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Spring High Point Highlights | Catskill Entertainment Center

Habersham Catskill Entertainment CenterHere at Habersham we create many  custom designs for individual clients. Sometimes, we think these new designs offer a number of appealing benefits and style features that make them perfect additions to our main line, too.  The Catskill Entertainment Center, shown here, is the newest example.

With this piece, we looked to the design styles and characteristics that define the delightful Catskills region of Upstate New York, once one of the most popular resort destinations in the country.  Known for its beautiful woods, waterfalls, and hiking trails, the area, just 150 or so miles from  Manhattan,  has attracted artists, musicians, writers and other creative types who have second homes there.

From craftsman style homes to cozy cabins to other influences that complement the surrounding natural environment, we found great inspiration in the design lines and styles we found here.  And they’re reflected in this new piece, which is tailored to hold today’s slimmer plasma TV sizes, along with other practical storage features.

As with all our custom pieces, it’s available in your choice of finish options and sizes.   Look for more information coming soon on this and the other pieces we’ll be introducing during Spring High Point Market in our Market Square Showroom, Market Square, 191.

Biltmore® Custom Fitted Furniture Collection To Debut During Spring 2015 High Point Market

64-7502 Biltmore Approach The Spring 2015 High Point Market will welcome the latest collaboration between Habersham and Biltmore ® — the Chateau Reserve Custom Fitted Furniture Collection.  Featuring bespoke furniture designs for every room in the home, this collection joins the newest additions to our popular American Treasures®, Americana Group and main line that will be on view in  our  Market Square showroom, Suite 191.

As we enter into the 11th year of our successful licensing partnership, the new Chateau Reserve Custom Fitted Furniture collection will bring our custom capabilities together with the unlimited design inspiration of Biltmore. As part of the new program, designers and their clients will be able to choose from a number of styles and countless finish options – all designed to bring Biltmore’s timeless elegance to any space in the home – from the dressing room and wine cellar to the kitchen, bath, library and more.

Photography of the new collection will be available during Spring Market and we’ll be blogging about the new collection, so check back soon!

Happy Retirement andSpecial Thanks to Our New York Sales Representatives | Ira and Bonnie Epstein

Ira and Bonnie Epstein Retired Habersham Sales RepresentativesA little more than 23 years ago, I was covering sales for the state of New York since we didn’t have a representative for the area at the time.  During this period, New York retailer Apartment Living faxed over a picture of an armoire, inquiring about purchase options.  My wife Donna and I got on a plane and went to meet with the dealer, Neil Baser, and he agreed to put some of our product on the floor.

During our meeting, I asked Neil if he knew any good reps in New York and he immediately recommended Ira Epstein.  Shortly after returning home to Georgia, I got a call from Ira and he came down to our office the following Monday for orientation.  And so the story began.  I told Ira we wanted to expand brand awareness and  grow our business in the New York and Northern New Jersey areas.  Ira did just that!

Ira and his wife Bonnie retired from Habersham this year and we will miss them!  They are among   the most loyal and dedicated people   I know.  On behalf of all of us here at Habersham, we thank them for their years of service, for all they have done for our company, and wish them all the best  in the years to come.

Streamlined Designs, Eclectic Touches And Multiples Of Appliances Lead 2015 Kitchen Trends From The National Kitchen & Bath Association

Habersham American Treasures Ciera Center Island 01-3750The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recently released its 2015 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends report highlighting the top 10 overall kitchen design trends it expects to see this year, including:

1. Clean with an overall contemporary feeling. A fusion of styles and multiple colors in one kitchen

2. European-styled cabinets

3. Multiples of appliances in one kitchen

4. The rise of steam ovens.

5. Furniture-look pieces.

6. Outdoor kitchens.

7. Fewer standard kitchen tables, replaced by counters or tall gathering tables.

8. TVs and docking stations.

9. Wine refrigerators.

10. Focus on the user experience, from easy maintenance to accessible design. Considering the needs of all users in the space, including pets.

More details, including product trends, are included in the full 2015 NKBA Kitchen & Bath Design Trends report available free to NKBA members on NKBA.org.

Here at Habersham, as our orders for custom kitchens continue to grow, we are certainly seeing all of these trends –and then some. More and more, today’s homeowners are looking to truly express their own personality and sense of style throughout the home environment.  With our virtually unlimited custom capabilities, we love working with our designer and homeowner clients to help make their dream homes a reality.

