• Design
  • A look at this years international furniture trade fairs

    For those furniture importers, wholesalers, trade buyers, interior designers or furniture retailers in the business who were unable to make it to this years Shanghai furniture fair, its worth heading over to our China sourcing blog to see what you missed.   Shabby chic remains a strong look and some of this years other nicer […]

  • Furniture Expo
  • Differences in quality between Ningbo/Shanghai/Beijing factories

      Having just returned from the Shanghai furniture show, here are my impressions of the Ningbo/Shanghai factories:  Woods  – (minus) The southern woods are definitely a poor substitute for the better ones from the North. One easy way to clearly feel the difference is to pick up one of those tall swoop-topped wooden stools that everyone […]