The Wills team and Bespoke – A comfortable match

Interior Designers and Architects often design and create unique furniture for new and exciting projects. From Booth Seating to Sofas, Lounge Suites or simply just an interesting Ottoman, it’s often this item of Bespoke Furniture that sets a project apart with stunning looks, exciting fabrics or simply just a unique design.

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The Wills team of Craftsmen are quite experienced in interpreting such designs and bringing them to fruition, providing the Designer with exactly what has been envisioned.

With skill and expertise our artisans bring the design to life, creating unique pieces that breathe life into the overall project vision.

The Wills Furniture team are experienced and skilled in producing unique, individual furniture to the design specifications supplied by Interior Designer, Decorators and Architects. As well where required the Wills team can modify current furniture pieces featured in the Wills Collection to meet the space and/or the concepts of the Interior Designer or Decorator as provided.

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Designers often create modular furniture with nominated space requirements. Wills will produce the furniture units to fit the spaces exactly and correctly as desired. This includes one-off modular furniture, ottomans, bench seating, traditional sofas and chairs. In short Wills will provide a superb rendition of the plans and designs developed by the designers, decorators and architects on each occasion.

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Keep in mind that most Wills designed Sofas can be easily modified to include Sofa Bed mechanisms. Each such mechanism has fully sprung mattresses and is reliably tested for comfort and functionality. Sofa Beds provide a wonderful and simple option for guest rooms or those ‘spare’ spaces.

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Please call now and book a time to discuss your requirements with Manager John Sharkey on 03 9815 0111, or leave your details on our website contact page here.

The Wills Furniture team will bring your design visions to life, with beauty and true individuality.

Design – Luxury – Comfort

Wills Furniture – when only the best will do.

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Take a Virtual Tour of our Wills Furniture Collection – New and updated items – featuring Bedheads

This week we’d like to take the opportunity of viewing the latest additions to our collections. The Wills Bedhead Collection has been greatly expanded and a number of popular chairs have also been updated with several new inclusions. Let’s take a virtual tour.

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The Bedhead Collection has been expanded. With 15 options available, from traditional to contemporary and modern, it’s now possible to create the complete bedroom look and feel with both selected bedheads – in the fabrics you or your designer chooses – as well as a full range of suitable bedroom occasional chairs, ottomans and foot stools. Look here for the full range of shapes and sizes of bedheads available. Wills offers the same impeccable service in providing a complete range of fabrics, buttoning, studs and piping as per your requirements. (A small fee applies for non-standard variations)

Our range of Contemporary Chairs has also enjoyed some additions and modifications with the addition of the Admiral, the Milford and the Lyon – an updated favourite.

Add to these changes in our popular French Provincial Chairs – the Louis and the Bergere, with sturdy new frames and fresh fabric choices.

For Dining Chairs, we introduce the Rochester and updates on the Odeon and the Sebastian. Each chair offers different opportunities in design with Rochester featuring solid sides curving in to meet a high back. The Odeon is a simple dining chair, elegantly proportioned, comfortable yet demure. The Sebastian is somewhat more ornate with curved legs at the front, full seat cushioning and a high back.

Lastly, we’ve added a new Tub Chair – the Moyston. It’s a solid chair featuring a high back, solid rectangular arms and side panels with attractive timber framed legs.

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For further information on any of our featured Wills Furniture Collection items please call 03 9815 0111 to make an appointment to view our Showroom located at 6 Guest St Hawthorn. Alternatively leave your details here and one of our team will get back to you promptly to assist you with your enquiries.

Remember, it’s Wills Furniture for Design Luxury and Comfort.

Wills Furniture – It’s simply the best.

Celebrating the French win in the FIFA World Cup – the very best in French style with Wills Furniture.

French Provincial Furniture as well as furniture influenced by the French Furniture of the classic period, 1600 – 1815, has been popular for over three centuries now.

And in keeping with authenticity, many people now seek reproduction furniture from the era of Louis XIII through to Louis XIV to complete their penchant for the period and its design elements.

The Wills Furniture French Provincial Furniture Collection offers a unique and simply beautiful link to this most ornate of times. The Louis XIII style or Louis Treize was a fashion period in French Architecture and Design influencing all decorative style and art of that time. Louis XIII reigned from 1610 to 1643, it was during this period that luxury furniture was introduced into France, resulting in a more elegant mode of living. There were very strong influences from Germany, Spain and particularly Italy.

