Textiles

Art In Motion Celebrates 25 Years

Art In Motion Celebrates 25 Years

VANCOUVER B.C.–Art In Motion is thrilled to be celebrating 25 years of publishing and licensing the work of creative artists from around the world. “We are thrilled to be celebrating a quarter century,” said Tara Fortunato, chief merchandising officer with parent company ICA Home Décor. “Art In Motion is a leader in art and design. WeMore »

Oh Named Design Director at Beacon Looms

Oh Named Design Director at Beacon Looms

TEANECK, N.J.—Sung Oh has joined Beacon Looms as director of design and product development, a newly created position. Oh is responsible for the design and development of all of the company’s window treatments, bedding and decorative pillows. She reports to Sandy McNeil, senior vice president of merchandising and sales. Before joining Beacon Looms, Oh wasMore »

Revman Designer Liberato Dies

Revman Designer Liberato Dies

NEW YORK–Luciana Liberato, design director for Revman, has died from cancer. She was 41.   She joined the company in 1999 as design assistant. She became design manager in 2002 and was promoted to design director in 2005.   According to a Revman statement, friends of Liberato have set up a Web page, main.acsevents.org/goto/Luciana.Liberato, onMore »

Leggett & Platt to Sponsor WithIt Leadership Conference

Leggett & Platt to Sponsor WithIt Leadership Conference

GREENSBORO, N.C.–Leggett & Platt has signed on to sponsor WithIt’s annual education conference, “Leadership2: Take It to the Next Level.” Scheduled for Aug. 17-19, the conference will provide opportunities for leadership development, business networking and professional and personal growth for executives in the home-furnishings industries. It is also part of WithIt’s effort to encourage femaleMore »

A Feel for Texture

A Feel for Texture

By David Gill Texture has become a dominant factor in decorative pillows, as exemplified by the March New York Home Fashions Market. This represents something of a sea change to the category. For many years, color was the key factor that drew consumers to the decorative-pillow sections at retailers. While color is still important, pillowsMore »

Perfect Fit Taps Beliveau for Operations Post

Perfect Fit Taps Beliveau for Operations Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–In yet another move since its acquisition by The Anderson Group, Perfect Fit Industries has named John Beliveau senior vice president of operations, a new position for the company. Beliveau oversees all manufacturing, production, purchasing, customer service and distribution. He reports directly to Dan Hammer, who was named the company’s chief executive officer lastMore »

Greenland Relocates 230 Fifth Showroom

Greenland Relocates 230 Fifth Showroom

CHINO, Calif.–Greenland Home Fashions is moving its showroom into a new space at 230 Fifth Ave. The manufacturer of quilted bedding is relocating to room 1316 at the New York showroom building, from its previous space in room 816. Spencer Rogers, Greenland’s vice president, said the new showroom provides the company with more floor spaceMore »