Joan Gunin -- Furniture Today, October 12, 2009
All prices retail. In-depth stories on case goods introductions will appear in Furniture/Today's opening day issue.
European traditional-styled Kingston bedroom-dining room collection features solid ash in a rich, antique oak finish. The collection offers two bed options: a low-profile sleigh bed and an elegant poster bed. Drawers feature iPod charging station. Table options include harp base trestle or turned legs, self-storing leaves, cable glides, felt-lined silver drawers, touch lighting and Pirelli webbed seating. Four-piece bedroom, $1,799.
The Highland Park and Laurelhurst collections are being expanded with four new SKUs — including a gathering table and fan back stools. The gathering table has a 16-inch, self-storing leaf and measures 42 inches by 56 inches. Highland Park is a transitional French Country collection crafted of solid white birch in a high-end, two-tone, black and amber finish. Laurelhurst is a mission-inspired dining group in solid red oak. Five-piece set, $1,199.
The Granville collection is a modern classic design crafted of solid white birch in a deep merlot finish. The collection combines elements of Art Deco and Louis Philippe and features uniquely shaped table legs with exaggerated curves and double-lipped edge profile. Side chairs and stools all feature quality Pirelli webbed seating and fabric with a woven linen feel. The breakfront server has satin nickel oval ring pulls and pendant hardware. Five-piece set, $999.
Peoria is an updated American traditional design in solid white birch with a warm cinnamon finish and light antique distressing. Features include equalizing cable glides, shaped table top and self-storing leaves. Some tables can extend to 92 inches in length. A 56-inch square table features a 16-inch butterfly leaf in dining and gathering heights.
Halifax is a casual contemporary oak dining group with space-saving functions for modern homes and busy families. The gathering height table, in solid oak and oak veneer, is a 39-inch square that slides and flips open to extend to a 78-inch length. The group also features an updated version of an old-fashioned lawyer's desk that can store and hide a laptop and other rechargeable personal gadgets. It has a built-in, flush-mounted power director with cord management. In a golden oak two-tone finish. Five-piece set, $899.
The Georgetown and Brookhurst dining collections are now offered in solid hickory and solid cherry. Five-piece set, $1,349.
Pennington is made from solid mahogany and bamboo in transitional styling. Pieces include a 56-inch fixed table top with architectural asterisk base to match the bench. The group also has X-back mahogany chairs in a cinnamon finish. The rectangular table sports a two-tone black and cinnamon finish with self-storing leaf and dual ratchet gear glides. Chairs are upholstered. The server has a bamboo top, sliding doors and stout pewter-tone hardware. A five-piece set is $1,299.
Savannah II is a 14-piece bedroom that includes a traditional rice bed in a cherry finish. The group also includes a poster bed, sleigh bed and panel bed. A five-piece set retails at $999.
Crowley is a 13-piece youth bedroom in a peach and white finish. A five-piece group retails for $1,399.
Danville is an 11-piece dining room with a rubberwood table base in an espresso finish and a black marble top. A five-piece set retails for $699.
AICO/AMINI INNOVATION CORP.
Grande Aristocrat is a traditional bedroom and dining room collection with European design influences. Available in a cashmere finish, it features a poster bed with hand carvings adorned by blown glass accents.
Sedgewicke is a traditional bedroom and dining room collection with English country design influences. Available in a Tudor brown finish, it features a panel bed with a finial-topped headboard and twisting wood accents.
Lavelle is a traditional bedroom and dining room collection with French formal design influences. Available in a Blanc finish, it features a moderately carved wood and upholstered mansion bed.
Portrait Vue is a transitional bedroom and dining room collection. Available in a Timeless Brown finish, it has a platform bed and a dining table with a paneled top and cabriole legs.
Grand European is a European traditional-style case goods collection featuring sculptured crown moldings, shell and acanthus leaf carvings and raised drawer panels in a waxed finish with worn/semi-transparent gold tipping. A four-piece bedroom retails at $2,499, and a seven-piece dining set retails at $2,999.
