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Exploring the New Heywood Wakefield Furniture Renaissance

Exploring the New Heywood Wakefield Furniture Renaissance

There are still many people who do not realize that the incredible mid-century modern styles of 1940s and 1950s Heywood-Wakefield furniture did not disappear forever when the original company went into bankruptcy in 1979. In 1992 the name and trademark were rescued by and reassigned to the South Beach Furniture Company, Inc., a Miami companyContinue Reading

  • Bedroom Collection

  • Streamline Dining Collection

  • Over 100 Mid-Century Modern Area Rugs

  • Quality Solid Birch Cabinets

Streamlined Heywood-Wakefield styles evoke the exuberance of Mid-Century Modern design as well as the contemporary sophistication and understated elegance appropriate for today’s discerning tastes.

Heywood-Wakefield…Solid wood and 100% American-made.

Did you know that our furniture is 100% made in the United States, in Massachusetts and North Carolina? Nothing is imported! There are nearly 100 local jobs connected to these two small factories – plus the business we give to our local suppliers (cartons, hardware, specialized wood shops, etc). In addition, all our lumber comes from environmentally-responsible, well-managed tree farms in New Hampshire and other New England states. Please see our FAQ section for more details.

Our company, founded in 1985, carries on the Heywood-Wakefield Modern tradition with solid wood furniture in the Mid-Century style. With antecedents in Moderne and Art Deco, roots in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s but with a decidedly contemporary look and feel, Heywood-Wakefield furniture works well with many design concepts due to its strong, solid birch wood construction, simple aerodynamic lines and light blond color. Although Heywood-Wakefield’s streamline styles exhibit a strong retro look, it is perfectly suited for today’s design requirements, and never looks dated or “antique”.

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Using Area Rugs To Define A Living Space

Using Area Rugs To Define A Living Space

Area rugs can be used effectively and creatively to define a living space, whether in a large, open room or a small space. Setting off a part of the room with an area rug and – for example, a seating group – can draw the eye immediately, and provide clear guidance regarding where people areContinue Reading

Where to find 1960s Fashion in Furniture

Where to find 1960s Fashion in Furniture

These days, retro furniture can be found in a variety of ways and locations, but the simplest is probably just shopping on-line. A keyword search will turn up just about anything you might be looking for, from retro furniture to custom sofas to furniture discounters. You can also gear your search to finding specific manufacturers;Continue Reading