Launched in celebration of the company s centennial anniversary, 1911 by Hickory Chair is a poignant collection of couture designs that are deliberately retrospective yet decidedly modern. Inspired by Hickory Chair s rich archive, and by the spirit of American craftsmanship the company has upheld throughout the twentieth century, these new upholstery and wood products pay tribute to the quintessential styles, classic genres and striking forms handcrafted by the company s talented artisans during its first hundred years. Edited and envisioned by Hickory Chair s own design team, and brought to life by the craftspeople in the company s Hickory, North Carolina, workroom, the 1911 Collection is a true continuum of style and heritage translating the continental influences and uncommon craftsmanship of the last century for new audiences and a new century.
Decidedly European in feel, the Atelier Collection is an assortment of found objects from travels abroad. From French, Italian and other southern European countries this grouping of bedroom, dining room and living room items is complimented by optional finishes, fabrics and cabinets that can be custom ordered as either a bar cabinet, armoire or display cabinet.
Since 1941, Hickory Chair has provided classic forms inspired by the antiques found in the elegantly appointed interiors of plantation homes found along the James River in Virginia. This lovely collection recaptures the spirit and details that embody the fine aesthetics of 18th Century design including balance in scale, refinement in shapes and lines, intricate inlays and crisp carvings, acanthus leaves, shells, and ball and claw feet. Over the years the collection has evolved to to remain relevant by creating new pieces that blend not only with the existing collection but celebrate the fresh style of the time. Each piece is crafted to Old World standards and with your finish selection patinas are hand-rubbed to a depth that reflects beauty and personalization. The James River Collection is the industry's longest furniture collection. Connoisseurs of classic furniture have collected pieces. Due to Hickory Chair's dedication to quality, style and proportion that has never waned, countless pieces from this historic collection are today family heirlooms.
Mariette Himes Gomez
Like Mariette Himes Gomez herself, the internationally acclaimed designer, this signature collection for Hickory Chair is a study of elegant balance and contrasts. Her astute traditional perspective cultivated as a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, the New York School of Interior Design and as an associate of design luminaries like Edward Dureell Stone, Albert Hadley and Sister Parish is evident throughout her extensive collection. So is the characteristically clean, more updated style she's been articulating since founding Gomez & Associates in 1975. Crafted of the finest materials, and reflecting exquisite details and finishes, each piece of this collection is a refreshing blend of classic style and contemporary significance.
Midtown Manhattan is the home to some of New York City s most iconic buildings and neighborhoods. From 5th Avenue to Broadway, from Times Square to Madison Avenue, Midtown is the destination for shoppers from around the world who delight in discovering some of the most sophisticated and elegant finds in America. Come discover the luxury of our Midtown collection that features distinctive bedroom, dining room and living room items with nearly endless personalization options for your home.
For over twenty years, Atlanta designer Suzanne Kasler has created warm, inviting environments that strike a balance between elegant, traditional design and practical comfort. She has collaborated with Hickory Chair to bring that same spirit to her extensive line of furniture, Suzanne Kasler for Hickory Chair. Kasler is known for her love of all things French and brings a fresh mix of Continental flavor and classic style to her interiors. It was recently written, The Atlanta-based designer brings southern charm, European sensibility, and an architectural eye to her interiors " . By mixing both antiques and modern pieces, she creates environments that are timeless, sophisticated, and, most importantly, livable. Kasler s passion for perfection and detail is consistent with Hickory Chair s tradition of personalized home furnishings. The collection features couture details, such as grosgrain ribbon trim, slipcovers with graceful ties, and custom-made hardware for a perfect finishing touch. In June 2021, Kasler introduced the new signature Haut Marais Collection that was inspired by pieces that she has collected over the years. It was inspired by and is a true reflection of her passion for architecture, art, fashion and travel. Named for the historic Haut Marais district of Paris, an area of the city known for its outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance that bustles with art galleries, antiques, trendy shopping and restaurants. Known for her love of all things French, the new Haut Marais Collection beautifully complements her existing collections. To expand and delight connoisseurs of her collection, she has designed intricately detailed, hand-crafted wood products made in the company s Hickory workroom that were designed with flexibility to allow designers and their clients the ability to personalize pieces for their homes. Crisply-tailored modern upholstered pieces are contrasted by the occasional wood pieces. Her ability to carefully curate a wonderful palette of textures and materials such as stone, mirror, metal, rush and beautiful natural woods is a gift. Throughout the sophisticated collection, architectural elements are highlighted with modern details and clean lines for an easy, fresh aesthetic.