Pine Cone Moves Into Retail

Sloan, Carole
June 2005
Home Textiles Today;6/6/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Pine Cone Hill founder Annie Selke and her husband Whitney Selke have become retailers in a big way, moving from a role as a designer of rugs, fabrics and home textiles and tabletop products. Selke's signature is color, lots of color, and brash color, rather than a specific design theme. With the store opened in Berkshires barely a month, Selke sees customer service as being one of the key challenges now that the merchandise mix has been dramatically expanded. Selke comes to the home furnishings design world via a varied background of formal training in fine arts.


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