TITLE

WestPoint Home to Assert Design Leadership

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;7/17/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Albert Sardelli, senior vice president of WestPoint Home, a home furnishing company, to assert more fashion into its product design in New York City. The pressure from the buyers has lead to the concept of quality over quantity. The designing process involves overhauling with its showroom with an eye to inject a sort of "showmanship" in the event.
ACCESSION #
21587657

 

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