Here’s something I bet you didn’t know. When an interior design trend reaches the retail market it’s usually a good sign to interior designers that the trend is on its way out. But that’s not been true with lucite furnishings, an acrylic almost transparent material.
In fact as an interior designer, I just suggested this lucite sink base pictured below for a bathroom.
And I specified a lucite coffee table for another interior design project recently. One of the big reasons I love lucite is because it virtually disappears in a room helping create a lighter feel. But lucite was popular in the 70s too which has made a huge comeback in the U.S.
If you’re a fan of lucite furnishings and want to add one to your collection you need to understand that not all lucite furnishings are high quality.
One way to tell if you’re looking at a quality piece is to ensure the joints or connected areas are transparent. Then you can purchase a piece that will be more likely to hold up and maybe even become valuable later.
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