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Whether you’ve already put the tree up, or are waiting till the very last minute to get into the festive spirit, Christmas is coming. And even the scroogiest of Scroogies need somewhere comfortable to sit while opening their mountains of gifts.

But most of you will already know that getting sofa delivery before Christmas is no easy feat. Especially with just a few weeks to go.

And that’s where Swyft is different. Our last order date is actually the 22nd December, so you can take your time deciding on your dream sofa - with plenty of time to spare.

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If you feel like your living room is missing a little cosiness for this time of year, choosing an all-white colour scheme is probably the last thing on your mind. However, white is actually one of the best paint colours for making a room look bigger, so it might be time to reconsider.

Those with families are quick to dismiss any room being too white, as it takes far too much time and effort to keep looking clean.

But, we’ve rounded up all the best white living room ideas for young professionals, families, bachelors and small home dwellers. Whatever space or style you have, there’s something for everyone.

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After two strange years, it’s time for a fresh start.

You’ve likely already set yourself a few resolutions or challenges for the year, but with so much uncertainty and disruption in the air, it can be tough to feel the motivation to do anything you’ve set out to do.

If this sounds like you, the best way to keep your motivation up is to ensure your surroundings offer a positive and encouraging environment in which you can thrive.

In Winter, it’s easy to hibernate under a blanket and refuse to get up off the sofa (afterall, all the best TV comes out in the colder months…). But with a fresh lick of paint, and a few new decor ideas, your living space can help you start the year as you mean to go on.

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All year long, your living room is the heart of your home. But during the holiday season, it begins to feel extra important. It’s the perfect backdrop for gathering with friends and family, it’s the go-to location for your Christmas tree, and (if you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace) the primary entrance for Father Christmas.

For these reasons, and many others, here's some ideas for Christmas living room decor and how to fill your space with some extra Christmas cheer this year - because let’s face it, we all need it!

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As we do with all new products, we sat down with the designer to run through the product in more detail. Only this time, we got hold of our co-founder, Kieran Hewkin, to get his thoughts on what we were trying to achieve with the Model 03 armchair, how it differs from our other armchair collections, and what challenges we had to face when it came to launch.
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As COP26 comes to a close this week, we thought there was no better time to sit down with Ecologi to understand what they are trying to achieve, learn a little more about the climate crisis, and to discuss  carbon offsetting and what the reality of this looks like. 

Ecologi’s Climate Impact Manager, Sam Jackson, has been attending COP26, so we couldn’t be in safer hands. 

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The main reason for SAD is not exactly known, but it’s thought to be mainly related to reduced sunlight exposure, which might cause a part in the brain called hypothalamus to stop working. As a result, it confuses the internal body clock, the production of serotonin and the production of melatonin. All of which can easily disrupt sleep, appetite, mood, and create feelings of depression.

Depending on its severity, SAD can be managed by making small changes to your lifestyle and home environment. So, we’ve come up with seven things you can do in and around the home to help combat SAD.

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