2007 New Products
Staff Staff -- Casual Living, September 15, 2006
On the following 22 pages, Casual Living provides a listing of 2007 product introductions that will debut during The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 13–16.
More than ever, design is at the forefront in the casual industry. Collections are rounded out with accent pieces, a wide variety of fabric and finish choices, and more often than not, are available in dining, deep seating and sling options.
Featured alphabetically by manufacturer, each entry is followed by the company's showroom or booth location during the Casual Show. The listing may not be comprehensive. For more contact information, see our editorial sources list on page 166.
Product introductions were written by Courtney Mueller and Megan Roberts.
Acacia Home and Garden
The Malibu Collection is introduced, featuring soft, rounded lines and an aluminum frame hand-woven with Dura-pex resin-like weaving (8-4077).
The Lorenzo and Vienna deep seating collections debut from Agio, as well as the Starlet Daybed (1628).
New all-weather wicker dining and deep seating collections are showcased in the Notte, Brezza and Vento groups. The company also debuts all-weather wicker outdoor bars equipped with granite tops and swivel chairs, two shower stations in dark or natural wicker and has expanded its marble-mosaic collection with three new patterns and seven wrought iron chair designs, including six new styles of glazed beverage coolers (8-9080A).
Alu-mont premiers two armless barstools, available with a horizontal strap or basket weave strap, as a complement to outdoor islands. Other additions include the Deco dining and club seating series (8-2030).
Arboria debuts a Hybrid Glass Post Cap. Available in four colors — cobalt, amber, black and olive green — the post cap is set in finely milled Western Red Cedar. The cap features a sealed glass barrier to protect the post from natural elements, and can fit over nominal 4×4 structural posts (8-1043).
New 3-D designs for the indoors and outdoors are introduced, including the three-piece Eloquent steel wall art, three-piece Prominence hammered brass and steel and Backgammon (7-6066).
Seven collections are introduced, including Parkway, a modern grouping with long, slender profiles, arms bent into a rectilinear profile and highlighted by parabolic mesh for comfort. The Fusion sectional, woven of polyolefin, includes five independent sections that may be designed in a variety of seating arrangements. Accented with molded plastic pedestal feet, the sectional has deep seating cushions over a tubular aluminum frame. The Carrara Collection is an extruded aluminum line consisting of an action armchair, lounge chair and chaise, with a slightly rounded frame. The Campaign Collection includes sling, strap and woven furniture in cast and extruded aluminum construction. It features unusual leg detailing with a cast finial on the arms and cast buns on the joints and feet. The Marina Collection is an aluminum sling line featuring a slight curve to the seat back, and includes an armchair, lounge chair, bar chair and adjustable chaise. Tamiami II updates a popular strap design. Vinyl straps replace traditional lacing on a tubular aluminum frame. The chair also has been scaled slightly larger for modern living. Finally, the Strata Collection is crafted of teak and features bent arms and a curved back and legs (1755).
California Umbrella adds a 9-ft. fiberglass market umbrella to its collar-tilt umbrella line. In addition to the collar-tilt function, the rib joint is enhanced for strength and a more streamlined shape (8-3602).
Cape Cod Doormats of Distinction
Cape Cod debuts additions to its handcrafted doormats, featuring mildew and insect resistance and offered in 28 colors and 12 sizes (7-6050).
Capel expands its Sunbrella Collection of outdoor rugs with three styles — Castaway, Lake Mead and Loop De Lou. Castaway and Lake Mead feature a 100% olefin base with a double Sunbrella fabric border. Loop De Lou is constructed of 100% olefin with a multi-pile center and double Sunbrella fabric border. Mosaic, a 100% polypropylene indoor/outdoor braid also debuts and is highlighted by a graphic stepping stone pattern while overlocked edges create crisp squares. In the existing Seabreeze Collection, four earth tones are now available for the pineapple design, and new styles for both the palms and petals designs. Also, the Solaria series features a new liquid polymer CapelBond non-skid backing (8-7129).
