WILLIAMSBURG® furnishes High Point with "New Traditional" pieces
Stylishly designed to reflect patterns that have continually resurfaced over the past 400 years, WILLIAMSBURG furniture launched at the High Point Furniture Market this spring confirms that the brand truly embodies the new traditional. Introductions from licensees Nichols & Stone and Stickley highlight the workmanship and skills of the wood turner and cabinetmaker who for centuries have relied on proven forms to meet customer demands for the utmost in quality and craftsmanship.
Nichols & Stone will debut beautiful bedroom and dining groups and a new honey-colored walnut finish, while Stickley will showcase the stunning WILLIAMSBURG Charleston High Chest, a recent addition to the WILLIAMSBURG Reserve Collection. WILLIAMSBURG furniture offers consumers modern flair while reminding them of a time when exquisite detail and quality defined each piece. These perennial favorites echo the ways good design can be both fresh and timeless. Whether it’s bold color or modern details, traditional pieces are the cornerstone of a great room.
WILLIAMSBURG is thrilled to commemorate Nichols & Stone’s 150th anniversary with the launch of the nostalgic Recollections bedding grouping and a new dining grouping. From a boldly turned poster bed to a pedestal night table to a gentleman’s chest, each Recollections piece is designed after timeless forms seen in the American home. A new dining table will be offered in two sizes — 54" and 60" — and merchandised with existing WILLIAMSBURG dining chairs. This casual yet elegant dining group will work perfectly with conservative or eclectic interiors.
To celebrate Nichols & Stone’s roots, the company will arrange its High Point window displays to depict the careful and deliberate way artisans made furniture 150 years ago. The demonstrations showcase the skills of the craftsman — a value crucial to garnering new business a century ago and one that has become a trademark of Nichols & Stone.
Reproduced from an antique in Colonial Williamsburg’s collections, the WILLIAMSBURG Reserve Charleston High Chest by Stickley features richly figured mahogany drawer fronts, oversized brass pulls, delicately pierced broken-scroll pediment, hand-carved rosettes and final, intricate decorative molding, applied fretwork and bold, fluted pilasters. This masterpiece revives the sophisticated aspects of British cabinetmaking and meticulously represents the finest double chest made in 18th-century Charleston, South Carolina.
The WILLIAMSBURG® brand offers fresh, spirited designs in all categories of home and gift. With products inspired by the 18th century and designed for today’s lifestyle, WILLIAMSBURG is the preeminent leader of American style. The Colonial Williamsburg Products Program includes 60 licensees producing more than 7,000 products under the WILLIAMSBURG and WILLIAMSBURG Reserve brands. It operates 24 retail stores, a mail-order catalog and an e-commerce site. Sales of WILLIAMSBURG products support the preservation, research and educational programs of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the not-for-profit organization that oversees the restored colonial capital in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 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.