SUPERFINE LUXURY PET FURNITURE DEBUTS

Gibraltar Furniture is the premier go to source for modern design for pet furniture! We are pleased to introduce you in the Superfine world, a new concept of “pet-living” based on the high quality and reliability of Made in Italy Brand and Design. Superfine Pet Luxury is the exclusive line of designer beds and accessories for our four-legged friends.

Superfine products are not just objects but have the soul of those who believe in beauty and excellence. An attractive and elegant style, extremely unique synthesis of luxury, elegance and modernity. Superfine, unique product with dual personality: both a sophisticated designer furnishing accessory and a five-star house for your puppies.

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Superfine creations are precious, original and functional, result of a meticulous work of the most expert Italian luxury craftsmen that gives an absolutely excellent item, which reflects the high standards of quality and style of the Made in Italy products. The creations are the result of the genius of Paolo De Anna, a creative entrepreneur from Vicenza with 20 years of experience in pet care. Our customers are sophisticated and demanding, in search of innovative and chic items that are in harmony with the furniture and style of their homes.

POST MODERN SPAS AND BATHS THAT WILL BLOW YOUR SOCKS OFF!

Gibraltar Furniture is proud to introduce a brand new line of post modern luxury spa baths and tubs to our collection. The Eurospa series spotlights geometric perfection. These fine art sculptural units boast clean lines and features that are unique and visually poetic.

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This European designed imported collection of high end spas and soaking tubs provide the ultimate in luxury and design. All of the units come pre-assembled for easy installation.

Each unit is constructed of vacuum treated space age based solid surface materials. This media is more durable and longer lasting than acrylic, and can be cleaned. It is very easy to maintain. Hardware for pop up drain is included. Overflow control built in. Faucets not included.

We have seen these units at other stores for several times our sale prices!

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2014 REVOLUTIONARY SLIDE COLLECTION DEBUTS AT GIBRALTAR FURNITURE

Gibraltar Furniture is proud to announce that it has unveiled the new 2014 SIDE collection on line at www.gibraltarfurntiure.com.

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This revolutionary brand is made in Italy and was established  in 2002. SLIDE benefits from over 20 years of experience in manufacturing plastic resins, acquired through earlier production experiences in the housewares and gardening sectors.  SLIDE was the very first Italian design company to produce illuminated furniture made of polyethylene, with a successful formula soon exported worldwide. Today SLIDE’s activity is complemented by SLIDE EVENTS,a services brand specialized in integrated management of private and corporate events, and by the SLIDE art project.

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SLIDE’s production includes seats, tables, lamps, bar counters, pots, shelves and much more. The company’s enormous capacity for both productivity and creativity allows the introduction of one new product (on the average) every month – transversal, heterogeneous and unusual items in which subtle light and bright colors blend in a powerful and distinctive manner, creating a unique and evocative atmosphere.  The company has recently expanded its offer working on two parallel fronts – by introducing a line of lacquered objects (suitable for a high-end, luxury market) and by broadening the range of  production processes (injection and polyurethane foam molding) and materials (now including  polypropylene, HPL and polyurethane).

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To develop its projects, SLIDE partners with internationally acclaimed designers such as  Marc Sadler, Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders, Paola Navone, Alessandro Mendini, Stefano Giovannoni and Marco Acerbis, striving to create quality products and conquer a position
on the medium to top segment of the market. These high-profile partnerships are complemented by a constant investment on talented young designers, very rich in potential although at times little known.

Being made of only one material, SLIDE’s products are fully recyclable. In addition,  it is corporate practice that the output of one production line is used as input for the next one,  thus avoiding any waste of materials. The whole illuminated range of products is also available with rechargeable batteries or a LED lighting system, allowing maximum energy saving.

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Gibraltar Furniture has been in business for over 50 years. Yahoo News reports that Gibraltar Furniture has  “The best prices, models, and service of any site on the Internet.  This Beverly Hills 90210 store is nirvana for people who want Bauhaus, art deco, modern, mid century, or designer furniture at wholesale prices.

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Google states “This West coast Internet pioneer features retro, modern, and post-modern furnishings at rock bottom prices. Gibraltar offers an exceptional array of wholesale, architectural, modern, high quality items at factory direct discount prices. Gibraltar Furniture is one of the leaders in the world of Internet modern architectural products.”

