Best New Home Textiles Products Awarded at Javits
Playthings Staff -- Gifts & Dec, February 8, 2011
NEW YORK - Five companies participating in the Home Textiles Market Week section of the New York International Gift Fair have been awarded for their new product introductions.
Viceroy Collections received the Best of Market award for Kajaal Home Couture, a collection of 100% cashmere blankets and pillows of the highest quality, manufactured in Italy.
Kimberly House Ltd. Won the bedding award for the Owl Warp, a cotton baby blanket featuring a hand-appliqued owl. Finalists in the category included Pine Cone Hill and DwellStudio.
Altinbasak Tekstil took the bath category award for its DeLuxe towels and bathrobes, which featured a sheared loop to create historical design patterns. Runners-up were Peacock Alley and Sferra.
Allem Studio's cotton canvas Aqua Fish placemat won in the dining category. Finalists included Blissliving Home and Scents and Feel.
Happy Blanket won the accessories award for its digitally printed Sky Blue cashmere blanket. Honorable mentions went to Better Living and Alicia Adams Alpaca.
Judges included Julia Noran, managing partner, Editor at Large; Eugenia Santiesteban, senior style editor, Veranda; Laura van Zeyl, publisher, Home Fashion Forecast; Jenny Heinzen York, editor-in-chief, Home Accents Today; Melody Udell, associate editor, Home Fashion & Hospitality; Wanda Jankowski, editor-in-chief, LDB; and David Gill, senior editor, HFN.
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