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Blissliving Launches Redesigned Web Site

Blissliving Launches Redesigned Web Site

ROCKVILLE, Md.–Blissliving Home has debuted its redesigned Web site at blisslivinghome.com. The new site has been recreated as an interactive community for consumers, retailers and interior designers. Among its new features are a blog for reader comments; a photo gallery in which customers can share product and decorating tips; a video gallery featuring product-related videos,More »

Mariaux to Describe Maison & Objet Trends at IFDA

Mariaux to Describe Maison & Objet Trends at IFDA

NEW YORK–The International Furnishings and Design Association will present industry consultant Hermine Mariaux in “Maison & Objet Defines Home Trends for 2010.” The session is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, at the New York Design Center. Mariaux will deliver visuals of her recent trip to the Paris trade show, with highlights of the products, fabricsMore »

Supima Debuts Bridal Web Site and Social-Media Campaign

Supima Debuts Bridal Web Site and Social-Media Campaign

PHOENIX–Supima, the promotional organization for U.S. cotton growers, has introduced a marketing program for brides-to-be involving a Web site and social-networking sites. The group has unveiled supimalastingmoments.com, on which brides-to-be can share their stories, and is encouraging brides-to-be to use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to commemorate these special moments. The site also provides links toMore »

Companies Named for Best New Products at Home Textiles Market Week

Companies Named for Best New Products at Home Textiles Market Week

NEW YORK–A panel of trade and consumer editors bestowed Home Textiles Market Week “Best New Product Awards” to five companies, with Designers Guild named “Best of Market” for its Watelet Duvet. Home Textiles Market Week runs through Thursday, Feb. 4, at the New York International Gift Fair at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention CenterMore »

Home… DVF Style

Home... DVF Style

By Warren Shoulberg Diane von Furstenberg is homeward bound. The legendary fashion designer has signed up with Springs Global to do a new line of home-furnishings products, including, bedding, bath and tabletop, that will debut in spring 2011. The trade will get its first look at the products this spring. For von Furstenberg, it marksMore »

Basic Value

Basic Value

By David Gill Value has stepped up in importance as a factor in marketing and merchandising basic bedding. The elevation of value marks a turnaround for the industry. Recently, price has been driving the sales of bed pillows, mattress pads and comforters. But the industry’s largest manufacturers have now found that consumers focus less onMore »

textiles | hfnew | product roundup

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Cuddledown Among the key introductions for Cuddledown at the New York International Gift Fair earlier this month is Water Lilies (pictured here), based on the company’s long-standing Monet collection, which has been at retail for more than 20 years. Water Lilies’ impressionistic pattern has a soothing color palette that coordinates with Cuddledown’s embroidered dragon-fly sheetsMore »

Show Time

Show Time

By David Gill The first quarter of each year is a busy time for many home-furnishings vendors—particularly for Blissliving Home, the bedding-products manufacturer based in Rockville, Md. Blissliving’s early-year schedule has already included a stop at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, the New York International Gift Fair and the Las Vegas Market.More »