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Ralph Lauren Done Right

Ralph Lauren Done Right

By Allison Zisko Ralph Lauren is on a roll. As the spring show season begins, Ralph Lauren Home executives are confident they now have all the components needed for an integrated lifestyle presentation, with two distinct brands that do not overlap in price point or design yet share a common viewpoint. Product introductions at theMore »

Rosenthal Celebrates 50 Years of Studio-Line

Rosenthal Celebrates 50 Years of Studio-Line

By Allison ZiskoTabletop maker Rosenthal will celebrate 50 years of its Studio-Line division with a special 50-vase retrospective at the New York Tabletop Show this month. Studio-Line is known for its avant-garde designs, and over the past five decades many artists have interpreted their own ideas about sophisticated and functional design into Rosenthal collections, theMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Lighting Up a Room

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Lighting Up a Room

While it is one of Ralph Lauren Home’s newest licensees, having signed with the company in December, Visual Comfort & Co. already has a long history with the iconic brand, having worked with it behind the scenes for more than 10 years. “We have always thought it would be a great fit for our companyMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right: The King of the Bed

Ralph Lauren Done Right: The King of the Bed

Many top designers who enter home textiles tend to present looks that reflect their design focus each season. Not so Ralph Lauren. Beginning with the debut of the bed and bath line in 1983, Lauren has presented ensembles that reach into a variety of styles and looks—with the broad goal of combining heritage elegance withMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Flooring it with Safavieh

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Flooring it with Safavieh

For Ralph Lauren, it’s all about the mix, said Stephen Earle, senior vice president of home collection design, Ralph Lauren Home. “You can’t tell a story with one thing.” And now the brand has a comprehensive collection of rugs, having launched lines for both Ralph Lauren Home and Lauren Ralph Lauren Home with Safavieh inMore »

Fresh Faces Liven Tabletop in New York

Fresh Faces Liven Tabletop in New York

By Allison Zisko It promises to be a season of newness in tabletop. New products will take center stage during the spring tabletop market this month, but several new companies, new brands and new businesses will also vie for buyers’ attention, a sign, perhaps, of a revitalized industry. From the textiles industry comes a newMore »

Specializing in Outdoors

Specializing in Outdoors

By Duke Ratliff With spring in the air, specialty retailers Restoration Hardware and Crate & Barrel are emphasizing outdoor collections like never before. Both stylish companies are taking a double-pronged marketing approach this season with outdoor goods placed prominently in their catalogs and on their websites. Restoration Hardware recently dropped a hefty, 204-page Outdoor &More »