Apartment Living – Superb Comfort and space with Wills Furniture.

As Melbourne matures into a major international city, the shift to luxury style apartment living becomes more and more apparent. With many ‘empty-nesters’ trading their traditional homes on quarter acre block for apartment living, there is a greater appreciation of interior space and interactive indoor/outdoor design. Balconies and large panoramic glass windows provide those living in multi-storey apartment complexes with a genuine experience of space, complemented with expansive views to the horizon.

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Interior Design now plays an even more important role in such modern living. Modern apartments are spacious, open and interactive. It is the designer’s role to ensure this glorious feeling of space, this uncluttered vista remains sacrosanct. And it is for this reason that furniture selection is so vitally important.

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Apartments vary, from ultra-modern to older apartments from the 1930s and ‘40s in Art Deco style. With the Wills Collection there is a selection for every application. From contemporary modular units through to more ornate traditional and classic designs featuring scrolled arms and curved backs.

Here are some selections to consider…

The Avalon

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A contemporary design with a sleek look, the Avalon 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.

The Cayman

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The Cayman is a 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.

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The Barrington

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The Barrington is comfortable, modern contemporary sofa. It speaks of quality, featuring higher club arms and a fully upholstered coil-sprung back for solid, comfortable support. The hardwood frame with coil springs ensures a solid yet attractive unit. A three seater measuring 2300mm in width as well as a two seater measuring 2000mm are both available and quite suitable for commercial purposes. Matching armchairs and ottomans are also available.

The Houston

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The Houston is an elegant sofa. It features a coil sprung fitted back with split piped division and large feather wrapped cushions. The cushion materials can be adjusted to suit the expected usage. A large, solid, sleek profile with polished feet in detail and patina polished finish. The sofa is available as a three seater, two and a half or two seater as well as in an armchair.

Please feel free to visit our Showroom in Hawthorn to inspect these or any other sofas in our Wills collection. As visits are by appointment, please call first to arrange an inspection on 03 9815 0111 or leave your details here for a prompt reply.

Wills Furniture – Simply the best

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Flemington Spring Racing – The New Grandstand – Take a tour

For most people the interior of the Victorian Racing Club’s new members Grandstand will remain a mystery. Recently completed in time for this year’s Spring Racing Carnival and the Melbourne Cup, the Grandstand was designed by Melbourne Architects Bates Smart. The practice also prepared and installed the Interior Design. See below for a slideshow of this magnificent building and its superb internal fittings.

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Since 1865, the racecourse has seen over 10 Grandstands constructed. this is by far the most extravagant and salubrious. At 3pm on Tuesday the 6th of November up to 10,000 people can view the great race from the new Grandstand. With new bars and restaurants, the venue is simply gorgeous.

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As can be seen from the images, the furniture is both contemporary and traditional with a modern splash.

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At Wills, our craftsmen have been creating unique high quality upholstered furniture for over 80 years. Handcrafted using fabrics and leathers from the world’s leading suppliers, a Wills Sofa, Armchair or Ottoman is a genuine timeless delight.

The Wills Collection provides a unique opportunity for Interior Designers and Decorators to demonstrate real flair and innovation utilising upholstered furniture of the highest quality.

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Selected Sofas and Chairs may be teamed with Ottomans, Dining Chairs and Stools.

The Wills Team can adapt furniture listed with modifications as required to ensure project needs are met and fulfilled.

The Wills Furniture Contemporary Sofa Range 

The Wills Furniture Contemporary Armchair Range

Please visit our showroom at 6 Guest St Hawthorn and view the Wills Furniture Collection in person. Call 03 9815 0111 now and make an appointment with our friendly staff or leave your contact details on our website here and we will contact you promptly to make a time suitable and convenient for you.

At Wills, we work closely with a range of Interior Designers and Interior Decorators. If you require assistance in finding such a suitable professional for selecting and dressing furniture items for your home we are pleased to provide referrals for your consideration.

Wills Furniture provide a full range of services including restoration and reupholstering of traditional and classical furniture.

Design – Luxury – Comfort

At Wills, you know, it’s simply the best

Fresh new trends for Spring/Summer 2018

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For 2018/19 Spring Summer we are about to experience a renaissance in vibrance and colour. Living spaces will become genuine ‘living spaces’ with expansive floral wallpapers featuring old world florals such as roses, blossom and pure extravagance. Bamboo and foliage shapes will also be prominent on wallpapers and accessories. Indoor plants have made an impressive re-entrance to our homes. Modern and Contemporary furniture will be offered with a ‘Gelato’ palette.

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The Whitehall sofa

It starts with your lounge suite – your sofa, your armchairs and dining settings. These provide an opportunity to work with your chosen base colour. Velvets in lilacs, royal blues, scarlets, indigo blues – These contrast with the soft pastels of your accessories, cushions, throws and wallpapers. try a feature wall with a primary colour – or rich floral imagery.

