Early Hans Wegner ML-33 Chair

Dwellissimo has recently acquired an early Hans Wegner ML-33 Rocking Chair. Designed by the iconic Hans Wegner (1914-2007) and manufactured by master cabinet maker Mikael Laursen. This chair made its’ debut in 1942 at a design exhibition in Denmark. The chair is one of Wegner’s earliest production pieces and

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Tough to Compete with the Easter Bunny

There really is no competing with the Easter Bunny but Float Your Fanny will give the Bunny a run for his money this year. Due to the really unfortunate weather conditions this year, Port Hope’s spring entertainment was delayed by two weeks and is currently scheduled for

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Of Horns and Hammonds – The Music of Dwellissimo

If you’ve been to our store, Dwellissimo, you’re probably aware that we like to play a little music to enhance (hopefully) the experience of your visit. Most if not all of the music we play here is music that will probably never see the light of day

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Dining Chairs – end of a match

CHAIRS – THE END OF A MATCH Used to be that dining room and kitchen chairs matched… they were a set. Mismatched dining chairs are in. Attitudes are changing and I have noticed the idea of matched dining room chairs or for that matter matched anything, seems

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Auction Finds – Lose Your Fear of Flying

On the subject of furniture design, great design does not always have to carry an expensive price tag, particularly if you are prepared to spend a little time sourcing.  Lose your fear of flying and spend some time in auction houses both in person and on line.

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Jazz – What I Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Me

It’s funny how cruising the internet sometimes takes you down a rabbit hole to the oddest places. Jazz music is something I never quite warmed up to. Never quite understood what seemed to me to be the rather erratic nature of the beast. I try to be receptive

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