Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, April 4, 2012
New York (212) 643-1150
Aluxe's sheet and duvet sets are 350-thread-count, 100% Egyptian cotton, available in all sizes in three jacquard patterns (Solid Stripe, Solid Diamond and Solid Plaid) as well as Solid Percale. Sets include flat, fitted and two cases (one for twin and extralarge twin). Duvet cover sets include cover, bed skirt and two shams with 5-centimeter flange. Colors include white, bone, hearth, stone, moss and iris.
Griffin, Ga. (770) 228-3010
Created for American Mills by Alisa Shapard, the lava quilt collections are inspired by nature, and have unique designs and hard-to-miss colors. A few of the new sets in allover prints on cotton include Garden Splash in crushed violets, burnt orange and blue with a bold stripe back in crushed violets. Blooms is on cloud cream in tourmaline, carafe, blue, and dried tobacco backed with ticking stripe in tourmaline. Petals is backed with a cabana stripe in henna, almond and peacoat. Floral Sketch comes in vanilla and imperial blue. Feathers is backed with a freehand chevron stripe in bright gold, carafe and rumba red.
New York (212) 564-1597
The new bed-in-a-bag packaging concept utilizes a fashionable Eileen West signature fabric tote bag. Complete bed ensemble offerings include a 100% cotton damask stripe sheet set/duvet cover set or coverlet set/sheet set in a range of patterns.
Newport News, Va.
Dandridge Botanical is inspired by several botanical prints in the collection of Colonial Williamsburg. Named in honor of George Washington's wife Martha (nee Dandridge Custis) Washington, the C&F quilt features hand-drawn botanicals in black and white.
Nottingham is a stone neutral quilt with lime green and yellow accents in its oversize Jacobean florals.
Oceana Paisley is C&F's new bedding by fabric designer April Cornell. The color scheme is blue, turquoise and sea green with paisley swirls across the quilt. Bright-striped Euro shams and a dust ruffle frame the design.
Historie de la Mer is a romantic interpretation of antique sea life drawings on a sand-colored quilt. Driftwood brown, coral turquoise and sand dollar white make up the palette here for a sleepy seashore respite.
New York (212) 684-5364
Ellery Homestyles, under the Vue by Ellery brand, introduces the Olsen Comforter Mini Set Collection, a queen-size quilt fabricated in 100% cotton with innovative decorative pillows. The engineered pattern layout with a monochrome print has a Bohemian vibe. The graphic appeal of Olsen is accented with pops of multicolor jewel-tone embroidery. Texture is carried throughout the collection with appliqued and embroidered coordinates and the faux-suede decorative pillow, which adds flair.
HOME FASHIONS INTERNATIONAL
New York (864) 649-2724
Home Fashions International drew inspiration from the world's fourth-largest island, Madagascar - located off the southeastern coast of Africa - in creating its new top-of-bed collection.
New York (917) 554-3704
The Brights sheet sets are 200-thread-count sheets available in four colors: fuchsia, lime, teal and orange.
J.R. UNITED INDUSTRIES
Miami (305) 933-7100
The company is unveiling a new line of luxury soaps, lotions, gels and fragrances to complement its solid-colored and jacquard upscale bath towels.
The Elegance bed-in-a-bag set from Marwah includes one comforter, bedskirt, two shams, two decorative cushions, two Euro shams, deep-pocket fitted sheet, oversize flat sheet and two pillowcases. The scroll pattern is in deep purple and silver against a white background.
The Dubai polka-dot-print cotton deep-pocket sheet set includes one flat sheet, one deep-pocket fitted sheet and two pillowcases. Constructed of 350-thread-count 100% cotton, these sateen sheets feature a tonal polka dot print on a warm green background.
New York (212) 967-2014
Regence is introducing six patterns in cotton chenille bedspreads. They are available in three traditional solid-color additions and three multicolor patterns.
Building on its Wellesley Collection, Regence is also showing a new construction of dye-based cotton bedspreads. Cotton blankets employ new weaves and colors at all price levels.
SOUTH COAST HOME
Irvine, Calif. (714) 724-1340
South Coast Home brings innovative designs and beauty into bedding, decorative pillows and throws. South Coast Home focuses on comfort with its fabrics.
