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The To Be Living Story

Bettina Juul Eilersen grew up entrenched in the Scandinavian tradition of great design. Her father, renowned furniture designer Jens Juul Eilersen, took her to textile fairs where they sought out the best textiles and suppliers. Bettina’s focus on accessories diverges somewhat from her father’s catalogue, but the backbone of quality, comfort and beauty are ingrained into To Be Living from both her family values and cultural upbringing.

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Why We Love To Be Living Home Furnishings

Beautiful, timeless and simply luxurious textiles are a cornerstone of home decor. To Be Living’s exceptional quality standards and attention to detail result in heirloom-worthy pieces that add charm, grace and even hygge to modern homes.

A Fun Fact About To Be Living

The Eilersen family furniture company began in 1895 when Bettina’s great-grandfather Niels worked for a wheelwright and set out to make a horse-drawn hunting coach. Through the second World War, when the only material that wasn’t in short supply was Danish beech wood, cabinetmakers turned to mass-produced furniture, setting the stage for the Eilersons’ foray into modern interior design.

Noteworthy Products From To Be Living

The Leaflet Pillow adds subtle sophistication with its striking chevron pattern. Made of overlapping velvet strips, the look is textural and lush, while its colorways range from elegant neutrals to eye-catching accents.

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