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PORT 68 to Launch Licensed Collection with Scalamandre

Posted on August 20, 2013 by HFN Staff

Port 68 ScalamandreCHICAGO-Renowned high-end textiles house Scalamandre has partnered with lighting, accents and home decor resource Port 68 for a licensed collection of lighting, accent upholstery and decor that will debut at the upcoming October High Point Market. The Scalamandre Maison for Port 68 line will be inspired by Scalamandre's signature fabrics and wallcovering, and design refinements will include handpainted porcelain, lacquer and rich gold-leafed metal applique.

Port 68 will celebrate the new line with a cocktail reception on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 4-6 p.m., in its IHFC showroom, InterHall 310.

"We are thrilled to introduce the luxurious lifestyle of Scalamandre to the marketplace with Scalamandre Maison for Port 68," said Michael Yip, president, Port 68. "The history of such venerated patterns as Le Zebre and Jour de Juin is captured in this timeless, fresh collection. The designer rich patterns are chic and classic and it will be exciting to see the partnership grow for years to come."

Steven Stolman, president of Scalamandre, said, "Scalamandre is honored to partner with Port 68 for this wonderful collection. Seeing our iconic patterns come to life in new, unexpected ways is so exciting to all of us who are part of the journey of taking America's most revered textile house into the future."