Furniture during this period was large, austere and featured low backs which were either square or had greater width than height. The legs were often columnar, knobbed, baluster or spirally turned legs resting on small bun feet.

From Our Collection

Classic Louis XIII French Provincial Settee

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This rather beautiful settee is available in any custom size with option of a fitted back or loose back cushion. It has an exquisite hand carved American Cherry timber frame and can be finished in any colour selected with patina distressing and a waxed finish or a painted or washed finish. Genuine comfort is achieved with sumptuous feather down cushions and a hand tied coil spring back. It is finished in fine double piping detail.

Louis XIV was known as the Sun King, he reigned from 1660 until 1720. His reign saw a style of unparalleled splendour. It was his belief that his home – the Palace of Versailles should reflect the glory, power and wealth of the monarchy in its furniture decor and grounds.

Bergere Chair

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The Bergere Chair features in our Collection and is very popular. It has a hand carved frame from selected timber, with a highly polished finish. It features a traditional French style jute webbed seat and is superbly comfortable with its deep seat and sumptuous feather down cushion.

To finish off this week we take a look at the Charles II Carver Chair

Charles II Carver Chair

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Another popular reproduction chair is this classic chair from the Charles II of England period with hand turned spindle legs and stretcher rails. The timber frame can be made from American Cherry or European Beech with the choice of a polished or painted finish. The elegant high back and hand tied, coil sprung seat ensure comfort. The Charles II carver chair style features carved and shaped arms and a generously proportioned seat on turned and carved legs joined by a turned or carved front stretcher.

For further information on our French Provincial reproduction series please don’t hesitate to call us on 03 9815 0111.

Always choose Wills for Design, Luxury and Comfort

Wills Furniture – It’s simply the best!

The Wills Collection – Design Luxury Comfort

 

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When considering the look and feel of a major entrance to a multi-storey building, whether it’s an apartment block or a public building, the Wills Collection provides wonderful inspiration, a quality finish and that touch of elegant design that really makes a statement. Our intro photograph here was taken in the foyer of The Benson Apartments Toorak. A Lyon sofa prepared and dressed in Guell lamarid forte 05 fabric from Ashcroft Textiles, it makes for a stunning entrance feature – offering comfort, luxury and style.

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Also depicted we feature the Moyston Carver dining chairs prepared for another of the MBS Design Group’s client also located at a private residence in the Benson Apartments Toorak. The chairs are covered in a soft red Normandy linen from Boyac Fabrics.

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The Wills Collection offers a wide range of dining and occasional chairs. From thoroughly traditional to contemporary modern designs, the Wills Collection has the right piece to suit your home or apartment.

Today we review the Odeon, the Sebastian, the Stockton and the Venice. All beautifully upholstered and stylish dining chairs. (The Stockton is perhaps more of a barstool or tub stool)

The Odeon

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A low back sleek contemporary design with elegantly tapered legs, this delightful chair will suit any modern home or setting. Medical rooms, waiting rooms and board rooms are also Commercial possibilities. It is a very adaptable chair. With a generous seat size, hand sprung coil seating, sumptuous cushioning and a solid timber frame, this is a supremely comfortable chair.

The Sebastian

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Definitely a dining classic with scroll back, detailed provincial style legs and a generous height. Comfort is assured with padded back and coil spring seating with plush cushioning.

The Venice

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A unique curved back dining chair. Sleek, elegant lines curving down to low tapered arms, this chair is eye catching yet comforting. It can be used as a dining chair or an occasional chair. Polished tapered timber legs feature brass castors and its overall finish is completed with a precise piped border.

And lastly the Stockton

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This chair can be used as a barstool or Kitchen stool. With its arched back tub style, timber detailing and firm foam seat, it’s the barstool that won’t see you moving too far – it’s so comfortable. Strong durable frame – its built to last a lifetime. So cheers to the Stockton!

Please browse our full range of contemporary and traditional Dining Chairs here and remember your Designer can always make modifications to suit your needs.

Call now for an appointment to visit our showrooms at 6 Guest St Hawthorn on 9815 0111 or leave your details here and one of our consultants will get back to you with a time suitable to your needs.

With Wills remember – Design, Luxury and Comfort – Every time.

Wills Furniture – its simply the best.