Carter Grandle introduces several collections, including the Avila Collection featuring a punched aluminum pattern in sling, cushion dining and deep seating. Designed from the Design Excellence award-winning Barrington Cushion Collection, the Barrington Strap Collection is highlighted by a cast arm and front leg. The Hermitage Collection in outdoor wicker has a single chevron flat weave and exposed aluminum apron. Luxor, offered in sling, cushion dining and deep seating, has cast finials, sabots and arm caps. The Madagascar Collection is crafted of outdoor wicker with solid aluminum decorative feet. Tatra, another outdoor wicker line, is highlighted by a double 1-over-2 flat weave in three colors. Finally, the Turin Collection is available in sling, cushion dining and deep seating applications marked with a decorative medallion and cast arm caps and feet (1757, 8-6112).
Cast Classics debuts the Shangri-La chaise lounge. Generously proportioned, the collection combines woven resin with cast aluminum details. Curved lines and tailored extra thick cushions highlight the chair. The Sea Island Collection, also made of cast aluminum and woven resin, is inspired by British Colonial designs. Turned legs are painted in a dark faux bois finish, while rolled arms, generous proportions and modular seating add to the line (17-107).
Coleman debuts three products, including a line of Side Solutions cooking appliances that can be applied to the side of a gas grill, replacing one or both side tables on Coleman's Backyard Select grills. Options include a rotisserie oven, hot dog roller, griddle/skillet, food prep/beverage drawer and deep fryer. Also introduced is a rechargeable patio lantern with remote control that continuously recharges even while being used, when plugged into a standard 120-volt wall outlet. Finally, the FryWell portable tabletop fryer is introduced, featuring 6-quart capacity, safety shut-off and a vented cooking lid (7-6084).
The Coola Can refrigerator from Creative Cooling provides an alternative to standard beverage buckets with its can shape and licensed wraps. Each Coola Can features a plastic molded top-loading refrigerator with easy-lift lid and three removable wheeled castors for portability (7-9088A).
Design Decor introduces the Renaissance KD Dining Table Base in faux stone and aluminum, a nested table with mosaic tabletop and Mulberry Slate tabletop (8-1040).
Designer Wicker & Rattan
Designer Wicker & Rattan debuts the Bar Harbor outdoor double chaise, crafted of all-weather wicker over an aluminum frame (8-5049).
Ebel introduces several collections, including Heirloom, an entire line devoted to loom furniture. The Acapulco Collection is a full seating and dining line highlighted by a faux bamboo frame paired with Java weaving. Finally, the Parthenay Collection is composed of cast and extruded aluminum and finished to resemble natural rattan, accented with wicker in a faux leather texture (1794, 8-6072).
The Plantation Collection is introduced. From Indonesia, the line includes a sofa, armchair, coffee table and side table (8-2001A).
Erwin & Sons
Erwin & Sons introduces a highly detailed dining table featuring double-pedestal cast aluminum bases. The company's Lightweights mosaic marble tabletop is highlighted by a diamond-pattern inlay. Dining chairs in flat-weave all-weather resin complement the table. Also introduced is a mixed media dining group featuring a plush, roll-arm lounge chair in flat weave resin, accented with rosette-adorned cast aluminum panels on the chair, ottoman and end table. The two-tier round end table is set off with an inlaid mosaic marble top (8-1129).
Elaine Smith Pillows
Elaine Smith Pillows introduces additional outdoor pillow collections. Zoo is decorated with an animal print backed with Sunbrella outdoor velvet. The Outdoor Chic Collection features contemporary designs — Wave and Atomic Spiral — in Sunbrella solution-dyed acrylic. Spa and Mocha Paisley also are featured with coordinating stripes. The Tango Collection has a tropical motif combining chocolate, green and orange. Finally, Onyx and Onyx Stripe have a modern design in either a black and white combination or more geometric polyester prints (7-6034).
