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Winter: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for New Furniture

By ercol on 8 January 2021

Monza bedroom collection from ercol
Monza bedroom collection from ercol

Winter truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The cold weather and darker evenings provide the perfect opportunity to stay home and get cosy. Snuggled up on the sofa, wrapped up in your favourite chunky jumper and indulging in all the wintry food and drinks. What could be better?

With all that time on your hands, December through to February has also become the most wonderful time of the year to rethink how you use your home – even more so in 2020…

Changing trends in winter 2020

While every winter brings plenty of time at home, 2020 has amplified that beyond belief. With shop closures, travel restrictions and a general stay at home message, we’re all settling in for a winter full of home comforts. For many, that means it’s time to make your home more comfortable.

Heading into winter, we’ve seen trends shift to darker and moodier colours. This, plus the ongoing changes to how we’re all using our homes, has made lots of people realise that it’s time for a rethink. Along with an inability to travel and do all the things we would normally enjoy, many of us are feeling that it is the perfect time to treat ourselves to something new, potentially including some new furniture.

Cosy living spaces

When you combine frosty winter weather with the current circumstances, the result will invariably be more family time on the sofa, watching all your favourite films, reading or playing games. Now more than ever, we all need a cosy living space to relax, unwind and enjoy our time at home.

Forli snuggler
Forli snuggler

The stunning Forli sofa collection provides the perfect place to do exactly that. With a chair, snuggler and a selection of sofas, you can pick out the plush, comfortable and stylish seating options that fit your requirements. For the ultimate seating options you could choose the Cosenza collection, which along with standard sofa sizes offers a modular corner group options so you can really customise your cosy arrangement to make the most of your space.

Cosenza corner group
Cosenza corner group

Slim profiles make Forli a beautiful, contemporary choice, while Cosenza offers a retro twist. Both are available in a choice of deep, dark up-to-date colours so you can make sure your living space is both stylish and comfortable. Throughout the Winter season you can take advantage of our offers on both of these sofa collections in velvet – the ultimate on-trend fabric.

Dining in style

With the fast pace of modern life, dining rooms are one space, in particular, that often get neglected. With everyone spending more time at home, we can expect plenty of families to rediscover one of the happiest places in their home.

As we spend more time baking, cooking or simply enjoying a meal together, the dining room will be a definite focal point in winter and beyond.

Windsor dining collection
Windsor dining collection

The classic Windsor Dining collection combines a simple aesthetic and solid timbers for a range of beautiful dining furniture to suit any home. Alternatively, Romana offers a more modern approach with crafted, yet understated pieces to bring your dining room to life. Whether you opt for traditional or contemporary, both collections provide a wonderful setting for all those dinner parties we can’t wait to hold in the new year.

Romana dining collection
Romana dining collection

Creating a sanctuary

With more time to ourselves, bedrooms have become more of a sanctuary. This is even more relevant in winter, with plenty of cosy darker mornings and peaceful lamp-lit reading sessions in the evening.

The Bosco and Monza bedroom collections provide plenty of choice in this department. The Bosco in natural oak uses exposed finger joints and curved edges for a look that is comfortable, casual and classic.

Bosco bedroom collection
Bosco bedroom collection

On the other hand, Monza focuses on elegant shapes and a sense of lightness – with wardrobes, chests and cabinets stood on plinths for an airy appearance. Whatever your preference, both collections comprise a range of beautiful, functional furniture that can make your bedroom serene and effortlessly stylish.

Treat yourself this winter

Whether it’s more time at home or just time for a rethink, ercol can help you transform your home to match your changing lifestyle and the latest trends. From the living room and dining room to bedrooms and home offices, our beautifully designed furniture combines form and function for the perfect treat this winter and beyond.

For more inspiration, take a look at our catalogue online or find your nearest ercol stockist.

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