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ISBN NO. 1543-3803
FURNITURE MAGAZINE™
December 2017
Volume 9 No. 12


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The furniture industry has undergone an upheaval in the past 10 years> Instead of tens of thousands of manufacturers there are now thousands. We are going through our list of manufacturers one at a time updating information as quickly as possible. If a manufacturer you are interested in does not appear here please be patient, we will get to them. Or contact us and we'll give you whatever information we have currently.

If you are a manufacturer, supplier or vendor and would like to be listed please contact me directly. using the contact page on the left.

A & R DESIGNERS
1150 E. Pennsylvania, Suite 612-613
Tucson, AZ 85714
Tel: (520) 240-2536
Fax: (650) 471-7659
Email: artesdelsur@ayrdesigners.com

FROM THE A & R WEBSITE:
"A & R Designers is a family corporation that designs and produces an excellent selection of fine Colonial furniture. Our furniture is made on selected hardwoods obtained from the Peruvian highlands because of their long wooden fibers. Nicaragua cedar, European Oregon pine, oak, larch, wood with hundreds of years of aging is used because of its density and resistance. Besides, wood is dried in kilns. The finished product can be exposed to heated and air conditioned environments and it will not rack or wrap.

All this process is entirely hand-made. Highly skilled Peruvian craftsmen make the woodcarvings, forge iron hinges and locks; carve and emboss leather furniture; as well as the paint. Antique iron grills of more than 100 years old, copper, stone and iron, are used to offer very original products.

Before the painting process, each piece of furniture is covered, using the ancient technique of gessoing that was introduced to Peru by European craftsmen. This technique creates a delicate and soft surface for painting.

Painters use pigments that provide durability to each design. Traditional techniques dating from 16 the - 18th centuries are combined with modern technologies developed specifically for this purpose at A & R. These techniques give each product a smooth and delicate appearance as well as resistance and durability for daily use.

All of our pieces are available in any of our different colours and elegant finishing, and can be re-proportioned without loss of design integrity. We also make custom orders.

A & R DESIGNERS CORP. gives the final touches to each piece of furniture, and with patience and the finest taste applies the additional ornaments that are our quality and value seal."



A A IMPORTING CO
7700 Hall St.
St. Louis, MO 63147
Tel: 800.325.0602
Tel2: 800.325.0602
Fax: (314) 383-2608
Email: info@aaimporting.com
Their motto is: "Art as Antiques." You will find A A Importing in fine furniture stores and from decorators around the country. Every piece is unique and chosen for its quality and the statement it will make in your home or office. The line includes furniture pieces chosen not to be part of a collection, but to stand alone as a center of attention. The accent items include garden, glass, decorative accent, porcelain, sculpture and lamps.

A A LAUN FURNITURE CO.
435 5th Street
Random Lake, WI 53075
Tel: (920) 894-7441
Fax: (920) 894-3292
Email: aalaunsales@schuindustries.com
For over a hundred years, A. A. Laun has specialized in making quality occasional furniture that can help you create a warm, comfortable feeling for your home.
Their commitment to craftsmanship, style, and good value began in 1892 when German settlers in Wisconsin formed a small company located midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay to provide jobs for the young people in the area. Woodworking or furniture making was the natural choice because of the local abundance of good lumber and their cabinet-making heritage.
Today that tradition still lives on. A.A. Laun continues to craft quality all-wood occasional tables, curios, entertainment centers, and accent items from northern red oak, American red cherry, and character-marked maple -- in virtually all styles and finishes. The relaxed feel of country, the classic elegance of traditional, the clean lines of contemporary, or the simplicity of shaker are featured at an affordable price. They make innovative expandable tables that unfold into dining units that can seat eight. They offer a hi-lo cocktail table that looks great in front of your sofa but can also be raised for entertaining. Each of their collections offer tables with ample storage capacity. And, they make some collections with tough wood-grained plastic-laminate tops that suit the needs of active young families. All of their tables have a durable lacquer finish that highlights the beauty of natural wood.

A F LIGHTING
1310 Park Central Blvd
Pompano Beach, AL 33064
Tel: 800.881.5483
Fax: (954) 973-7457
Lighting fixtures, chandeliers, sconces and commercial lighting. Company boasts 24 hour shipping and easy ordering for the dealer.

FROM THEIR WEBSITE: "Since Since 1987, AFLighting has been among the leading manufacturers of impressive and distinctive lighting designs while maintaining affordability and value. We offer over 300 products for Retail Lighting Showrooms, Furniture Stores, Department Stores, On-line Retailers, Hotels, Casinos, Hospitality and Institutional customers as well as Interior Designers."


A-AMERICA
PO Box 58408
Seattle, WA 98138
Tel: 206.575.3044
Fax: (800) 929-7994
Email: scantrell@a-america.com
A-America has been in the furniture business for almost thirty years. Their early products, solid wood casual dining, helped them establish a client base and a loyal following from consumers. Today the company focuses on transitional design bedroom, dining room, accent, office and entertainment centers. They still use solid wood which sets them apart from many of the companies that do a lot of importing.

FROM THEIR WEBSITE: "Headquartered in the Seattle area, A-America is one of the first U.S. companies to import furniture from China with American styles and quality standards. Headquartered in the Seattle area, A-America is one of the few manufacturers that produce quality solid Hickory, Oak, Mahogany, Cherry, Birch, Pine, Maple, Ash and Alder furniture. A-America’s products are focused in value priced solid wood dining tables, chairs and master suites. Over the years, our company has extended the product offerings into formal dining, bedroom and collections. A-America will always be known as the leader in the casual dining category and extensively detailed bedroom furniture. Our designs have evolved from the original nostalgic solid oak tables and chairs to fashion forward styles and finishes to meet many customer needs." Much more information is available on their website

AMISH DECOR
619 Snidow St.
Pembroke, VA 24136
Tel: 5406268587
The original Pembroke, Va store was opened in 2004 and clients were met by appointment only. Tom Spangler bought the store a few years later. He extended the showroom open hours and developing a working relationship with as many as 60 different Amish furniture and home products builders in the central Ohio area. In 2016 a group of friends and I purchased the store as Tom was ready to retire. To make the wonderful Amish furniture available to more people we started work on this website and the online store. As we move forward, we hope to add more and more content and options. However, with so many choices and options available, it is unlikely that we will ever be able to provide them all online. It is our hope that if you desire something that you don't see on our website that you will call our friendly, helpful sales staff who will help you order exactly what you want. 1-540-626-8587

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