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Yahoo News reports that “Gibraltar Furniture is an Secret Weapon Web Site for blue chip merchandise at warehouse prices Yahoo News.:

MERCEDES BENZ FURNITURE COLLECTION DEBUTS

Gibraltar Furniture recently returned from Italy where we had the privilege of previewing the new Furniture Collection by Mercedes-Benz Style before it’s debut this month.

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This collection is a dynamic and extremely light form incorporating precious materials that have been finished perfectly. The Furniture Collection by Mercedes-Benz Style brings the unmistakable use of lines and high quality of Mercedes-Benz indoors. It reflects the progressive, dynamic design idiom of the current show cars and offers the exclusive emotional experience of Mercedes-Benz in private living spaces and business premises.

Mercedes-Benz Style realizes its avant-garde designs in close collaboration with the Formitalia Luxury Group, one of the leading Italian manufacturers of designer furniture. An inspirational partnership built on the mutual passion for absolute quality and leading design. The collection will consist of a sofa, a chaise lounge, a dining room table, a sideboard, assorted chairs, a home theater system stand, a chest of drawers and a bed. Each piece promises to offer “dynamic yet timelessly elegant design,” including wooden chair backrest shells inspired by the seat shells in Mercedes’ latest research vehicles. Even the sideboard, the most pedestrian of dining room furniture pieces, has a glass door with a surrounding bevel meant to resemble the air intake of a sports car. Ensuring that owners remember who’s behind the design, each piece will wear a subtle Mercedes-Benz Style logo.

We found that the series has an aerodynamic feel to it. The lines swoop  upward with grace and ease. The carbon fiber elements give the collection a space age, lighter than air, appearance. The assembly would fit perfectly in a modern space age environment. The chaise looked like it could take off and soar at any moment. Gibraltar was very impressed by the comfort factor as well. The seating provided great lumbar support, and the high end leather materials caressed the back in luxury and suppleness. The collection boast a  litheness and grace that are unequaled by other providers and creates a cocoon of  extravagance.

While Mercedes-Benz Style may be new to the furniture business, automakers are no strangers to branding luxury goods. Lamborghini, for example, has a line of carbon fiber luggage that bears its name, and companies ranging from Aston Martin through Infiniti have affiliations with luxury watches.

Gorden Wagener, head of design at Mercedes-Benz Style, said of the collection, “The various pieces of furniture reflect the progressive, dynamic design idiom of our current show cars and concept vehicles, offering an exclusive, emotional experience outside our vehicles as well.” If you want that emotional experience in your living room, minus the occasional grease or oil stain, the Mercedes-Benz Style furniture collection is expected to be available at high-end furniture stores, showrooms and interior design studios beginning this October at our Beverly Hills site.

A Google™ search indicates that one of the foremost sites for high end furniture  is Gibraltar. “This West coast internet pioneer features retro, modern, and post-modern furnishings. Gibraltar offers an exceptional array of, architectural, modern, high quality items. Gibraltar Furniture is one of the leaders in the world of Internet modern architectural products. Gibraltar sells furniture manufactured in Italy, Asia, and the USA and all sales are tax free outside of California.

Gibraltar Furniture is proud to be a #1 wholesaler for Ameico, modern classics, Barcelona, and huge selection in modern furnitures such as modern outdoor furniture, modern lighting, modern office furniture, and much more. Gibraltar Furniture has been in business for 50 years. Yahoo News reports that Gibraltar Furniture has “The best prices, models, and service of any site on the Internet.

BERTORIA SIDE CHAIR $275! 800-416-3635

Harry Bertoia’s 1950 experiment with bending metal rods into practical art produced a revered collection of seating, including the exquisite Bertoia side chair.

Italian artist and furniture designer, Harry Bertoia, was thirty-seven years old when he designed the patented Diamond chair for Knoll in 1952.
Italian artist and furniture designer, Harry Bertoia, was thirty-seven years old when he designed the patented Diamond chair for Knoll in 1952. Innovative, comfortable and strikingly handsome, the chair’s delicate appearance belies its strength and durability. A classic, modern design that enhances any environment. DWR charges $698 for a Bertoia side chair vs the the $275 price from Gibraltar

Bertoia’s side chair remains a fascinating study in bent metal and a fixture of mid-century design. This reproduction is true to the original in construction and form. Now you can own your own version of this sculptural classic that took its rightful place as one of the most recognized mid century seating icons over 50 years ago.

