Even as drawn-out lead times continue to plague the home industry, not all brands are suffering. BOH checked in with leaders at companies that are capitalizing on the challenges of the moment to find success.
After acquiring Donghia in a 2020 bankruptcy sale, Kravet Inc. is planning the brand’s first debut: a 450-piece collection of textiles and wallcoverings. BOH caught up with Doug Garfinkle, a longtime Kravet executive and newly named creative director of Donghia, for more on the company’s plans to revive the Donghia brand.
While there’s an undeniable thrill in finding something new, there is much to be said for having a few versatile resources in your arsenal that do the trick in almost any situation. Corey Damen Jenkins, Beth Dotolo and Stewart Manger pay tribute to their perennial favorites.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams moves into the lifestyle category with new bedding, bath, outdoor furniture, accessories and home fragrance products. BOH caught up with the brand’s leadership to discuss why the time was right to expand.
Reeling from all of the delays? Ray Allegrezza, executive director of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association, unpacks the current manufacturing climate—including existing problems that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, and when the industry will see things start to improve.