18th-century gardens inspirenew WILLIAMSBURG® lighting, accessories by Murray Feiss
The WILLIAMSBURG brand, famous for adapting classic designs to 21st-century lifestyles, receives a garden infusion as WILLIAMSBURG and Murray Feiss collaborate on two new collections of lamps and accessories, WILLIAMSBURG Lady Dunmore’s Collection and the WILLIAMSBURG Garden House Collection. Inspired by the elegant formal gardens at the Governor’s Palace and the pleasingly intimate Colonial Williamsburg gardens tucked away behind every fence and hedgerow, Murray Feiss designer, Wesley Glover, has created a selection of products as diverse as nature itself.
Murray Feiss is introducing both collections -- with approximately 18 new pieces -- at the April International Home Furnishing Market in High Point, N.C. Both will be available through specialty lighting, department and furniture stores at retail prices ranging from $100 to $300.
The 18th-century garden was a work of art with splendid green landscapes punctuated by statuary, urns and magnificent wrought iron gates. Classically inspired garden urns in rich rubbed finishes, such as weathered bronze and aged iron, are the feature elements in Lady Dunmore’s Collection of lamps and accessories. Bring the timeless appeal of colonial garden design to your home with these intriguing “new” designs.
The WILLIAMSBURG Garden House Collection extends the garden theme further with a selection of handmade garden containers whose mellow textures and earthy allure appear to have been seasoned by time and the elements.
“Americans continue to extend their homes into their gardens and their gardens into their homes,” said Bonnie Penney, Colonial Williamsburg’s product manager for lighting. “With the demands of daily life, we have less and less time to spend outdoors, so bringing our garden sanctuaries indoors is a natural solution. These latest garden inspired designs by WILLIAMSBURG are rich with texture and will appeal to anyone wishing to bring the garden element into their decorating scheme.”
Murray Feiss is the foremost designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior lighting and home décor. Its extensive line of products includes grand chandeliers, casual fixtures, vanity bath lights with coordinated bath hardware, outdoor lighting, lamps, torchieres, wall brackets and decorative accessories. The collaboration between Murray Feiss and WILLIAMSBURG combines the traditional and the transitional heritage that defines WILLIAMSBURG’s commitment to authentic American design and quality.