Century Furniture - A Commitment to Excellence
When you order a piece of Century Furniture from Boyles, you are commissioning a piece of art. You can either choose a piece from a current collection and customize fabric and finishes to your taste, or if you too are a designer and have imagined the perfect piece of furniture, Century can build your dream piece for you when provided with a sketch and dimensions.
Century Furniture is the world’s largest privately owned high-end residential furniture manufacturer in the world. Established in 1947, the Shuford family has used industry insight and foresight to develop a brand that is recognized for detailed craftsmanship, impeccable quality and finishes, legendary service, and design innovation by the best designers in the world, including Candice Olson and Thomas O'Brian.
Further setting Century Furniture apart from other furniture manufacturers is their community stewardship and environmental policy.
Century’s founder Harley F. Shuford Sr. said, “We strive to make furniture of such impeccable quality that it brings joy not only to the people who own it, but also the craftsmen who build it.” This acknowledgment of the value of their craftsmen and workforce remains to this day. Over 900 North Carolinians work for Century in various positions and all of them own a piece of the business. Investment and ownership builds pride in workmanship. In 2008 and the recession years that followed, while other furniture manufacturers closed, laid off employees or sacrificed quality with materials brought in from China, Century grew by further refining their commitment to impeccable quality, customized furniture and state of the art design.
Century Furniture has never wavered from their corporate philosophy of 1947. Since their beginning it has been their culture to be socially responsible with the safety and health of Century associates, business partners, customers and the natural environment. Century Furniture is committed to reducing their environmental impact through intelligent design, conservation, and recycling.
Century Furniture believes the best way to conserve environmental resources is to design and manufacture furniture of such impeccable quality that it will last for generations. Nothing is more wasteful than disposable furniture. Century Furniture is in fact so committed to sustainability and responsible forest management that they are both Forest Stewardship Council certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified. This means that the forests
where the wood is grown Century Furniture is Forest Stewardship Council Certifiedare certified to conform to FSC® standards and that everyone in the chain who processes the wood is FSC® Chain of Custody certified them the coveted “Sustainable by Design” Registration by the America Home Furnishings Alliance. Enabling Century to sell these products to the customer with a valid claim of FSC® 100%.
Century Furniture’s commitment to the environment and sustainability has earned Beautiful Furniture by CenturyWhile social and environmental policy help to define Century Furniture, in the end, the finished
piece of furniture is the ultimate takeaway. Craftsmanship, design and quality materials come together in such a way at Century that they can only be described as works of art. Visually stunning pieces of furniture that help create beautiful yet comfortable rooms in your home. Shop our collection of online Century Furniture, or call and have our design assistants help you customize your Century furniture piece today!