Friday, October 10, 2008


Finally, Williams Sonoma Home has opened a store in the tri state area! Shops at Columbus Circle 10 Columbus Circle Suite 114. The store is arranged with design bays, so you can look at all the fabric, bedding, lighting and headboards. In addition, vignettes around their style themes of the season-- Vintage Country, Modern Barn and Country Elegance create insta-rooms. How user friendly is this--there is a customized program for rugs and upholstery, where you can get your specifications and make things your own. With over 77 frame choices, 100 fabrics and approximately 45 day lead time, you can design a home in a jiffy. Because you want quality, WS Home knows this and provides important details in their materials:
Upholstered Furniture Facts
Frames are hand-built from kiln-dried hardwood, double-doweled and corner-blocked for exceptional strength and stability.Steel springs, often 8-way hand-tied, provide superior support and comfort that stands up to daily use. Arms and sides are amply padded for lasting comfort and resilience. We offer an innerspring seat cushion encased in foam and wrapped in premium feathers and down.All feather-and-down cushions and seats are hypoallergenic.

Wonderful large- scale nature prints line the staircase entrance. You enter the store from the interior of Williams Sonoma. Some of the Modern Barn pieces are seen here: the pillows and blanket are a modern riff on classic quilts

The furniture displayed is perfect for city apartment dwellers, scale is key

Interesting. Hickory Chair is being promoted as are other well
-known brands, to convey to the shopper that WS Home understands and provides quality construction and design

This china nook is filled with Spode's extremely successful Blue Willow. The pattern has been made in the same factory since 1790 and WS Home will be selling the original Burleigh, England produced collection. In addition, they have Manor,a great chocolate brown and white leaf pattern from Burleigh that will work well for the holiday season and beyond

This stacked glass cube lamp is a chic new addition

Foo dogs and red plaid mingle, showing that classic pieces can work together. Other great accessories include marquetry trays and shagreen boxes in a variety of shapes

Their best selling Wing Chair is shown in the back of the store, along with a charming bench that could work in a front hall or small bedroom

Bookcases display an array of new lighting, hurricanes and frames. The neutral palette shown in the vignette is what the WS Home customer is drawn to now: classic and comfortable

The bed and bath bay showcases a great wool blend paisley duvet and euro's, perfect for the NY bachelor

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