Lane Furniture

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Lane is a well known source of medium quality, mid-priced furniture throughout the U.S. Lane started out making cedar chests 95 years ago. While it still makes cedar chests, Lane has expanded today to manufacturing furniture for the entire home. Reclining furniture, home entertainment, dining rooms, bedrooms or occasional furniture, Lane manufactures and sells them all.

Lane is owned by Furniture Brands International, who also own some of America's other best known brands such as Broyhill, Thomasville and Drexel Heritage.

Lane Furniture

Lane manufactures transitional furniture that lies between traditional and casual contemporary furniture. Individual pieces or collections can lean towards one style or the other, but over all it is a safe, neutral style for most interiors.

The company made its beginning by manufacturing cedar chests, early in the 1900s. For about 40 years that is all the company manufactured before starting to make occasional tables in 1951. From there it was on to casegoods, accent pieces, and finally upholstered furniture for which it so well known today.

Lane's large selection of upholstered furniture in leather and fabric is manufactured in Tupelo, Mississippi, right here in the U.S. while its wood furniture is imported from all over the world, but mostly assembled in the U.S. Lane's furniture is in the mid-priced range and its major competitors are manufacturers such as La-Z-Boy, Broyhill and Bassett.

Lane furniture is sold throughout the U.S. mostly through the brand's own mid-sized stores which carry Lane furniture exclusively. However, department stores and independent dealers also carry a wide selection of Lane furniture along with other comparable brands.

Upholstered Furniture from Lane

Lane is the one of the largest manufacturer of reclining furniture. It offers a wide variety of reclining and stationary sofas, chairs, sectionals and sleepers in leather and fabric. Many of Lane's reclining pieces are also available with matching reclining or stationary pieces. There is a wide variety to choose from with many different colors and fabrics to match most styles or existing decor.

Reclining sofas upholstered in fabric start at around $1,099, while reclining chairs in fabric start around $500. For sectionals and leather upholstery prices go much higher.

For instance, the Palmer Double Reclining Sofa which has a casual, contemporary style, is available in both fabric and leather. The fabric covered reclining sofa costs around $1,299, while a leather upholstered power reclining version costs $1,999.

The Stanton Stationary Sofa, is an example of Lane's higher end offerings. This transitional sofa is also available in both fabric and leather and is priced in the high $2000 range.

Andre is a leather recliner with a swivel base, a reclining back, and a matching ottoman, available for around $1,049. There is a very wide selection of reclining chairs in a multitude of designs and coverings.

There is a wide variety of stationary upholstered fabric and leather covered chairs as well as reclining ones. The stationary chairs range in price from mid-$600 to around $2,200.

Dining Room, Bedroom furniture and other Casegoods

Lane's vast selection of casegoods ranges from cedar chests that they originally used to make, to occasional tables, wall units and complete dining room and bedroom sets. Additionally the company also manufactures and carries its well known home entertainment furniture.

Wood and wood veneer products are available in many different styles and finishes. To make it easier for customers to coordinate furniture pieces throughout the home, Lane has classified many pieces into separate collections.

At present there are three major bedroom collections, but the products keep changing from time to time to keep pace with consumer demand and changing fashions. Bedroom prices can range from around $1099 upwards.

Prices for a coffee table can start at $499, and go up to around $1200 or higher, depending on style, construction and material. Dining tables can go from $649 for a simple kitchen table such as the Blackstone Farmhouse Table, to over $2000 for the Trestle Table in the Eddie Bauer Collection.

Lane's Home Entertainment Furniture

With the increasing popularity of home entertainment furniture over the last few years, Lane has manufactured furniture that is especially designed for today's home entertainment needs. Depending on your needs and preferences, you can choose from simple TV stands to elaborate wall units.

The home entertainment furniture is available at prices that can range from $300 for simple media consoles to $2800 for more elaborate media wall systems.

To go with its casegood offerings in home entertainment furnishings, Lane has also made a name for itself with the variety of home theater seating it offers. Lane's Cinema Collection features a contemporary design with options such as lighted cup holders and sliding arm storage for remotes and gaming equipment.

Where to Buy

Lane Furniture is available at a variety of department stores. Check out their website here to find a store near you.