Samuel and Sons Passementerie


Semi Custom for a Cause

We’re proud to announce an upcoming event designed to showcase the unlimited potential of our Semi Custom Program in partnership with the talents of top interior designers. We hope you will join us on the evening of June 9th for Semi Custom for a Cause. Enjoy cocktails and conversation as Nicole Cohen of Sketch42 moderates a panel discussion including Renae Cohen, Michelle Nussbaumer, Tina Ramchandani, Ron Scinto and Darrin Varden.

Using our ground-breaking new online tool, designers will present one-of-a-kind designs trimmed with their own Semi Custom creation. Each will then be auctioned off to benefit Housing Works.

We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to event partners Weitzner, Illumé and H&A Upholstery.

See below for details and RSVP to


Semi Custom for a Cause


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala

Each year, in a spectacular display of creative talent, top interior design firms gather in support of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, one of New York’s premier  non-profit organizations. The annual Spring Gala affords designers a chance to stretch their imaginations within the boundaries of a table top for ten.

In celebration of “A Century of Design” each firm brought a designated design period to life through a carefully curated display of dinnerware, linens, florals and an impressive dedication to every detail. We were honored to see Samuel & Sons trimmings among these exquisite details, supporting several firms through donations of tapes, tassels, fringes and tiebacks.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala

Table by Natalie Kraiem of NK Interiors featuring our Juliette Pearl Border, Artemis Glass Beaded BorderAquarelle Single Tassel Tieback, 2.75″ Metallic Tassel Fringe.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala

Table by Lindsey Coral Harper Interior Design featuring our Seychelles Chevron Border in Coral and Seychelles Wood Teardrop Fringe in Coral and Aquamarine.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala



Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala

Table by Harry Heissmann Inc. featuring our Rhodes Épinglé Velvet Border in Raspberry.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala Table by Harry Heissmann


LA Showroom Grand Opening

In advance of West Week 2016, we’re celebrating the official grand opening of our LA showroom at the Pacific Design Center with two very special guests. Joining us for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and design are Clinton Smith, Editor in Chief of Veranda Magazine, and designer Lori Weitzner.

Event details can be found below. Kindly let us know if you are able to attend. RSVP to by March 15.

LA Showroom Grand Opening



If you can’t join us for the event, see this previous post for a glimpse of Spring 2016 collections on display in our LA showroom.


Designer Series Event Featuring Roger Thomas

On the evening of July 13th, guests at our Designer Series event featuring Roger Thomas, presented in partnership with Architectural Digest, were treated to a preview of the new Shangri-La collection.  Nearly 100 members of the local design community, including our good friend Lori Weitzner, gathered to hear Roger speak to his creative process and what inspired his new hand-beaded, embroidered collection of silk and linen borders. Following the presentation, guests gathered on our rooftop patio garden for cocktails and a chance to steal a moment of conversation with our guest of honor.

Watch for the formal launch of the Shangri-La collection on August 15th.

Samuel and Sons NYC

Michael and Sam Cohen

Roger Thomas Designer Series Event Shangri La Pillow Trim

“Shangri-La is the city of romantic dreams, the earthly paradise and thus this is a collection of ethereal, hand-beaded, embroidered silk and linen borders which explores patterns through a broad palette of sumptuous hues.”

-Roger Thomas

Samuel and Sons Michael Cohen Designer Series Event
Shangri La Mandarin CloudSeen above, from the new Shangri-La collection, Diamond Constellation and Mandarin Cloud.

Samuel and Sons Designer Series

Designer Series Guests


Roger Thomas Designer Series Event 2015

Roger Thomas and Guest

Michael Cohen from Samuel and Sons

Roger Thomas Shangri La - Copy

Event display featuring Roger’s Mandarin Cloud and Elysian borders.Roger Thomas Shangri La Collection

Samuel and Sons Rooftop Patio Garden

Roger Thomas is the executive vice president of design for Wynn Design & Development has been named to the AD100 four times. This will be Roger’s third collection of trim created in collaboration with Samuel & Sons. Explore his previous collections of tassels, borders and fringes here.


Designer Series Featuring Roger Thomas

In advance of our upcoming Fall 2015 launch, we’re excited to announce the next Samuel & Sons Designer Series event featuring the acclaimed Roger Thomas. The event offers a unique opportunity to preview his latest collection of trimmings a month in advance of its official launch.  Roger will share insight into his creative process and the development of the much-anticipated Shangri La.

