WoW Factor by White Webb: The Fireplace

Every fireplace begs for the perfect chair to snuggle into on those chilly winter nights. Here are a few ideas on what to sit on while warming those icy toes. Wait in the Wings. With their embracing shape, wing chairs were originally designed to face the fireplace and envelope the sitter in the warmth of the...
Home Is Where the Hearth Is

Home Is Where the Hearth Is

When our prehistoric ancestors discovered fire, you can bet that the first thing out of their mouths was “that’s cool, how can we control it”?!? And so, the fireplace (albeit primitive) was born. When you stop and think about it, bringing a force as dangerous as fire into one’s home seems like a pretty nutty idea, but today, one of the most seductive features in any home remains the...