Nichols & Stone, WILLIAMSBURG® introduce 'Provisions' furniture grouping at International Home Furnishings Market
Nichols & Stone unveiled exciting new additions to the company’s casual WILLIAMSBURG® interpretive line of furniture today at the Fall International Home Furnishings Market here with the introduction of Provisions – a collection that reflects warm memories of home and the spirit of family.
Inspired by furniture discovered in utilitarian spaces -- kitchens, pantries, and laundries – of the grand 18th-century homes of Williamsburg and nearby Virginia plantations, the latest pieces bring simplicity of form and function into any home while allowing the imagination free rein.
The new Provisions I Table with solid top, or the Provisions II Table with extension top, makes a perfect stage for a daughter to blow out the candle on her first birthday cake. The Provisions Cupboard may double as informal storage for a young couple’s heirloom china. With the simple addition of a well-worn blanket draped over Provisions Arm and Side Chairs, young sons can defend their makeshift fort.
The new Provisions grouping is at once versatile and nostalgic, sturdy and reliable, but above all utilitarian and appealing, imbued with character born of functionality – pieces that serve life well and upon which life is well served.
“Pieces that were found in the support rooms of the 18th-century home now find themselves in the hub of the modern household,” said Kris Fischer, Colonial Williamsburg’s director of licensing for furniture and tabletop. “The new WILLIAMSBURG by Nichols & Stone® line adds versatility and reliability to any home.”
As America’s oldest furniture manufacturer in continuous operation, Nichols & Stone, headquartered in Gardner, Mass., has built its success on a heritage of fine furniture and craftsmanship spanning eight generations. The company’s current collections include American Casual, traditional, and American and European country designs, combining solid wood construction and unique stain and paint finishes to create Nichols & Stone quality and style.