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In Memory Of Linda Hogeland Schlender

In Memory Of Linda Hogeland Schlender

Linda Hogeland Schlender, age 67, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away earlier this month after a brief illness. Although she was a legal resident of Villa Rica, Linda still considered her hometown of Gardendale as home.

Linda was employed by Wadley Holdings (Meadowcraft) and served as vice president of Sales until her death. She was a 50-year, dedicated employee of Meadowcraft and loved the patio furniture industry. Linda loved people and loved life, but family always came first.

She will be dearly missed by all who came in contact with her, especially her family. Linda was a very…

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Elmira Stove Works Pays Homage to Ukraine with Inaugural Color of the Year Campaign

Elmira Stove Works Pays Homage to Ukraine with Inaugural Color of the Year Campaign

ELMIRA, ON – Elmira Stove Works, a manufacturer of premium vintage-style appliances and woodburning cookstoves, has selected two boldly saturated hues for its inaugural Color(s) of the Year – the distinctive Blue and Yellow of the Ukrainian flag.

Elmira’s decision to choose Blue and Yellow went beyond color. When Elmira found itself in the midst of a labor shortage earlier this year, the company hired several displaced Ukrainian nationals to work in its Arnprior, Ontario manufacturing facility. The experience was the inspiration to choose the colors of the Ukrainian flag as Color of the Year.

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Virage Sherwood Jacquard Recognized with ICFA Design Excellence Award for Fabric

Virage Sherwood Jacquard Recognized with ICFA Design Excellence Award for Fabric

HUDSON, N.C. – Sattler Outdura, a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, is showing their dynamic new VIRAGE Design Line Collection of 100% solution-dyed acrylic fabrics at Interwoven in High Point, NC, Nov. 13-16, Space MST 505. Punctuated by four distinct fabric statements: BE BOLD, ESCAPE, DIGITAL and TRANQUIL, VIRAGE offers 176 jacquards, textured dobbies, and stripe selections that are designed for usage outdoors or in.

At the recent Chicago Casual Market, the ICFA presented Outdura with the Design Excellence Award for Fabric for the beautiful Sherwood jacquard fabric from the VIRAGE ESCAPE Collection. Sherwood was elaborately hand drawn by…

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Martha Stewart Announces Sustainable Outdoor Furniture Partnership With POLYWOOD

Martha Stewart Announces Sustainable Outdoor Furniture Partnership With POLYWOOD

SYRACUSE, IN - Home design icon Martha Stewart is joining forces with POLYWOOD, manufacturer of outdoor furniture made from sustainable materials including landfill- and ocean-bound plastics, to launch a collection of relaxed heirloom-worthy designs made to last a lifetime.

Kevin Sharkey, Executive Vice President, Creative Director Martha Stewart at Marquee Brands said of the collaboration: “For over 30 years, the Martha Stewart Brand has championed American makers. POLYWOOD echoes that same inspiration, innovation, and homegrown ethos that we have always strived to celebrate. The Martha Stewart by POLYWOOD Collection combines beauty with quality.”

The Martha Stewart by…

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PSP/Deck Expo Bringing Fresh Initiatives to Enhance the Attendee Experience

PSP/Deck Expo Bringing Fresh Initiatives to Enhance the Attendee Experience

The 2022 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) is creating new initiatives to enhance the attendee and exhibitor experiences. The event, put on by Informa Markets, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), and the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA®), is November 15-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Participants may register online at www.poolspapatio.com.

Currently at 135,000 sold square feet and more than 450 exhibitors, the event brings together thousands of builders, service techs, retailers, and distributors from the pool, spa, patio, decking, and outdoor living community to engage with…

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Jensen Outdoor Wins Top Awards at Casual Market

Jensen Outdoor Wins Top Awards at Casual Market

At this year’s Casual Market Chicago, the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) recognized the allweather Tempo Collection from Jensen Outdoor with the Lillian B. Westchester “Best of Show” and the “Lilly” Design Excellence Awards. Jensen Outdoor, known for bringing the best of quality and design to sustainable outdoor wood furniture, was recognized among its peers for “Best of Show” in product design excellence for its all-weather and all-out comfortable Tempo deep seating collection.

This competition distinguished the top product innovations in 10 furniture categories for quality, color, and comfort, as well as creativity and marketability. Jensen Outdoor stood out…

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Treasure Garden Names Courtney Randolph Independent Sales Representative of the Year

Treasure Garden Names Courtney Randolph Independent Sales Representative of the Year

Treasure Garden, award-winning designer and manufacturer of luxury shade products and accessories, announces its independent 2022 Sales Representative of the Year: Courtney Randolph. She was also awarded the 2022 Shademaker Retail Sales Representative of the Year. The awards were presented to Randolph at a corporate function held during the recent Casual Market in Chicago. The awards recognize excellence in sales, territory development, and new customer category growth.

The Treasure Garden and Shademaker awards were given to Randolph, who represents the shade brands in California in the southern region of Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial counties. Courtney…

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New Branding for a New City

New Branding for a New City

In connection with the relocation, Casual Market Atlanta is introducing a fresh logo and branding. Inspired by the sun in a lively blue color palette, the logo represents a new beginning for the market. The upcoming Casual Market Atlanta website— CasualMarketAtlanta.com—will feature market information, exhibitor listings, and more. The updated brand identity and new online resource center will reinforce the Casual Market Atlanta’s new permanent home in Atlanta.

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