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Season 1, Episode 3

The Cocktail Table Tales

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Design expert Jason Oliver Nixon is tackling the age-old questions: Which came first, the cocktail table or the coffee table? And is there really a difference? Grab your beverage of choice and watch as he uncovers the origins of this purposeful piece, recaps his favorite versions to buy now, and points out the pros and cons of common tabletop materials.

The Furniture Geek

About the Series

As one-half of heralded design duo Madcap Cottage, Jason Oliver Nixon has built his ottoman empire as the prince of prints. But his knowledge of design goes beyond pattern: he’s a walking, breathing encyclopedia of style! In “The Furniture Geek,” Jason’s sharing his vast wealth of knowledge, from the little-known origins of popular silhouettes, to clues about color and cues on quality. Watch--and learn--as our resident geek of chic conducts his study on style. More

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