Textiles

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 »

Springs Finishes 2009 in the Black

Springs Finishes 2009 in the Black

MONTES CLAROS, Brazil–Springs Global managed to show net income for both the fourth quarter and the 2009 calendar year, reversing losses for both periods. Using the average conversion rate from the Brazilian real to the U.S. dollar for 2009, the company’s fourth-quarter net income was $519,452, and was $19.8 million for all of 2009. NetMore »

L.A. International Textile Show Set for September

L.A. International Textile Show Set for September

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles International Textile Show has been scheduled for Monday, Sept. 27, through Wednesday, Sept. 29. The show will take place at the California Market Center here. On Monday and Tuesday of that week, the show will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Wednesday it will be open fromMore »