Fanimation debuts additional ceiling fans for the indoors and out. New offerings include a retractable blade design (8-9106).
FiberBuilt debuts Island Tiki, an umbrella featuring multiple layers of fringed canopy made of a premium synthetic blend that includes Sunbrella yarn. Mildew- and UV-resistant, the umbrella has eight flexible fiberglass ribs and an exclusive FiberTeak simulated wood pole engineered for durability. The Island Tiki umbrellas are available in 7½-, 9- and 11-ft. diameters (7-8074).
FIM debuts the model X7, a completely retractable sidepost umbrella with a large 10×13 canopy. The umbrella also is available in mesh fabric for higher wind resistance (8-1000).
Fire Stone Home Products
Fire Stone presents a variety of new products including the Chat fire set, a fire pit that can be transformed into a coffee table; the Balcony bistro set, a compact table and two chairs designed of wrought iron; and the French Colonial lantern, a freestanding lamp post with a hidden tank that provides light for up to 15 hours (16-131).
Reminiscent of the old seas, a fish hand-painted on hand-tooled leather and distressed canvas is introduced by Fishtales. Measuring 3×5, each painting is an original offered in fresh water and salt-water trophy fish designs (7-6030).
For 2007, Galtech expands on its line of faux thatch market umbrellas with the Java Thatch to coordinate with darker toned furniture. The umbrella is available in 9-ft. and 11-ft. sizes (8-2114).
Gensun debuts the Corona and Madrid table collections. Corona features dining and deep seating, complemented by a bar. The Madrid Table Collection has Oriental flair in a new finish resembling snakeskin. The line includes dining, chat, bar, end and coffee tables (1645).
Gloster adds two collections to its line and further expands existing collections. New for 2007, the Anassa range of dining and deep seating has British Colonial style, combining traditional woodworking and hand-weaving skills with modern manufacturing expertise. Teak frames and wicker combine for a more modern interpretation. The new Eclipse Collection is a seating group highlighted by natural curves and features a relaxer with optional sail, footstool and side table. Finally, Square is a new collection of dining tables that seat a minimum of six. Expansions include a 47″ round and 47″×75″ dining tables and relaxer in the Chorus Collection; conversation table and square side table in the Horizon Collection; 39.5″×39.5″ dining table in the Nexus Collection and a large dining chair in the Casablanca Collection (1768).
Groovystuff introduces the double rocker and Root Bar chair. Fashioned entirely of antique wagon wheels, the double rocker has natural curvature from iron rings that have been beveled and worn. The Root Bar chair is handcrafted from plantation grown teak trees and focuses on organic style that also is functional (8-9036A).
Grosfillex introduces the Winston stacking armchair, featuring resin construction with the look of teak and oversized style. The Corfu stacking armchair is crafted similar to the Winston, but with the look of wicker. The Bora highback chair folds for storage and can be placed in four positions. Finally, the Louisiana extension table, measuring 86 inches by 40 inches, features a removable leaf and a resin top that mimics teak (8-7130, 8-4101).
Hansen introduces the Bali and Rio chairs. Bali combines woven resin and extruded tubular aluminum in a unique wicker twist design. The Rio chair, crafted of cast aluminum, is highlighted by Old World style (16-108).
Four collections debut from Homecrest, including Grayson Cushion, highlighted by plush seating paired with extruded and cast aluminum frames. Intricate woven designs highlight the legs and arms of the collection while a lattice pattern decorates the back. The Uptown Adirondack Collection features wide armrests and softened curved fronts in cast and extruded aluminum. The Take 5 Collection includes an armless dining chair and incorporates Homecrest's Sling Solo construction. Finally, the RetroChic Circa60 Collection is a steel grouping designed for homeowners seeking a vintage-inspired look (1777).
Jane Hamley Wells
Jane Hamley Wells debuts the LCC Collection by Italian furniture designer Lino Codato. The company also introduces pieces from its global brand, Freeline. The range includes teak, rattan, textylene, aluminum and stainless steel constructions designed to be transitional, for the indoors or out (8-7030).