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At Wills Furniture we have a wide range of styles and options in beautiful upholstered furniture as well as access to the very latest in fabrics, leathers and other materials from the world’s leading fabric houses.

Discuss your ideas with your interior Designer or Decorator. Confer with us at Wills Furniture for advice and direction on your ideas and selections.

The Wills Collection has been generated over 80 years. It provides a range of furniture suitable for restored and re-developed period homes as well as items admirably suited for contemporary design and modern living.

The Monterey

The Monterey Sofa can be configured as a single sofa or a modular suite. With a solid hardwood frame, polished oak feet, Luxura memory foam cushions, the unit pictured above has been upholstered in Warwick Dolce Graphite Velvet providing the ultimate in comfort and style. We have also included a catalogue shot here for your viewing.

The Clivedon

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The Clivedon dressed by Anna Spiro Design of Brisbane

The Clivedon is actually from our Classic Sofa Collection but here it is dressed in a very contemporary style. Anna Spiro Design of Brisbane have taken this classically designed sofa and had it upholstered in refreshing ‘carnival green’ from the Christopher Farr Cloth Fabrics Collection.

The Sofa is set in the sunroom of a house in the inner Brisbane suburb of Bardon. The fabric selected is an outdoor rated fabric specifically manufactured to protect against sun damage, as are the fabrics used on the ottoman and chairs.

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The Clivedon Sofa is an Edwardian inspired design with clean lines, an upholstered square back and square fitted arms. Pictured here the sofa features polished legs with castors and seat cushions of leather wrapped foam.

The Saville

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In contemporary settings consider also the sleek modern lines of the Saville Sofa. With fully sprung seat and back, luxurious feather/down wrap cushions and foam bolsters, this elegant design is finished with Victorian Ash polished legs.

No matter what your requirements are, the Wills Furniture Collection provides a perfect base for all upholstered furniture design placements. If required, the Wills team of craftsmen and upholsterers can create customisations to your Interior Designer or Decorator’s prescription and requirements.

Trust Wills to provide perfectly crafted, designed and finished upholstered furniture.

Call now on 03 9815 0111 and make an appointment to visit our showroom at 6 Guest St, Hawthorn. Or visit our website at willsfurniture.com.au and browse to make your selection.

At Wills we focus on Design, Luxury and Comfort. Relax, it’s from Wills – manufacturers of Australia’s premium hand-made and crafted upholstered furniture – simply the best.

Choose from the Wills Collection when furnishing your Modern Apartment

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With apartment sales booming, this style of living demands comfort, luxury and generally contemporary design. Many modern Apartments are up to 60sq’s in size with panoramic views afforded by full surround glass and balconies. The Wills Collection works beautifully in such spaces.

The key to ensuring a comfortable stylish apartment is often left to an experienced Interior Designer or Decorator. The Wills Collection provides a wonderful selection of Contemporary Sofas, Armchairs, modular suites and occasional chairs; Furniture that simply sets the standard – on quality, craftsmanship and appearance.

For you information we present here a range of contemporary selections from the Wills Furniture Collection.

The Monterey

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The Monterey can be configured as a single sofa or a modular suite. With a solid hardwood frame, polished oak feet, Luxura memory foam cushions, the unit pictured above has been upholstered in Warwick Dolce Graphite Velvet providing the ultimate in comfort and style. We have also included a catalogue shot here for your viewing.

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The Clivedon by Anna Spiro Design of Brisbane

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The Clivedon is actually from our Classic Sofa Collection but here it is dressed in a very contemporary style. Anna Spiro Design of Brisbane have taken this classically designed sofa and had it upholstered in refreshing ‘carnival green’ from the Christopher Farr Cloth Fabrics Collection.

The Sofa is set in the sunroom of a house in the inner Brisbane suburb of Bardon. The fabric selected is an outdoor rated fabric specifically manufactured to protect against sun damage, as are the fabrics used on the ottoman and chairs.

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The Clivedon is an Edwardian inspired design with clean lines, an upholstered square back and square fitted arms. Pictured here the sofa features polished legs with castors and seat cushions of leather wrapped foam.

The Saville

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In contemporary settings consider also the sleek modern lines of the Saville Sofa. With fully sprung seat and back, luxurious feather/down wrap cushions and foam bolsters, this elegant design is finished with Victorian Ash polished legs.

No matter what your requirements are, the Wills Collection provides a perfect base for all upholstered furniture design placements. If required, the Wills team of craftsmen and upholsterers can create customisations to your Interior Designer or Decorator’s prescription and requirements.

Trust Wills to provide perfectly crafted, designed and finished upholstered furniture.

Call now on 03 9815 0111 and make an appointment to visit our showroom at 6 Guest St, Hawthorn. Or visit our website at willsfurniture.com.au and browse to make your selection.

At Wills we focus on Design, Luxury and Comfort. Relax, it’s from Wills – manufacturers of Australia’s premium hand-made and crafted upholstered furniture – simply the best.