David Perry -- Furniture Today, April 12, 2013
A new $1,399 desk is added to the Grace collection. It is made with FSC certified teak and has a powder-coated steel base.
200 N. Hamilton St., South Court 104
The Lisa Kahn collection for Chelsea House is introducing the Petite writing desk. It is made with cherry veneers and has three drawers with brass hardware.
Caracole Light is introducing a new 60-inch desk and open storage bookcase as part of its Modern Artisan collection.
The Jaden desk is made with distressed pine veneers and retails for $1,499.
EMERALD HOME FURNISHINGS
CP 201, 105
The Farrah occasional collection includes a desk available in a medium brown cherry finish.
IHFC C-332, 354
The Baird Visitor chair has a fabric-over-foam seat and back and a steel frame with a chrome finish. It comes fully assembled and is available in gray and mustard yellow fabrics.
The Baird office chair also has a fabric-over-foam seat and back and has a steel frame with a chrome finish. Available in gray and mustard yellow, it has a swivel base, a gas lift mechanism and nylon casters.
The Currant writing desk is made with 100% moso bamboo. It has mid-century Danish Modern styling, tapered legs and three self-closing storage drawers that span the width of the desk. It comes in honey-toned caramelized bamboo and dark walnut finishes.
New American Treasures includes new bookcase units that take their inspiration from classic styles that have been updated and simplified. These also can be custom built to any customer specification.
212 N. Main St., 212 N. Wrenn St.
The Globetrekker bookcase is modeled after Old World luggage from the 1900s and is covered in worn marquee stowage fabric with aged wood trimmings.
A companion Globetrekker desk is covered in sheets of steel and has aged wood trimmings and leather handles.
Hekman is adding five new accent desks and a new transitional home office group.
HOME TRENDS AND DESIGN
New solid wood bookcases are added in a variety of traditional to mid-century modern, French vintage and industrial designs for large homes or small lofts.
Workwell is a new home office concept that addresses how people are using work spaces in their homes. It includes 13 styles of writing desks that range from 42 inches to 64 inches wide. These come with companion lateral file units as well as several bookcases. Workwell is made with acacia, cherry, mahogany and maple solids and veneers and has designs ranging from Neoclassical and European/French to contemporary.
Wendover White is a modular, relaxed traditional home office group made with hardwood solids and shown in an off-white finish with light spatter effect and some physical distressing. Also features satin nickel hardware and side guided drawers with a silver finish to complement the finish and hardware. Includes a writing desk, utility desk, utility drawer unit, computer credenza and smart hutch, plus a mobile file, corner unit, open pier hutch and utility bookcase unit.
Latitude is a transitional office group made with figured walnut veneers and walnut veneers and hardwood solids. It has a deep walnut finish with tops rubbed to a sheen of 50 to highlight the figured walnut veneers. Also has LED lighting and com temporized Campaign hardware. Includes an executive desk, bunching bookcase unit, computer credenza and hutch, mobile file unit, a lateral file and a tilt swivel chair.
There are also 13 companion desk chairs, many of which are upholstered. Five are from sister company Sam Moore.
INNNER BALANCE WELLNESS
The Aero 7 ergonomic office chair is added to Inner Balance's seating lineup.
220 Elm 324
The 300 Office collection offers three desk sizes including one with a 32-inch optional return with a built in two-drawer pedestal and an assortment of filing and storage cabinets. The series is available in espresso or walnut laminate with silver or white accents.
LINON HOME DÉCOR
220 Elm 202
A variety of metal stacking bookcases and nesting tables are available in a variety of bright colors and distressed finishes.
MARTIN HOME FURNISHINGS
Two new standup desks, also known as standing height desks, come in 48-inch and 60-inch-wide versions. They are 42 inches high, compared with a typical desk height of 29 or 30 inches. Both are in the Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Fulton collection and feature a flip-down keyboard drawer and a desktop power center with two AC power outlets and two USB 2.0 connections. They can be used as standalone pieces or paired with a sitting desk to create an L configuration.
The Farmhouse wall unit features a laptop desk/bar with hanging glass rack as an option to a full bookcase cabinet. It is made with solid mahogany in a weathered, antique English Chestnut finish.
A new swivel desk can be set up as an L-shape or one long desk. It has locking casters, three full-extension drawers and file drawer and is shown in a mahogany finish.
A new home office armoire has a spacious concealed desktop work area with tablet cradle and interior touch lighting. It also has a tempered glass upper display area with glass shelf and touch lighting and a full extension file drawer below. It is shown in a caramel oak finish.
The new E-Ready division includes home office and entertainment products in KD format made with various wood solids and veneers. Home office pieces also have charging stations and articulating desktops.
2622 Uwharrie Road
River House, a new collection by Paula Deen Home from Universal Furniture, includes a family organizer desk, a counter-height piece that can be used in the kitchen. It has door and drawer storage, a corkboard, chalkboard, key hooks and power outlet as well as shelves and cubbies.
A new writing table features a wood top on metal sawhorse legs with shelves and logo-stamped metal baskets.
A curved hutch with drawers and cubbyholes are features of the Working Desk, which also features a file drawer and turned wood legs.
Dunbar includes a writing desk with a poplar top, a drawer with key-pull hardware, splayed harp-shaped legs, and a twisted oiled bronze metal stretcher attached with rosettes.
The Black executive desk is 48 inches wide with glass, natural wood and black metal elements. It has a generous work surface with flush surface framing and can be used beside the bed, behind a sofa or as a "pocket office" tucked in a corner of the living room.
WorkSpace created by Blake Tovin expands the popular Phase, Serra and Arris solid wood furniture designs into home office. WorkSpace includes three work environments that offer functional desks and bookcases that can be used as room dividers.
WHITTIER WOOD FURNITURE
The McKenzie console desk looks like a regular table, but the front panel opens to become a working desk with cubby holes, drawers and wire management. A fold-down drawer face is suitable for laptop or tablet use or as a writing service. Available in glazed antique cherry or caffe finishes.
The Lider Pro office chair has a leatherette wrapped seat and back cushions and chromed solid steel arms with leatherette pads. It also has a height and tilt adjustment with a chromed steel rolling base. Available in black, white and silver and retails at $319.
Other new office chairs include the Lider Comfort office chair, which comes in black, white and gray and retails at $359; the Lider Relax office chair, which comes in black, white and gray and retails at $319; the Director Comfort office chair, which comes in black and white and retails at $290; the Director Pro office chair, which comes in black and white and retails at $319, and the Director Relax office chair, which comes in black and white and retails at $239.
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