MARTINSVILLE, VA — Hooker Furniture announced the launch of its Rhapsody Collection, which it says provides a casual yet sophisticated look for living space. The collection includes furniture for the living room, bedroom, dining room, home office and home entertainment.

Available at authorized Hooker Furniture retailers,the collection features a walnut-colored finish in combination with wood veneers including pecky pecan, hickory, walnut, ash and maple over poplar solids. According to the company, the collection's "classic design elements, grand scale and a relaxed rustic finish" enables consumers "to create the lifestyle of casual opulence they're seeking."

Based in Martinsville, VA, the 88-year-old home furnishings firm is ranked among the nation's top 10 largest publicly traded furniture sources based on 2011 shipments to U.S. retailers. In addtion to the wood furnishings which are sold under the Hooker Furniture label, its upholstered seating companies include Hickory, NC-based Bradington-Young LLC, and Bedford, VA-based Sam Moore Furniture LLC.

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