soft furnishings

noun

British
: things (such as curtains or rugs) that are made of cloth and used to decorate a room, house, etc.

Examples of soft furnishings in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Rooms Our Grand Premier room spanned more than 550 square feet — larger than most city apartments — with a large bedroom compromising soft furnishings for relaxation, a work desk area, and state of the art audio audio-visual center. Stacey Wreathall, Travel + Leisure, 6 Apr. 2024 Their work is matched in determination by Delhomme’s rigid mise-en-scène, drawing our eye past the Easter-egg pastels of the costumes and soft furnishings to hard angles and somber shadows. Guy Lodge, Variety, 27 Mar. 2024 When your soft furnishings have seen better days, Dirt Devil’s Portable Spot Cleaner expertly tackles pet messes, food stains, and whatever life throws your way. Sharon Brandwein, Southern Living, 17 Jan. 2024 Inside is a mix of mahogany and white accents where supple leather and soft furnishings contrast with the dark, rich tones of the wood. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 8 Dec. 2023 According to the company, polyurethane foam rubber, which is derived from petrochemicals and widely used in sofas, chairs, and other soft furnishings, accounts for a whopping 105 million metric tons of CO2 emissions every year. WIRED, 3 Oct. 2023 Rooms here come with high design touches like marble baths, bright wood floors, velvet soft furnishings, and ultra plush beds. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 1 June 2023 Inside, the spread is minimalist in its design, swathed in neutral hues and soft furnishings. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 23 May 2023 Keep an eye out for this trend in textiles, rugs, and soft furnishings. ELLE Decor, 28 Apr. 2023

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“Soft furnishings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20furnishings. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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