With the trend continuing to downsize to apartment living it’s time to consider the Wills Bisgrove contemporary sofa collection. Space, style and comfort – it’s a new way to live. Stretch out, relax and enjoy panoramic views from your new apartment seated on your new Wills Bisgrove sofa and armchairs.
With the shift to apartment style living in inner city areas, the desire for space and comfort is premium. Modern Apartments can be up to 60 squares standard size. With panoramic views on offer, the requirement to ensure a design with space and ease of movement in mind. The Wills Bisgrove Collection offers an exciting and visually stunning range of contemporary furniture, creating simply beautiful lounge suites and vistas genuinely complimenting apartment living.
All Wills Bisgrove Furniture is locally manufactured here in Melbourne at our new Camberwell factory. It is constructed using time honoured and traditional processes. High grade Australian Hardwood, usually Victorian Ash is used for the framework, whilst the seating is hand tied and coil sprung for supreme comfort and support.
Here are some of the more popular sofas from our Wills Bisgrove collection:
A contemporary design with a sleek look, this sofa has a balanced combination with the symmetry of straight lines and curved detail adding to the minimalist design. A long, singular cushion complementing the back cushions in a flowing straight line finish, together with the slightly splayed padded arms and side bolster cushions make this the perfect sofa to recline and relax on. Polished timber plinth and feet set off the clean, elegant design features.
This square design has a very contemporary look with symmetric lines and proportions. The polished Tasmanian Oak timber arms with baked enamel mirror finish is modernistic and the sofa is highly suited to the sleek, spare lines of contemporary apartment design.
Long, sleek designed sofa with low profile fitted back, lumbar support cushions, classic square club arms. The cushions are luxuriant with a very full and thick, high grade memory foam to ensure maximum comfort. The sleek, high profile plinth and leg assembly, together with the low profile back, gives a nod to classic 1970’s design. The plinth and legs can be polished or painted in any finish to highlight the slimline, smooth appearance of this sofa.
Please feel free to visit the showroom in Camberwell to inspect these or any other sofas in the collection. As visits are by appointment, please call first to arrange an inspection on 9815 0111.
Whether it’s an exquisite antique or simply a gorgeous, classic piece of furniture when it comes time to restore it to its original and pristine state there is really only one destination – Wills Furniture.
Over time upholstered furniture can lose its lustre. The fabrics become worn, the springs and webbing need replacement and the cushions need refilling and refreshing. The real question is who can you depend upon to carefully and cleverly restore your valuable piece to its original glory? There is simply only one answer it’s time to call Wills Furniture and ensure your wonderful lounge suite, sofa, armchair or occasional chair are restored and ready for the next 100 years. Comfortable with selected fine fabrics and leathers for your complete relaxation and enjoyment.
The Wills team is a collective of artisans offering a truly traditional approach to the renovation and repair of Classic and period Furniture. With over 80 years’ experience in furniture making and repair, the Wills team rely on tried and true traditional methodologies utilising premium materials. Hand tied Stainless Steel Springs, featherdown or high quality memory foam, F1 Hardwoods for framing, brass and stainless steel castors, but always in keeping with the original manufacture and build of your heirloom piece.
Maybe, but firstly is it really worth restoring? In many cases the answer is sadly ‘no’, but for those rarer cases where such rejuvenation is both feasible and desirable the Wills Team are the right people to bring your treasured item back to life.
The Wills team are genuine craftsmen and women. Artisans who really understand upholstery and traditional furniture. A quick assessment on the framing, quality and fabric or leather replacement provides the answers on a financial basis.
Some items that are genuine antiques are certainly worth the investment. others such as rundown units from the ‘50s and ‘60s are probably better replaced. The Wills Collection offers an exciting and interesting range of traditional upholstered furniture, very suitable to provide a seamless replacement of that ‘timeless’ piece.
Such restorations are a strong suit with the Wills Furniture team. The team will replace the webbing, springs, and fabric, strengthen the framing and provide new cushioning, castors and armrests. All work is carried out using traditional methods and materials. Great care is taken to ensure your precious furniture is returned to you in pristine condition, ready for the next 50 years.
Here are some of the Sofas and Armchairs available through our Wills Collection that meld beautifully into a traditional interior design.
The settee is available in any custom size with the option of a fitted back or loose back cushion. It has a beautiful hand carved American Cherry timber frame and can be finished in any selected colour with patina distressing and wax finish or a painted or washed finish. Superior comfort is achieved with sumptuous feather down cushions and a hand tied, coil sprung back. Fine double piping detail.
Louis XIV, the Sun King reigned from 1660 to 1720 and the style during his reign was one of unparalleled splendour. He believed his home (Versailles Palace), furniture and décor should reflect the glory, power and wealth of the monarchy.
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.
This splendid chair has a frame hand carved in American Cherry timber and is highly polished. It features the traditional French style jute webbed seat and is divinely comfortable with its deep seat and sumptuous feather down cushion.
Another reproduction chair is this classic chair from the Charles 11 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.
This beautiful, classical Victorian style sofa features diamond buttoned upholstered back, large scroll padded arms, polished legs and castors. This elegant sofa will add class to any living space. It can also be made with a fluted skirt. It’s luxurious and sumptuous feather down cushions make it divinely comfortable as well as stunningly decorative.
As the days become shorter and the air a little cooler often our minds turn to dinner parties with friends. A cosy evening around the dining table, good wine and good company. Now is a good time to visit the Wills Furniture website and view our stunning range of dining chairs. Designed to complement any dining setting.
With your living areas well appointed – Sofas, Armchairs and Occasional Chairs all carefully selected and dressed to compliment your chosen interior design theme, it’s time to turn your attention to the dining room. Your dining setting can continue with the flow utilising complimentary materials and leathers for your chosen Dining Chairs. The Wills Collection offers a range of both traditional and contemporary styles from which to choose from.
The Wills Collection features a range of superbly designed dining chairs – all supremely comfortable, stylish and of the highest quality. Hand built by our artisans and craftsmen, Wills Dining Chairs will last you a lifetime.
This week we review some of our more popular selections.
Hotham Dining Chair
Let’s start with the Hotham. One of our more popular selections, the Hotham is a standard humpback styled chair, utilitarian yet simple and attractive. With tapered legs, choose between Victorian Ash or Tasmanian Oak, both of which can be highly polished or painted as desired. Enjoy the superb comfort of the hand tied coil sprung seat whilst relaxing over a good vintage with friends. See details
Melba Dining Chair
A standard scroll-back style dining chair, it’s simple yet attractive. Again the choice is tapered legs in either Victorian Ash or Tasmanian Oak. Your Interior Designer can select to polish the legs or have them painted to specification. See details
Cambridge Dining Chair
A dining chair should be at once practical, comfortable and stylish. When it comes to practical it’s hard to go past the Cambridge, a classic dining chair style with a humpback and stretcher rails, upholstered for comfort with a hand tied, coil sprung seat. Clients can choose Victorian Ash or Tasmanian Oak legs, which can be polished or painted to suit the style of the accompanying dining table and interior design of the dining room. See details
Hotham Carver Chair
A variation of the Hotham, the Carver differs with highly polished timber arms and is slightly wider and higher to make the chair a feature of each end of the dining table. It’s eminently suitable to combine with the Hotham in creating a unique dining table ensemble. See details
With all dining chairs there is the option of selecting piping or studded finishes, with your choice of fabric or leather for the upholstery you desire. As previously stated, Wills Furniture has a full range of traditional and contemporary dining chairs available for your selection. View them here