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How is COVID-19 Affecting the Furniture Industry?

This year has looked vastly different than many of us would have anticipated as we entered into 2020. COVID-19 has impacted our lives in so many areas from travel, to social gatherings, and even schools. We have been spending more time at home, and you may find yourself wanting to create or update different rooms throughout your house. Whether your children are learning digitally and need a dedicated virtual learning space, or you need more functional furniture as you have more family members at home than in the past; now is the perfect time to bring in new pieces that make our new normal an easier adjustment. 


Sadly, if you have browsed furniture stores, you may be disappointed to find that shipping and order fulfillment has been greatly delayed due to COVID-19. Many furniture retailers only carry a small stock in-store or online and have to place orders for the new demand. Fulfilling these new orders can take months! This can be extremely frustrating when you are trying to make your home more functional now only to realize that you will have to wait several months for that to happen. 


Thankfully, at Furniture of Dalton we have a huge warehouse with in-stock furniture that you can take home the same day! We pride ourselves on maintaining a robust selection and inventory for our customers especially during these unprecedented times. If you are preparing for virtual learning for your children and need a new desk for them to work at, we have great options like the Two-Drawer Desk below. This is the perfect space for little ones and teens to house their schoolwork and participate in online class, and the best part is that you can take it home today! 



We also have our Labor Day Sale happening from August 20 - September 9. Pay 0% interest for 60 months on purchases of $1,999 or more with equal monthly payments or receive 15% off of your purchase. This is a great opportunity to get the furniture that you have been eying at a great price! With Furniture of Dalton's large selection of in-stock furniture, you can pick out the perfect piece and take it home that day.  


As we get ready to enter into the holiday season, we also have the selection you need to make family gatherings a success with our Gathering Sale from September 10 - October 3. Receive a 20% discount on chairs with the purchase of a table. Enjoy spending time with close friends and family around a gorgeous new table complete with enough chairs so that everyone has a seat at this year’s holiday celebration!

 


With the uncertainty that this year has brought on, don’t let delayed furniture orders cause you undue stress. Visit our 120,000 square-foot showroom today and take advantage of in-stock pieces that you can take home immediately! We are open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. You can schedule an appointment on Facebook or give us a call at 800-262-3132. We look forward to helping you create a home that embraces our new normal and will last you for many years to come! 

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Hooker Furniture Spotlight

At Furniture of Dalton, we pride ourselves on carrying quality brands who care about our customers, their workers, and the communities they operate in. One of those companies is Hooker Furniture. Hooker Furniture has been an industry leader for quality bedroom sets, dining room sets, living room furnishings, and home office furniture for over 90 years! With a commitment to social responsibility and its people, Hooker Furniture focuses on responsible, environmentally-friendly manufacturing and employs around 800 workers at their Virginia and North Carolina locations along with several hundred more around the world. 

The company was spearheaded by Clyde Hooker Jr. from 1960-2000 before he passed the torch of leadership to Paul B. Toms Jr, grandson of the company's founder, making Hooker a third-generation company and one of the few furniture firms still led by a member of the founding family. Clyde Hooker Jr. was a true visionary who led the company with passion and humility that still inspires and motivates employees to this day. He was a decorated World War II veteran, a community philanthropist, and a smart businessman who truly cared about his employees and the quality of the furniture that his company produced. 

Their custom upholstery by Sam Moore Furniture is manufactured in Bedford, Va. Much of their upscale leather upholstery line is manufactured in Hickory, N.C. by Bradington-Young. Hooker also imports an extensive line of wood bedroom, living room accents, dining room, home office, and home entertainment furniture, and some leather furniture from factories around the world. The design and engineering of these imported furnishings are all carefully overseen by Hooker or Bradington-Young in compliance with their high-quality standards.

Hooker is an active, contributing corporate citizen in the Virginia and North Carolina communities. The company is a leading contributor to several local charitable organizations and through The Hooker Educational Foundation, they have awarded more than one million dollars in scholarships to over 300 children of company employees since the foundation’s inception. They are also committed to environmental stewardship through sustainable business practices that help preserve the earth's beauty and resources for future generations.

We are proud to carry several Hooker Furniture pieces in the store. These quality pieces are sure to stand the test of time and look amazing in your home. Be sure to schedule a visit on Facebook or by phone at (800) 262-3132. You can also visit our website to see more. 
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Making the most of your small room space

With more and more people choosing to downsize, the need for compact dining sets has grown. Turning small spaces into fully functioning living space can be a challenge, but there are some many fabulous ideas on how to decorate your small dining space without giving up style. We've collected some of our favorite looks, perfect for tiny dining and available for purchase right here are Furniture of Dalton. Check them out!

