Also I was a little shocked to see someone in the design industry support the knock off/counterfeit industry. If that is the public’s perception, then perhaps it’s of significance? But again, I’m glad your experience has been good. However, it is fairly well known that China creates and sells knockoffs of practically everything. I have had dealings with that “pretentious” corporate leader (I didn’t work hand in hand with him on a regular basis as I wasn’t THAT high up but I have dealt with him on several occasions). I’ve read of the sofas collapsing just like this. Can you get other Restoration Hardware items from China besides lighting? Perhaps he is charitable and gives allot back. My 16 Favorite Benjamin Moore Paint Colors, Help me please. They are geniuses at marketing. No cardboard backing, no flaking or discoloring of the hardware. This is a matter of survival. lol ReplyCancel, This is an awesome article a few fellow artisans were just sharing how all if the Magnolia Home furniture came from China and they touted that readily on the pieces. Not only are they ripping off their core customers, but I can’t image how those workers in China are suffering. Whew!ReplyCancel, I think it’s easy to doubt oneself. I hope they see my integrity and value, but the day people start telling me what I can and can’t charge is the day we start to live in a communist, socialist society. I am in less than ideal location for furniture refinishing. Keep it up!ReplyCancel, Thanks so much. Of course, importing has other costs associated with it and those very well are not the same products, but they might be. What a shame — it was a nice store years ago.ReplyCancel. They look like trendy, posh spas. No thanks. Also I have seen many, many second hand sofas for sale from RH which look terrible after just a year or two. It’s certainly no fun.ReplyCancel, I recently went into a new RH outlet that opened in our area. Nor are their products particularly design friendly. Actually we recently had a wonderful customer from Chicago who found us through your rolodex who had been renovating an historic home in Asheville NC. If not, hopefully you will see this and send it to me.ReplyCancel, I loved this blog post. They might very well be knock offs. Forwarding it to everyone I know (and mock) who shop there.ReplyCancel, Oh haha! Reply Cancel. But the furniture. I’ve had that situation before and with other vendors too. restoration hardware stock tumble August 2016. Discover the season's newest designs and inspirations. And they’re beautiful! then they find an Asian factory to reproduce it on a mass scale. I can’t believe how far downhill they’ve slithered. It looks fine in a huge lofty space. Thank you for keeping us informed!ReplyCancel, Great post, Laurel. But in my opinion, it’s mostly cheap Chinese junk. and I think there’s another formerly classy operation, but I forgot which one. ReplyCancel, I read all previous comments and I’ll just say, “What they said.” An aura of “high-end” and “must-have” merchandise is often a signal that savvy shopping is a required.ReplyCancel, It wouldn’t be fair to ask you where you shop for furniture, but with so much merchandise out there that is manufactured so cheaply, without any regard to quality, can you tell us what you look for when you are purchasing furniture/furnishings?ReplyCancel. RH sent replacements which had the same issues. I’m curious. And who lives like their home is a lounge to sit 30?ReplyCancel. ), But I look for companies who stand behind their product and take pride in it. I will say some of your critique is valid but it is obvious you have some type bone to pick as your blog post crosses from choose this over that to more of an assassination piece. Thank you again Laurel for such a wonderful blog. Thank you for mentioning those catalogues. France and other countries also import a lot of their trash to China. Anyways, between his speeches he needed to use the restroom and forgot to disengage the mic. My rug is really thin! I have to laugh at the furniture descriptions from the 100 lb catalogs … it’s like reading from the J. Peterman Catalog (Seinfeld). Within just a few weeks of receiving it, the jute began to break from normal wear, so much so, that I contacted the company. For to define any thing in business or life by an isolated element without investing the time to truly access it’s globally integrated context has become an achilles heel of media and sadly a societal norm. I seriously considered a EA couch before I began researching online. This means the American worker and consumer needs to change his/her ethical stance. It was a full blown take over and make no mistake, Mr. Friedman is not unlike the Donald Trump of the furnishings industry. And it’s not hideously expensive. It’s a ROYAL pain — such a pain that I changed my business model to eliminate buying from China. © 1996-2020 Laurel Home © 1996-2020 Laurel Bern Interiors, Inc. All Rights Reserved |, Outdoor furnishings, flowers & gifts FATHERS DAY GIFTS, casegoods - bookcases, etageres and desks, Three pieces of this or more are available to anyone for $79.00/each. It’s quite commonplace in the furniture industry. or the amazing deal at Restoration Hardware of $1,282.00 deeply discounted off of the retail price of $1,895.00. To Mr. Friedman’s credit, he never finished college and took a job working as a stock boy at the Gap and worked his way up to the top position. Other than that, I have no personal gripe. Absolutely not, but my aware Chinese students understand the looming problems are dire. Everyone LOVES it! If American manufacturers asked for quality products out of those factories, the Americans could get them. The sea of beige combined fake “antiques”/”collected” stuff makes it so painfully obvious it caters to people trying to buy the impression of having a personality or design aesthetic but without the interest to collect anything of their own or the guts to commit to a unique style/color/decor. Probably not as greed is taking over this World and I believe there is a long road ahead before we all wake up. RH Members enjoy 25% savings and complimentary design services. Browse furniture, lighting, bedding, rugs, drapery and décor. I am also pro a vast number of other retailers and wholesalers…like Prada, Gucci, Bally, the brands of the William Sonoma family, Armani home, Ralph Lauren Home, Modern History, Dwell, Four Hands, VanThiel, Lilian August and countless more that ALL manufacture around the globe…including the fact that each and everyone of these listed manufacture goods in China and the balance of Asia…and provide a “premium” product to the market. You can’t put a 48″ chandelier over a 40″ dining table! If so, the Restoration Hardware sectional would be a great option… I’ve written a few blog posts on the subject, see the link below: https://www.retro.net/2016/06/the-systematic-copying-of-american-products-in-asia/ReplyCancel. The problem lies in that RH IS getting their furnishings from China and they are touting themselves as elite and high-end. It’s growth was rapid and by the spring of 2001, there were over 100 branches of the chain. I don’t see any evidence, period. RH Members enjoy 25% savings and complimentary design services. An RH outlet store is in my area and I walk through sometimes. It is both soft and supportive and the cushion will retain it’s beautiful shape without having to do anything. I’m a lazy boy, type of guy anyways.ReplyCancel. As a designer myself, I NEVER want anyone to question how I arrive at the pricing on my merchandise or services. I, too, recycled the catalog without even looking at it. Most of the stuff is oversized junk. What I DO know is that for a time, he brought this brand from the brink of disaster into an immensely successful company. Thanks for putting this out into the universe! I want them to succeed, but not at the expense of my colleagues. Check it out here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7fYM630JMs. Plus, there are safety issues: structural and electrical.ReplyCancel. I am glad youc ame forward as I always thought it was my taste had changed; my experiences alone.ReplyCancel, I think a lot of us feel the same way. Thanks for following up so thoroughly when your BS detector went off! ReplyCancel. Back in 1997 (when I was young and innocent) I fell in love with the vintage, Arts and Crafts feel of the old RH. Even though I’m sure I was taken on the Chesterfield ($2,000, Vintage Cigar), it looks great with the chairs in the room I just painted Quiet Moments (with your blessing). And the crumbs will STILL be in the crevices of the beautifully rustic, rough wood. And when she and my autocorrect get together it’s a par-tay!!! RH Modern's Sofa Collections:At Restoration Hardware, RH Modern, discover luxury, high-quality sofas. BTW I love your blog and was one of your early purchasers of your Rolodex. On another note – you know how overpriced their stuff is when you can get it for 40% off their already marked down price at their outlet stores. Couldn’t agree with you more Cindy. Thank you for your post and please continue to educate the public about good quality, well-made furniture. Not special. ReplyCancel, I do agree with you Laurel about Ralph. I have seen with my own eyes the invoices for some of the products you listed in the article and the prices you listed are less than even Resto pays. Yes, I was foolish but in my defense I’d been up for 36 hours. A gorgeous antique armoire that came wrapped in tissue paper. Sad!! For myself, when we remodeled our 1920s house, we bit the