TRADITIONS BY PAMELA KLINE
Claverack, N.Y. (518) 851-3975
Rustico is one of six bedding ensembles being introduced for spring. The linen ticking duvet cover and shams are washed and softened. The ticking stripe is complemented by a printed ikat on 100% cotton in earth tones of muted gray and soft taupe. The 320-thread-count Egyptian cotton percale sheets feature a linen trim. The clean white-washed Louisa boutis style matelasse can be tossed into the washer and dryer.
New York (212) 930-2561
WestPoint Home's Modern Living is a new collection of fashion bedding. Showcasing close to 25 bedding ensembles, the product categories include top of-bed, sheets, decorative accessories, throws and quilts.
Three of the seven lifestyles to be presented at market include Highland Park, which reflects a soft modern style, incorporating natural elements in a dusty soft palette. Sausalito is represented by earth tones and cozy textures.
Ikat Paisley boldly describes a modern take on a worldly aesthetic by mixing trend patterns and expressive colors.
New York (212) 213-8838
Aussino introduces a collection of jacquard designs inspired by mosaic tiles. The embroidered open-stock towel program continues to grow with four different series over the next six months. This collection will deal with more everyday designs but each series will be of the seasonal color palette.
New York (212) 944-1870
Bardwil and longtime licensing partner Lenox are celebrating "The 12 Days of Christmas" with a collection by the same name. Interpreted in a cheerful design, this bath ensemble takes its cues from the carol, and depicts the characters and themes from the verses for each of the holiday's 12 days. The towels are printed on 100% cotton sheared terry and the shower curtain is printed with a red border on a water-repellant polyester for easy care.
CARNATION HOME FASHIONS
Newburgh, N.Y. (845) 566-1400
Carnation is introducing a line of faux-fur-trimmed shower curtains. The featured patterns include Felina, which includes a mixed-skins print polyester body with a rich brown sable-look fur. Other patterns in this collection are Savanna (zebra-print polybody with black sable-look fur trim); Serengeti (white poly-body with zebra fur trim); Panthera (gold poly-body with tiger fur trim); Zuri (ivory poly-body with cheetah fur trim); Sheena (chocolate poly-body with leopard fur trim); and Sable (leopard print body with black sable fur trim). All curtains come with EVA liners and are machine-washable.
New York (212) 380-8916
The Diane Adams collection introduces shower curtains, ceramic bathroom sets with matching wastebaskets and light switch plates, as well as a new line of towels for bath and pool.
DUCK RIVER TEXTILE
New York (212) 679-2980
The Hampton shower curtain collection is 100% polyester and offered in an elegant assortment of colors. The fabrication detail is blended with four bands of color.
New York (646) 367-8686
The new St. Germain is a fashion-solid bath towel program that Kassatex produced in Turkey. It is woven with long-staple Mesopotamian cotton, and is absorbent, has a soft hand and features a spa-inspired palette of eight colors.
Provence draws its inspiration from the chevron and linen-look trends. The face of the towel is designed with a chevron texture while the back of the towel is full terry. Kassatex said it has updated the chevron aspect by adding a horizontal pleated endhem treatment. Provence towels are available in four colors.
Vizcaya is a sophisticated mercury glass bath accessory collection that includes a waste basket, tissue container, lotion bottle, soap dish, tumbler, toothbrush holder, tray and cotton jar.
Aspen mimics the look of horn, achieved via a hand painted technique on resin and sealed with a lacquer handpainted finish.
Portland, Ore. (503) 535-5416
One of Pendleton Home's oldest blanket patterns brings history and Native American style to baths from ranch house to urban loft. The design was created in the 1920s to celebrate the heroism of the Nez Perce leader, Chief Joseph. The products are 100% cotton. Available in bath, hand and wash towels. Colors include navy/white; gray/white; black/scarlet; maroon/bamboo; brown/taupe; and turquoise/copper.
These blanket patterns are recreated in super-sized towels for beach, poolside or hot tub. Thirsty cotton velour is an ideal canvas for Pendleton Home's Native American-inspired designs. Sheared on one side for softness, looped on the other for absorption. They are 100% cotton and 40-by-70 inches.
