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Your sofa is the hero of your lounge room and one of the most used pieces of furniture in the home. Whether you are buying your first sofa, replacing an old one or upgrading to something more suitable for your growing family, here is why you should choose a modular sofa from Valentines Furniture.

What Is a Modular Sofa?

Modular sofas get their name because they are made up of several ‘modules’ that fit together like a puzzle to create one completed piece of furniture. One of the biggest benefits of choosing a modular is the flexibility you get as they can be rearranged to suit your needs. They often include a chaise, so you can kick your feet back and relax, or even lay down for a nap!

Modular Features

Most modular sofas include a chaise or recliner, round or straight corner, left or right-hand configuration and an I, L or U shape layout. This means no matter the size or shape of your space, your modular can be changed around to fit perfectly. You can shift things around for movie nights, family nights or parties, depending on how many guests you have to accommodate.

Stylish and Timeless

Modular sofas come in a range of shapes, sizes, materials, and styles. Whether you’re after something fabric, leather or microsuede, you are guaranteed to find something to perfectly suit your décor. Modulars are timeless as they allow you to change the look of the sofa as your family grows and changes.

Durable

At Valentine’s Furniture, we only stock the highest quality modular sofas from brands that build their furniture to stand the test of time!

For the best prices on stylish, sophisticated and durable modular sofas, come in and visit Valentine’s Furniture in Bendigo today or click here to contact us.

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Purchasing a new sofa is a big decision. Your sofa is the beating heart of your living space, it’s what you fall into at the end of a long day, where you share family movie nights with the kids and enjoy a glass of wine with friends. That being said, it’s important to get it right!

Comfort

When it comes to comfort, there’s no looking past a luxury leather sofa. At Valentine’s Furniture, we only stock the highest quality, expertly designed sofas, made with comfort in mind. With brands like Lazy Boy, Avenger, Cambridge and more, you are guaranteed to get comfort like never before!

Longevity

Purchasing a sofa is an investment and you always want to choose something that will last as long as possible. Higher quality materials such as leather are always going to last longer than cheaper, synthetic materials. The leather is known for being resistant to tears, holes and other damage.

Maintenance

Leather sofas are the perfect choice for families. When children and pets are involved… so is a mess! They are easy to clean when compared with fabric choices, as they only require a simple wipe down when spillages occur.

Appearance

There is something sleek and classic about a leather lounge. They add a sense of elegance and class to a room in a way that fabric cannot. If you are after something timeless, that will never lose its charm, then there is no looking past a luxury leather sofa.

Health

Leather sofas are hypoallergenic, and they don’t accumulate dust mites or pet hair, making them the ideal choice for people with allergies.

If you are looking for the perfect, luxury leather sofa or lounge suite for your home, browse our furniture online or come and visit Valentines Furniture in Bendigo today!

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If you’ve been looking for a new recliner to incorporate into your home or office space, one that provides pure, honest comfort and welcomes you into relaxation the moment you sit down, then look no further than the Stressless recliner chair.

Not only are the Stressless recliners the most comfortable seating experience on the market, they also offer flexibility with a range of colors and materials to choose from and have been expertly crafted with sustainability and eco-friendliness in mind.

Key Components – The Stressless Difference

The Stressless recliners consist of beautiful, sustainably sourced leather; soft, luxurious fabrics and strong, European Beechwood. The leather and fabrics come in a range of colors and the Beechwood comes in different finishes, allowing you to select the perfect look for your home or office.

These recliners also comprise of a multifaceted set of springs and a soft, quality foam that gently supports your entire body as you sink into it. All aspects of the Stressless recliner have been assembled with the highest level of comfort and enjoyment in mind.

Our Stressless range also consists of a free-standing ottoman that we believe makes a big difference to your seating experience. The ottoman is key to comfort and relaxation. When you fully relax in your recliner, your legs naturally move forward, leaving the ottoman to support them with its built-in glide function which gives a feeling of complete weightlessness.

Expertly Engineered Features

In today’s stressful world, we seldom have time to sit down and relax so when we do, we want maximum comfort. The Stressless recliners have been expertly engineered from the inside out with this in mind. Whilst we take pride on the sleek and modern designed of these recliners, it’s the work that has been put into the internal aspects of the Stressless that really make this recliner unlike anything else on the market. With its advanced lumbar support technology that moves with your body, rather than against it, the patented ‘glide’ technology which allows you to adjust your position effortlessly, the headrest to support your tired head and neck after a long day, and the intelligent 360-degree swivel system; there’s simply nothing else that compares.