Stone Ridge is a seven-piece bedroom made with American oak solids and veneers in a nine-step lacquer finish and with faux slate inlays. A six-piece group retails for $2,000.
Marbella is a seven-piece bedroom made with cottonwood frames and birch veneers in a nine-step lacquer finish. A six-piece group retails for $2,000.
The Modern Classics bedroom and dining collection features gold and silver metal leaf patinas on post-modern forms. Prices range from $999 to $2,999.
Cross Country is an urban rustic group of bedroom, dining room, home office, home entertainment and occasional made with mango veneers in a saddle brown finish.
Bungalow Baby is an Arts & Crafts-inspired dining and home office collection made with oak veneers and hardwood solids in a golden brown finish. Leg or trestle table seats feature leather arm and side chairs. Also features matching server.
The Other Bedroom concept of smaller scaled bedroom is being added to Young Classics, Chateau de Vin, Cambridge, Origin and Centennial. Cambridge and Young Classics versions also are available in eggshell finishes in addition to the original darker options.
200 E. Green Drive
Chesapeake is a bedroom group made with ash veneers. Pieces include a storage headboard with shelves and sliding doors and a footboard with open shelf storage.
American Traditions is an 18th-century bedroom made with primavera and cathedral cherry veneers and walnut inlays.
Ellipse is a clean-lined contemporary bedroom made with Asian bird's-eye veneer contrasted with a darker ash for a two-tone effect. The group has a bed with an upholstered headboard.
Bernhardt Interiors is adding eight bedroom and 12 dining room pieces to its existing occasional and upholstery pieces to create a whole home collection.
Normandie Manor is a 35-piece European traditional-influenced whole home collection that includes bedroom, dining room and occasional pieces. It is made with pine solids and pine and walnut veneers in a basketweave effect in a cafe brown finish. Selected pieces have a black forest finish, giving them a two-tone effect. Key pieces include a buffet, panel bed, media armoire and arm and side chairs with nailhead trim.
The Junior Loft and Tent beds are being added to the Wakefield, Essex and Mission collections. Six bed styles come in four finishes.
IHFC C -600
Perspectives is an Asian-inspired whole home collection characterized by fretwork details, modern chrome hardware and a graphite finish. Includes 21 bedroom SKUs, 14 dining SKUs, nine occasional SKUs and one home entertainment SKU. The storage dining table features two sliding top panels that open to reveal felt-lined silverware storage compartments. The set also features an upholstered seat, lattice back arm and side chairs.
Chatham Place is a traditional 14-piece bedroom group with Shaker design elements. It is made with cherry solids and veneers in a medium cherry finish.
200 N. Hamilton S-104
The No. 14-0395 Arrow dining table features metal construction, arrow design and glass top with beveled edge, $990.
Two new Southern Living collections include bedroom, dining room, occasional, home entertainment and upholstery.
CLAYTON OXFORD DESIGNS
A new contemporary 40-piece bedroom is made with reclaimed wood and stainless steel accents. Beds retail from $2,250 to $4,800.
The Natural Slice collection is adding 30 rustic/contemporary dining room pieces made with reclaimed and recycled woods.
The Bedrock collection is made with natural stacked stones to form the base of dining tables. Four different tables retail from $2,500 to $4,000.
CONCORDIA FURNITURE LTD.
The No. 16438 group is a six-piece contemporary bedroom in a java finish that features an illuminated headboard and nightstand and cases with curved fronts and scratch-resistant laminated surfaces.
The No. 15738 group is a six-piece bedroom featuring pieces with textured fronts in a java finish. Pieces have scratch-resistant tops and metal drawer glides.
The No. 18338 is a six-piece contemporary bedroom featuring an illuminated headboard and nightstand, a TV/media dresser with open storage for electronic components and profiled tops with laminated surfaces.
The Catalina Home collection, inspired by mid-century modern designs, is crafted of solid American black walnut or maple.
