Shoehorn Furnishings (Adams County)

Shoehorn Furnishings
Quincy, IL

Background: Shoehorn Furnishings provides products that optimize the use of small living spaces while providing comfort at a great value.

Business Description: They focus on development, sourcing and marketing furniture and accessories that help to best utilize limited living space. Typically, home furnishings, whether for a traditional home, mobile home, recreational vehicle, apartment/flat or condominium, are the focus of Shoehorn Furnishings product lines. Products offer value-added features such as multi-use, storage, and space savings.

Exceptional Nature: Pieces come ready-to-assemble with no tools and are shipped in three (or fewer cartons) for easy maneuverability through doors, up stairwells and other tight places. An underneath storage drawer holds linens, pillows, quilts and blankets.

Significant Achievements: Shoehorn Furnishings was a 2009 Innovate Illinois early stage semifinalist. The purpose of Innovate Illinois is to recognize the important impact innovation has on our economy and promote companies taking risks to create new jobs. Innovate Illinois provides entrepreneurs with exposure to other innovators and potential investors. Also, Innovate Illinois highlights the state's efforts to promote entrepreneurship.