product preview | Aug 23, 2018 |
Sunbrella and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams debut collection

The first co-branded collection from Sunbrella and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams debuts this month. The stain-resistant line features Sunbrella fabrics executed across a range of pieces, including an assortment of sectionals and chairs, and even a large dog bed. (MG+BW has long promoted its appreciation for pets.)

Remy Dining Chair in Terrace Pewter Subrella fabric; courtesy Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Remy Dining Chair in Terrace Pewter Subrella fabric; courtesy Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

“In addition to this being a perfect marriage with our comfortable family- and pet-friendly ethos, it’s something Bob and I love personally,” said Mitchell Gold, MG+BW co-founder and chairman. “We both entertain at home often, and fabrics like Sunbrella make get-togethers even more relaxing.”

“Designed with families in mind, the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams collaboration with Sunbrella encourages people to live comfortably and fearlessly put their feet up without compromising on style or quality,” said David Swers, president of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics. “Pairing our soft, high-performance fabrics with their iconic furniture design was an easy decision, and it will present beautiful, robust design options for fans of both brands.”

“We’re excited to bring this concept of the convergence of style and function to life through the fall season and beyond,” said Tom Notaro, director of indoor markets for Sunbrella. “Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is known for its high-design, high-quality craftsmanship. Now, consumers can expect that same superior furniture and not worry if they spill on it. Ultimately, it’s about creating a world where design lovers can really live in their homes without fear of concessions in style or quality.”

MG+BW was recently in the news for publicizing its search for a CEO. “With our 30th anniversary approaching, 33 retail stores, close to a million square feet of manufacturing and distribution, a robust contract, office supply and other retail store businesses, we thought this would be a good time,” Gold told BOH at the time. The search is still underway.

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