The Studio bedroom features Vermont-grown, FSC-certified maple in four dark, contemporary finishes.
The Berkeley bedroom includes a storage bed with nightstands, in solid cherry.
DAVID MICHAEL FURNITURE
301 N. Hamilton, 3rd floor
Spanish Castillan has 20 Colonial Spanish-influenced dining room pieces made with solid walnut.
Lumiere is a six-piece bedroom made hardwood solids and cherry and birch veneers. A six-piece set retails at $1,400.
The Kristen youth bedroom is made with tropical hardwoods in a painted white finish with French style drawer fronts. A five-piece bunk bed retails for $615.
Marketing programs: New point-of-purchase materials promote multiple products. In addition, the company is offering a new mixing program from its various warehouses.
Introducing a new bedroom program called FD Select that addresses the starting price points for its customers. The addition rounds out Fairmont's good-better-best offering. FD Select will focus on bedrooms under $1,899 retail. The initial launch includes four bedrooms in transitional, traditional and casual styling.
US E-201, P202
Introducing a case goods and occasional collection in eco-friendly styling designed by Thomas Bina.
502 N. Hamilton
Italian Memories is an 18th-century collection of bedroom and dining room in Tuscan walnut and olive burl veneer. Includes 32 pieces. All pieces are hand made.
200 Steele St. S-142
The No. 97272 square pedestal formal dining table is made with alder solids. Priced at $9,125 retail, it features a woven parquet top in an antique Maderia finish.
MS 142, 243
Introductions include the Jocelyn dining table, with fluted, tapered legs and inverted acanthus leaf carvings.
The B. Smith Home collection has 34 pieces, including bedroom, dining room and occasional furniture with transcultural design influences that incorporate African, Caribbean and Asian themes. Signature pieces include a platform bed and coordinating dresser with carved accents in a dark mahogany finish.
200 Steele St.
The No. 1614 nightstand is made with cherry solids in a hand-planed, rustic finish. Retails for $999.
1925 Eastchester Drive
Trieste is a 10-piece Italian-influenced collection made with olive ash burl and pecan veneers. Signature pieces include a double dresser, single dresser and mirror, semanier, tall chest, nightstand, canopy bed, platform bed and television stand.
Hooker is offering a “good, better, best” story this market with three individual collections:.
The “good” price point offering can be seen in the urban casual-inspired Kendra from Envision, which is adding 30 new pieces of home office, home entertainment, occasional and dining to its existing bedroom lineup. Its clean modern styling blends with the rustic character of collected antiques. Pieces feature hand-planed wavy tops and clipped corners in a distressed cherry finish accented with hardware in dark pewter finish.
The updated traditional Abbott Place falls in the “better” category with 50 pieces of bedroom, dining room, home office, home entertainment and occasional. Pieces are available in a cherry finish and clear natural cherry with a light maple look.
The 100-piece Sanctuary has traditional Italian, Portuguese and English design influences. Pieces are available in seven finish options, including pine, drift, dune/beach, ebony, poppy, copper and sage. Pieces are made with hardwood solids and oak and ash veneers as well as copper and other metal accents.
Four new Envision bedrooms also are being shown, including Crosby — a clean-lined contemporary group made with hardwood solids and cherry veneers in a natural cherry finish and featuring brushed nickel hardware.
Braston is a rustic casual contemporary group made with hardwood solids and oak veneers and featuring gun metal gray hardware. The group includes two metal beds that correlate with the hardware.
Ariston is a French-influenced contemporary group made with hardwood solids and cherry veneers and featuring satin nickel hardware. The group includes a shelter bed with an open interlocking woven wood headboard.
Tipton is a contemporary bedroom made with hardwood solids and ash veneers in a black finish that highlights the wood grain.
212 Jacobs Place
Twenty-five new and best-selling bedroom collections are being shown this market, including a new 19th-century inspired collection, platform beds with drawer storage and a uniquely styled contemporary offering. Other introductions include new traditional and transitional designs.
