofas
The Shrinkable Sofa Transforms from an Armchair to a Three-Seated Couch
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7
Ultra-Modern Canine Loungers
Ultra-Modern Canine Loungers
The Dedalo Luxury Dog Bed is Handcrafted by Italian Craftsmen
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6
Avocado-Peeling Tools
Avocado-Peeling Tools
Joseph Joseph Released the 'GoAvocado' for Safe Avocado Peeling
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5
Carbon Steel Chef Knives
Carbon Steel Chef Knives
The Hinoki Japanese Chef Knife is Crafted by Master Bladesmiths
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4
LED-Integrated Wooden Plant Frames
LED-Integrated Wooden Plant Frames
The 'Limbus Greenframe’ Highlights the Beauty of Indoor Plants
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3
Hassle-Free Cooking Appliances
Hassle-Free Cooking Appliances
The Suvie robocooker is the Answer for Convenient Home-Cooked Meals
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2
Modular Rug Furniture
Modular Rug Furniture
Front's Modular Rugs Can Fold Up to Be an Extra Chair at Your Dinner Party
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1
Locally Sourced Custom Furniture
Locally Sourced Custom Furniture
AngleWood's Unique Designs Add a Modern Twist to Your Home
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