Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, October 8, 2012
A shapely new collection called LeGrand is in ivory chenille accented with a nail head trim. The group includes a sectional, sofa, swivel chair, accent chair and cocktail ottoman.
342 S. Main St.
An expanded offering of sectionals and sofa-loveseat collections includes mixed media and new fabric applications.
Lavelle Melange adds updated finishes and fabrics to the highly successful Lavelle Blanc collection in two living room presentations. Group 1 fabric version has a feminine appeal, updated with linen blend and cotton fabrics in a flax color accented with fresh spring green and coral colors including an embroidered linen. Group 2 leather/fabric version features dark chocolate pull up leather, complemented by fabric accents in chocolate, butterscotch and amber.
Seven other new sofa groups are focused on casual living, featuring linen blend fabrics and styles with minimal wood trim, faux slipcover looks, nail head details, and accent pieces to mix and match.
Also new are special order fabrics with no upcharge for customization and multiple pillow packages.
310 S. Elm St.
The Howell Chaise is designed by Libby Langdon, who describes it as a "smaller-scale, super comfortable chaise with down-blend cushions." She said it can be incorporated into a bedroom, hallway or wasted nook in a home, adding, "The long, slim lines of the sloping arms are just right for people who love to read or rest their elbows when working on a laptop."
Kayley and Atlas are two of the company's 23 new upholstery pieces. Kayley is a little sectional with curves on the track arm and nail head trim outlining the curvature. The legs have an affinity finish. Atlas is a sofa with button tufting on the seat cushions and pillow backs that are a shade darker than the seats to make them pop. It has track arms, a curve at the back and feet, and a pierced foot.
CALVIN KLEIN HOME
Upholstery introductions will be among new SKUs in the Calvin Klein Curator Collection and the Calvin Klein Furniture line. Sofa price points in the Calvin Klein Furniture line are $1,599 to $1,999. Showroom location is new this market.
224 E. Kivett Drive
Offering fabric and leather combo covers in various frames and sizes.
Upholstery is part of 42 new classic contemporary and fashion-forward designs the company says were "influenced by evening drama and a world traveler's eye." Caracole upholstery silhouettes reference to cultural memories from the design revolutionary '60s, with mid-scale sofas in high-contrast black and white. In colored upholstery, texture takes the lead with slubbed fabrics, herringbone weaves and rich velvets draping cozy yet Mod frames. Fabric on frame combinations are offered, as well as a new two-tier custom fabric program.
COMPOSITIONS BY SCHNADIG
Several new upholstery items complement a new case goods collection inspired by the French Art Deco period. Upholstery items are indulgent, with accents of chocolate and plum wrapped in rich shades of gray.
Espace sectional is a classic contemporary design with extra deep seating and generous proportions. An eight-way, hand-tied suspension with loads of feathers adds to its comfort.
208 Jacobs Place
A Place in the City is a collection of eight urban contemporary sofas offered in three new fabric choices, designed to suit modest sized dwellings. Simply Chic Slipcovers is a selection of washable fabric covers for sofas, headboards and dining chairs. Mas de Provence, a French country farmhouse collection, adds casual, elegant styling to three sofas with the option to collage fabric, and custom detailing such as contrasting welts and fringe. Euro Glam includes three sophisticated European designs. The Club offers grand sizing in sectionals and sofas with available details such as hand tufting, nail heads, ruching and feather pillows. Friends includes three gathering sectionals available in custom configurations. Seating Cache is a sofa with chaise, ottomans and accent chairs.
200 Steele 144
The Pera Chair is a transitionally styled high-end occasional chair upholstered in a striped fabric. Also in transitional styling is the Sierra Chair, with button tufting in taupe velvet. Both are additions to Dorya's Contemporain Collection.
116 S. Lindsay St.
Numerous introductions in the company's designer lines include the Pret a Porter Collection by Jack Fhillips, with four sofa styles at price points described as "accessible luxury." Allison Paladino will introduce her Legends sofa, and the Kuester barrel chair, inspired by the sleek, modern upholstery silhouettes for which Italy has long been known, but made in Morganton, N.C.
Radio Building 3rd floor
Upholstery line features cutting edge styling, down blend seat cushions, special order options and a focus on the $599 to $699 price points.
SAMS Salon, G-7048
First-time U.S. exhibitor offers one-of-a-kind designs including tempered glass chairs with fabric upholstery.
GOLD MEDAL PRODUCTS
SAMS Made in America Pavilion 1-733
Manufacturer of bean bags from toddler to adult sizes offers new five-and six-foot Comfort Cloud Foam Bean Bags. They have microfiber covers, are double stitched with a child-safe zipper, and easy spot clean maintenance. Made in USA.
Consumers can pick their arm shape, size and fabric to customize upholstery. Choices include panel, track or sock arm upholstery in two or three cushion sofas with or without a queen sleeper, loveseat, chair, two-or three-piece sectionals and standard or storage ottomans in 70 fabric choices. Line is made in the USA, ships in 30 days and carries a lifetime warranty on frames and cushions. Upholstery also is included in the new Modern Heritage Collection, which has traditional Louis Philippe, Napoleonic and Directoire influences with a modern twist.
