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Universal Furniture Debuts Five Collections In High Point

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Universal Furniture International announced that it is starring five new bedroom and dining room collections for the High Point Furniture Market. Hill Country Hill Country is a casual collection with elements of lodge, Tuscan, and the Southwest. Hill Country’s look is rustic and distressed, with lighter colors to reflect the beautiful desert landscape. Pieces in the group feature a light sand/terra cotta finish that is heavily distressed giving it a more casual rustic appeal. The design features a striking combination of metal and alder veneer that creates a distinctive and unique ambiance. The scale is generous, making each piece ideal for larger rooms and homes. This 15-piece collection offers large-scale pieces for a distinctly grand ranch feel for the Bedroom and Dining. Key pieces for the bedroom include a two door dressing chest that is taller than a standard chest with a more masculine feel, a grid panel bed with heavy molding reminiscent of an old hacienda or villa and a channeled sleigh bed with soft, rustic distressed leather. The dining room features a trestle table with over scaled large urn bases and a planked v-grooved top, a hutch with a chanted back feature that mimics architectural details found in the South West and a metal bakers rack with an arched dome design and wood back panel. New Heritage The traditional New Heritage collection is Universal’s new addition to its Simply Solids program. Solid wood tops and drawer fronts along with traditional styling are the hallmarks of this solid cherry bedroom and dining room collection. Crafted from solid cherry, the mid-tone cherry finish with soft distressing and glazing gives this group a casual, hand-crafted appeal. The 19-piece New Heritage collection combines a blend of nostalgic design influences. The bedroom boasts a handsome panel bed supported by octagon-shaped posts reflective of 19th century and Victorian style elements. For the dining room, English country looks are reflected in picture framed case designs, a leg dining table, a pie safe curio cabinet and splat back and Windsor chairs. Provincial French influences are reflected in the leg door chest and current design influences can be seen in the drop-leaf counter height table and slat sleigh bed. Beverly Heights The Beverly Heights collection reflects an updated traditional look for today’s homes. The versatile style of the collection works well in multiple settings and features figured cherry and laurel burl veneers with a cabernet finish for a fresh, updated look. Key design elements of this collection incorporate contemporary shapes with demilune and serpentine, a raised reeded design, a distinctive bracket foot and raised pilasters. The 17-piece Beverly Heights bedroom and dining collection also meets the needs of today’s busy lifestyles with a variety of versatile pieces. For the Dining room, this collection features a variety of dining chairs including a sling back fully upholstered chair and a wood chair featuring a carved lattice weave back. The rectangular table features serpentine shaped table ends and a Klismos style leg and the double pedestal table features a beautiful octagon shaped based with reeded carving. In addition, both the credenza and china hutch and buffet incorporate wine storage features. Bedroom pieces include a true sleigh bed design with curved and shaped panels, serpentine front drawer and leg nightstands with flip-top hidden electrical outlet and a versatile TV Chest and Deck with a pull-out clothing rods, double hinged wrap around doors and ample space for audio player storage. Bungalow The Bungalow collection is designed to reflect a fresh, casual feel but with updated functions for today’s consumers. Highlighted by a rich brown tone cherry finish, key designs elements of this collection include pyramid moldings on doors and bed panels to reflect a contemporary shutter look, turned cone feet, serpentine fronts, overhanging top drawers and half round posts to give this group a light, fresh look. The hardware for the Bungalow collection features a unique knob supported by a concave back plate routed into the drawer front to complete the look. The smaller scale of the pieces in this collection makes them ideal for smaller rooms and homes. This 16-piece bedroom and dining collection combine the casual Bungalow feel with functional features. Bedroom pieces include a beautiful sleigh bed, a TV Chest and Deck with double hinged wrap around doors, sliding back panel and coaxial cable box, and a Nightstand with a flip-top compartment for “cord management” including an electrical power unit and phone jack. For the Dining Room pieces include a woven rattan dining chair, credenza with wine storage and dining table with reverse cherry top and black and white inlay. Willow Creek The Willow Creek collection reflects the same casual feel much like the Bungalow collection but features a whitewash finish. This collection also incorporates some of the same designs elements of the Bungalow collection giving it a fresh look including pyramid moldings on doors and beds, overhanging top drawers, turned cone feet, serpentine fronts, and half round posts. The pieces of this collection are also a smaller scale which makes them well suited for smaller rooms and homes. Key pieces of this 16-piece bedroom and dining collection include a panel bed that features turned and carved feet and finials and raised pilasters on the posts, a serpentine shaped front dresser with an inner drawer sliding jewelry tray, a functional TV Chest and Deck and a Nightstand with a flip-top compartment for “cord management” including an electrical power unit and phone jack. For the Dining Room pieces include a round dining table, woven rattan dining chair, a beautiful China Hutch and Buffet with adjustable wood framed glass shelves and sliding glass deck doors as well as a rectangular dining table with a random reverse top and black and white inlay. About Universal Furniture International: Universal Furniture International, Inc. is a highly regarded source for beautiful home furnishings at attractive prices. Universal offers design excellence and exceptional manufacturing processes from its dedicated facilities in China. Universal offers its collections through fine home furnishings retailers throughout North America and in numerous other countries. For more information, please visit www.universalfurniture.com

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