bullet and bought all the period hardware from them. If you filled a strip mall location with the same product and style….would they have the same interest? I absolutely LOVE that you did all the legwork on this post – and you are absolutely correct. A Restoration Hardware chesterfield is a classic design that’s at its best when decked out in broken-in leather—opt for black or … I want to say that your honesty in this post makes me want to hire you for a long distance consultation. The clients are super happy! Ashley Furniture Signature Design - Trinell Chest - 5 Drawers - Nailhead Accents - Rustic Brown Finish - Antiqued Bronze Hardware 3.8 out of 5 stars 166 $249.99 $ 249 . But most importantly this company has hurt my colleagues and our industry as a whole. Like most American furniture manufacturers many of their products are made overseas but that does not necessarily mean bad quality. I say it because that is the style of sofa that has a big roll arm that is the same height as the back and usually tufted.ReplyCancel, This article and comparison was great! I can testify that this post is completely factual. You don’t like it …don’t buy it. That’s always been my signature style. From lounge chairs with tapered legs to modern aluminum sofas, the brand has an impressive assortment of coordinated pieces for the patio. These people may go to church, but they haven’t learned what it means to be responsible human beings. And I’ve heard too many stories of quality issues. For our newly renovated home we bought three items [thank heavens it wasn’t more] from RH. Furthermore, RH is still foisting this garbage on us. restoration hardware: Buy second hand restoration hardware on Kaiyo used furniture store in great condition. , However, we do have RH sheets and you can go ahead and remove your stamp of approval there. I am totally stoked you have the moxie to do this.ReplyCancel, That is so sweet of you. The sofas…. As a retired designer workroom I applaud your frank opinions. Companies like Lee Industries, CR Laine and dozens more. Now it’s just depressing. Great post Laurel! I come here to get AWAY from all the rhetoric! We took it to the light restoration company who did all of our lighting except for this giant mistake purchase – and for another $600 we had it repaired. I’m so sick of the total lack of ethics in so many businesses. You’re the best.ReplyCancel. On a more local note, store buyers will often attend regional craft fairs, buy pieces that interest them, then take them to China to knock off, without giving proper credit, or preferably a licensing deal to the original crafter. The title is meant to entice people to open up the post. Your post popped up on my Facebook feed via someone that must be a subscriber and felt it was worth a read…and actually a response. Every time I write a post, I take a little gulp before I hit “send.” Even my little monkey on mail chimp is programmed to sweat profusely as he’s waiting for me to hit the button. It always makes me laugh and reminds me that we are all in this together. If these are the same manufacturers, then they will not be for very long.ReplyCancel, Ha, love that you made this post! But who has a living room with a 25 foot ceiling and 10,000 square feet? There are lots of vendors who carry them!ReplyCancel, Laurel, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for restoration hardware leather sofa at the … But RH has changed. They did it before. The wood umbrella ropes shredded away. I found it, no problem. I recently had my condo redone and opted for Mitchell Gold Bob Williams for my furniture because it’s reasonably priced for the quality and style they offer and it’s all made in the USA.ReplyCancel, Thanks for stopping by. Horrified, I called RH and they promised to send an entire new set. I lived in the building underneath the Budweiser sign; only it wasn’t that building. If someone can find cheaper and they like it…go for it. These practices go on throughout the industry from the small dealer all the way up to huge retailers. Several people have said that. There are others as well. I will always love my Napa, but a little less of Yountville’s tawdry end of town these days.ReplyCancel. That sofa looked like garbage (or Oscar the Grouch) within two years. Of course they wanted to exchange it for another rather than give me a refund. I don’t shop there). Granted, we custom people don’t facilitate the immediate gratification clients, but if you really want quality, we’re there for you. (Hey, that’s far more than 25% but they are having a “sale” right now.). Love your blog and have been reading forever, but first time commenting RH used to be a favorite years ago – their bedding and furniture were fabulous. ReplyCancel, As a drapery workroom owner, I have been asked on a