Author Archives: Andrea Lillo

Andrea Lillo

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Product Specialties

Ice is HOT as ice cube trays and accessories have exploded into a plethora of sizes and shapes. These items make summer’s heat and humidity easier to handle.—Andrea Lillo Product Specialties In a set of 8 one-inch stainless-steel cubes, the reusable Hard Ice from the Final Touch brand has a tray and tongs to makeMore »

Rugs | Vibrant in Vegas | August 2013

Safavieh

Summer’s sizzling and so are the introductions in the rug category. Several major designer licensed collections have debuted—including Oriental Weavers’ Pantone line, Safavieh’s Isaac Mizrahi collection and Nourison’s line with Kathy Ireland—bringing even more color and style to the floor. Other launches have been rich in designs and hues as well, and in a numberMore »

A Century of Safavieh

Safavieh

A family rug business evolves into a high-tech resource for the home By Andrea Lillo While its history goes back a hundred years, Safavieh is a company for today, having evolved into a high-tech home furnishings company with a focus on logistics, product and serving the consumer, designer and retailer. With its line of 40,000More »

HFend | Fun in the Sun with ART | July 2013

From left, Sharon Davis, ART; Colleen Visage, ART; Susan Andrulis, IMAX; and Heather Corsini, Design with a Twist

The Accessories Resource Team held its 21st annual conference in May, and while more serious fare such as speakers and workshops was on the agenda, so was the opportunity for socializing and merriment with industry friends. This year’s conference was held at the Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami and 65 people attended.—Andrea Lillo

Rugs | A Focus on the Floor at ICFF | May 2013

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Clearly colorful and contemporary, the rug designs debuting at this month’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York easily complement a range of interiors. These handmade collections focus on a plethora of inspirations, from nature to urban, traditional to modern.—Andrea Lillo