What better way to head into fall than armed with a luxurious collection of leather passementerie? Today marks the official launch of our Fall 2014 collections, delivering a new range of beading, bullion, tapes, tiebacks and cords that we will showcase on the blog in coming weeks. Among them, the Toscana Collection pairs the finest Italian leather with twenty-first century innovation.
We’ve sourced the finest Italian leathers from tanneries near Florence, transforming them into impeccably crafted appliqués, tassels, cords, fringe and embellished borders. The collection’s palette ranges from core black and chocolate tones to earthen midtones and lighter neutrals.
The debut of our new Designer Series featured special guest Michael Tavano, creative director of the Marks & Tavano Workroom. Designers gathered in our New York Showroom for Trim-ology: The Art & Science of the Details. The discussion touched on current trends and innovative techniques; unique approaches to customization. Guests enjoyed gathering with colleagues at an event that was as educational as it was entertaining.
If you weren’t able to attend the event, visit the Marks & Tavano Blog for a few key points from Michael’s presentation.
Trim-ology Event Photos
Marks & Tavano is a full-service workroom located in New York City specializing in luxury custom window treatments, shades, blinds and home automation. Together with a team of skilled artisans, Marks & Tavano also creates exquisite linens, bedding and wall upholstery. Learn more about founders Lloyd Marks and Michael Tavano and see their work HERE.
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Mendelson Group was founded in 2003 by Gideon Mendelson in New York City. Their goal is to provide “functional, comfortable spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also timeless in design, youthful and energetic.”
We are pleased to introduce a new event concept coming soon to our New York showroom. The Samuel & Sons Designer Series will be presented by respected members of the design community and will prove to be as educational as it will be entertaining. Our first event on June 18th, will feature Michael Tavano, of the Marks & Tavano Workroom, who will speak on the art of customization and his approach to accentuating details in interiors.
With thanks to designer Suzan Hadaway, our Chicago Showroom has recently received an elegant update. New vignettes offer fresh and inspiring applications, among them are layered looks, creative tailoring techniques and a sophisticated palette of navy, neutrals and a touch of chartreuse.
It is such a pleasure to be featured not only on the pages of MILIEU magazine, but to see our Cabana Tassel Fringe gracing the cover of their Spring issue. Their creative approach to showcasing fabrics and trims marries fashion and interiors in a sophisticated palette of chartreuse and gray.
With the arrival of spring we’ve not only enjoyed a wonderful response to our new collections, we’ve enjoyed ourselves at a handful of industry events and celebrations. Most recently, at last evening’s Design on a Dime 2014 Opening Night Reception. Crowds gathered to see the work of leading interior designers who have created spectacular vignettes that will be offered for sale to the public.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Housing Works, an organization serving low-income New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Since 2005, Design on a Dime has raised more than $7 million in support of Housing Works.
We were proud to support the efforts of New York interior designer Robin Baron. Our trimmings can be seen on accessories throughout her vignette.
Samuel & Sons’ Hymie Cohen is seen here with Jennifer Beek and Georgie Hambright of J&G Design.
Samuel & Sons’ Michael Cohen (right) seen above with designer Roric Tobin.
Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for information on upcoming events including the Wakefield Design Center’sTo The Trade Market Day taking place next Thursday, May 1. Lori Weitzner will be presenting The Artful Eye: Inspired Trim for the Modern Home on behalf of Samuel & Sons.
Save the date for the To The Trade Only Market Day presented by New England Home and the Wakefield Design Center. On May 1, 2014 prepare to view the latest product introductions from the home furnishings industry and be inspired by an impressive lineup of designers and panelists including: Thomas O’Brien and Thom Filicia, Stacey Bewkes of the design blog Quintessence and the editors of New England Home Connecticut, who will be reviewing the work of designers for possible consideration in upcoming issues.
On behalf of Samuel & Sons, Lori Weitzner will present
THE ARTFUL EYE: INSPIRED TRIM FOR THE MODERN HOME
We hope you can join us, see below for a complete itinerary.