We all know the name Ashley Furniture. It’s impossible to walk into any kind of furniture retailer and not see the triangular logo somewhere. An international giant in the furniture world, Ashley produces everything from cozy sectionals to comfy recliners to dining sets that can seat the entire family to home office necessities to inviting bedroom sets. Whew!
Founded in 1945 in Chicago, Ashley Furniture grew quickly after merging with Arcadia Furniture, a Wisconsin-based furniture manufacturer. In 1982, Ashley moved the corporate headquarters to Arcadia, Wis., where it is still located today.
Always on the forefront of cutting-edge engineering and style, Ashley designers travel the world to discover the best in new trends and materials. Every piece is tested in state-of-the-art labs to ensure durability, appearance and performance. Streamlined production and rigorous quality control standards ensure that every piece is made and handled with care and designed to last. Fun fact: Ashley operates the world’s largest upholstery plant in Mississippi.
We carry a ton of pieces from Ashley and now we’re taking you through some of our favorite collections. With so much to choose from, it was hard to narrow it down to the few we have here.
Modern & Sophisticated Living Room
There is no shortage of sophisticated options when it comes to living room furniture from Ashley. The LaVernia sofa is a favorite of ours for a number of reasons: the Chesterfield-like rolled arms and tufted back and distinct navy hue that stands out from the usual neutral hues. The rich navy color and shiny nail head trim elevate a traditional sofa to a more modern place. To add even more of a style contrast, pair it with rustic-inspired end tables. The Rogness end table is a similar option to the one pictured above with just as much charm. An open shelf is great way to store necessities and still keep them on display- think books and family knickknacks.
To lighten up these darker hues, add light and bright accessories. The Jayme table lamp is inspired by the shape of a ginger jar but with a contemporary update: an open lattice design. The cream hue and drum shade will elevate the darker tones of the sofa and end table. To pull the space together, a cheerful area rug is needed. Enter the Milbridge, a rug similar to the one pictured above. Sunny yellow and blue add pops of color while still coordinating with the navy sofa and cream lamp.
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Ashley Rogness End Table (similar end table)
Ashley Milbridge 5′ x 8′ Rug (similar rug)
Urban & Eclectic Dining Room
We think the dining room is a great room to let your creativity run wild and Ashley agrees! The Mestler dining collection is a study in the marriage between vintage style and urban eclectic form. Take all the rules you thought you had to follow for a dining room and throw them out the window! Mix and match your chairs- the blue and cream side chairs contrast beautifully in this collection. Take it a step further and add two upholstered side chairs at the head and foot of the table to serve as host seats. Mixing materials like wood and fabric add texture and personality to your dining space. Keep the table simple if you’re going to play with the chairs. The Mestler table is a sturdy farmhouse-style table with a distressed driftwood finish that is in keeping with the eclectic mix of colors and materials.
To add a final touch of eclectic style, throw down a moody abstract rug. The Porcinni rug is similar to the one pictured above with a kilim-inspired design in a mix of light and dark browns, tans and creams. The neutral colors serve as an anchor to the space while the intriguing pattern adds depth.
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Ashley Porcinni 8′ x 10′ Rug (similar rug)
Casual & Contemporary Bedroom
Trendy, contemporary style does not always mean sleek lines and minimal form. The Ralene bedroom collection from Ashley Furniture proves that contemporary style is easily blended with casual wood tones and style details for a relaxed but chic bedroom collection. The queen storage bed is hands-down the focal point of the group. Upholstered headboards are the epitome of style right now, they add texture and contrast that stand out from traditional headboards. The button tufting and smoky gray fabric are the contemporary details that mix beautifully with the clean styling and rich wood tones. An upholstered footboard bench matches perfectly and also contains storage- voila, the perfect bed!
Rounding out the collection are the bedroom necessities: a nightstand, dresser and mirror. The dresser and nightstand both are classically but simply structured: thick profiled tops, tapered feet, French and English dovetail drawers and bronze hardware. The mirror is an essential to mount above the dresser to visually enlarge your bedroom. The entire collection pairs well with contemporary accessories and décor: metal table lamps, a white rug to lighten up the space and abstract art.
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