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Hooker Furniture Announces “Modern Romance” Collection

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Hooker Furniture’s Modern Romance Bedroom Collection.

Hooker Furniture recently announced that it will launch Modern Romance at the Fall High Point Market. The 45-piece whole home collection was designed to help consumers create a tranquil place of retreat from their ‘always on’ and ever-busy lifestyles.


“As we are all inundated with a constant flow of technology and information, being offline and undisturbed is becoming a new luxury,” said Steve Lush, president of Hooker case goods. “In creating Modern Romance, we recognized a design trend where consumers are being drawn to soft, feminine silhouettes that create a calm and peaceful escape from our hectic lives.” 


Crafted of hardwood solids and oak veneers, the collection is anchored by a soft, taupe grey wood-tone finish that is complemented by a mix of three accent finishes, including: opaque textured white plaster, textured lacquered-linen and a champagne finish that frames many of the pieces.


Two bed styles are available among the 10 bedroom pieces, including a panel bed and a shelter bed. Featured in the white linen finish, the headboard of the panel bed includes three antique mirror inset panels. The shelter bed is characterized by its shaped, 64-inch high headboard, which features a slight wing curve, giving it a bit of a shelter feel. Additional bedroom pieces include three nightstand designs, a four-drawer bureau, a three-drawer bachelor’s chest with a uniquely textured front, two accent mirrors and a floor mirror with hidden jewelry storage.


Two dining table styles anchor the 10 dining room pieces, including a rectangular double pedestal table with two 22-inch leaves and a round pedestal table, available in a choice of 48- or 60-inch diameters. Dining chair options include a more traditionally-styled exposed wood arm and side chair with upholstered seat and tufted backs or a more feminine-styled fully upholstered arm chair with a curved back and cabriole legs. The coordinating side chair features a similarly shaped back and is dressed in a slipcover. Storage and serving pieces include a four-door buffet with aluminum-wrapped door panels, a display cabinet with a lacquered-linen finish back panel and a four-door server with wine rack and marble top.


Highlights of the 12 occasional, home office and home entertainment pieces include a console table with five open architectural display areas and a similarly shaped end table with one open display area. Each is featured in the champagne-tipped finish that frames the silhouettes. A cocktail table with a unique clover-shaped top rests on three pedestal legs that are connected with a stretcher base. Additional pieces include a four-door entertainment console, a writing desk with a rounded top and side profile, an etagere featuring a single drawer that floats in the middle of four open display shelves, a mercury glass top cocktail table, a round end table, a martini table and a four-door console.


More about Hooker Furniture: Founded by the Hooker family in 1924, Hooker Furniture Corp. is a designer, marketer, manufacturer and importer of case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture for the residential, hospitality and contract markets. The company also domestically manufactures premium residential custom leather and custom fabric-upholstered furniture through its Bradington-Young and Sam Moore Furniture brands. It is ranked among the nation's largest publicly traded furniture sources, based on 2016 shipments to U.S. retailers, according to a 2017 survey by a leading trade publication. Hooker Furniture’s corporate offices and upholstery manufacturing facilities are located in Virginia and North Carolina, with showrooms in High Point, N.C., and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company operates eight distribution centers in North Carolina, Virginia, California and Vietnam. For more information, visit hookerfurniture.com.


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