New York (212) 967-2014
The company is showing a new microfiber technology and yarn structure called Cashlon, which is being positioned as softer, brighter and bolder.
New cotton fíber products span reversible, single-faced and latex-backed bath rugs, including two new designs made in Regence's own basket-back knitting collection. In a microfiber, Capri and Florence are two new patterns being offered in a sheared construction. Cannes is a new microfiber jacquard. Como is a new microfiber shag that coordinates with a tweed style.
Glendale, Calif. (818) 846-3314
Saro's Fleur-de-Lis line comes in natural, ivory and black, and offers embroidered and hemstitched guest towels.
West Long Branch, N.J. (732) 443-2002
The Mat for the Bath from Sleep Innovations is designed to provide comfort and luxury. Designed with Sleep Innovations' memory foam, the Mat aims to relieve pressure points underfoot. It is available in three sizes, including a runner. The Mat is available in a wide range of colors, including Mocha, Spa Blue, Sandy Shore, Chocolate Brown, Misty Green and Gardenia White.
ANCHOR HOME PRODUCTS
Wyckoff, N.J. (201) 493-8585
The new Sandy's Garden, a licensed offering by artist/designer Sandy Clough, is being interpreted on placemats and chair pads, as well as kitchen-tier curtains, swags and valances for a complete kitchen decor story. The collection will also include Christmas and retro styles.
In addition to artist/designer Paul Brent's New Costal Collection, Cookies for Santa will be offered in kitchen components.
Other kitchen ensembles include Reindeer Couple from Penny Lane Publishing and Michelle Palmer's Postcard Snowman from Linda McDonald Licensing.
New York (212) 213-1850
Among the company's introductions for market are:
Bella Flora, a 100% polyester tablecloth with embroidery detail available in all standard sizes. It comes in a chocolate ground with ecru embroidery and ecru with taupe embroidery.
Galway, a 100% polyester/linen-look tablecloth with wide leno weave bands embellished with satin-stitch embroidery. It is available in all standard sizes, but only in the natural linen color.
Crochet, a 70% polyester/30% cotton tablecloth. Polyester medallions are linked with hand-done cotton crochet and edged with cotton crochet trim. Available in ecru only.
Sapphire, a 52% cotton/48% polyester solid tablecloth with 2-inch deep hemstitched hem with mitered corners, is available in all standard sizes and eight fashion colors,
Riviera, a 100% cotton double-faced waffle/terry kitchen towel in 10 colors, coordinates with the all-terry Popcorn kitchen towel.
The four-gauge vinyl tablecloth featuring a new lilac pattern is available in all standard sizes and placemats.
Lintex is also launching Harvest and Christmas jacquard and dobby patterns, available in all standard sizes, including placemats.
New York (212) 213-8915
The embroidered maple leaf cut-out centerpiece is ideally suited for the autumn season.
Falling colored embroidered maple leaves on solid multi-embroidered placemats warm up a fall table.
Anderson, S.C. (864) 245-3312
The Montage collection, like all of Orian's other rugs, is made domestically at the company's headquarters. It is machine-woven of 100% polypropylene and its design direction is drawn from the rustic tradition of handcrafted Gabbeh-style rugs. Each rug is a one of-a-kind piece based on the unique construction combining different color variations in each rug - up to 32 different yarns can go into a rug, varying depending on design and colorway. One rug in this collection can feature up to 70 color combinations.
New York (212) 967-2014
New accent rugs set to debut include machine-made and handmade styles.
In the machine-made category, introductions include three designs in five colorways to the company's Cotton Choice-branded program; Impressions, a petit-point cotton jacquard grouping being expanded to eight designs and two different constructions; Naples, a cotton/poly high-density shag in six colors and in stripe and tweed looks; Gramercy, a chenille cotton jacquard with a non-skid back; and Lourdes, decorative anti-fatigue mats with a microfiber chenille surface.
