Textiles

American Textile Donates Pillow Sale Proceeds to Veterans Group

Americana pillow

DUQUESNE, Pa.-American Textile Co. has donated $10,000 in proceeds from sales of its Americana (Filled with Pride in America) pillow to Team Red, White and Blue, a group dedicated to connecting veterans to their communities through physical and social activities. The donation was presented at a dinner in Pittsburgh on May 3. The following day,More »

Impulse Gift Market to Debut Alongside NY Now

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will extend its range of resources for retailers with the launch of a new co-located event, Impulse at NY Now, beginning in August. Presented alongside NY Now’s New! Collection at the Passenger Ship Terminal’s Pier 94, this new trade event will offer buyers access to some 100 suppliers of impulse andMore »

Design Student McLean Wins Surtex designext Competition

Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Tori McLean, a third-year student at the United Kingdom’s Winchester School of Art, took the grand prize in Surtex’s 2014 designext International Student Competition. This year’s competition was themed “Street Inspiration.” Students submitted original surface designs inspired by their vision of street influences in the year 2020. McLean’s submission used a range ofMore »

Surtex Exhibitors Upbeat About Show

Surtex

NEW YORK-Exhibitors at this week’s Surtex, which ended yesterday, came away with positive feelings about their booth activity at the show. “Attendees who stopped at our booth were very friendly and interested,” said Jared Hudson, photo booth attendant for Art Licensing International. “I also saw contracts being discussed, which is a gauge of how wellMore »

Surtex Exhibitors Upbeat About Show

Surtex

NEW YORK-Exhibitors at this week’s Surtex, which ended yesterday, came away with positive feelings about their booth activity at the show. “Attendees who stopped at our booth were very friendly and interested,” said Jared Hudson, photo booth attendant for Art Licensing International. “I also saw contracts being discussed, which is a gauge of how wellMore »

600 New Resources to Exhibit at NY Now this Summer

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–An influx of first-time exhibitors and companies returning from a market hiatus is expected to bring some 600 new suppliers to the summer edition of NY Now, according to GLM, which owns and operates the show. These newcomers will be among some 2,800+ total exhibiting companies presented throughout NY Now’s four collections –More »

Chilewich to Open First Store This Fall

Chilewich

NEW YORK–Textiles company Chilewich has plans to open its first physical store this September. It will be located in the Flatiron district here. “It is both thrilling and a little scary,” said Sandy Chilewich, designer and founder, in a mass email. “In this new store we will create our own personal environment to showcase ourMore »

Kathy Davis Studios in Expansion Mode

Kathy Davisl Studios

HORSHAM, Pa.–Kathy Davis Studios will launch several collections at the Surtex Show, which begins this weekend in New York, and is looking to expand its licensing portfolio into several home decor and lifestyle accessory categories. Kathy Davis is a leading greeting card and social expressions designer, with sales of licensed goods exceeding $100 million atMore »