H & H
PO Box 10
Seagrove, NC 27341
336-873-7245, 336-873-7247 fax
Remember the Nintendo Chair of the 80's, the floor-height rocker you sat in to play video games? H&H still makes them. As well as bean bag chairs, folding rockers, tailgate tables and bedroom furniture for children. Oops. There's more. Heavy crate style furniture for the cabin or beach house even the family room. And yes, there's more. They have exclusive licensing agreements with just about all the professional sports teams as well as most colleges and universities to put logos on furniture, bean bag chairs and folding game chairs. In fact, when you go into K-Mart or Sears, or look in the Penneys catalog or a lot of internet sites and see furniture with team logos, yep, you'll know who makes them. If you play your cards right, you could probably impress someone with this knowledge.
8640 Tamarock Ave.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
HStudio was started in 1991 in Southern California by the artist Shlomi Haziza. Widely known as a contemporary artist and master craftsman by the time he was 21, Haziza earned international stature for works of high quality, striking sculptural design and his innovative use of vibrant color. Today HStudio has grown to include talented artists from all over the world, working in a large, light-filled space in Sun Valley, California. Here they collaborate on acrylic SCULPTURES, wall art, FURNITURE, LIGHTING, PEDESTALS, ACCESSORIES, GIFTS and waterfalls. What makes HStudio unique is the attention they pay to researching and discovering new applications for acrylic; the superior craftsmanship and art gallery-quality of their work and commitment to service. H Studeo is contemporary fine art disguised as furniture. Pedestals, wall hangings, sculptures, seating, occasional tables and rugs with enough color and design to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary.
H T B
Division of Lane Co, PO Box 729, Conover, NC 28613.
This is the contemporary upholstery side of the Lane furniture dynasty. With the power of the Lane Company behind them they can afford to keep styles and fabrics right at the edge of current fashion.
171 Collier Rd, PO Box 1209, Toccoa, GA 30577.
Custom designs in furniture, accessories, occasional tables and accent pieces. Habersham specializes in a Country Casual look by offering custom finishes and unique looks. Most pieces feature light to moderate physical or finish distressing.
355 Champaigne Dr, Downsview, ONTARIO M352C6
(800)237-0728, (416)636-7300, Fax (416)636-8848
Halcyon makes quality patio and pool furniture at affordable prices with a 15 year warranty.
HALE MANUFACTURING ( F.E. HALE )
PO Box 751
650 West German St.
Herkimer, NY 13350
(315) 866-4250, (315) 866-6417 FAX
Bookcases. Did we mention bookcases? Hale has been making fine furniture since 1907. Today, their specialty is bookcases in oak, walnut and birch. They have a great selection of finishes available for each wood type as well as custom finishes for an upcharge. The actual legal name of the company is F. E. Hale, but no one uses that, everyone simply uses the name Hale. Sometimes people confuse them with Hale of Vermont, a different company that went out of business several years ago.
HALE OF VERMONT
Went out of business in 1992. In the 1870's Henry Hale took over a small washboard factory near Warm Brook in Arlington, Vermont He converted to the manufacture of furniture and the company grew into East Arlington's largest industrial complex. Hale was very good at design and published a catalogue of chairs and hardwood furniture two years before he purchased the Arlington factory. The Hale company continued to manufacture various lines of high quality furniture until its closing in 1992.
HALEY AND CARTER
Lexington Home Brands
Attn Consumer Services Department
PO Box 1008
Lexington NC 27293-1008
tel: 800-LEX-INFO (539-4636) - an automated system, for obtaining dealer locations.
O.K., Haley & Carter aren't real people. But that doesn't matter, because they represent a composite of people like Haley & Carter. Young, mobile, hip, trendy, but sophisticated and discerning. Discerning enough to want better quality furniture than what you find from that huge furniture chain, sophisticated enough to want something other than cookie-cutter contemporary. The collection features two different looks, one dark mix of European and Empire styling with quite a bit of good looks for the money. The other is a lighter colored, transitional style that I have to admit is great looking. Haley & Carter is sold under the Lexington Home Brands name. Unfortunately, as of May 2004, Lexington is still enforcing MRP on this line.
HAMMARY FURNITURE CO
PO Box 760, Lenoir, NC 28645.
(828)728-3231, Fax (828)728-5063
In October 1943, after eight years working with furniture manufacturers in the Carolinas and Virginia as a sales representative of the Reliance Varnish Company and Central Glass Company, Hamilton Louder Bruce decided to try his hand at furniture manufacturing. Leasing a small building for $15.00 per month, he hired two helpers and started to manufacture canvas covered lawn chairs. Production amounted to 24 chairs a day.
Hammary's history can be traced back to 1943 when Hamilton Louder Bruce decided to try making furniture instead of selling it for other people. Starting with two helpers and a small building they began turning out 24 canvas covered lawn chairs a day. By 1947, Mr. Bruce knew he needed to head in another direction and turned his attention to the occasional table line. He took his idea to furniture stores along the east coast and to his great surprise brought home $200,000 in orders. A princely sum in 1947!