number of occasions to re-work, hem and/or iron panels from RH. Shop Restoration Hardware furniture on AptDeco. I started this website/blog in 2012 and 7 months later launched a little online home furnishings boutique. Laurel Bern Interiors/Laurel Home is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees, by advertising and linking to amazon.com and other affiliate marketing companies, © 1996-2020 Laurel Home © 1996-2020 Laurel Bern Interiors, Inc. All Rights Reserved | ProPhoto theme |ProPhoto Photography Blogsite |TEMPLATE BY: H2 BLOGS. I bought something small from them sometime. You’d only get the $1 price if you placed a large minimum order, which might be hundreds or thousands of units. What RH does better than anyone else is marketing. This is actually fact. and probably will be something else soon. The good news is I found two Bradington-Young leather recliners that match the sofa in a consignment for $700 a piece!!! It’s a shame how an American tv show become iconic because of repurposing and fixing up homes yet their line of furniture is all from China.ReplyCancel, Oh wow! I’m not a design insider, but I am aware that a lot of what consumers purchase, and what is passed off as “upscale” or “quality” merchandise is really of very inferior quality, and the company has it manufactured in some remote country where wages are abominable and people are paid next to nothing for their labor. RH Members enjoy 25% savings and complimentary design services. He did save them from disaster in ’08 possibly, but that was about the the time I ordered bed sheets from them. https://wp.me/a3VFXx-5j3ReplyCancel, Dear Laurel, 2 years ago, we visited Atlanta’s new RH store ( with valet parking no less). It’s expensive to do so and pay people fair wages. It all feels so contrived…..I wish the old Restoraion Hardware was back!ReplyCancel, The original was charming back in its day. Even if I bought only ONE of these from China, the price is still only 1/10th the price of the Resto piece! Please don’t lift the entire post! I mean, they have to pay for all of those trees and printing somehow? It’s fine in a palatial room with soaring ceilings, but not many have that! All that’s missing is the pool, hot tub and the mojitos. Some of the Chinese sellers will actually use the original designer’s photograph of the item to advertise, but send you the substantially cheaper (and crummier) version of the item when you order it. ReplyCancel, I think you’re right, Laurel. To end on a far happier note. As an interior designer in this business for 27 years, I can tell you that I work with dozens of vendors who are selling an excellent product and for the same or less than RH. I don’t see anything wrong? Gary Friedman is the epitome of what is wrong with American business practices. That’s what happened. Sadly, people will continue to shop at RH… And from that pick up we drove more than a few hours to numerous European workshops where the chandeliers were actually made for RH. I hear from my fellow designers that they have had nothing but problems with the quality of the furniture. Purposefully create and consume excellent products at a fair price point. “Captivated by the timeworn beauty of discarded old French wine barrels, designer Rudi Nijssen reimagines them as a chandelier. you should see built from ground up WeHo store wtf This is from $99-$130, It’s more like the one on the right but no matter. also, a lot of their lights now are currently being sold by Circa, especially the Aerin brand and I am sure others but haven’t spent much time looking into it…i hope you will look into it!ReplyCancel. I recently spent over $1500 on new hardware (Strande in polished chrome) for my kitchen cabinets and it’s money down the drain. My eyes popped out of my head the days those arrived. Thanks for the article. 90" Mid Century Modern Living Room Tweed Sofa Restoration Hardware Reproduction. Not really a follower of fashion or design. I am sure they are knocking them off. . I almost forgot. $8k for the Lee sofa in leather? Maybe if you live in a cave or a forest. You can read more about it here if interested. This time they held up my order waiting for a back ordered coffee table, but finally convinced them to break up the order. I only saw this as someone I know shared it on Facebook and I was interested to read it. RH also knocks off pieces from other brands. Thank you so much for opening my eyes! I am willing to pay a premium price to have a plastic mechanism which lasts. Get great deals on Restoration Hardware Living Room Sofas. Thank you for reading and thank you again for the article. Before I sign off, thank you, Laurel for all your fabulous design advice that you share on this blog. I looked at both of your websites. Photography. Thought I was becoming