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Our latest buying trip took us south to Birmingham and Spring Fair 2017 at the NEC.  The first thing to point out was the positive vibe coming from all the manufacturers we spoke to about how busy they had been, many even reporting record sales at this year’s exhibition.  In many ways, this reflects our own experience at John Dick & Son that more people are investing in their homes and making changes to their … Continued

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Traveling to beautiful European cities to visit leading international furniture shows is definitely a perk of the job.  Although it’s not all glamour, we did walk over 80 km due to the sheer size of the show and the number of manufacturers we needed to talk to over a couple of days.  IMM Cologne proved to be a very rewarding trip indeed, and it was great to get a preview of the trends for 2017.  … Continued

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We hope you all enjoyed Christmas with your friends and family, and whilst the weather hasn’t been particularly kind so far, we hope you are enjoying the Festive Season. Of course, here at John Dick & Son it’s a special time too, it’s the time that we start our Annual Sale.  In keeping with our tradition for many years, we have a genuine Annual Sale when we offer generous discounts on everything in stock – in … Continued

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Are you looking for something a little different to give this Christmas? With just over a week until Christmas, we thought we’d share some gift ideas from the showroom.  We took a walk round this morning and photographed just a few from the hundreds of beautiful pieces we have to offer. So, if you’re looking for something special for the home, or something just a little bit different, why not drop in and see the … Continued

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  Almost simultaneously, as the clocks went back just under a week ago, the temperature has noticeably dropped; the nights are drawing in and winter suddenly seems to be upon us.  So, what better than putting your feet up for the evening in your nice cosy home? One good way to add warmth to any room is via the lighting; lamps are an especially good way to make a room warmer and much more welcoming in the … Continued

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If you’d turned up at our showroom last Thursday night you’d have been forgiven for thinking you had arrived at the wrong place; all of our furniture was on display, but every seat was occupied by people enjoying the memorable sounds of Fleetwood Mac.  It was of course our special Linn Lounge evening with Loud & Clear.  Guests were not only enjoying tracks like The Chain, Dreams and Go Your Own Way, they were experiencing the incredible sound quality … Continued

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Following the purchase of their stunning new home in nearby Thorntonhall our clients to be were making a sizeable move in more ways than one; relocating from their home in the North East of Scotland, to the outskirts of Glasgow and from an apartment to a five-bedroom house. This decision to start with a blank canvas in the new home was a very exciting but slightly daunting experience one would think! That said, they were … Continued

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It’s difficult to escape the feeling of celebration sweeping the country at the moment; we’ve had the most successful overseas Olympic Games, and athletes from a wide variety of disciplines exceeded expectations to contribute to a superb medal haul for Great Britain, and now the paralympians look to be replicating these achievements in Rio. We thought we’d join in by celebrating some great British designers and manufacturers; in this email we will take a look … Continued

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Your bedroom is truly your space, a private place to enjoy, relax, and pamper yourself.  It is also the one room in your home where you furnish and decorate it entirely to suit yourself; you don’t particularly need to follow the latest trends and fashion.  Instead, you can opt for the things you like and the things that help you relax. What better than our new range of beautifully crafted and extremely elegant bedroom furniture?  This … Continued

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Many of you may not be aware that July was Independent Retailer Month in the UK.  Independent Retailer Month is a campaign that runs annually throughout July to highlight the important role smaller, local, independent retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to, and in the retail sector as a whole. John Dick & Son certainly agrees with all of the sentiments expressed by the Independent Retailer Month initiative, and … Continued

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