Why the 360 Swing Component Is So Important

In order to be completely comfortable in a seated position, we need freedom of movement. Our bodies are constantly readjusting and have a natural resistance to being in one position for too long. The 360 Swing component of the Stressless recliner allows you to swivel a complete 360 degrees whilst you are seated. This also means that once you have found your most comfortable position, there’s no need to get up when you need to face another direction. With the slightest movement of your foot, you have complete control of your orientation.

What is the Glide System?

The glide system incorporated into each and every one of our Stressless Recliner chairs was designed to give you maximum flexibility in your movement and position, with very minimal effort. The glide system gives you the freedom to smoothly adjust your position, simply by shifting your body weight.

What is The Plus System?

The Plus System was designed to allow you to adjust the position of your head and neck, all the way down to your lumbar area simply by leaning backward or forwards. We have studied the way the body moves to ensure the headrest and lumbar areas move in complete synchronicity for the perfect reclining experience.

If you would like to know more about the Stressless recliner chair or any of the Stressless furniture range, get in touch with the experts at Valentines Furniture in Bendigo today!

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La-Z-Boy has been the trusted name in recliner chairs since 1928.With 70 years of experience in designing and manufacturing furniture, they have certainly got it down to a fine art and are now the most trusted name in recliner chairs around the world.

La-Z-Boy is Iconic

Whilst La-Z-Boy was founded in America, its still a largely iconic name here in Australia. When most Aussies think of recliner chairs, La-Z-Boy is usually the first name that comes to mind. Why? Because reclining chairs were invented by the two cousins who started La-Z-Boy in1928! In 1961 however, the business really took off when the La-Z-Boy brand introduced recliners that not only reclined but rocked too. That year, sales went from around $1 million a year to over and above $52 million in the following 10 years. From there the La-Z-Boy brand introduced other types of furniture such as reclining sofas, fold-out sofa beds, and modular sofas.

Quality is Paramount

La-Z-Boy is well known for the quality of their recliners. Each piece is carefully and thoughtfully constructed with comfort and durability in mind. Every recliner is made from the highest quality hardwoods and reinforced with steel for strength. They also have a patented 4-sided ‘Unibody design’ which can only be found in La-Z-Boy recliners.

This means everyone who sits in a La-Z-Boy recliner will experience full body support with a focus on lumbar comfort, regardless of their seating position. Many other recliner brands construct their chairs with the back separate from the seat which results in a loss of lumbar support.

The Best La-Z-Boy Prices

La-Z-Boy is a family owned business just like us here at Valentines Furniture. So, for the most competitive La-Z-Boy furniture prices, contact Valentine’s furniture in Bendigo today.

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International Mobel Group, or IMG as they are better known, are a Norwegian furniture company with a passion for designing and engineering furniture that delivers the ultimate in comfort, support, quality and craftsmanship.

The Science of Body-Correct Ergonomics

IMG is passionate about incorporating state-of-the-art technology into every piece of furniture they create. Whether a chair, lounge, sofa or recliner, each and every piece has been carefully thought out and tested by their Norwegian product development team.

IMG believe that each piece of furniture is more than ‘just a piece of furniture’. Your chair, lounge or recliner can be a personal haven for you. A space to sink into every day that perfectly supports your body, allowing you to de-stress and unwind. IMG really go the extra mile to create next-level comfort and use the human body as a map for their designs, ensuring comfort and ergonomics are always a top priority.

IMG use a special‘space-age’ material around the interior steel frames of their chairs and lounges as well as a sinuous spring system which provides natural, ergonomic body support.

Design and Craftsmanship

IMG combine state-of-the-art technology with a sleek design to ensure the result is the best of both worlds. When it comes to design and craftsmanship, their philosophy is both ‘old world’ and modern with the result being simply stunning. Their pieces can be perfectly incorporated into any décor, whether it be classic or contemporary.

Providing the highest quality pieces to customers IMG incorporate comfort, health ergonomics and space saving ideas into their craftsmanship.

Buy IMG Furniture from Valentine’s Today!

At Valentines Furniture, we only stock the highest quality pieces from manufacturers around the world. For more information and the best prices on IMG furniture, get in touch with our team today or come visit our store in Bendigo!

