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Groovystuff To Introduce Lighting Collection In Dallas

Furniture World Magazine


Home furnishings manufacturer Groovystuff announced the introduction of the Antares Lighting Collection crafted from branches and roots of reclaimed teak.
“It’s all about ambiance and shadowing,” said Groovystuff Vice President Chris Bruning.  “The teak branches are already beautiful.  We stack, bundle and layer the limbs, sculpting pieces that are earthy, ancient and modern all at the same time.”
The line celebrates the natural shapes, tones and textures found in reclaimed teak — limbs are assembled horizontally, planted vertically and even woven into spheres.  The Antares Collection includes pieces personally designed by Groovystuff co-founder and designer Chris Bruning and bears his unmistakable style and influence.  Chris’ vision renders each piece remarkable — whether straight, curved, solid, hollow, smooth or rough.  “We’ve created a beautiful line of lamps which complement the earthy look of our product line while working nicely with a more contemporary décor,” said Bruning.
The fourteen lamps in the new line include bleached and dark finishes.  Designs include styles with and without shades.
Groovystuff will debut the Antares Collection at the Dallas International Lighting Market January 14 – 18, 2010 in partnership with Bill Reiman & Associates at the Dallas World Trade Center, 10th Floor, - Showroom # 10014. Phone: 800.210.6341.
Reimans is a second generation sales agency based in Dallas, TX.  With over 4,000 square feet of showroom in the atrium in the World Trade Center, Reimans is open daily and staffed by two full time employees with six sales associates that represent the company in a six state territory consisting of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Groovystuff is a member of American Home Furnishings Alliance, The International Casual Furniture Association, and proudly holds FSC Certification # SW-COC-003905.
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Founded in 1998 by Chris Bruning and Jeff Singleton, Groovystuff designs, produces and distributes unique reclaimed teakwood home furnishings at upper-medium and high-end price points. Based in Dallas, Groovystuff has permanent showrooms in High Point, NC (The Suites at Market Square, G-1148), Las Vegas (World Market Center, A642), and once a year at the International Casual Furniture Market in Chicago, IL (The Merchandise Mart, 8-9036A). Groovystuff is also represented at the Dallas World Trade Center by Bill Reimans and Associates (WTC 10014).  For more information, please visit

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