We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an inspiring evening accompanied by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on our rooftop garden patio.

See below for details and RSVP today for the Designer Series featuring Roger Thomas.

Samuel and Sons Designer Series Featuring Roger Thomas




A Celebration of Spring Collections in our New York Showroom

2015 Spring Celebration

A Gathering of Friends in our New York Showroom

On Thursday, February 19th, designers and editors gathered in the New York Showroom for a celebration of our three new collections: Palais, Seychelles and Labyrinth.

Among our guests were representatives from the industry’s most prestigious publications, including Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Traditional Home, Veranda, Interior Design, Town & Country, Luxe, Departures and Cottages & Gardens.

Marisa Gutmacher, our Director of Design, was on hand to greet guests and offer insight into what inspired the three collections.

Spring 2015 Event

Above at left, Marisa Gutmacher, Director of Design

Guests in the New York Showroom

Above at far left, Joseph Cohen, Chief Technology Officer, and at far right, Nicole Crawford, Marketing Director

Michael Cohen in the Samuel & Sons Showroom

Michael Cohen, President

Samuel & Sons New York Showroom

Director of Design Marisa Gutmacher

Marisa Gutmacher, Director of Design

We offer our sincerest thanks to all who joined us to toast the 2015 Spring Collections. For more information, download your copy of the Palais and Seychelles brochures, or contact your local showroom.

As always, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Palais Debuts at Paris Déco Off

In its sixth year, Paris Déco Off celebrates the interior design industry’s finest, unveiling the latest textile, wallcovering and trimming collections. There is no better place than Paris, streets aglow with the event’s signature lanterns, to debut our new Palais collection, which is on display in the de Gournay showroom.

For those of you unable to attend Déco Off, we offer this look at a collection of cushions, or pillows if you prefer, that bring together the perfectly matched beauty of de Gournay hand-painted fabrics and our Palais collection of silk passementerie.

Deco Off | De Gournay Pillows with Palais Trim

Deco Off | De Gournay Pillows with Samuel & Sons Palais Trim


Deco Off | De Gournay Pillow with Samuel & Sons Palais TrimPalais Silk Tassel Fringe in Mineralé

Deco Off | De Gournay Pillow with Samuel & Sons Palais TrimPalais Silk Tassel Fringe in Amethysté

De Gournay Pillow with Samuel & Sons Palais Cord1/2″ (10 mm) Silk Palais Cord with Tape in Jardin

De Gournay Pillow with Ivory Samuel & Sons  Palais PillowPalais Silk Tassel Fringe in Perle

Explore the entire collection here and download your copy of the Palais brochure.

Contact your local showroom for sampling and ordering information.

Photos courtesy of de Gournay.


S&S Designer Series Featuring Lori Weitzner

After a successful inaugural event, we’re pleased to announce the second installment of our Designer Series featuring Lori Weitzner, renowned wallcovering, textile and trim designer. Lori will be discussing Gala, her latest collection for Samuel & Sons that recalls notable New York neighborhoods and landmarks. Learn how she translates what inspires her, into innovative collections.

Join us at our New York showroom on Wednesday, November 5th from 5 to 7 p.m. Cocktails and flavorful noshings will be served. See below for event details.

Designer Series Featuring Lori Weitzner

If you plan to like to attend, e-mail to reserve your space.

Each Designer Series event will feature an esteemed guest in the design community to discuss trends, techniques, inspiration and other timely industry topics. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to receive updates on upcoming events.



House & Garden Cushion Celebrates the London Design Festival

To mark this year’s London Design Festival, we have collaborated with House & Garden to create a one-of-a-kind cushion. Gabby Deeming, House & Garden’s decorating editor, created a bespoke design featuring playful pops of color. Gabby selected the Printemps Chevron Border in Mandarin, Citrus, Midnight and Fuchsia, and to complete the bold look, edged the cushion in the Printemps Brush Fringe in Mandarin.

House & Garden Cushion

House and Garden Cushion Design

To complement our trims, Gabby selected fabrics from the Poème collection by Élitis, available at Abbott & Boyd.

House and Garden Cushion Design | Samuel and Sons PassementeriePrintemps Brush Fringe and 1.5″ (38 mm) Printemps Chevron Border.
Fabric from Élitis, the Poème collection: front in Fluide magnétique and reverse in Fleur de Jasmine

Special thanks to Pauline at Curtain Design for creating the cushion.


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