Gibraltar Furniture’s Mid Century Classic Bertoia Side Chair Style Premium Reproduction Features:

 True to original: Double exterior rod wraps the entire edge frame of the chair
 Single interior 45 degree intersecting rods welded at each intersecting point
 Remove-able Leatherette sleek seat cushion included
 Frame welds are all smooth ground, sanded and sealed
 Chip and Flake resistant. Ultra Violet light cured chrome finish
 Construction: Bent Solid Core Steel Rod Frame
 Stainless Steel connectors
 4 Floor protector Glides
 Some assembly required
 Chair Dimensions: 20.5″ Width x 21.7″ Depth x 31.9″ Height

In Bertoia’s own words, “If you look at these chairs, they are mainly made of air, like sculpture. Space passes right through them.”

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Harry Bertoia’s 1950 experiment with bending metal rods into practical art produced a revered collection of seating, including the exquisite Bertoia side chair. Innovative, comfortable and strikingly handsome, the chair’s delicate appearance belies its strength and durability. A classic, modern design that enhances any environment, Bertoia’s side chair remains a fascinating study in bent metal and a fixture of mid-century design. The form is made of metal rods interconnected with leaving visible empty transparent space as he liked the idea of air flowing through the design.

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The original wire chair version was created in 1950. Charles Eames instigated a court case in which he claimed copyright to the original diamond chair design concept. The court eventually forced Harry to change his design. He had no choice but to get back to the design drawing board and with focused inspiration, he created the 1952 version of the chair we recognize today as the Diamond Chair. It was an instant triumph, leaving no doubt to both Charles Eames and those who knew him, that the real design inspiration for the open form wire chair belonged to Bertoia. It is doubtful that he realized at the time that his Diamond Chair would become mid-century modern icon for over a half a century. To this day, it is still regarded as one of the top chair designs in the history of modern furniture.

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A Google™ search indicates that one of the foremost sites for high end furniture at wholesale prices is Gibraltar. “This West coast internet pioneer features retro, modern, and post-modern furnishings at rock bottom prices. Gibraltar offers an exceptional array of wholesale, architectural, modern, high quality items at factory direct discount prices. Gibraltar Furniture is one of the leaders in the world of Internet modern architectural products. Gibraltar sells furniture manufactured in Italy, Asia, and the USA and all sales are tax free outside of California.

Gibraltar Furniture is proud to be a #1 wholesaler for Ameico, modern classics, Barcelona, and huge selection in modern furnitures such as modern outdoor furniture, modern lighting, modern office furnitures, and much more. Browse our huge selection of modern furniture below. We have everything from premium designer executive chairs to green sustainable furniture. Gibraltar Furniture has been in business for 50 years. Yahoo News reports that Gibraltar Furniture has “The best prices, models, and service of any site on the Internet.”Yahoo News, click here.

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Google states “This Beverly Hills 90210 store is nirvana for people who want Bauhaus, art deco, modern, mid century, or designer furniture at wholesale prices.”

All purchases are fully covered by Lloyds of London and the Yahoo buyer’s protection plan. The Yahoo! Buyer Protection Program covers any item legitimately purchased through Yahoo! This protection covers purchases of up to $1000 for material defects and other issues.

BARCELONA CHAIR 10 BUYERS TIPS 800-416-3635

Barcelona Chair is the finest sculptural element you can add to your home or business. This iconic piece is also called an Exposition chair by providers as Knoll owns the trademark name. You can purchase the official version of this historic piece from Knoll for $5,068.00 – $6,818.00. Or you can consider a non-branded version from Gibraltar Furniture for only $995.00

Mies Van der Rohe

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The nobility of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich’s famous Barcelona chair carries its cultural reverence to any environment in which it is placed. In the world of interior design, the Barcelona Chair epitomizes functional modern art. In the world of architecture, the Barcelona Chair is a masterpiece made by the master of the modern architectural movement. The form and function of the design elements in the Barcelona Chair require quality material and craftsmanship to convey the genuine spirit, nobility, and cultural significance of this elite furnishing. Shoddy workmanship nullifies the Barcelona’s intellectual and cultural impact, and speaks poorly to its surroundings. Only the finest replicas that exude the purism of the Barcelona chair should be displayed.

