Everybody (ought to) love Raymond

Marks, Jennifer
December 2002
Home Textiles Today;12/9/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p12
Trade Publication
Comments on the need for fresh ideas and designs in the U.S. home furnishings sector. State of the industry; Ideas from industrial designers.


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