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If you’ve been looking for a new recliner to incorporate into your home or office space, one that provides pure, honest comfort and welcomes you into relaxation the moment you sit down, then look no further than the Stressless recliner chair.

Not only are the Stressless recliners the most comfortable seating experience on the market, they also offer flexibility with a range of colours and materials to choose from and have been expertly crafted with sustainability and eco-friendliness in mind.

Key Components – The Stressless Difference

The Stressless recliners consist of beautiful, sustainably sourced leather; soft, luxurious fabrics and strong, European Beechwood. The leather and fabrics come in a range of colours and the Beechwood comes in different finishes, allowing you to select the perfect look for your home or office.

These recliners also comprise of a multifaceted set of springs and a soft, quality foam that gently supports your entire body as you sink into it. All aspects of the Stressless recliner have been assembled with the highest level of comfort and enjoyment in mind.

Our Stressless range also consists of a free-standing ottoman that we believe makes a big difference to your seating experience. The ottoman is key to comfort and relaxation. When you fully relax into your recliner, your legs naturally move forward, leaving the ottoman to support them with its built-in glide function which gives a feeling of complete weightlessness.

Expertly Engineered Features

In today’s stressful world, we seldom have time to sit down and relax so when we do, we want maximum comfort. The Stressless recliners have been expertly engineered from the inside out with this in mind. Whilst we take pride on the sleek and modern designed of these recliners, it’s the work that has been put into the internal aspects of the Stressless that really make this recliner unlike anything else on the market. With its advanced lumbar support technology that moves with your body, rather than against it, the patented ‘glide’ technology which allows you to adjust your position effortlessly, the headrest to support your tired head and neck after a long day, and the intelligent 360-degree swivel system; there’s simply nothing else that compares.

Why the 360 Swing Component Is So Important

In order to be completely comfortable in a seated position, we need freedom of movement. Our bodies are constantly readjusting and have a natural resistance to being in one position for too long. The 360 Swing component of the Stressless recliner allows you to swivel a complete 360 degrees whilst you are seated. This also means that once you have found your most comfortable position, there’s no need to get up when you need to face another direction. With the slightest movement of your foot, you have complete control of your orientation.

What is the Glide System?

The glide system incorporated into each and every one of our Stressless Recliner chairs was designed to give you maximum flexibility in your movement and position, with very minimal effort. The glide system gives you the freedom to smoothly adjust your position, simply by shifting your body weight.

What is The Plus System?

The Plus System was designed to allow you to adjust the position of your head and neck, all the way down to your lumbar area simply by leaning backwards or forwards. We have studied the way the body moves to ensure the headrest and lumbar areas move in complete synchronicity for the perfect reclining experience.

If you would like to know more about the Stressless recliner chair or any of the Stressless furniture range, get in touch with the experts at Valentines Furniture in Bendigo today!

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Open plan living is perfect for families and couples who want to bring the main living spaces of the home together as shared spaces. Open plan allows for each area to interact whilst still having its own unique and defined purpose.

An L-shaped space is one of the easiest open plan living area to break up into the three primary living parts of a kitchen, lounge room and dining room. Here’s some ideas on furniture placement in your L-shaped space.

Lounge Room

Usually, the L-shape will result in an outdoor area of the home being exposed to the indoors. Having the lounge suite facing the outdoor area, be it a nice garden, a view of the city or mountains or simply a pretty courtyard, really opens up the space even further. You’re options for lounge suites and sofas in this space are pretty broad so you can use your imagination with modular, sofas or recliners with the outdoors as the focal point.

Dining Room

Dining rooms in an L-shaped open plan area should follow the same principle as the lounge area, in that we are keeping the outdoors as the main focus. Positioning dining tables so you and your guests can admire the outdoors creates a great feel.

Kitchen

Most often the kitchen will be the room in the L-shape plan that is off to the side and it’s recommended that it’s joining to the dining room. However, this won’t stop you from creating an openness between the three areas. It’s here where islands and sinks added to benches facing outwards from the kitchen really allow you to feel like it’s one area.

Valentine’s Furniture in Bendigo has the most prestigious range of top designer brand furniture. Our sofas, lounges and dining room tables will create the impeccable accessories to your L-shaped open plan living space.

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At Valentine’s Furniture in Bendigo, our collection includes some of the finest designer brand furniture labels available. These include IMG, Moran, Molmic, Stressless, Tessa, La-z-boy and Nouvea, as well as the leading fabric and textile makers Warwicks Fabrics.