When buying your Barcelona Chair, it is imperative that the following ten design and material elements of the Barcelona Chair are carefully examined before purchasing:

1) The smooth stainless steel frame should be flawless. Mies intentionally redesigned his 1929 design in 1950 with the advent of stainless steel to use one smooth piece of stainless steel. This is critical to maintain the integrity of the Barcelona Chair’s modular design. There should be no braces at the welding joints and no seams.

2) The stainless steel is recommended to be “austenitic chromium-nickel alloys” of series 301, 302, 303, 304, 309, 316, or 321 for Barcelona Chairs. 304 and 316 are the most common grades. For Barcelona Chairs, the 400, 500, and 600 series of stainless steel are not true to the original, partially due to the “over-durability,” however higher grades of steel are often used in replicas. The stainless steel from the 200 Series of “austenitic chromium-nickel-manganese alloys” is ideal for chroming and technical specifications of the Barcelona Chair, but it is not ideal in high humidities. The Barcelona Chair may also come in Chrome, but the stainless steel has a higher resistency to corrosion.

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Mies Exposition Chair

3) The polish of the stainless steel is one of the distinctive elements of the Barcelona chair. The stainless steel finish should only by No. 7, a reflective finish, or No. 8, a mirror finish.

4) The upholstery should be cowhide, a high quality Italian leather is a good choice. The Knoll patented version of the Barcelona Chair uses an untreated top grain bovine leather, however the porousness gives it the unfortunate ability to stain easily. (More precisely, Knoll’s patented Barcelona Chair uses “1.1 mm thick, grain corrected Spinneybeck Volo leather.”) Full grain leather will age well, and top grain is the most durable on the market today. Your choice should be based on quality and the environment in which the chair is used. The untreated full grain leather may not be a practical choice in a business lobby or a home where there is much entertaining.

5) The foam density may vary per country, but should be between 30 and 36 kgs per cubic meter for the Barcelona feel. Of course, personal comfort is the most important consideration. Ideally, this should be resilient urethane foam with a Dacron polyester fiberfill. Attention should be paid to fire safety certification requirements for your area.

6) There should be 17 straps of bovine leather, approximately 7oz to 8oz in weight, dyed the same color as the upholstery. The straps should be secured to the steel frame with 34 screws, which can be aluminum or stainless steel. (The patented Knoll version has used both in the past.) The screws (and rivets if used) should be out of view. (Being able to see the screws and rivets is a poor replica.)

7) The Barcelona Chair has forty tufted panels. Hand-tufted is preferred.

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8) The leather-covered buttons should be hollow metal, with a top and bottom.

9) Rope should be used for piping, but hemp and cotton are acceptable. Plastic piping does not bespeak high quality.

10) The cushions should not be oversized or overlapping the frame. After all, Mies is the father of the cliché “less is more.” The cushion should meld seamlessly with the curve of the frame. A true Barcelona Style Chair will not have seams on the outside corners.

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Mies Van der Rhoe design

On the  Gibraltar Furniture edition each square of leather is hand selected, piped, tufted and individually sewn by expert leather craftsmen. The cushion is suspended upon a network of leather saddle straps fixed to a solid oak frame. Polished stainless steel legs add to the timeless modern design. A bolster pillow stretches across the width of the daybed and is secured in place by straps. Truly, a wonderful place to rest and relax.

Gibraltar offers an exceptional array of wholesale, architectural, modern, high quality items at factory direct discount prices. Gibraltar Furniture is one of the leaders in the world of Internet modern architectural products. Gibraltar sells furniture manufactured in Italy, Asia, and the USA and all sales are tax free outside of California.

Gibraltar Furniture is proud to be a #1 wholesaler for Ameico, modern classics, Barcelona, and huge selection in modern furniture such as modern outdoor furniture, modern lighting, modern office furniture, and much more. Browse our huge selection of modern furniture below. We have everything from premium designer executive chairs to green sustainable furniture. Gibraltar Furniture has been in business for 50 years. Yahoo News reports that Gibraltar Furniture has “The best prices, models, and service of any site on the Internet.”

Buying a Barcelona Chair for your home or business is certainly no easy task. Evaluating your Barcelona Chair using these ten design and material elements as guidelines will help ensure that your Barcelona Chair purchase will be of the highest quality, and truest to the forms of modern design that Mies and Lilly inspired decades ago.

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GIBRALTAR FURNITURE VS. INFERIOR REPRODUCTIONS

Gibraltar Furniture vs Inferior Reproductions

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