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Michael Weiss adds New Case & Upholstery For Vanguard

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At the April 2017 High Point Furniture Market, Michael Weiss will add several pieces to his Modern Classics collection. Since his 2001 launch with Vanguard, Weiss has prevailed as a leader in modern furniture design. Clean lines, architectural simplicity, and a reverence for the rich history of classic modern style define his signature style. Michael continues to refine his technique of mixing diverse design influences into a dynamic presentation of stand-alone “character” pieces, which complement each other in form, style and function.

This April, Weiss will be adding approximately 24 new pieces. There are about a dozen new upholstered pieces including a stunning channel bed, a geometric daybed and ovoid shaped ottomans in three sizes—each circumnavigated with exotic nailheads. He will introduce another dozen Casegoods in his signature style, many of which appear to be floating in air.

Weiss says, “I’m excited to see Vanguard build on its core manufacturing competencies in both finish and fabric. Many of my upholstery designs feature exposed wood frames that can be customized in the more than 70 standard finishes Vanguard offers, along with nailhead trims, highlight striping and leafing options.”

Vanguard President Andy Bray says, “We have positioned Vanguard to be the world leader in affordable custom furniture. Michael Weiss is the epitome of the 21st century designer who creates exceptional and original silhouettes which still leave room for individual design input such as personal selection of finish, fabric, arm and base style. Any of his case goods can be further embellished with distressing and sheen levels, but most people choose to buy them exactly as he has shown them.”

ABOUT VANGUARD FURNITURE: Vanguard Furniture is a manufacturer and marketer of case goods and upholstery. It is a family held company, employing 600 associates and operates out of six manufacturing buildings in Hickory, North Carolina, and a 40,000 square foot showroom in High Point, NC and its newest manufacturing location in Hillsville, Virginia. Its mission is to lead home furnishings in style, value and service with a vision to enrich lives through custom-crafted furniture. Vanguard is a founding member of the Sustainable Furniture Council and its green initiatives include recycling 95% of all post manufacturing waste; recycling paper, fabric scraps, metal, wood scrap, plastic and corrugated products. The showroom is located at 301 N Hamilton Street in High Point. For more information, see www.vanguardfurniture.com


ABOUT MICHAEL WEISS: Since the 2001 launch of his collection with Vanguard, Michael Weiss has prevailed as a leader in modern furniture design. His signature style, defined by clean lines and architectural simplicity, expresses an acute awareness of the evolution of design. The Michael Weiss collection by Vanguard continues to grow and evolve, while remaining a trusted and enduring resource of classic forms and original signature pieces.

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