Year: 2014

It’s truly astounding how many people genuinely believe that rattan and wicker furniture is exactly the same. A direct result of this is that a number of outlets use these names interchangeably to address a specific type of furniture, instead of them being separate. Although both rattan and wicker are in the same category, there’s a significant difference between the two: one is a material and the other is a process. Continue Reading

A number of people are choosing to embrace smaller homes that provide a cosy experience which anybody can instantly enjoy. The majority of us will spend a lot of time in the living room, although it can be off putting if space is limited. This doesn’t have to be the case at all, as there’s a number of simple things you can do to make the most of this particular room. Continue Reading

Although you have the freedom to create a space that is tailor made to your liking when decorating, there are a number of common mistakes that are easy to make. This blog will go into detail about regular mistakes that all decorators face, and also how they can be easily fixed so the next time you decide to renovate a room, you can do so with complete confidence. Continue Reading

Redesign, re-decoration and renovation; These are the three Rs of your kitchen where, like a phoenix rising from the ashes of age, the heart of your home can be reborn. Now has never been a better time for a makeover, with the industry experiencing somewhat of a revolution in design. This year has been all about open plan kitchens, letting the energy and soul of cooking break out into a free space.

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One of the best things about choosing furniture with Desser is the ability to personalise your rattan suites with a wide selection of cushion fabrics. This month everyone is layering up for the cooler climes of autumn, and with that in mind we’re going mad for the ‘Maria’ design. With an elegant, understated neutral tone it’s perfect not just for autumn but all year round, providing the perfect canvas to splash seasonal scatter pillows over. This Grade B, machine washable fabric is not just practical, but complements a wide range of colours for all rooms and seasons. For this coming autumn, we’d recommend fabric designs such as ‘Kate’ and ‘Nancy’. Continue Reading

Bath, in Somerset, is famous for its wealth of history and culture and is packed with stunning attractions and historical locations. If you want your home to be just as iconic as this location is, why not choose one of our amazing rattan furniture suites for your lounge – specifically, our Bath rattan range which would be absolutely ideal. Continue Reading

This is the third installment in our series of blogs which looks at the different eras in furniture design and the changes in style through the decades, each with its varying characteristics which make these moments in time so unique from one another. Initially we took a look at the 1960’s, before then moving onto the 70’s, and you probably guessed it, we’re now onto the 1980’s. Not content with providing our rattan furniture and rattan garden furniture, or indeed any of the products we provide, this blog looks to address the latest goings on within our industry, after all, we’re more than just a furniture store, we’re vastly experienced and have been in the game for many years, hench why we share our knowledge through this trusty blog. Continue Reading

When looking to make home improvements, it is very important that we look to create a completely comfortable surrounding which offers an area for the whole family to live, and of course a place where they can all enjoy full relaxation. At Desser, we don’t just provide quality rattan furniture for our customers, we also offer exquisite garden furniture. Not only that, but we are also leaders in the conservatory furniture market as well as being a top resource for everything you need regarding your own home improvements. Continue Reading

At Desser, we’re much more than just a provider of rattan furniture and rattan garden furniture. Whilst that is our main service, to provide top quality, comfortable rattan suites to customers across the United Kingdom; we also extend this service with our blog. The Desser blogs cover all manner of topics regarding amazingly diverse the world of furniture. From iconic designs and influential designers to tips on how to look after your own furniture, we’ve covered it all. Continue Reading

At Desser, we understand how difficult it can be to strike the work-home life balance. Many people can be away from their home for as much as 12 hours a day, leaving very little time to spend with loved ones. That’s why an increasing number of people are now choosing to work from their house. This gives them the opportunity to work their own hours and not feel restricted by the busy office environment. Continue Reading

For over 95 years, Desser furniture has been furnishing peoples conservatories and living rooms. We are always striving towards the future, so we have created our very first, brand new outdoor garden furniture range. We have always been experts at creating the finest rattan furniture pieces, and our brand new Bliss range is no different. Continue Reading

The living room is one of the places in a home that showcases the sense of style that visitors are free to see. Unfortunately, sometimes we don’t get as big a living room as we originally wanted. A lot of people simply choose to ignore the fact that they have a small living room, over furnishing it with bulky furniture. There are various design choices you can use to make a space that anybody would find a pleasure to spend time in. Continue Reading

Buying a new sofa can be a massive decision. Once you’ve committed to a sofa you normally have to live with it for a long time. When choosing a sofa, there are a lot of options to consider. Does it suit the ambience of the room? Do you have any pets that may be lounging around on your sofa? These are all things that can completely change the style of sofa you go for. These following 8 points will help you to figure out a sofa best suited to you. Continue Reading

In light of the amazing CATable which has being doing the rounds on blogs across the internet, we want to look at tables and chairs which are much more than just pieces of furniture. The CATable allows your pet cat to play inside it whilst you sit around eating or drinking. The designer Ruan Hao has really set messageboards alight across the web and he really has inspired us to put together this blog! Continue Reading

Rattan is one of the most popular materials to use when creating furniture. It’s adaptability and exotic aesthetic makes it a great choice for any type of building. It is one of the best ways to create a tropical feel in your home, no matter where you live. Hundreds of people around the world use rattan, but not many people understand it. What is its history? What is Rattan produced from? These questions, and many more will be shortly answered. Continue Reading

There’s more to a good film than a gorgeous actor, great script, and an evocative music score. Set design is a vital component in encouraging audiences to believe wholeheartedly in everything they see on the silver screen. When a film set is badly designed, audiences are transported out of the narrative and back into their cinema seats. It sticks out like a sore thumb and it’s hardly professional. Continue Reading