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  • Kitchen Island and Dining Room Table in One

  • Scandinavian Style Dining

  • Mid-Century Dining

 

Kitchen Island and Dining Table in One

Kitchen Island and Dining Table

Geneva Hills Kitchen Island and Chair Set by Jofran

This unique piece from Jofran combines a kitchen island with lots of storage with a small dining set. Gain counter space, storage space and dining space! Made of acacia veneers and solids, this sturdy kitchen island and chair set will add decoration to your space as well as function. Look at the details: turned bun feet and dentil moulding around the apron of the islands top. It also features an expandable drop leaf on one side of the island allowing you to use the piece for a cozy dinner for two. Storage includes five drawers, three open storage compartments and enough wine storage for 5 standard sized bottles. Use this set in traditional, rustic, industrial, classic Italian and French laundered styled rooms.

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Gather Round: Scandinavian Style Dining

Round Table

Scandia Lily's Round Table by Thomasville

A round table is a great solution for smaller dining rooms and this table by Thomasville is a modern take on Scandinavian styling. Its simple plank effect pecan top plays off the dry brushed metal pedestal with pecan wood base. Compact but still offering plenty of space to gather for a meal of traditional open sandwiches, local fresh vegetables, and a good cup of coffee.

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Mid-Century Dining with a Twist

Round Dining Table

Centiar Round Dining Table by Ashley

Instantly up your coolness factor with this sleek mid-century modern dining table. It features a two-tone aesthetic with a brushed dark bronze tubular metal base and rich brown seating. This is the timeless look your eat-in kitchens is begging for. 

 

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Summer Color: Fresh Shades for your dining room

As summer warms its way into our days, we want our living spaces to reflect the energy of the season.

The dining room, where we linger over meals of the season’s top offerings, is the perfect setting to introduce summer colors.

Check out the freshest shades for your dining space:

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  • Inky Blue

  • Blush

  • Verdant Green

  • Sunny Yellow

  • Set To Dine

Inky Blue

Blue Dining Room
Dining Room by Bramble

Second only to millennial pink, midnight blue has been crowned an ‘it’ color of the year.

‘L’heure bleue’ is the enchanted hour when day slips into night. Calling to mind twilight summer skies and moonrise over a warm lake, inky blue is a summer shade for the ages.

A warmed up version of classic navy, this shade is here to stay, adding an elegant, timeless touch to any indoor space.

An all-time favorite, blue calms and clears the mind, providing a cool, refreshed dining room hue.

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Blush

Blush Dining Room
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Call it millennial pink, scandi pink, or first blush - this hue is the christened color of today.

A warm, muted shade of pink, this color calls to mind Spanish courtyards and the walls of Marrakech.

With this livable shade, Millennials have reclaimed pink, celebrating life with a nurturing, happy hue.

Though this shade is wildly popular today, its celebrity spans generations, from parlors to poolsides, and stands as a classic, chic color of choice.

Pink is shown to uplift spirits and promote a sense of health and wellbeing.

Add a bit of blush and bring the summer sunrise to your table.

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Verdant Green

Green Dining Room
Upholstered Dining Chair by Moe's

While the outside world is an explosion of living green, now is time to bring this shade indoors.

Emerald green is a rich, vibrant version of the world’s most common natural color.

Green is said to symbolize balance and rebirth, and promote creative productivity.

This is a shade that will see you through the seasons, celebrating the peak of summer, and lending energy through the gray days of winter.

Bring deep green to the dining room, and set the stage for your own tropical paradise.

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Sunny Yellow

 Yellow Dining Room

What is more expressive of the dazzling days of summer than chipper, cheerful yellow?

This shade is super saturated, providing a powerful, pick-me-up pop to any space.

Yellow is considered the happiest color on the spectrum, and is said to promote optimistic outlooks. 

If your dining room or direction needs a bit of brightening, try this zesty shade for fresh energy.

While warm, bright days linger, bring these shades of summer inside.

Brighten your dining space and make your meals rich, warm, and memorable.

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Timeless Furniture Pieces That Will Never Go Out Of Style

Timeless Furniture Pieces That Will Never Go Out Of Style


Posted on: October 10, 2019

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Some of us have the design bug; we absolutely love arranging our spaces.