The Hammary of table is still easily recognized because of its emphasis on occasional table, home office and upholsterd furniture. Although Mr. Bruce began with mahogany table, the company now incorporates many types of wood as well as glass and leather into their styles. To stay with the time, the newest Hammary pieces are designed with today's TV, and audio/video needs in mind. Many of the entertainment centers can be configured to fit rooms of many settings. In the past several years, Hammary has been branching out into furniture from around the world with trunks, book table and hand-painted chests brought in from many exotic locations.
Hammary is a division of La-Z-Boy.
8010 Thorndike Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
Fax: (336) 855-8482
HANCOCK AND MOORE
P.O. Box 3444
Hickory, NC 28603
tel: (828) 495-8235
fax: (828) 495-3021
Every now and then, it is refreshing to know about companies or people who still do things right - with great integrity, pride and care in their work. While there are many companies like this in the furniture industry, sadly, they are getting fewer and fewer. One area in the furniture industry that is experiencing a widening gap between the top, most conscientious manufacturers and the cheap import lines trying to turn a quick buck is leather. It all started about ten years ago with the invasion of cheap leather imports from Italy and Mexico. Today, it seems everyone wants get in on the action. Well, fortunately not everyone. Companies like Hancock & Moore still hold to a standard that makes leather furniture a luxury item. Something to be earned. Not that it is out of reach of the average consumer. Quite the contrary. It is expensive, yes. But when one considers the quality of the goods it is really a value and a great buy. Their leather is hand selected from only the finest native hides. They look for consistency of grain which gives them the best surface for color uniformity and richness of hand (insider term for leather texture). They select only "A" grade wood materials such as mahogany, walnut, ash and cherry for the frames, and then use all the techniques that have come to be associated with top quality furniture construction.
1805 Elmdale Avenue
Glenview, Illinois 60025
HARBOR HOME is a producer of casegoods and occasional tables manufactured throughout the world. Headquartered in Glenview, IL, with an office in southeast China, Harbor Home operates four plants.
8550 Mill Pond Rd
McConnellsville, NY 13401
Fax: (315) 245-2884
This is not your grandmother's Harden! Known for generations for traditional 18th century, or traditional colonial style furniture, Harden has come alive with new designs, new styles, new looks. But, it is still Harden. The attention to construction, details, fit and finish that made their name synonymous with quality hasn't changed. The committment to making a superior product at a compeititive price hasn't changed, and best of all, their committment to making furniture in the United States hasn't changed. I highly recommend this company as one of the best values in upper end furniture. Period.
(Division of Harris Marcus)
3757 S Ashland Ave, Chicago IL 60609.
(773)247-7500, Fax (800)234-3757
HARRIS MARCUS FURNITURE
3757 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 247-7500, (800) 234-3757 Fax
Traditional and contemporary accent furniture that includes custom finished and upholstered chair frames and functional decorative tables, bureaus, and lamp stands.
1919 Bell St
Montgomery, AL 36104
p. 800-547-5240, f. 800-257-1741
Victorian furniture is gaining in popularity amoung those fearless ones who are not afraid to explore the richness and beauty of tapestries, textures and taste. Harris acquired Kimball Reproductions in August of 1999. Kimball was one of the few competitors for this genre of furniture which now gives Harris a significant edge in the market.
HARRISON & GIL
12670 World Plaza Lane
Bldg. 62A, Suite A
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Italian mirrors and occasional furniture.
PO Box 1387, Ruston, LA 71273.
(318)255-5757, Fax (318)255-8328
Lamps and accessories for the discriminating buyer.
PO Box 6130
1665 Stamey Livestock Road
Sumter SC 29150
Hand painted chests, armoires, carved chairs, benches, settees occasional groups and a dining room collection.
HEKMAN FURNITURE CO
1400 Buchanon S.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49507.
(616)452-1411, Fax (616)452-0688
High end manufacturer of accent furniture, occasional tables, wall units, entertainment centers, office furniture and chairs in traditional and transitional looks.
HEN-FEATHERS AND COMPANY
250 King Manor Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
(800)282-1910, Fax (610)277-9042
Decorative accessories for home/garden.
HENDERSONS CASA RUSTICA
16714 Hawthorne Blvd.
Lawndale, CA 90260
Fax: (310) 698-4660
Dining room, living room, den, bedroom, cantina bar or bathroom, they have something for everyone, including the kitchen sink. The Henderson family has been in the furniture business for almost 50 years and since the late 90's has become one of America's largest importers of Mexican rustic pine furniture. The name is loosely translated "Rustic Home" but it doesn't mean roughed up furniture, it is the Southwestern equivalence of what we think of as lodge style. Products include: armoires, entertainment centers, home office, bedroom, dining room, living room, bookcases, cantinas, talaveras and accessories from Mexico.
184 Capitol Lane, PO Box 2170, Winchester, VA 22601.
(540) 667-4900, Fax (540) 667-8261
Their motto is, "Just Possibly. . . America's Finest Furniture." For over fifty years Henkel Harris has been committed to keeping the art of hand crafted furniture alive. They make 18th century American antique reproductions for the bedroom, dining room, library, living room or foyer. They use only the choicest select mahogany, Wild Black cherry and walnut. There are few companies in the world who make production line furniture to the quality level and standards of Henkel-Harris. Unfortunately, as of April 2004, Henkel-Harris is still enforcing Miniumum Retail Pricing on their line.