Six new dining collections are being shown as part of major collection introductions.
Two new youth collections will be shown. Also adding pieces to two popular youth collections and expanding its youth bed program.
The No. 950-163 upholstered bed features a tufted headboard and footboard and two cedar-lined storage drawers. A king version retails at $2,247 and a queen version retails at $1,947.
JONATHAN CHARLES FURNITURE
200 N. Hamilton
The No. 492510 dining table is made with mahogany solids. Retails at $6,000.
Mango Bay is a bedroom, dining room and occasional collection made with mango solids and featuring a champagne bronze vertical pull designed to fit into the groove work on various case pieces.
405 Lewallen Road, Asheboro
The Serpentine wall bed features contemporary styling with sleekly shaped cases and “floating” nightstands. Features include full-extension drawer glides.
Introductions include the No. 9350 dressing chest, in relaxed traditional styling. In cathedral and quartered mahogany with maple inlays, $899.
200 N. Hamilton St. S-331
The No. 354 serpentine sideboard is a six-legged piece featuring four cupboards, four drawers and one adjustable shelf. Retails at $10,490.
The No. 893 bow front bar is made with mahogany veneers and satinwood banding. It has an upper cabinet with a mirror and shelf. Retails at $9,450.
Sorrento is a 10-piece contemporary bedroom made with sapele veneers in an umber finish. Case pieces feature concave drawer fronts. A four-piece group retails at $1,299.
Auberry is a 10-piece traditional bedroom with transitional and contemporary design elements. Pieces are made with cathedral veneers in a blackberry finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Westgate is an eight-piece traditional bedroom with contemporary design elements. Made with cherry veneers, it has a chestnut finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Plaza is a seven-piece, clean-lined bedroom made with cathedral walnut veneers in a chestnut finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Neyland is a nine-piece modern bedroom made with cathedral cherry veneers in a cinnamon finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Chesley is an eight-piece contemporary bedroom made with cathedral cherry veneers in an espresso finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Cordell is a seven-piece clean-lined bedroom made with cherry veneers in a sienna finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,299.
Hawthorne is traditional bedroom made with cathedral cherry veneers in a deep sable finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,799.
Hiddenbrooke is a country-inspired, seven-piece bedroom with modern design influences made with hardwood solids and cherry veneers in a cherry finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Aberdeen is a seven-piece, cottage-inspired bedroom in a white distressed finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Avalon is a 10-piece contemporary bedroom in a tobacco finish. It includes a wall bed with underbed storage. A 10-piece group retails at $1,299.
Bella Grande is a seven-piece traditional bedroom with carved accents and antique brass hardware. Made with cherry veneers, it has a cherry finish. A four-piece group retails at $1,299.
Preston is a seven-piece, French-inspired bedroom made with cherry veneers in a distressed cherry finish that highlights natural imperfections, knots and flairs in the veneers. Also has individually framed drawers and doors and antique brass hardware. A four-piece group retails at $1,499.
Also showing four new bedroom groups launched at Las Vegas that retail from $1,299 to $1,499:
Nova is a six-piece, clean-lined bedroom group made with quartered walnut veneers in a chestnut finish.
Generations is a seven-piece bedroom made with cherry veneers in a russet finish with satin nickel hardware.
Stanford is a traditional bedroom made with hardwood solids and cherry veneers in a cherry finish.
Soho is a traditional bedroom with modern design elements. A two-tone wood effect contrasts with antique brass hardware.
1925 Eastchester Drive
A new hand-carved mahogany dining table with a green waxstone top and eight leaf extenders with marquetry design retails at $11,097.
The Napoleon brown-finished bedside chest features hand-painted luggage motif, leather inlay, brass accents and charging station, $4,197.
Curt Christian by Martin is launching four lower-priced contemporary bedroom groups aimed at younger consumers. These include:
Grafton, which features a tartan wood pattern of opposing horizontal and vertical lines. The suggested retail is $2,023 for a four-piece set.