Jewels of Java
New for 2007 is the Glenora Deep Seat Living Set. Made from teak and using mortise and tenon joinery, Glenora includes a loveseat and chair with matching end tables, coffee tables and an ottoman (8-6106).
Kraftware introduces a line of insulated stainless steel party tubs and serveware, including a chip-and-dip tray and three-section tray (7-6078).
Laneventure debuts the Spinnaker Yin Yang Chaise, two separate chaises that, when combined, form the classic Chinese yin yang shape. The cushion is tailored to match the classic shape of the wicker case while leaving a small ledge at the narrow end as a shelf. A sweeping canopy is suspended from stainless posts to provide shade. Also introduced is the Kingston chaise, an armless design featuring back support that adjusts to three different positions (1748)
Les Jardins introduces several products, including the Bi-long teak double extension table from designer Claude Robin. Also from Robin, the Volubilis Collection is a teak dining group that includes a square or double extension table and armchairs. The Carre de Lune folding bar is a contemporary product made from teak and stainless steel, while the Sunbow aluminum and sling stacking chaise and side table is re-introduced with a new design. The Dripper Collection combines aluminum, resin wicker and teak for a complete dining and seating line (8-2100).
Lloyd/Flanders introduces three collections, including the Buckingham Collection, influenced by the original chairs made for royalty in Twickingham. Built with an aluminum frame, the pieces are fully wrapped and upholstered with Lloyd Loom wicker. The collection has 14 pieces, including a tea trolley, cake rack and historical chair design used by royalty. The Lake side Collection is reminiscent of heirloom cottage furniture. Made of hand-woven select vinyl on an aluminum frame, the line is available in a saddle color that emulates leather strands and bindings in 10 pieces including a glider and spring chair. Rendezvous is made of hand-woven select vinyl on an aluminum frame. With contemporary flair, the collection includes sectional pieces for multiple seating arrangements. Accessory tables are quarter rounds that fit together for a full round conversation table, half for cocktail table and single for end tables. Tops are glass with spun silk sandwiched between the panes of glass (1650).
New sizes and patterns are introduced in the indoor/outdoor rug line, including modern floral prints and classic American Indian motifs. Product upgrades, such as nylon finishing and fasteners, also are featured (7-8086).
Three collections debut from Meadowcraft. Coventry offers a range of products, from dining sets in a variety of table sizes and chair options to deep seating sets, chat sets, high dining sets and accessories. The collection features a new woven material that looks like wicker but is made of steel. Also from the same material, the Highland Collection features stationary and action chairs. Finally, the Broadmore Collection is made using micromesh to form the seat and back. The group includes action chairs, stackable stationary chairs and a loveseat bench (17-103).
New River Casual Furniture
New River Casual Furniture introduces a line of outdoor kitchens, featuring a 36-inch R.H. Peterson gas barbecue and Brazilian cherry cabinets with granite tops. Three kitchen configurations are available. The Venice Gathering Collection also debuts. Handcrafted of Brazilian cherry, the line offers an elegant yet contemporary design with a contoured seat and back (8-7046).
Open Air Designs
Open Air Designs introduces a new type of WeatherPrint to its product line. The WeatherPrint Gallery Series utilizes a new state-of-the-art technology that allows the weatherproof canvas art to have a depth of 1½ inches instead of the current ¾ depth as well as new decorative frames (7-7042).
Outback Chair Company
Outback Chair Company introduces a double lounger. Constructed with a UV-treated polyester fabric, the chair features curved arms and varnished hardwood, complemented by two cup holders (8-5129).
The Portofino Lounging Collection is introduced, featuring an intricate design on a cast aluminum armchair, loveseat, sofa, swivel rocker, spring chair, ottoman and chaise lounge. Overstuffed eight-inch cushions highlight the line (1785).
