Pacific Designs taps Veratex designer

Los Angeles — Suzy Kain has joined the staff of Pacific Designs as head designer overseeing development of bedding, decorative pillows and tabletop. She was formerly with Veratex as lead designer for three years.

"I've been aware for some time of the great strides this company is making and am glad to be on board. I will work closely with Melodee Taylor, the vp of sales, to develop a well-targeted collection. It is a fantastic team of dedicated, enthusiastic people, and I think our combined strengths will be a huge benefit."

Kain will report directly to Mike Elahi, president.

Previously, she worked for The Silk Trading Co. in San Francisco and Los Angeles designing custom home textiles for residential and contract clients. She entered the home textiles field after 10 years in the apparel industry as a fashion designer.

Home & Textiles Today Staff | News & Commentary

 Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home & Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more.

Featured Video

  • The Countdown to the ICON Honors Continues featuring Christophe Pourny

    Camera Icon More Videos


HTT digital edition

See the May 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we discuss our annual Market Basket survey, which finds higher prices and more polyester at leading retailers. See details!