In hand mades, new accent rugs include Gorilla, a branded grouping of rugged, heavy-weight pieces; Verona, a washed rayon chenille collection of prewashed rugs; Reflections/Valencia, a mix-and-match woven rug story in coordinating colors; Avignon, an assortment of machine-woven viscose-and-chenille patchwork designs; Calais, a machine woven viscose with a chenille base with a textured surface treatment; and Cumberland, a 100% machine-woven New Zealand wool rug featuring a one-inch pile height. There is also Wellington, a machine-woven, wool-and-nylon rug that looks hand-tufted; Cheshire, a 100% wool berber in three designs and four colors; and Winchester, a 6-mm viscose in 12 designs.
New York (212) 213-8915
The Lock & Key pillow collection provides a modern twist to this jute collection with a touch of sequins and beading. Natural fiber colors create the background with simple, oversized black prints to add a touch of glamour to this rustic decor.
From studs and coin trimmings to natural, matte and shiny fabrics, the Suri pillow collection will make a statement in any space.
New York (212) 213-8838
Aussino introduces unique and different throw designs featuring Breezy, a pleated-looking throw with 6-inch fringe in 100% acrylic.
New York (212) 684-5364
Ellery Homestyles presents Ava Throws with a cable braid pattern knitted from polyester chenille fibers. The soft polyester fibers create lightweight comfort and warmth with a sophisticated look and a room-enhancing palette.
MANHATTAN KIDS LLC
New York (212) 685-2108
MK Home introduces its Luxury Mink Boston throw. Made of lightweight polyester, its design and construction were made to offer "a touch of glamour to any room." It is made of 100% polyester and comes in two sizes: 50-by-60 and 50-by-70.
PACIFIC COAST FEATHER COMPANY
Seattle (206) 336-2311
Pacific Coast Feather Company announces a new line of bedding products featuring MaxiForm Memory Fiber, which combines memory foam like support with adjustable comfort. These products capitalize on the continued success of memory foam in the marketplace, while introducing a way to deliver conforming, pressure-relieving performance. The new line includes three pillows and a mattress pad.
Pacific Coast is also introducing a LuxForm mattress pad. The combination of design and MaxiForm Memory Fiber creates a new luxury comfort experience that cradles the body and provides pressure relief throughout the night.
Portland, Ore. (503) 535-5416
Pendleton for DwellStudio present a limited-time collaboration, featuring:
● The Ribbons Blanket, a woven texture that adds another layer of interest to a clean, graphic design. A modern interpretation of stripes creates a subtle, repeated ribbon pattern, and the neutral shades are at home in any decor. Brown whipstitch binding is used for a finishing touch.
● The Chelsea Stripe Throw, an instant update to a bed, sofa or chair with contemporary geometric stripes. Shades of gray and ivory are comfortable in a host of color schemes. It's finished with gray whipstitch binding.
● Diamond Desert, a traditional Native American geometric weaving inspired the early-1900s blanket design. It has an unnapped, sueded trim and is 82% wool and 18% cotton.
● Arrowhead Throw, which has an intricate, geometric design created with arrow images. It has an unnapped, sueded trim and is 82% wool/18% cotton.
● Heroic Chief, which has a silhouette of a Native American chief as the central image of this unique, circa-1920s design. The feathered headdress was a ceremonial war bonnet worn only by chiefs and warriors. It is napped, felt binding and is 82% wool and 18% cotton.
● Supernova, with starlike images on the blanket. It has unnapped, whipstitch binding and is 82% wool/18% cotton.
● Suwanee Stripe, a blanket showcasing the symmetry of Seminole patchwork, an art form still practiced today. It has unnapped sueded trim and is 82% wool/18% cotton.
● Zigzag, with images recur in many Native American art forms, including weaving, beadwork, pottery, basketry and even ancient rock art. It has unnapped sueded trim and is 82% wool/18% cotton.
Wheeling, Ill. (561) 906-8343
The Luxury Mattress Protector is a 100% waterproof, fitted-sheet-style protector that merges two products: Tencel with Protect-A-Bed's Miracle Membrane. The result is a product with fibers that effectively wick moisture away from the surface of the mattress. It has thermo-regulating properties, and the Miracle Membrane provides a barrier to dust mites, liquids and other irritants. The Luxury Mattress protector is soft and silky to sleep on. Protect-ABed's Luxury Mattress Protector is available in twin XL, queen, king and California king sizes.
