Textiles

Woolrich Licenses Home Collection with JLA

Woolrich Licenses Home Collection with JLA

WOOLRICH, Pa.–Woolrich, the outdoor-clothing manufacturer, has reached a license agreement with JLA Home for a line of home textiles. According to a joint statement from the two companies, the collection will include top-of-the-bed products, textile wall art and decorative pillows. It will launch with a grouping of five bed ensembles, which will consist of queenMore »

Ralph Lauren to Pull Bed and Bath Business in House

Ralph Lauren to Pull Bed and Bath Business in House

NEW YORK—Ralph Lauren Home, the home-textiles division of Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., will assume all of the operations of the Lauren by Ralph Lauren Home brand’s decorative bedding and bath business effective May 1, 2011. The move, which had been rumored for some time, places the manufacturing, sourcing and development of decorative bedding and bathMore »

The Luxe Comeback

The Luxe Comeback

By David Gill Is now the time to make a move in lux-ury bedding? Recent market research indicates that upscale consumers, the prime market for luxury products, are putting heavy locks on their wallets and pocketbooks. The most recent Luxury Consumption Index, an indicator provided by luxury market-research firm Unity Marketing, found that consumer confidenceMore »

Portico Home Reaches Deal with Hyatt, Enters Hospitality Market

Portico Home Reaches Deal with Hyatt, Enters Hospitality Market

NEW YORK–Portico Home has formed an agreement with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, the hotel and resort company, that marks the eco-friendly products brand’s first appearance in the hospitality market. Under the terms of the deal, Hyatt is furnishing premier suites at its hotels with Portico Home organic-cotton sheets, pillowcases and pillow shams. The line hasMore »

Conference Program Slated for Surtex

Conference Program Slated for Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Next May’s Surtex show will present a 10-session conference program as the show marks its 25th anniversary. Titled “Future Focus: Profit from Design,” the program will include sessions that will examine a multitude of aspects of the business of art licensing and sales. It will offer three seminars on the core basics ofMore »

BedVoyage Teams with Kelli Ellis on Textiles Collection

BedVoyage Teams with Kelli Ellis on Textiles Collection

SEATTLE–BedVoyage has reached an agreement with interior designer Kelli Ellis to produce a collection of bedding textiles. The collection, which will be introduced next spring, includes duvet covers, pillow shams, Euro shams and bolsters, all designed by Ellis. As part of the agreement, Ellis will serve as spokeswoman for BedVoyage’s entire line of bamboo linens,More »

AmericasMart Launches High Design Home

AmericasMart Launches High Design Home

ATLANTA—Building on the success of the established High Design collection in the Market Temporaries, AmericasMart has launched High Design Home, which will debut at the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. HD Home will feature an exclusive juried lifestyles collection of the nation’s most inspired and design-driven home furnishings and home decorMore »