If we aren't changing our furniture out completely, we're rearranging it every three months.

We swap out the art on our walls every chance we get.

And, if you were to take a knife and try to cut through the walls, you'd have to get through 20 layers of paint because we change our room colors with the seasons.

The employees at the local furniture store know our names and treat us like part of the family because they know when they see us, commissions soar.

Visiting our homes is always an adventure because you never know if the house will be the same as last time.

Of course, other people don't want to be bothered with design.

And there's nothing wrong with that.

The walls are white, and the same art has been on the walls for years, and they're fine with it. Really.

Our design-averse friends may never rearrange furniture, and they still have the original hardwood floors that were there on move-in day.

That furniture store down the road? Not only do the employees not know their name, but people who don't care about design don't even know there's a furniture store down the road.

People who see design as a big fuss, want classic furniture that doesn't have to be replaced.

They want their couch to look good no matter the decade.

And, trendy isn't in their vocabulary.

So, in honor of the 'don't replace what isn't broken' people out there, we've compiled a list of classic furniture pieces that will never go out of style.

These pieces can be bought and passed down from generation to generation.

Enjoy.

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  • Chesterfield Sofa

  • Windsor Chair

  • Trestle Dining Table

  • Wingback Chair

  • Tulip Table

  • Freestanding Tub

  • Buy It For Life

 

The Chesterfield Sofa

Chesterfield sofas are hard to miss.

It's low back, high arm design along with its buttoning, can be spotted from a mile away.

This classic sofa can be found everywhere from stately homes to luxury hotel lobbies and your living room.

The name Chesterfield was coined in the 1800s, but the sofa likely originated 100 years before that.

It's thought to be named after Lord Philip Stanhope, the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, who wanted a piece of furniture that could be sat on without the worry of creasing your suit.

That origin story closely aligns with the sofa's association with high-class and fashionability.

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The Windsor Chair

Simple and elegant, the Windsor chair was first used in the Windsor Castle gardens in 18th century England and quickly spread soon after that.

Now you can find them in even the quaintest of homes.

The use of the chair became so widespread that it crossed the Atlantic and became a mainstay in the American colonies, starting in Philadelphia in the late 1700s.

The Windsor chair has remained a staple ever since in cottage and country styles, reflecting its origins, but is easily mixed into other design styles.

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Trestle dining table

The Trestle Dining Table

Unlike a glass or mid-century dining table, a trestle-style dining table is a timeless classic because of its adaptability.

One of the main reasons it's so timeless is because it's made out of timber.

Timber furniture pieces are connected to the natural world in a very visible way, helping it suit a variety of interior design styles.

Because of this, the Trestle dining table has maintained its popularity throughout various trends.

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The Wingback Chair

Also known as "wing" chairs, Wingback Chairs were initially created for function rather than style.

The original Wingback chairs were made to be positioned next to the fireplace, where the wings would envelop the heat from the fire around you and prevent drafts.

Today we use wing chairs for more stylistic reasons, as the designs of the wings diverge from the standard forms and range in various shapes and sizes.

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The Tulip Table

When Eero Saarinen set out to eliminate the "slum of legs" found under four-legged chairs and tables, he came up with the Tulip Collection.

Named after it's a likeness to the flower, the Tulip Collection is a hallmark of mid-century modern design.

The Tulip table, in particular, stands out because of its ability to blend with any design style and can be used in any room.

The iconic sculptural curves fit a wide range of table sizes, from coffee and side tables to indoor and outdoor dining tables for the whole family.

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Freestanding tub

The Freestanding Tub

Although it has gained some momentum in recent years, the Freestanding tub is not a new concept.

In fact, it has been around for thousands of years.

The history of a freestanding tub is evidence itself of its timelessness, and a variety of designs, such as tubs with feet, can be used in any design.

Remember though, even though a freestanding tub is beautiful, it's not always very practical.

A family with kids who like to splash and throw their toys around might want to opt for another type of tub.

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Buy Classic Furniture For Life

There you have it.

If redecorating your house and replacing furniture sounds as appealing to you as running your nails down a chalkboard, this list is for you.

Everything here can be bought once and left in its place for the rest of your life.

You won't have to worry about keeping up with new trends or any of it looking tacky in a few years.

These furniture pieces have been around for centuries in some cases, and there's no sign that they're going anywhere.

 
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