O.W. Lee introduces several collections, including the Craftsman wrought aluminum collection in dining and deep seating. The Craftsman line captures the simplicity of Mission style and features 3-inch wide arms, custom end caps and mortise and tendon details. The Monterra Collection is a wrought iron line in dining and deep seating. Monterra embodies a Tuscan lifestyle with flowing lines and hand-hammered details, and is highlighted by a unique crescent design that allows the dining and side chairs to stack for storage and commercial applications. Additonally, an island barbecue and chat pit debut. The island barbecue includes a Newport grill from Pacific Gas Specialties (7-9090) with a wrought iron base, service bar and beverage center. The chat pit features a 24-inch high frame with enough space to house a propane tank, hearth top options, an advance burner system and interchangeable ceramic log or lava rock options (1786).
Designed as a contemporary alternative to outdoor dining, the Dartmoor long table from Oxford Garden is complemented by backless barstools featuring contoured seats and an enlarged footrest (8-7098).
Pacific Gas Specialties
Pacific Gas Specialties debuts an addition to the Legacy line of outdoor cooking appliances. The Big Sur features a 48-inch cooking surface and is equipped with four main burners and a rear burner, wood chip/steam tray and beverage center. The grill can be placed directly into a masonry island or mounted on a stainless cart, which includes storage, two drawers and a tank pull-out (7-9090).
Palm Springs Rattan & Garden Classics
Palm Springs Rattan & Garden Classics debuts four products, including an outdoor shower, part of the Paradise and Empire collections. In the Port Lucaya Collection, a dining chair is introduced, constructed of rattan, padded wicker and wood, as well as an oval server with removable top tray. In addition, the Empire Counter Height Bar Set is added (8-4067).
Patio Living Concepts
Patio Living Concepts introduces three series of outdoor lighting. The Bahama Weave series is highlighted by all-weather PVC wicker woven bases on both a floor lamp model and two table lamps. Shangri-La features all-weather PVC wicker shades. The San Juan Series includes all-weather shade lamps (7-6054).
Pride Family Brands
Pride introduces three collections under the Castelle brand, including the Summit Collection featuring deep seating, sling and cushion dining with coordinating seating, lounging and accessory pieces. The line features an oversized aluminum design, handcrafted to create a faux hand-carved wood look hand-painted in a pecan finish. The Valencia Collection also is an oversized design with a hand-woven aluminum weave, sand castings, tapered legs, plush, tailored cushions with a contrasting welt and hand-finished in a dark rum. Lastly, the Antiqua Collection mimics the look of rattan with details resembling hand-tied reeds. It features woven aluminum elements (1754).
Ratana Home & Floral
Ratana enhances its outdoor line with several collections, including Massolino Dining, a resin group featuring a flat weave design, and Forest Hill, another dining set that features teak armrests with detailed designs on the back. The Laguna Collection, an all-white line, includes a club chair, loveseat, sofa, coffee table, end table and ottoman. Mosaic tabletops also debut (8-1078).
Rausch Classics premieres several new products, including Cubic Bay sectional seating, a nine-piece collection of sectional and individual items crafted from Hularo. Miami Lodge deep seating is highlighted by a sleek raking side face, while the Metropolitan Collection offers teak topped tables with stackable dining chairs. Finally, the Florida Collection is expanded to include the Panama Beach dining chair, Cappuccino dining chair, Tampa Consul and Beach Club side table (8-4022).
Rock Wood Casual Furniture
Rock Wood introduces the Candle lantern. Reminiscent of antique coach lamps, the teak lantern has stainless steel inserts and hand-blown hurricane shades. Also debuting is the Malta Collection of teak and aluminum furniture. The line includes a stacking dining chair, round tables, high dining stools, pool chaise, deep seating love seat and lounge chair and ottoman (1760).
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment
Schaefer Ventilation introduces the HeatStrip electric radiant heater featuring a low-profile design to provide rapid heat dispersion. Designed for undercover outdoor areas, HeatStrip applications include patios, decks, balconies and smoking areas (7-7084).
