Textiles

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

NEW YORK–Bardwil Linens has debuted a collection of stand-alone shower curtains under the brand name Bardwil Bath. The initial line, which was highlighted at the company’s showroom during this week’s New York Home Fashions Market, consists of eight prints and a line of solid-color curtains, all drawn from existing Bardwil table linens, according to LindaMore »

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

NEW YORK–Ellery Homestyles took advantage of this week’s New York Home Fashions Market to introduce its new decorative-bedding brand, Vue. In its initial launch, Vue consists of six ensembles, all with coordinating comforter sets, shower curtains and bath accessories. Retail pricing is expected to fall in the range of $179 for a full/queen comforter set.More »

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

 WOOLRICH, Pa.–Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company, announced the promotion of Nick Brayton to director of domestic licensing. Brayton will be responsible for directing all domestic licensing business including accessories and home furnishings. Additionally, he will be responsible for product development, sales and marketing, merchandising and management of domestic licensees. Brayton is a seventh generation descendent ofMore »

IFDA New York Chapter Sponsors Design Walkathon

IFDA New York Chapter Sponsors Design Walkathon

NEW YORK–The New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will serve as a sponsor for the “Design Walk at High Line Park” on Oct. 2. The walkathon is part of IFDA’s effort to build scholarships, increase grant funding and support a variety of educational programs through the association’s Educational Foundation. Founded inMore »

Soft Home for Market

Soft Home for Market

By David Gill This month’s New York Home Fashions Market will take place in the midst of what Michael Lichtenberg, president of S. Lichtenberg & Co., called a “soft and steady” year for the home-textiles industry. The industry has picked up some steam, but not a lot, in the first eight months of 2010. “Overall,More »

Seidman’s Diamond Jubilee

Seidman’s Diamond Jubilee

By David Gill The Seidman News Bulletin turned 60 last month. The bulletin has appeared every week since its debut in 1950, totaling more than 3,000 issues. Seymour Seidman, the publication’s editor, launched the bulletin after he joined Wamsutta as merchandise manager—a position he took after serving several years running the textiles section of DNR,More »

Croscill Home & Ex-Cell/Glenoit Gain Mikasa License

Croscill Home & Ex-Cell/Glenoit Gain Mikasa License

NEW YORK–Croscill Home & Ex-Cell/Glenoit has reached an agreement with Lifetime Brands to produce a collection of home textiles under the Mikasa brand. The collection encompasses bed ensembles, bath ensembles, tablecloths, napkins, runners, kitchen tiers and napkin rings. According to a statement from Lifetime Brands, it will be offered under the Mikasa Home Accents brand,More »

London Luxury Licenses With Claritin for Bedding

London Luxury Licenses With Claritin for Bedding

NEW YORK–London Luxury has signed an agreement with Claritin, the allergy-medicine brand, to manufacture a line of Claritin-branded bedding. The collection will be made with allergen-barrier fabric, engineered to function as a barrier to dust mites, pet dander and other allergens. It is being introduced at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. Claritin isMore »