Kay Dee Designs turns 60

Retail Editor 3, Staff Staff, January 4, 2011

Hope Valley, RI - Kitchen textiles house Kay Dee Designs is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

The company first opened its doors in 1951 as a hand-printer of linen towels and calendar towels.

Six decades later, Kay Dee Designs still operates here in a rural area of Hope Valley but has in recent years partnered with major factories worldwide "to provide customers with every want imaginable in aprons and kitchen textiles," the company said. Its product lines span "trendy to traditional" looks, from solid color programs to "flirty aprons," a bevy of licensed artists' print designs, and more recently silicone embellishments.

New and related product categories joining the roster include a new program of melamine trays and cork-backed placemats that coordinate with textile print designs.

These new items and others are featured in Kay Dee Designs recently released 2011 Catalog and will be officially launched to retailers this month during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at the AmericasMart in suite 1801 (with the Ivystone Group) in Building 2.

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