Decorative Pillows Products
October 12, 2001,
Velvet pillows are this company's primary new introduction, with colorways like red wine, cameo pink, fuchsia, aubergine, khaki, carrot, beige and chalk. In addition, each pillow features hand-sewn beading.
New York (212) 689-0020
This company unveils an extensive collection of handmade embroidered and embellished decorative pillows with motifs of roses, daisies, poppies and lilacs. The Radiance Collection is supplemented with toss pillows, chairpads, bedrests, cubes and a floor pillow in tones of mango, caribbean, palm leaf and sunray. Also new are beaded linen looks for the Urban Elegance collection, while a new collection of 100 percent cotton pillows with engineered stripes and coordinating plaids, which coordinate with the company's basics offerings, is also new.
New York (212) 679-6335
Coordinating with its new table linen, throw and window treatment collection introductions by the same names, Ashford Court is introducing four new collections: Posey Shop, decorative pillows made with assorted fabrications — prints, tapestries, satin jacquards and matelasse, some of which feature beaded trims, embroidered cords and tassel fringes; Northern Exposure, featuring lodge looks on chenille and satin jacquards cotton prints and tapestries with rope and leather trims and brush fringes; Wild Kingdom, a Michael Day design featuring more than 25 designs of animal and safari fabric designs in velvet animal skins, suede prints and other constructions with chenille braids and moss fringes; and West Indies, featuring palm trees and leaves, Moroccan motifs and raffia fabrications with beads, leather and mirror trims and embellishments.
Denver (800) 926-9766
The Infinity color range features a new colorway, Alaska Blue, for the collection of natural rugs, throws, pillows and cubes, all made in 100 percent sheepskin in New Zealand.
Dallas (214) 638-4600
Brunton brings its Shasta pillow, part of the company's Crushed Ice collection, in 60 colors, to market as well as a new chairpad collection in 18 colors. Both have a 100 percent polyester cover, while the pillows are offered with knife edging, single and double cord edging or a flanged style. The pillows come in 60 colors and the chair pads in 18 colors. The collection represents Brunton's expansion of its freestanding pillow programs, which complement the company's existing throw coordinate pillow programs.
Denver (720) 359-9139
The new Tiger print is used in new decorative pillows that coordinate with an ottoman and lampshade upholstered with the same fabric. Constructions include faux fur, velvet and silk dupioni and a beaded trim on all. Also new are two new colors for its Wine collection: lemon and butter. Each offer silk, velvet, cotton and chenille constructions in decorative pillows as well as bedding.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (720) 359-9139
Several new styles of decorative pillows are being introduced. A three-panel 12" x 18" pillow, a four-button neckroll, an envelope pillow and ruffled shams are all new. In addition, the company offers Beach Bum, Beach Flower, Green Weave and Orange Weave as fabrics available for decorative pillows, duvet covers, shams, skirts, shower curtains and table linens.
Ex-Cell Home Fashions
New York (212) 213-8000
Ex-Cell Home Fashions' new Back-to-School collection includes Hibiscus Floral, a printed nylon mesh fabric over solid polyester that is available in four colorways, as well as a similar Camouflage design, all for decorative pillows, floor cushions and bed rests. Building on the success of its Cottage collection, Ex-Cell is introducing the new Attic Treasures design of mixed and matched printed wovens embroidered for a crafty look. Three new solid-color collections include opulence, mercerized twill and herringbone.
Griffin, GA (770) 412-1711
Four new collections being introduced are: Americana, a celebration of the flag; Summer Brights, color splashes in blue, citrus yellows and and hot pink; Tropical/Cabana, a casual to formal look with hibiscus and palm trees and warm colors; and Formal, an embellished grouping.
Los Angeles (323) 589-5471
The company expands its line with uniquely styled silk pillows in many different styles and themes. The Luxury selections will be highly embellished with beads, tassels and embroideries, while the Casual line will display casual checks, plaids, prints and jacquards.
Katha Diddel Home
Mamaroneck, NY (914) 381-0446
The company will bow Nina Campbell's exclusive design for Katha Diddel from Campbell's Bannockburn collection called Chai Thistle. The limited-edition, 20-square-inch pillows are handmade of New Zealand wool, which is hand-dyed to meet color specifications and is available in burgundy, green and camel colorways. Coordinating rugs are also available.
Louisville, KY (502) 491-3370
A 15" x 15" pillow called Dew Rose is new from Louisville Bedding. Using a poly/cotton blend with a photo-realistic image, this decorative pillow is finished with a twisted cord edge and offers retailers and consumers a choice of eight different flowers on its face.
