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If Design Within Reach Closes, Will You Miss It?

Purveyor of modern classics Design Within Reach is standing on shaky ground these days. The furniture maker has hired an investment firm to consider strategic alternatives to remedy its depressed share price, including a possible sale of the company.

It's too soon to tell if the company will be sold, or even just shut down, but I'm predicting it'll go bust if the economy remains as-is. We've already seen, with the folding of many of our favorite glossies, that the shelter market is suffering, and the high prices of DWR products are out of reach for most even with a good economy. So tell me, will you miss DWR if it closes up shop?

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