2983 S Pleasant Valley Rd
Winchester, VA 22601
PO Box 70
Morganton, NC 28680-0070
828.437.5261, 828.437.5264 FAX
Henredon was founded in 1945 by four men determined to build furniture of "custom quality." And today, over fifty years later, among people of discriminating taste, the name Henredon represents the best America has to offer.
The initial product line consisting of just three chests has mushroomed into hundreds of beautiful wood and upholstery designs for every room. From the one original case goods facility in Morganton, there are now also sizable manufacturing complexes in three other locations in North Carolina. Our original work force of seventy-five employees has grown to approximately seventeen hundred.
Henredon's underlying philosophy has always been to make quality furniture for the middle and upper-income end of the market. It reaches these consumers by distributing through better department stores, design studios and upscale furniture stores and by advertising in periodicals that cater to this clientele.
Folk wisdom in the furniture industry would have it that success depends upon product, people and programs and certainly Henredon has been blessed with all three. Henredon's unbroken leadership chain has extended from its founders: T.Henry Wilson, Ralph Edwards, Donnell VanNoppen, and Sterling Collet, through Michael K. Dugan, who became Henredon's fifth chief executive officer on November 1, 1987.
In the spring of 1996, Henredon became part of Lifestyle Furnishings International, the largest and most comprehensive home furnishings resource in the industry. In addition to Henredon, this family of companies includes such well-known brands as Drexel Heritage, Lexington, Universal, Berkline, BenchCraft, Maitland-Smith and Robert Allen Fabrics. And while Henredon has changed ownership, it will remain what it has been for generations; one of the most respected furniture companies in the industry. Setting the standards for distinction of design, for quality of manufacture and for the kind of pride and dedication to service that has been and will continue to be the major contributor to success.
Lexington Home Brands
Attn Consumer Services Department
PO Box 1008
Lexington NC 27293-1008
tel: 800-LEX-INFO (539-4636) - an automated system, for obtaining dealer locations.
Henry Link is a real person. During the 70's the furniture industry executive loved to travel in search of new and exotic styles and designs. Lexington popularized his most popular treasures in the casual, breezy "wicker" look. From the beaches of Costa Rica to the jungles of the Congo, the open, airy wicker style was a symbol of a carefree lifestyle that Lexington wanted to capture in practical designs that could be produced for the average consumer. They were more than successful and the name Henry Link became synonymous with quality and value in wicker. Today's Henry Link collection includes bedroom pieces in wicker, rattan, bamboo, metal, glass, stone, and leather and a wide range of styles. I'm disappointed that Lexington chose to use MRP pricing on this wonderful furniture, but even at that, it is still a good buy.
HERITAGE HAUS FURNITURE
Route 1, Box 1641A, Demorest, GA 30535.
(706)754-2145, Fax (706)754-3839
Enough Country pine furniture to excite the most die-hard country lover. Choose from accent pieces, mirrors, lamps, dining and bedroom furniture in more than 15 finishes. Optional "Olde World" finishes give your furniture the look of true antiques.
HEYWARD HOUSE-HEYGILL IMPORTS
Thanks to a reader I've been able to determine that this company has been out of business for quite a number of years. If you are fortunate enough to have a lamp made by them you should hold on to it, could be worth money some day. They made beautiful lamps that were a standard for others to aspire to.
PO Box 2147, Hickory, NC 28603.
tel: (800) 462-6278
tel: (828) 328-1801
fax: (828) 328-8954
Fine traditional furniture. Contact Hickory Chair directly at the above address to order catalogs. Personal check or Visa/Mastercard is accepted. Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery. If you would like to view the catalogs on-line, catch Hickory Chair's web-page on the Internet..
PO Box 40
501 Hoyle St
Valdese, NC 28690.
tel: (828) 874-2124
fax: (828) 874-3622
This is the traditional part of the Lane Furniture Company's upholstery division. Because they are well funded, Lane can afford to keep fabrics and styles at the forefront of current fashion.
PO Box 998
856 7th Ave SE
Hickory, NC 287603
With roots dating back to 1881, Hickory White is one of the nation's oldest continuously operating makers of top quality furniture. In 1988 three fine companies merged to form what is now know as Hickory White. Hickory Manufacturing, begun in 1903, White of Mebane going all the way back to 1881 and Kaylyn upholstery, a relative youngster which got a start in 1956. The three companies combined strengths of manufacturing and distribution of furniture and upholstery. In 1997 Hickory White became part of the Sherrill companies. The most careful attention is given to every detail including English dovetail drawer construction, the finest solid hardwoods and premium veneers, hand rubbed and distressed finishes taking as many as 25 steps, eight way hand tied springs... in essence... all the qualities one would expect from furniture in a top class. We consider Hickory White a Best Buy in the furniture industry because they are so competitive in the upper end class.