Posted in materials on November 18, 2015 9:01 pm EST

Innovative Chair or Bookcase? Both.

Whitney Brothers' bold design is injected into seating with integrated book storage to push the boundaries of early learning classroom furniture.

Whitney Brothers' Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase is its signature new product for 2016, featuring a clever integration of seating and functional book storage.


 

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TAGS: education spaces, functionality, furniture, interior design, sustainability,

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By Church Designer Staff

Keene, N.H.-based Whitney Brothers, the 111-year-old manufacturer of award-winning children’s furniture for early learning environments, introduces the Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase, its signature new product for 2016, featuring a clever integration of seating and functional book storage in a striking contemporary design.

The Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase can be combined with other pieces in the company’s new Contemporary Reading Collection – a Contemporary Reading Chair, Contemporary Desk, and Contemporary End Table (each sold separately) – to create a complete reading ensemble or desk pod designed to anchor the cohesive design of an early learning classroom.

A built-in bookcase meets vibrant color to create an ideal learning nook.

“Our brand is long renowned for its high quality, innovative products and we have always eschewed the notion that institutional children’s furniture has to look, well, institutional,” says David Stabler, president of Whitney Brothers. “We strive for originality ... [and] our Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase brims with delightful character, features a unique contemporary design, clever built-in bookcase, and vibrant color [designed to] inspire children to settle in for hours of reading enjoyment.”

Each product Whitney Brothers manufactures is UL GREENGUARD Gold Certified, qualifies for LEED credits, meets or exceeds CPSIA, ASTM and BIFMA requirements, carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty, and is made in America.

MSRP for the Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase is $549, with immediate availability, the company reports.

 

 

 

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