very “old fashioned” in my taste. He’s one of the most iconic interior decorators of the 20th century. I find that most of the things I loved 20 years ago, I still love. Never liked them. I was happy… until the new set arrived with exactly the same problem. Best of Sale; It’s rampant greed at it’s finest. And I’m totally with you on those catalogues. I have gone into clients houses a few years after they have purchased sofas and can see the “pancaked” seat cushions. There are two types of people who buy Resto stuff. AS you might imagine, I fight an endless battle with people buying their ready-made panels for $$$$$ because they think they are a good product. Since she does not use that room 99% of the time, I expect the furniture will last a good long time. I am shocked at the price for a massed-produced unlined drape with no header! There are political parallels , but no one wants to go there .ReplyCancel, I love your silver leafed Astor Bombe Chest. Went with crate and barrel. However, I am in no way advocating the purchasing of anything in China. :]ReplyCancel, DITTO – thanks for putting this out there – oh my I think the same about their products – I miss their store products they carried years ago – pretty lamps and shades – bedding and curtains – they still may have a few ? The photography is stunning as it should be. And please link back to the original post. Although indebted to classic designs, vintage Restoration Hardware furniture takes a fresh approach to tradition by integrating unexpected details like smoked glass, all … They are only producing what RH wants, which of course is a win win for the company, they are pocketing a lot of money. See our COVID-19 safety protocols. Anyway, the sheets came and as I was preparing to wash them I was shocked to discover the fitted sheet was completely split in two. She and her husband ordered some great pieces. It is out there!ReplyCancel. restoration hardware table. Laurel – Thank you for this informative and funny post. What is it Laurel? Even as a (decently compensated) employee in a higher than an entry level position I still couldn’t really afford their stuff even with 40% off. Make an offer today! There is much in this world that is over-priced for what it is.ReplyCancel, You’re being generous! Let alone afford it. The only thing I disagree with is that I do not aspire to this style at all! I was surprised that he took it in stride. I do love their styling – especially as I am working on another beach house right now. but I just can’t spend $8000 on a couch. Imagine wiping them off after serving a meal. But that was not my point. Thank you for this information. Out of 43 ratings, 33 gave them one-star. Laurel — that is some outstanding research and analysis there! And I’m not advocating buying directly from China. These facilities are just regularly lit spaces with no adornment. Spend this time at home to refresh your home decor style! I scrimped and saved to buy it while they were building our new house. $3,000. I love old furniture. It’s just way off for most people’s homes. You’re right. The Laney wood kitchen table – with treated barn boards that warp. The Chinese vendors steal their photos and pretend they are theirs. Prototyping. but the cushions are down and that means constant fluffing in order to maintain the “cloud.”, Most of my clients don’t like to have to do that. i see others have commented on the size of the furniture which is another issue. Interior Design, Furniture, Inspiring Ideas. I do agree with much of what you say but……the rent in a building next to the Flatiron or the massive stores they create (all of which are appealing to us as consumers) has to be paid for somehow. ReplyCancel, Thank you for writing the truth about RH. I don’t know why they decided to go in this direction. I used to kind of like RH pre-2010 or whenever they changed from mostly normal to weird. How do you update the rolexex?ReplyCancel. Some products can be purchased in small quantities from Alibaba’s sister site, Aliexpress.ReplyCancel, Good to know! Warm regards.ReplyCancel. So I couldn’t agree with you more! Thanks for serving up that excellent piece of interior design investigative journalism. I can say that the masonry stone catalog actually saved them a little money and used less fossil fuel to deliver all at once rather than one catalog per month. restoration hardware: Buy second hand restoration hardware on Kaiyo used furniture store in great condition. I feel silly over not knowing, but I am curious and have to ask.ReplyCancel. Restoration Hardware has an array of luxurious furniture for the home, including: Living Room: Restoration Hardware carries both living room seating and decor. To be fair, the majority of my clientele is not super-high-end. and I have fond memories