Our designer brand furniture is the essence of sophistication and will appeal to all tastes and styles. There are many advantages to choosing a designer piece of furniture as opposed to a mass produced and cheaper alternative. We explore some of the reasons why our brand names are the best choice for your home.

Quality

When buying a designer brand piece of furniture, whether it be a sofa, lounge suite, recliner or dining table, you know you’re buying a quality product. These pieces are built to last, using the highest quality materials, craftsmanship and design to create an unrivaled finished product.

Reputation

When you purchase a brand, you are purchasing its reputation. These prestigious brands attained their reputation for fine quality through years of producing products that were just that. The collection of designer label furniture at Valentine’s Furniture pride themselves on ensuring their products are always of the highest standard to maintain the reputation of their brands.

Design

Aesthetically it is the design of a piece of furniture that really demonstrates its superiority. The furniture in your home makes the biggest statement and having immaculately designed, impeccably crafted furniture in your home will create an instant, divine sanctuary.

Materials

Every aspect of a designer brand piece of furniture has been carefully designed to create the best possible end result. This means utilizing the finest materials, from the fabric through to the frames, to ensure every aspect is of the highest quality.

It’s this combination of having the best materials, with supreme designs, of the highest quality and backed by the reputation of an equitable brand that really confirms you’re buying the greatest possible furniture to showcase in your home. Come visit Valentine’s Furniture to see our quality products for yourself.

 

 

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Open plan living spaces are the perfect way to create multiple spaces that work in harmony together. With the right layout of furniture and homewares you can bring each area together whilst still making each space its own.

Creating an open plan living environment within a square space can come with extra challenges. The space doesn’t break up neatly into three spaces as it does with a long or L-space. Here’s some ideas for laying out your square open plan living space.

Lounge Room

The best way to divide the square open plan area is to spill it in half, with one half the long rectangle lounge, and then split the other half between the kitchen and dining. In this kind of space, the perfect sofa or lounge suite will be something long that can complete and fill the space so it doesn’t feel empty. A long L-shaped or modular sofa will serve the space well. Alternatively, one long with recliners and armchairs that allow for scattered placement will fill the space and make good use of the room.

Dining Room

In your dining room you’ll have the option of using a rectangular, square or round dining table. If you choose a rectangular dining table then it’s best to place it parallel with the kitchen bench or island. You can create boundaries with the kitchen through benches but it can be more difficult defining the line between the lounge and dining. You can create the illusion of lines between the spaces with the placement of the furniture and the use of side tables and rugs.

Kitchen

A kitchen in a square space can really work to combine the kitchen with both the living and dining rooms. You can create a cohesion across the different spaces through shared color schemes and décor. Whilst you can divide them with cleverly placed bench tops and islands.

At Valentine’s Furniture in Bendigo, we carry some of the leading designer brand furniture. Our exquisite pieces will help you to create the perfect square open plan living.

 

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Open plan living has always been a popular choice for families across Australia as it creates a sense of togetherness within the home. The most common areas of the home to bring in conjunction with each other is the the lounge room, the kitchen and the living room.

There are some great ways you can bring these spaces together whilst still establishing the boundaries of each area. When working with a long room, each of the three section will be broken up into three square areas. Here we look at tips to creating the perfect open plan living space in a long room.

The Lounge

When it comes to the lounge room section, you have a lot of options to choose from for a lounge suite or sofa. A modular sofa will work well to define the square space of the lounge area or two 3 seater sofas facing each other will help to achieve the same look. Alternatively, you could look at a three seater sofa on one side and two armchairs across from it. Keep it parallel with the dining table and kitchen bench or island.

Dining Room

In a long plan zone it’s best to have the kitchen and dining room adjacent to one another. Having a link between the kitchen and dining area is great for meal times and even better for entertaining. Look for a long dining table and place it parallel to the kitchen bench or island as well as the sofas to keep the rooms in unison.

Kitchen

The kitchen works best at one end of the space where cabinets can be designed around the walls to utilize the space. Using a U-shaped bench or an island bench will simultaneously divide the dining room and the kitchen whilst still unifying the two areas and bringing them together.

Come visit our Valentine’s Furniture showroom in Bendigo for the highest quality furniture brands. We’ll assist you in finding the perfect lounge suites, recliners, sofas and dining tables to complete your long room open plan living space.