Camden, which features a bed with a stitched leather headboard and drawer fronts. Suggested retail is $2,023 for a four-piece set.
Scallop, which features wave-like drawer fronts. Suggested retail is $2,220 for a four-piece set.
Strata, which includes a wall bed and pier system with ample storage. Suggested retail is $1,847 for a bed, headboard, two nightstands, two shelves, side rails and storage footboard.
Madoka is a case goods collection made with teakwood veneers and paulownia, a sustainable wood. Pieces also have rosewood trim and slices of ebony accented with washi board. Signature pieces include a bed, nightstand, bureau, entertainment cabinet, mirrors, lounge chair and ottoman.
The Kotta collection includes a full dining room set and display cabinet as well as occasional tables, accent furniture and living room upholstery and chairs.
The modern Midtown collection features a dining room set that includes a table, chairs, server and display cabinet made with bird's-eye maple and mahogany burl veneers.
The Natural Elegance collection includes a nine-piece queen bedroom with poplar bark panels with alternating grain, $3,295; and a queen bed group with a scalloped headboard with yellow birch bark panel, $5,295.
Piazza is a 13-piece urban contemporary bedroom collection made with tropical mahogany solids and birch veneers in a chocolate brown finish.
Crescent is a nine-piece urban transitional bedroom made with rubberwood solids and ash veneers in a walnut finish.
Bristol is a seven-piece urban contemporary dining room made with rubberwood solids and eastern ash veneers in a chocolate brown finish.
The Veneto storage bed is an urban contemporary style bed made with tropical mahogany solids and birch veneers in a spice finish.
114 S. Main St.
The Tuscan bedroom collection has a new two-drawer bombé chest featuring antique brass ornamentation. Available in any of P.A.M.A.'s 60 designer finishes. Retails at $1,380.
The Pompeii bedroom has a new complete king bed that is also available in queen size as well as 60 finishes. Retails at $5,390.
The Barocco console table has a faux black marble top. It has a distressed noce finish with gold leaf accents. Also available in 60 designer finishes. Retails at $4,530.
The Sheila hand-carved solid wood mirror has an antique gold leaf and antique silver leaf striped finish. Also available in 60 designer finishes. Retails at $1,170.
2622 Uwharrie Road
Forecast is a clean-lined contemporary collection made with solid white oak in a natural, low-sheen finish. Design elements include oil bronze hardware, square metal tubing, slate, beveled glass and leather accents. Twelve bedroom pieces include a $799 to $999 queen bed and a $999 to $1,150 dresser. Nine dining room pieces include a $999 to $1,199 dining table and a $1,399 to $1,799 sideboard. A lighted display cabinet has 12 individual pieces of beveled glass on the door fronts and four drawers and wood-framed adjustable glass shelves.
Balance is a 16-piece casual contemporary youth bedroom made with pine solids and veneers in a vanilla finish. Retails on individual pieces range from $49 to $449.
220 Elm S-220
Wellington Manor is a nine-piece European traditional bedroom with burl veneers and carved elements and gold highlighting. A four-piece group retails at $1,999.
Solana is an eight-piece, Italian-influenced bedroom in a deep patina finish. A four-piece group retails at $2,250.
A total of 62 new items will be shown this market, including the official launch of Candice Olson's first dining and bedroom collections for Revco. Highlights of Olson's 11 new dining SKUs include:
The Sullivan dining table comes in a black lacquer finish and four other finishes. Table retails at $1,725.
The Morris dining table is a solid mango round pedestal table that is being shown in a new walnut finish and three other finish options. The table retails at $1,400.
The Lou Lou dining table, which is made of solid mango wood and available in a new walnut stain finish and four other finish options. The table retails at $1,795.
A collection of fully upholstered dining chairs is being added to the Translations collection, including the Mimi and Lana arm chairs and side chairs, which are available in four finishes and seven fabric options. The arm chair retails at $500, and the side chair retails at $450.