of going in on occasion or just walking past. Much appreciated!ReplyCancel, Wow! I used to love to browse at RH and purchased a number of lamps that I still use (they were very reasonably priced back in the day). With a markup as high as you have explained, they can afford to replace pieces for those of us who bother to complain.ReplyCancel, Yes, all of that is figured into the markup, but if it’s excessive, it can be a problem, of course.ReplyCancel. In plain English, it means they’re legit. And it’s so great that it’s being said!ReplyCancel, Thanks for stopping by Robert. You are fantastic!ReplyCancel, Yes! 1.) That’s my Mom’s name. And yes, there are many companies that need to spruce up their photography. It’s the same stuff and often you can purchase only one of something. Right? I saw it at RH, not having been there for years, and fell in love. (coincidentally the year my husband and I moved to NYC). Mostly business executives are to blame, but Americans who do a poor job, e.g. I forget who the author is, and the book is about 10 years old, but she writes about the fashion industry, and what she writes is still relevant today. hmmm… hmmm… That sounds like full mark up and you can get it for less. It has been widely reported that the Chinese will lift the original photos to post on AliBaba having no real product to sell. It is certainly worth the discussion.ReplyCancel, ” dare say Made in the USA companies have had the chance to put this product out there on there own but they didn’t. I have bought pillows, pillow covers, and their great towels when discounted from the outlet price. A lady approached him, asked if he wanted to buy a Coach purse. If they don’t have the budget for custom, I often suggest they go to thrift stores and garage sales looking for well-made brands from the 60s & 70s. So off I went to RH and basically cashed in (yes, after foolishly “joining” for an extra discount) and bought a petite (meaning not as deep) 7 foot leather Chesterfield. It was a big $ lighting purchase for us. Not a clue. The in-store ordering process took a ridiculous amount of time and we were not told until after we spent over an hour with the sales associate that most of it was on back order. Thanks for letting me know.ReplyCancel, I also purchased a beautiful Chesterfield from them for clients a few years ago. Then I got up close and saw the chip in the side. And since they pretty much stopped selling HARDWARE, they’ve shortened the name to RH. don’t get me wrong, there are some outlets that ride Resto’s jock so something in the opposite direction is fair but this seemed just a little to personal for you. $4,295. As others on this thread have personally attested to: one can order any level of quality in Asia. But some people are reporting getting them. I have a lot more to say on these topics.ReplyCancel, I have a dear friend who said to me years ago… “Oh, stop making sense!”, Loved your article! I’ve never actually bought anything there because everything is SO pricey (even with the trade discount) but everything is so giant just like you said. Mr. Friedman had recently finished building his 10 million dollar RH concept residence in nearby St. Helena. Restoration Hardware has an array of luxurious furniture for the home, including: Living Room: Restoration Hardware carries both living room seating and decor. I had a hard time understanding their pricing. Furniture. And so here we are…ReplyCancel, Don’t sugarcoat it tell us how you really feel.ReplyCancel, Laurel, Your commentary is so true! I own a furniture and design store right around the corner from RH on 20th street and we actually custom make our sofas and upholstered pieces in California by master craftsmen. Wish I found an alternative. Now I have a aniline dyed green chest I cannot match. I could go on and on about it because it’s frustrating as a small retailer trying to offer customers and designers quality, it’s hard to compete with a bohemoth like RH. That really turns me off. Gary is into branding merchandising not product quality as are people who buy crap and is dirt cheap. Made here and for a lot less money. Especially all the big box retailers, pottery barn, west elm, target… Same with most consumer goods made overseas. I didn’t realize this at all, but Restoration Hardware is waaaaay out of my budget anyway. I am also an environmentalist so I insist on sources that are environmentally responsible. The companies that come under Williams Sonoma (includes Pottery Barn and West Elm) have moved upholstery manufacturing back to the US (once upon a time, Mitchel Gold and Bob Williams did a lot of the upholstery work for RH and PB). Sadly, people will continue to educate the public, they were building our new.! 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