CIRCA Ficks Reed

Mar 26, 2011 | Designs and Designers

Ficks Reed

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based Ficks Reed Company was founded in 1885 by Louis Ficks.  Initially established as the National Carriage and Reed Company, the company produced woven reed and wicker baby carriages before expanding their product line.

For over 125 years, Ficks Reed has built its reputation manufacturing high quality furniture using wicker, rattan, woven peel, bamboo, and selected hardwoods.  Ficks Reed has collaborated with world renowned designers including, Dorothy Draper, Paul László, John B. Wisner, and Paul T. Frankl, among many others.  Ficks Reed furniture designs reflect the dedicated collaboration between designer and skilled artisans ensuring attention to details and outstanding craftsmanship.

In addition to fabulous home furnishings, Ficks Reed has also furnished luxurious, inviting environments for prestigious hotels, resorts, clubs, and restaurants for over eight decades.  Ficks Reed hospitality clients include The Greenbrier Hotel, The Breakers Palm Beach, The Arizona Biltmore, MGM Mandalay Bay, Sandpiper Beach Club, Ritz Carlton Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, and Hyatt Regency Hotels.

Every piece of Ficks Reed furniture, whether residential or hospitality, is hand worked to the highest quality maintaining their legacy as a leading manufacturer of wicker and rattan furnishings.


CIRCA WHO Item #3610

Pair of Ficks Reed Rattan Woven Chests


CIRCA WHO Item #3945

Pair of Ficks Reed Large Rattan Barrel Chairs


CIRCA WHO Item #3578

Ficks Reed Faux Bamboo Dresser


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TV: SamsungChair: Palecek, in Peter Fasano fabricLight: Shades from the Midnight SunWallcovering: Schumacher (foyer).


Every appliance is concealed by painted paneling. Counter stools: Artistic FramePendants: Weplight, with Radish Moon fabricBacksplash: Tiles of Ezra.

Breakfast nook

Bowman chose a seafoam green for the spot where the family enjoys casual meals. Wallcovering: Phillip JeffriesChandelier: Julie NeillChairs: Design Within Reach, in Pierre Frey fabricTable: custom.

Dining Room

Bunk Room

Bowman turned a tiny space into a spare bedroom for the children’s friends. Floor tile: Mirth StudioWallcovering: ThibautPaint: Cloud White (trim, bunks) and In Your Eyes (ceiling), Benjamin Moore.

Girl’s Room

The room was decorated so that (optimistically) it will last through her teen years. Paint: Sprout, Sherwin-WilliamsWallcovering: Pacific Designs International (ceiling). Nightstand: Chelsea TextilesSconces: PalecekCurtains: Lisa Fine TextilesBedding: MatoukBed: Coley Home.

Primary Bathroom


Painted cement tile by Sabine Hill and Perennials performance fabric can withstand post-pool hangouts. Paint: Marry Me (cabinets), Benjamin MooreWallcovering: Pacific Designs InternationalSofa: vintage.


Pool House

Shutters painted in Pink Cloud by Benjamin Moore are a subtle departure from the neighboring homes—yet still wholly Floridian.