Durable, stain-resistant Sunbrella fabrics are used on sofas, loveseats, sectionals, accent chairs and ottomans to create new options for Kincaid's Custom Select upholstery. The fabrics, in at least 30 choices, also are available for the company's slipcover program. Intros include a white sofa with red and blue accent pillows an chairs, a small vanilla sectional with orange accent pillows, a more formal and graphic gray group and a bronze group. New colors and patterns are highlighted, including balsamic purple on a round tailored ottoman with center button, blue and green toile on chairs with wood frames, and cottage floral and dark blue patterns on a modified wing sofa and accent chairs.
101 N. Hamilton St.
The contemporary Bryson collection draws crisp lines with track arms that enclose two-over-two T-style seat cushions. Tapered legs create contrasting angles with flared track arms.
Showcasing casual appeal with classic elements, the Loewy Distinctions collection has two-over-two, bordered, top-stitched T-design back cushions atop bordered, top-stitched seat cushions filled with down blend. Low rolled arms are accented with down-filled arm pillows that add pops of color and texture.
A new sectional, the Bentley slipcover Distinctions, has bordered back cushions and bordered T-seat cushions filled with a down blend. Raised arms curve to meet the seat cushions on the inside. Accent arm pillows are down blend and add color and texture. A clean, side-pleated skirt cascades to the floor.
The Gantt collection has a clean, straightforward design. Rolled arms are connected to the straight back with three box seat cushions.
In a renovated market showroom, Lazar will introduce new collections from Rick Lee and Stanley J. Friedman. The company will also offer its first collection of hand-tufted rugs that will be coordinated with the Lazar fabric program and will be designed to work with many of the company's in-line product assortments. Rugs will retail at $799 to $1,599 and will be stocked.
119 N. Wrenn St.
New to the Maria Yee Signature line is the Alfonso sectional. It is in Nordic pine with a Fog and Mesquite finish, featuring a foam seat, poly fiber back and steel legs.
310 N. Hamilton St. 104
Creative Director Ronna Greist's newest upholstery designs draw inspiration from the vivid, complex tones appearing on fashion runways to the bold, rich bouquet of colors found on Indian saris. Headlining the new lineup of frames, fabrics and styles is a daybed in a host of purple textures and tones.
Five fabric and frame introductions are in casual and urban casual styles, at price points from $1,099 to $1,199. Three new groups include sofa, loveseat, chair and ottoman, and two groups include those products and also conversational sofas and conversational ottomans.
1690 English Road
Native American, Men's Suiting and Coastal are three new Sunbrella fabrics from designer Joe Ruggiero, representing one of the largest additions to his Sunbrella collection since it launched 10 years ago. The new fabrics draw inspirations from America's rich cultural heritage. Colorways within the introductions are diverse.
Australia's Moran Furniture is bringing its leather and fabric products to the U.S. market for the first time this fall.
Introductions include three sofa collections, a sectional, five chairs and ottomans, two recliners, five benches and stools, two dining tables, two dining chairs and a settee. Pieces are available in more than 800 fabrics and 24 finishes.
220 Elm 400
The 70039 Dilara is a sleek accent chair tapered from the front to a slightly concave back. A spring seat suspension provides comfortable longevity, the company says.
330 Wrenn St.
A new line includes upholstered chairs, sofas and ottomans, and a coffee table. Upholstered pieces have solid hardwood frames and are covered in linen. Some have stainless steel legs. All are made in the USA.
POWELL HOME FASHIONS
NFM 100, 200
More than 20 new occasional seating profiles feature accent chairs, cocktail ottomans and benches.
Brimfield Collection is a new upholstery line inspired by vintage frames from all eras and styles, ranging from a carved French chair to a Victorian settee or a mod mid-century sofa. Clean finishes and bright fabrics update and modernize these looks.
Company is expanding on its entry into the fully upholstered sofa category in April with nine new silhouettes this market. Also new are two sectionals in the Accommodations collection, 12 upholstered or accent chairs with exposed wood, three swivel gliders, three upholstered dining chairs, four recliners and three fashion ottomans - two fully upholstered and one on casters.
New upholstery features embellishments like metal accents and graphic design motifs in bold colorways, designed to make products both current and trend proof. A three-piece sectional functions as a chaise and bench seat, channel back sofa, and also has correlating tables.
225 N. Elm St.
The Stickley Fine Upholstery & Leather Collection is adding nearly 80 new frame styles and more than 120 new fabrics, leathers and trims. A focus is on the Connoisseur Collection of opulently scaled, premium quality designer upholstery. A highlight is the Stanford Sofa with graceful curves, down seating and banded dressmaker skirt. Also new are five introductory priced frames and the expansion of the Stickley Design Basics fabric collection, designed to introduce Stickley's quality, comfort and tailoring to a broader retail demographic.
The contemporary, 73-inch CC 1000 Mere Sofa from the Cyrus Collection is shown in flax Belgian linen. Price points are medium to medium-high.