Textiles

IFDA to Present Circle of Excellence Awards

IFDA to Present Circle of Excellence Awards

NEW YORK–The New York chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association will honor the winners of its biannual Circle of Excellence awards on Tuesday, May 4, at a cocktail reception at the Union League Club here. The winners include:•Charles Pavarini III of Charles Pavarini III Design Associates for interior design•Kenneth Wampler of The AlphaMore »

Arrow Home to Produce Telemundo Line

Arrow Home to Produce Telemundo Line

NEW YORK–Arrow Home Fashions and Big Tent Entertainment have reached a license agreement whereby Arrow Home will design and manufacture a home-textiles collection under Telemundo, the Hispanic television network. The multiyear agreement calls for Arrow Home to produce a collection of fashion bedding, window treatments, bath accessories, towels and table linens branded under Telemundo’s establishedMore »

Brooke Shields Featured in New Royal Velvet Campaign

Brooke Shields Featured in New Royal Velvet Campaign

NEW YORK–Actress Brooke Shields and her family will be featured in a new multimedia campaign for Royal Velvet. The campaign will debut next month in shelter magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle and House Beautiful, according to a statement from Iconix Brand Group, owner of the Royal Velvet label. This marks theMore »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, ICON Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Woolrich Makes Itself at Home

Woolrich Makes Itself at Home

How do you celebrate your 180th birthday? If you’re Woolrich, the venerable brand that traces its roots back to a 19th century woolen mill in the hills of Pennsylvania, you do it by doing what you do best: expanding the brand into more product categories and more channels of distribution. Even though Woolrich is probablyMore »

Li & Fung’s Darling on Licensing Show Panel

Li & Fung’s Darling on Licensing Show Panel

NEW YORK–Rick Darling, president of Li & Fung’s U.S. unit, LF USA, will appear on the keynote panel for the Licensing International Expo. Darling will take part in the session titled “The Future of Entertainment Licensing,” which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 8 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. AlsoMore »

Pantone Announces Cross-referencing Application for iPhone and Web

Pantone Announces Cross-referencing Application for iPhone and Web

CARLSTADT, N.J.–Pantone has introduced the myPantone X-Ref iPhone application and Web tool that let graphic, digital, multimedia, fashion, interior and industrial designers easily cross-reference all Pantone Color Libraries. X-Ref is available as an iPhone application or Web-based tool. The myPantone X-Ref iPhone application is a companion product to myPantone, an iPhone application released last yearMore »

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

NEW YORK–Community-based AIDS service organization Housing Works Thrift Shops is looking for donations of all types of home products, including furniture, bedding, tabletop and artwork, for its sixth annual Design on a Dime fundraising event, which is scheduled for May 6-8 at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 W. 18th St. Housing Works will provide complimentaryMore »