Louisville Saydah Home Fashions
New York (212) 679-7164
Three new collections will be introduced: Rose Bud, an appliqué design on sateen and finished with crochet lace trim; Southampton, coordinated gingham and checks with printed handkerchief motifs and fruit designs and accented with beading and embroidery; and Chunky chenille, 16 fashion solids in a chunky rib with mix-and-match cabana stripes and pinstripes.
Melrose Home Collections
Los Angeles (213) 748-4444
This new company unveils an extensive line of decorative pillows, as well as window treatments, throws and tabletop linens.
Messina and Zucker
New York (212) 889-3750
A variety of decorative pillows in both solid colors and prints are new. A novelty kids pillows line, with toss pillows and lounger pillows, will also be introduced.
Sugar Valley, GA (706) 629-7941
Combining the ability to weave jacquard fabrics and blow and finish pillows domestically with an expanding global sourcing department, Mohawk Home is launching new designer collections from Chris Madden and Susan Unger for gift and department stores. It is also expanding its studio assortment with several new jacquard pillows made with apparel yarns, matelasse, embellished edge treatments and new sizes. The collection includes imported products in many fabrications and textures. Major lifestyle themes for the pillows are Americana, British Colonial, Nostalgia/Vintage, French Country/ Cottage, Asian/Exotic, Western/ Mountain Retreat, Nautical/ Lighthouses, Inspirational/Garden and Tweener. Most of these multiple pillow collections have coordinating throws.
Griffin, GA (770) 229-5106
Natco's new collections are black with gold pillows featuring mitered corners and custom-designed beading and embroidery on a poly-silk construction. Natco has expanded its collection with an 18" x 18" pillow called Butterfly.
Newport Layton Home Fashions
Portland, OR (503) 283-4864
Newport's primary concentration this market is French Country. French cotton toiles, prints and wovens embellished with special fringes, gimps and braids are the constructions for these new pillow designs. Also new is Newport's dressy collection of silks and sateens pieced with velvets and chenilles and embellished with tassels, fringes, gimps and braids.
Pacific Coast Home Furnishings
City of Commerce, CA (323) 838-7808
China Art, a different look for this company's line of decorative pillows, will be added. It will be offered in six colors and 10 different shapes and sizes.
Park B. Smith Ltd.
New York (212) 889-1818
The newest Eco-ordinate decorative pillow collections coordinate with the new Eco-Mille fleur, Eco-Versailles, Eco-Tropicana and Eco-Petit fleur designs. Also new is the Windsong design under the Nature Spa collection heading.
R and M Industries
Escondido, CA (847) 459-6888
Elements, a high-end collection of European-inspired pillows, and Basics, a collection of in-stock pillows, chair pads, table linens and bar stool pads, are new for market.
Riverdale Decorative Products
Montgomery, AL (334) 834-6900
Riverdale will introduce several new collections, including Spanish Harlem, a woven jacquard with chenille and backed with a textured micro-fiber solid; Rio, 17-inch pillows made of a colorful woven blend of fibers; Rooster Toile, which complements the existing Provence collection and is made of a woven blend; Patchwork Quilt, a washed chenille double woven cloth; Sundance, printed florals and stripes with dragonfly quilted pattern made of a cotton and linen blend; and Sensation suede, embellished with a feather trim and made of 100 percent polyester suede.
Bohemia, NY (631) 218-2152
Thro will be debuting a full range of fabrics, including silk for the first time. Silk dupioni fabric with silk flower embellishments are among the highlights, as are other such patterns including harlequin, Chinese characters, and roosters. In addition to the usual black and white toile fabric, Thro will also show new colorations for Spring, including sage and rose. Lace backed with velvet is another introduction, as is Hawaiian, tropical products with fun embellishments such as wood beads, and embroidered and crushed velvet. Thro's basic fleece fabric will also be shown in a patriotic version of red with knotted white and blue ties. Thro's standard pillow size is an 18" square, though they can be produced in other sizes.
New York (212) 873-1456
Modern designs provide the inspiration for this studio's pillows, duvets and throws. Fabrics include hand woven silks, such as dupione, mutka, shantung and tussah, alone or in combinations. Other fabrics, such as linen, can also be used. Pillow sizes are generally a 26-inch European square, though some designs are available in 20-inch squares or 12" x 16". Bedroom pillows are also available in a 20" x 30" queen size, a 20" x 36" king size and in pillowcase versions.