Newport Layton closes Minneapolis office

Portland, Ore. – In a cost-cutting move, Newport Layton Home Fashionsannounced today it has shut down its office in Minneapolis.

As a result, longtime design team and couple George and Marcella Whyte will no longer be with the company.

The Whytes have worked together for Newport Layton for more than nine years, designing, sourcing and marketing the company’s bedding division.

In their place, head designer of decorative pillows Belinda Ballash and head designer of bath coordinates and table linens Richard Tamblyn will collaborate to also design, source and market Newport Layton’s bedding programs.

“George and Marcella are two wonderful and talented individuals who have contributed a great deal to our company and the home fashions industry,” said Larry Layton, ceo. “We regret this action and we wish them nothing but the best as they leave our firm to seek new challenges.”

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