Summer Classics introduces several collections, as well as its new N-dura resin, guaranteed not to have any significant solar change in direct sunlight for 4,000 hours or five years. The collections include the Ocean Grade Collection, crafted of Burmese teak, specifically for oceanfront applications, with dowel-secured, mortise and tenon joinery. The Portofino Collection, made of wrought aluminum and N-dura wicker, features an upholstered wicker seat and back (16-116).
Suncoast Furniture debuts four collections. Rendezvous is a full deep seating cushion line also available with a sling or wicker dining seat. The Devereaux Collection also is a full deep seating cushion line. Orleans is a wicker dining collection. The company also debuts Artesia, a tabletop collection with an all aluminum faux top in end table, round and oval designs (17-105).
Telescope Casual debuts the Key Biscayne Collection, a dramatic deep seating group featuring all-weather custom resin wicker fibers with high-contrast random color variation. In addition, the Romanesque Collection, available in sling and wicker, features a unique combination of Old World style and New World construction methods. Flowing cast arms, lathe-turned finials and fluted legs evoke images of stately Roman columns (1776).
Terra Furniture introduces a variety of product, including the cast aluminum Adagio Collection, inspired by the design of the popular Raffles chair in 18th century furniture. Included in the line is a 48-inch round dining table with a hammer-tone copper top, armchairs featuring a downward arch that form a scroll above a vase-shaped dowel, adjustable chaise, club chairs, sofa, settee, ottoman and occasional tables. Terra also expands its Mount Vernon licensed collection with the Windsor Chair. Crafted of cast and extruded aluminum, the chair is available with cushions featuring the custom fabric from Sunbury — Martha's Garden — inspired by a wallpaper pattern used in travel trunks at Mount Vernon. The Mount Vernon line also includes a dining set, club chair, bench and side chair (8-4083).
Tommy Bahama partners with Outdoor Experience to produce a line of outdoor furniture. The line includes Tropical Skies, made of loom and featuring traditional style and oversized in scale. Also introduced is Hibiscus Grove, featuring tubular aluminum with a light bamboo finish and removable cast hibiscus side panel designs with a plush chenille fabric. Lastly, the Coastal lounger is made of tubular aluminum with clean geometric shapes illustrated by the intersecting cross and circle design; included in the group is a game table and chat group seating (8-1133).
Treasure Garden introduces the revolutionary Easy Track (ET2) Collection of table umbrellas. The ET2 has no crank, cord or pulleys, and operates with the push of a finger. The umbrellas are available in different shapes and sizes — up to 13 feet — and will cover the largest tables (1655).
Tropitone expands its Stoneworks solid surface tables with the debut of its Palazzo Collection, featuring faux tiles throughout the center and outer edge of the table. Two cushion seating collections also debut — Radiance and Ovation — featuring the company's Relax Plus cushions designed to offer superior support, comfort and durability. Additionally, three sling seating collections are introduced. Designed by Robert Mainville, the Stone Harbor Collection was inspired from American woodworking artisans of the 18th and 19th centuries. It features a balance of curved and straight line with a decorative finial on the x-shaped bottom brace of the chair and ornamental detail on the arms. The line also is available with the company's TropiKane woven seating surface. The Ovation and Sea Breeze collections were designed by Frederic Doughty. Ovation is a contemporary line with large oval castings at the front and back of the arms and an extra wide stretcher at the back of the chair. The Sea Breeze Collection has a feminine, hourglass form, and also is available with padded sling (1780).
TUUCI debuts the Crescent Parasol and Oxygen Twin Air Lounge. Reflective of the moon, the Crescent Parasol has a concave shape and is adorned with trillion features and topped with a Venice aluminum finial. The parasol's frame has an Armor-Wall Aluminum center pole, Delrin hub and stainless steel parts, while the canopy features Sunbrella fabric, ballistic reinforced rib pockets and solid corrosion-resistant polished aluminum finial and fixtures. The Oxygen Twin Air Lounge and Spring Suspension Stand features a durable Ultra Dry Core Sun-X Comfort Mesh that stretches more than 86 degrees to accommodate two adults (8-7034).
