Gibhardt Joins Theodore Alexander

HIGH POINT, N.C.-As part of a global growth initiative in the upholstery category, luxury furniture maker Theodore Alexander has appointed industry veteran William Gibhardt to the newly created position of director, fabric merchandising.

Gibhardt will be responsible for fabric merchandising and upholstery showroom display for the Theodore Alexander, TRS, Althorp Living History and Keno Bros. collections. He is also overseeing the installation of the company's new 11,000-square-foot upholstery showroom. He reports to Thomas Woller, president of Theodore Alexander upholstery.

Prior to joining Theodore Alexander, Gibhardt had his own independent showroom design and installation firm catering to a number of finer furniture manufacturers. From 1999 to 2010, Gibhardt was the creative director for Hickory White Furniture.

"Bill's knowledge of the furniture business and his unique ability to use color and texture in imaginative ways are sure to appeal to a broad range of both our domestic and global customers," Woller said. "We are extremely pleased to have him as an integral part of our new luxury upholstery division."

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

  • Adriana Hoyos Relaunches Brand at High Point Market

    Camera Icon   More Videos

Subscribe to
HFN Omnichannel
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

Current Issue

  • HFN cover for September 2017

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    September 2017


    COVER STORY:

    2017 State of the Industry Report
    Cautious Optimism, Mixed Results

    Many expected 2016 would be a banner year, but the political and economic climate softened consumer confidence. It was also a year consumers spent more lavishly on home remodeling rather than decorating.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    •  TJX Unveils First U.S. Homesense Store - In a time when retailers are reducing store counts, TJX continues to get physical.
    •   Ikea’s Fluid Spaces - The retailer’s new intros reflect multifunctional rooms.
    •  N.Y. Home Fashions Market Preview - Textile textures get soft and cozy, colors warmer.