Furniture With Soul

A common problem with interior and exterior design anymore is the commercialization of it all. C.G. Sparks is one place to shop if you want to avoid all of that. Unique furniture that serves a purpose is what they specialize in. In fact their slogan is, “Furniture With Soul”. Their goal with the furniture choices sold by them is to have sold you a piece that will spark a story or imagination. It’s easy to take a look at the many different products and imagine an amazing history for each and every one of them.

For some, it’s hard to break away from the retail experience of visiting your local home decor shop and buying some well known brands, but for others who are more interested in having a long lasting piece of furniture that is as interesting as it is visually pleasing, the choice is easy. C.G. Sparks also has a neat advantage that it’s “big-box store” competitors can’t boast about, they donate to many causes that share their common goals ad visions.

They have assembled what they consider to be the finest crew possible, so you know that the pieces that the find to sell you are going to be high quality and long lasting. It’s great to be able to make a purchase that looks great and that you know will last a long time. It simply comes down to the principle of selling timeless furniture that can stand the test of time.

Core Bamboo: A New Kind of Bowl

We were fortunate enough to be born into a more privileged environment. We view it as our responsibility to help those who weren’t.

Those words come straight from Core Bamboo’s website. The business, which sells dining, prep, and serving equipment made from organically grown bamboo, employs more than 2,000 employees around the world. These artisans and their communities all benefit from Core Bamboo’s presence, which might provide anything from medical opportunities to recreation.

Although it doesn’t necessarily seem like the go-to material for creating dishes, Core Bamboo has created several successful lines which include everything from napkin rings and pepper shakers to knives and bowls. Bamboo is lightweight, strong, naturally anti-microbial, and regenerative, making it a perfect candidate for reusable dishware. A simple hand wash using warm water and soap will keep pieces clean, and Core Bamboo suggests a light rubbing with food safe mineral oil to regenerate a tired-looking bowl.

In addition to knowing that every bowl comes from a sustainable grass rather than glass or wood, buyers will also be excited to know that these eco-friendly items also look great. Whether it’s a basic bamboo finish, a smooth solid coat of paint, or the elegant zebra-like stripes created by crushed bamboo, these items make a simple yet intriguing aesthetic statement.

The entire collection can easily be ordered directly from Core Bamboo’s website. Shops like Macy’s and Kitchen Couture also carry some pieces.