Finely Crafted Luxury Furniture
“We strive to make furniture of such impeccable quality that it brings joy not only to the people who own it, but also to the craftsmen who build it."
-Harley F. Shuford, Sr.
These words stand as a testament to the greatness in vision of our founder, Harley Ferguson Shuford, Sr. who founded Century in 1947. Through his words and actions, Century Furniture has evolved into one of the most respected names in the home furnishings industry. Now a third-generation family business, Century is owned and operated by the grandchildren of Mr. Shuford. Together with over eight hundred associates, they remain committed to the vision of their grandfather.
A true design leader, Century ranks in the forefront for its expertise in making superior custom pieces. Its broad line of wood and upholstered furniture consists of bedroom, dining and occasional collections in traditional, transitional and contemporary styling. They have licensed collections with numerous high-end designers including Thomas O’Brien, Charlotte Moss, Carrier and Company and Windsor Smith.
The company has an extensive casegoods facility with state-of-the-art woodworking capabilities and a sophisticated finishing operation, as well as three upholstery factories – all located in Hickory, North Carolina. Century’s domestic operations have always been a vital piece of its business strategy, using the skill and flexibility of its facilities to provide personalized, fully custom, and timely product to its customers.