Celerie Kemble to debut lines with Henredon, Maitland-Smith
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, September 27, 2012
Henredon and Maitland-Smith will debut new collections designed by interior designer and author Celerie Kemble in April 2013 at High Point Market. Henredon will feature a complete line of case goods and upholstery, while Maitland-Smith will feature complementary decorative accessories and lighting.
"Both brands will benefit from our association with Celerie," said Dan Bradley, president of both Henredon and Maitland-Smith. "She shares our goal to produce the most beautiful high-end furniture and decorative accessories in the industry. She has a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating unique, fresh designs, and we are thrilled to be associated with her."
"(I am) confident the results of our collaboration with Celerie will appeal to interior designers, retailers and consumers alike because each design stands alone, yet the mix is very well merchandised and works together as a cohesive whole," said Todd Sessa, vice president of merchandising and design for both Henredon and Maitland-Smith.
As an interior designer, Kemble said she works "to fuse the elegance of subtle luxury with comfort, current fashion, and an understanding of what will be enduring design. Because much of what I do is custom, site-specific and bespoke, it has long been my dream to bring these imaginative designs and intriguing objects to a wider audience."
"(It is) a privilege to team with Henredon and Maitland-Smith and to work with some of the most capable craftspeople in the furniture manufacturing industry," she continued. "Both Henredon and Maitland-Smith have production capabilities that are as vast as the spectrum of my design vision, and we share respect for the nuances that make furniture beautiful and lasting. I am ecstatic about the team we have formed, and the process has been delightful and inspiring."
Celerie Kemble is a principal of Kemble Interiors, based in Palm Beach, Fla., and New York City.
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