The Protect-A-Bed line of pillow covers provide a protective barrier between you and your pillow. Protect-A-Bed's Luxury Pillow Protector provides all of the dust mite, allergy and bacteria protection with a soft and silky surface. The pillow protector is 100% waterproof and features thermo-regulating properties.
The Luxury Pillow Protector is available in king, queen and standard sizes.
West Long Branch, N.J.
The Crash Landing Memory Foam Comfy Chair is filled with Sleep Innovations' Gel-Memory Foam MicroCushions that deliver comfort with support. The high backed seat design helps support the neck and back when sitting. The Crash Landing is covered in premium microsuede and comes in several colors, including chocolate brown, camel, navy and black. It measures 43-by-39-by-31 inches.
Sleep Innovations' 3-inch Rejuvenation Mattress Topper consists of two layers - one of gel-infused memory foam and the other of Luratex foam - to create a unique customizable sleep surface. The layers can be stacked in three different con figurations prior to securing in the fabric cover to produce a soft, firm or massage like feel depending on the consumer's sleep preferences and needs.
The Rejuvenation Mattress Topper extends Sleep Innovations' line of Rejuvenation products. The Rejuvenation Pillow was introduced in March 2011 and designed for proper head and neck alignment.
ACHIM IMPORTING CO. INC.
New York (212) 686-6652
A new window-in-a-bag set from Achim is Landon, a five-piece set consisting of two split panels, an attached decorative valance and two tiebacks. Made of 100% polyester faux silk, Landon has a heavy medallion embroidery design and triple pleating on the valance. It comes in burgundy, chocolate, ivory and sage.
Another new window program is Cucina, which depicts friendly chefs with baskets of fruit and bread. This is a tier-and-swag set enhanced with a black-and-white diamond border and a solid stripe band.
SOFTLINE HOME FASHIONS
Gardena, Calif. (800) 701-4220
Softline combines two traditional looks to create a fresh combination of textures. Nicolette is a sheer with a detailed chain embroidery leaf motif, and is available in five colors. Hutch is a textured ribbed stripe organza, available in four neutral colors.
Both patterns are available as ready-made panels or as fabric by the bolt.
TISSUS ROSEDALE DRAPERIES/DÉCORS DE MAISON VERSAILLES HOME FASHIONS
Ville d'Anjou, Quebec
The company is showing its patented bamboo easy-glide ring top panels designed for both indoor and outdoor use, including sun porches, patios and gazebos. Features include a water-repellant finish, no cords, moderate light filtering and stainless-steel rings that are resistant to rust.
UNIVERSAL HOME FASHIONS
New York (212) 481-7112
With a focus on casual looks in the window category, Universal Home Fashions is displaying Roscoe, a textured chenille. The palette was drawn from Tuscany, while the grommets help give the panels an updated feel.
New York (212) 643-1150
Aluxe kids' sheet and duvet sets feature 350-thread-count 100% Egyptian cotton, in all sizes, eight colors and three jacquard patterns (Solid Stripe, Solid Diamond and Solid Plaid) as well as Solid Percale. Sets include flat, fitted and two cases (one for twin and extra-large twin). Duvet cover sets include cover, bedskirt and two shams.
New York (212)684-5364
Eclipse Kids, from Ellery Homestyles, showcases its Ollie Thermaback rod pocket panels. The print is a mix of colors with a black ground on a two-way slub base cloth. The coordinating peek-a-boo valance features the Ollie print with solid pink peeking through from the back and fabric-covered pink buttons as accents. Panels are 100% polyester and come in 42-by-63 inches or 84 inches and the valance is 42-by-18 inches.
The Bright Mink Throw & Pillow Collection features the Pantone color of the year, Tangerine Tango. Made of faux rabbit fur with a micro-mink border detail and reversing to micro-mink, these pillows are 20-by-20 inches with a zipper closure.
Glendale, Calif. (818) 846-3314
Saro's Fringe baby blankets come in ivory, pink or blue and are 100% cotton.
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