Contact us today to learn more!

Featured Product | Americana Acorn Creek Cabinet

Habersham Americana Acorn Creek CabinetFor March, we’re putting a spotlight on our new Americana Acorn Creek Cabinet.  Meticulously hand-styled and finished, this  design brings earthy textures and tones together with reclaimed wood for a casually elegant, rustic look.

It’s just one of a number of pieces in our new Americana group, which includes one-of-a-kind artisan designs that bring clean lines, hand-styled details and layers of texture together to create some truly lovely accent pieces.

As our designer explained, “Our overall goal was to create works, inspired by God and nature, to help make the home a place where families want to be.”

Visit the Furniture section of our website to see all of our new Americana designs!

Custom Bath Vanities Offer Timeless Appeal

Habersham Custom VanitiesWhether you are looking for an impressive bath vanity with strong lines and classic detailing or a beautiful piece with delicate curves and shapes, a Habersham design promises to create a stunning focal point for any bath in your home.

To help with your decision process, we offer  a variety of sizes and styles within our own line of vanities. And, we can also work with you to create a custom design that perfectly reflects your own style and space requirements.

Contact us today to learn more about our custom capabilities.

Mirrored Furniture To Lighten and Brighten Any Space

3-Piece LIa Entertainment CenterIf you’re looking for a piece that promises to add a touch of texture and a light, airy ambience, mirrored furniture is often the perfect answer.

Whether you’re seeking a more modern statement piece or a casually elegant accent, mirrored styles are versatile design solutions.

Take our new 3-Piece Lia Entertainment Center.  Part of our American Treasures collection, this design  promises to lighten up any room.  It  features mirrored doors at its center with  two drawers  and one wood shelf behind.  The stepped down side units have glass doors with two  adjustable glass framed shelves behind.

Offering clean , sleek design lines, it is finished in Seaspray Multicolor.   Visit the furniture section of our site to see more designs like this and others.

Americana Blue Bird Sideboard Adds A Touch Of Whimsy To Today’s Home

Habersham Americana Blue Bird SideboardOur new Americana Grouping includes one-of-a-kind artisan designs that bring clean lines, hand-styled details and layers of texture together to create some truly lovely accent pieces.  Among the new designs is the Blue Bird Sideboard, shown here, which features antique hardware and planked panels.  One adjustable shelf with a plate groove is also included.

As our designer explained, “We chose earthy textures and colors, but not just browned-down hues.  We went with vivid colors from nature – leaves and sky and water – the things we love and that inspire us with their beauty.  We wanted enough life in the colors to bring life to a room without overpowering it.  Our overall goal was to create works, inspired by God and nature, to help make the home a place where families want to be.”

Visit the Furniture section of our website to see all of our new Americana designs!

February Featured Home Project by Tutto Interiors

Tutto Interiors Home ProjectThis month we are excited to put the spotlight on an amazing home design project by  award-winning designer Cheryl Nestro of Tutto Interiors.

As this month’s “Featured Home” story on our website, the project  involved a complete redesign of a 10,000-square-foot home.  From tearing out walls  to converting a former theater room into a basketball  court, Cheryl  redid the residence from top to bottom.

Cheryl chose our American Treasures Media Center for her lovely Great Room design.

“These days, it is unusual to work out a great room plan that does not feature a TV over a fireplace,” she explains in the website story.  “Since the space didn’t have a fireplace, it gave us the chance to house the TV in a media cabinet design from Habersham that perfectly reflected my client’s glamorous style sensibilities.“

The entire project took 18 months to complete and received recognition in the design community with a Detroit Home Design Award for Best Traditional Great Room/Living Room

Congrats to Cheryl on this beautiful project!  Do you have stories and photos to share on how you used Habersham in your own home or design project?  Let us hear from you! And, visit our home page to see the full story!

Featured Product | Nadia 2-Door Cabinet With Symmetrical Floral Art

Nadia 2-Door Cabinet from HabershamEach month we put a special product spotlight on one of our newest designs.  For February, our featured product is the Nadia 2-Door Cabinet.

Blending classical and contemporary elements, this piece can add a hint of drama and elegance to any room.

A black finish with meticulously hand-styled floral art catches the eye while Swarovski crystal knobs, which come standard, offer a touch of whimsy.

This particular design is also offered in other styles and finishes, including our new Valentina and Aria 2-Door Cabinets.  Visit the Furniture section of our website to see these and other designs.