Veneman debuts the Cortez adjustable double pool bed. Built for two, the bed is made from synthetic woven materials with an aluminum powder-coated frame. Additional pool beds are available in an 8-ft. round and square design (1783).
VIFAH, Vietnamese Fine Furniture, brings to market snapping deck tiles, a do-it-yourself product that provides a solid hardwood floor on a patio, balcony, rooftop or around a pool or spa. The backing system, made of UV-resistant polypropylene and polyethylene, can withstand as low as —40 degrees Fahrenheit and as high as 180 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition, the Luxury Stainless Steel Collection debuts, featuring a combination of stainless steel, wood and granite for a contemporary look. The collection includes side chairs, armchairs, rectangular table, round table, hammock and chaise lounge (8-1111).
The Oasis Collection debuts, an all-weather seating group complemented by a 48-inch stone top dining set (1626).
Whittier Wood Products
GardenWood Furniture, presented by Whittier Wood Products, is introducing several products, including a storage box featuring water-resistant construction. Perfect for storing cushions, pool toys and patio gear, the box also can be used to hide a large cooler. The Eden rocker is highlighted by a high slatted back. The Butterfly extension table features two self-storing folding leaves and also comes with a flush fitting, brass insert for the umbrella hole. A drawleaf table has two self-storing leaves and a 1¾-inch umbrella hole with a flush-fitting, brass insert. A stacking bench is designed so two benches can easily stack, saving space when not in use (8-4111).
Sophisticated and classic, Windham Castings' new Metro Collection features straight lines and solid cast aluminum construction in dining and deep seating groups (8-9106A).
Eight collections are introduced by Winston, including the Carlisle Cushion Collection with traditional styling and detailing from top to bottom. The frame is created from a generously proportioned aluminum extrusion and accented with cast aluminum decorations. The back framework is created to embrace the cushion by forming the back supports that mirror the shape of the cushion. The Carlisle sling line has a two-piece sling bucket and tapered contoured frame. Mayfair cushion and Mayfair sling were designed with versatility in mind. The contoured extrusion adds detail to the group. The Metropolitan cushion and Metropolitan sling collections are generously proportioned. The cushion line incorporates large, soft cushioning specially tailored to each frame. Complex bending of the framework creates conformity to the body and accentuates the tremendous comfort in all of the pieces in this collection from dining to deep seating. Finally, Valencia cushion and Valencia sling incorporate aluminum extrusions and solid cast aluminum components. A graceful, solid cast aluminum arm transitions into the back framework, which works its way to the top (16-100).
Several collections debut under Woodard and Woodard Landgrave. For Woodard, the Alexa Collection is an iron dining and deep seating line complemented by a micromesh bucket with channeled cushions. Another iron dining and deep seating line, the Easton Collection features a rack back design with detailed arm treatment. Wyatt Mesh is a contemporary extruded aluminum collection, and the Woodard Carson Collection features a square extrusion combined with a wood grain finish and cast aluminum back treatment for a traditional look. Carson includes dining and deep seating in cushion and sling options. Under Woodard Landgrave, three lines are introduced. Weybridge is an Arts & Crafts style cast aluminum line, while Europa pairs cast and extruded aluminum. Finally, the Elise Collection is a cast aluminum group featuring detailed casting and finish elements — a hand-painted gold gild (8-1004).
Woodstock Percussion debuts the I Ching Gong, featuring a 10-inch bronze gong complete with contemporary Asian black wooden accents. Also introduced are Chimes of Mozart, hand-tuned to the opening intervals of Andante Movement from Mozart's piano concerti number 21 in C major, used in the movie Elivira Madigan. The chime is offered in three sizes and each consists of five verdigris powder-coated aluminum tubes with cherry-finished laminated bamboo accents (7-7081).