TITLE

Euro traditional gains around in bedroom

AUTHOR(S)
Linville, Jeff
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;12/11/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the return of traditional European designs in the furniture industry and trade in the U.S. in 2006. After several market cycles of dominance by casual contemporary designs, manufacturers are introducing furniture updated traditional and sporting lines that are a little straighter and finishes that are more relaxed. According to Jamie Collins, vice president of sales and marketing for HomElegance, customers are looking for cleaner-looking products.
ACCESSION #
23403205

 

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