Expanding the Moderna collection of dining and occasional with pieces that feature smooth metal, exotic woods and fine leather and delicate fibers.
Safavieh is entering the bedroom category this market with a velvet upholstered wing-style headboard, a faux crocodile wing bed with coordinating dressers, chairs and benches and a bedroom suite with a leather tufted headboard and end tables and storage chest covered in either red or white bycast leather. All beds feature upholstered headboard, footboard and rail options. The fully upholstered bycast leather queen bed retails at $1,200 and the faux crocodile bed retails at $2,895.
Other additions include:
The Country French collection features the Bridgette dining table made with a painted wood base and reclaimed oak top. The suggested retail is $1,995.
The Matty white table is made with birch and retails at $1,795.
The Madeline tall cabinet is made from birch wood and flax and retails for $2,495.
The Lucerne salon settee has linen fabric on a birch frame and retails for $1,295.
The Provence French side chair has a birch frame and retails for $695.
Seventy new bedroom pieces are being offered across different style categories, including classic contemporary, new traditional and naturally casual.
40 new dining room pieces also are being offered in three style categories, including classic contemporary, new traditional and naturally casual.
Dick Idol Legends dining features birch wood with maple veneer. Table, $1,800; chairs $250.
430 S. Main St. S-313
The contemporary Sharon bed is made with walnut veneers and has a leather headboard.
The contemporary Victoria bed is made with wenge veneers and has a tilting leather headboard. Both the Sharon and Victoria headboard retail at $3,000.
Bravo is a contemporary dining set featuring a table and buffet with stainless steel legs and wenge veneers.
SIGNATURE HOME FURNISHINGS
The five-piece Angela bedroom, in traditional styling, features solid-wood frames and cherry veneers in an antique cherry finish. A bed retails for $1,999.
The five-piece Park Avenue bedroom, in transitional styling, features solid-wood frames and cherry veneers in a merlot finish. A bed retails for $1,999.
The Noble bedroom/entertainment collection offers a timeless look with its dark mahogany finish, elegantly shaped legs and sleek metal handles. It offers abundant storage space for electronic equipment, DVDs, CDs, books and clothes.
Skyline is a casual bedroom collection in a sumptuous cherry finish. The group features clean lines with generous open and closed shelves. Built-in lights provide extra function.
Smart Basic is a contemporary-styled bedroom with sleek, simple lines.
The company's U.S.-made bedroom line is expanding with 10 new sets retailing from $499 to $1,499.
Six new imported wood bedroom groups retailing from $999 to $1,499 also are available.
Costa del Sol is a 51-piece, grand-scaled, whole- home collection bearing a casual blend of style influences from the Iberian and Adriatic regions of Europe. Design elements include carved details on drawer fronts and overlay panels inspired by the grand entrances to Spanish villas. The group comes in a distressed, sun-washed finish, but select pieces are available in a hand-rubbed black paint.
Modern Craftsman is a 58-piece, whole-home collection that bears both Mission and Arts & Crafts design influences. Design elements include posts that come up through the tops of cases, stretcher motifs and industrial-style hardware. Made with cherry veneers, the collection features a number of finishes, including a hand-rubbed tobacco finish on various accents and a lighter driftwood finish.
Xena is a four-piece contemporary bedroom in a matte black rift cut oak finish. A queen bed retails for $1,595.
TURNING HOUSE FURNITURE
Three new bedroom pieces are being added to the Summer House collection, including a chest and screen.
Thirteen new dining room pieces are being added, including a sideboard and dining table in the Figure 8 collection, and a buffet, banquet chest/expandable dining table, dining table and two chairs in the Fresh Heritage collection.
Stock Grange is adding five new dining pieces, including a banquet chest/expandable dining table, dining table, two chairs and a buffet. A chair is being added to Old Bloomfield.
Belgian Modern is adding five new pieces, including two dining tables, one chair, one counter stool and a buffet.
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