WILLIAMSBURG® grows its furniture collection this spring with new pieces by Nichols & Stone and Stickley
WILLIAMSBURG continues to expand its furniture collection with the introduction of several new pieces by licensees Nichols & Stone and Stickley at High Point this month. The exciting new products further enhance the WILLIAMSBURG furniture lines, with pieces for every room of the house, from dining and living rooms to the kitchen or breakfast room.
The growing WILLIAMSBURG furniture collection has something for every taste, from casual to classic. WILLIAMSBURG licensee Nichols & Stone brings the outside in with a kitchen and breakfast room collection inspired by the renowned Colonial Williamsburg gardens. The dining room table features a lattice apron beneath the tabletop, complemented by curved lattice-back chairs (available either upholstered or wooden). The pieces showcase fresh, versatile designs that can be adapted for use in a dining room, kitchen, or porch.
Though used most notably in the garden, latticework on furniture gives pieces a breezy, natural feel while still maintaining modern, clean, crisscrossing lines. For those looking to complement a room with a relaxed lattice piece, WILLIAMSBURG and Nichols & Stone have created two beautifully designed storage pieces, a sideboard with an optional baker’s rack and a china cabinet. The baker’s rack adds casual ease to any kitchen with dramatic ironwork surrounding two display shelves and a wine rack that accommodates six bottles. The china cabinet features fretwork glass doors, containing two drawers for extra storage space. A lattice frieze at the top of the piece adds a decorative touch.
To even further grow the WILLIAMSBURG furniture line, licensee Stickley is introducing five unique new accent and upholstery pieces this April. All the rage in both the 18th century and today, the new WILLIAMSBURG gaming table is an adaptation of an English antique from the Colonial Williamsburg collections. A perfect piece for board game enthusiasts, the drop-leaf mahogany table has a flip-side table top; one side contains a checkerboard and the opposite, a backgammon compartment. Checkers and backgammon were very popular during the 18th century, as was the ancient Persian game of chess.
WILLIAMSBURG and Stickley will also be launching the exquisite Providence Hall Cane Sofa. The sleek mahogany sofa has cushion seats with cane back and arms. It is adapted from a pair of Chinese antiques sometimes placed in the central passageway of Colonial Williamsburg’s Providence Hall House. The home came to fame when it was used as the “Williamsburg White House” for President and Mrs. Ronald Regan when they stayed in Virginia during the 1983 Economic Summit. The cane sofa is a perfect example of the timeless style that Providence Hall exudes.
“Continuing in the mission to grow WILLIAMSBURG’s home products, the new WILLIAMSBURG pieces by Nichols & Stone and Stickley greatly enhance our home furnishings assortment,” said Jim Easton, Vice President of Products for WILLIAMSBURG. “The WILLIAMSBURG furniture collection offers consumers adaptable pieces that work well in a multitude of modern styles.”
The new WILLIAMSBURG furniture pieces by Nichols & Stone and Stickley will launch at High Point this month.
The WILLIAMSBURG brand offers fresh, spirited designs in all categories of furniture and accessories for the way people live today. Inspired by the best in 18th-century design, WILLIAMSBURG is the preeminent leader of American style. The WILLIAMSBURG products program includes 60 licensees producing more than 7,000 products in home furnishings, collectibles and gifts. It operates 26 retail stores, a mail-order catalog and an e-commerce site. Sales of WILLIAMSBURG branded products support the preservation, research and educational programs of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that oversees the restored colonial capital in Williamsburg, Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area is located 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 64. For more information, call 1-800-414-6291 or visit www.WilliamsburgMarketplace.com.