Shakers’ Design From the 1700s to Modern Chairs

Shakers’ Design From the 1700s to Modern Chairs

There are two unshakable tenants of Shakers Design—utility and simplicity.  The utility is evidenced in the sturdy, minimalistic construction of Shaker furniture. Simplicity is featured in clean, unadorned lines, reflecting the original creators’ uncomplicated...
The History of Rocking Chairs

The History of Rocking Chairs

Imagine sitting on a slatted wood deck, listening to the rhythmic chorus of wind chimes, autumn leaves falling atop one another, and the soft sway of rocking back and forth in your rocking chair. As you do, we’ll share the history of rocking chairs and how Americans...
Rocking Chair Colors & Design Ideas

Rocking Chair Colors & Design Ideas

When it comes to adding a pop of color to your indoor or outdoor spaces, rocking chairs bring comfort and joy to your living areas. There are many ways to experiment with design and color, either blending in your rocker or making it a focal point. Choose the...
Meet the Maker: Troutman Chair Company

Meet the Maker: Troutman Chair Company

Troutman Chair Company rockers have been swaying for nearly a century, so it’s hardly surprising they swayed the judges’ hearts and won first place in the Home & Garden category of Our State’s Made in NC Awards. Troutman Chair Company is straightforward about what...
Troutman Chair Tested to Withstand

Troutman Chair Tested to Withstand

By Jay Mcintosh ATKINS, Va. – If you have any 1,000-pound guests coming for dinner, Neal Anderson has just the chair for you. Anderson, owner of Anderson Furniture here, sells a cottage-style chair from manufacturer Troutman Chair that he can promote as suitable for...

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