Friday, August 2, 2013


Photos courtesy of Huniford

With clean lines and sleek curves, Ford Huniford's furniture collection, filled with deep upholstery and rich wood case pieces, has urban appeal.  Reinventing styles from the past, he has but his own spin on them, giving a modern luxury to each piece. Designers often create collections based on things they have made for clients in the past, or out of a need for things they can't find. Low profile sofas, cerused oak tables, x-bases and subtle detailing complete the collection by the New York-based interior designer. Peruse the entire collection on his website, on Dering Hall or visit the pieces in person at 210 11th Avenue, Suite 601 in NYC.

All-over tufting on the Renwick Sofa, curved arms and a low seat, move beyond Mid Century Modern influence.

Good for lounging, the Varick Sofa with a low profile arm and deep seat

A roll arm is the most ornate detail on the simple three seater Reade Sofa 

Jacobs Sofa, an armless style, sits three and has a tufted matress-style single seat cushion

Minimal tufting and a long cushion on the high back and sided Franklin Sofa is great for apartment living

Hanover Side Chair, covered in fuzzy lamb with a low and sleek profile

Natalie Chair with a curved back and wooden base has a clean tuft-free sleekness

Reminiscent of a French 1940's classic, the tub chair, Beekman

A cozy reading chair, The Archer has a tailored roll arm and elegant square back. The loose cushions make it an easy chair to love.

The Manhattan Chair, one of my favorites, has a comfortable curved arm, simple seat and back cushion and light wood stretcher base

The Elaine Dining Chair is an ode to Mid Century Modern fused with Swedish lines

Like a great English dining chair, the Ares Chair with a tight seat and curved back. The round wood legs in the front add a clean and modern touch.

Every seating arrangement can benefit from the architectural impact of a Klismos Chair. Huniford's version, The Barrow Chair

A wood frame and upholstered seat on Robinson Chair makes it an interesting study in line

Choose from concrete, Blue Stone or Oak when ordering the Dalton Table with a round top and square base

The Hawthorne Console with floating top

A better view of the Hawthorne Desk in Oak

Elevating the classic x-base picnic table, the Bristol Table is a modernized take

An elaborate base on the Bristol Bench make it far more interesting to look at

Cumberland, a chic little x-base side table with tailored elan

The Kentfield Table is a more substantial option

Perfect to support a drink or a book, the Plymouth Table is a tabouret with an interesting optic turned base.

Used in pairs or alone, The Hartwell Side Table is petite but provides storage with three shelves

Multi-sided, the Putnam Tables in cerused oak is a low, solid form

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