9 Fun Furniture Facts | Blog

  1. A typical sofa's life span is between 7 and 14 years
  2. In 2020, the UK's population spent roughly £14.4Billion on furniture. 
  3. Modern day sofas, with cushions and fabrics, can be dated back to 1690 (17th century) in England, UK.
  4. The table was invented by the Egyptians. 
  5. According to SCS, £3Million is lost in sofa's every year in Britain.
  6. The first mattress can be dated back to 77,000 years ago; early mattresses consisted of straw, horse hair and feathers, however, the very first beds were just stones.
  7. In the 1400s and 1500s the four poster bed frame was a symbol of high status.
  8. The Victorians invented children's bedrooms. Before this families used to sleep all in one room.
  9. The word 'table' is Latin for 'plank' or 'flat piece of wood.' 

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