The Shaker concept of "form following function" is a foundation of modern design, which helps explain its enduring appeal. Our Shaker Collection is inspired by classic Shaker forms. All of our Shaker dining tables, Shaker beds, Shaker Chests and Dressers, and Shaker occasional tables are American made, most of them hand built in Maine.
Shaker Collection by Style
Shaker Heirloom Collection
The Shaker Heirloom Collection is Chilton Furniture's interpretation of a classic Shaker dining set.
Traditional Shaker Style Bedroom Furniture
Chilton’s extensive collection of traditional Shaker style wood bedroom furniture features the timeless clean lines and craftsmanship favored by Shaker furniture makers in the 1800’s.
Modern Shaker Bedroom Furniture
Our modern Shaker style bedroom furniture collection features the timeless, clean lines of traditional Shaker forms, but with softer edges and distinctly modern style.
Chilton Shaker Furniture Blog
Characteristics of Natural Hardwood Furniture
One noteworthy feature of hardwood furniture is the unique character observable in each board milled and selected for use by the craftsman. Natural factors affecting a tree, such as growth, insects and site conditions, can each leave their signature on the wood and tell a rich story of the living material from which each piece of furniture is built.
What Are the Characteristics of Shaker Furniture?
Does form follow function, or function follow form? It’s an age-old debate in design. For the Shakers, there was no debate. Form firmly followed function. But what soon became apparent was that, with the Shakers, form following function led to a simple, timeless aesthetic.
5 Benefits of Buying Handcrafted Hardwood Furniture
Wood furniture has stood the test of time. The history of furniture has always included wood, and its continued use today can be attributed to wood’s timeless charm and integrity. Read on to learn about the benefits of hardwood furniture and why it has endured centuries and trends and is still a classic material used today.
Product Spotlight: Shelving
While the definition of a bookcase is a piece of furniture consisting of shelves to hold books, we all know it is much more. At Chilton Furniture, we have added a number of new originally designed shelving options to bring this piece of furniture to life in your home.
Holiday Traditions in the Dining Room
Holidays fill the entire home with warmth and love. For the Chilton Furniture team, the most impactful family holiday traditions are made in the dining room. Read about our fondest memories and favorite traditions around the dining table below.