Kathy Ireland, Martin Furniture Extend Partnership
January 24, 2011,
SAN DIEGO-kathy ireland Worldwide and Martin Furniture have extended their partnership to create home office and entertainment furniture through 2015. The two companies will renew and expand the kathy ireland Home by Martin collection this year, according to a statement from Martin Home Furnishings.
"Gil Martin is an extraordinary leader who has brought kathy ireland Home by Martin to new heights," said Ireland, chief designer and CEO of kiWW. "His company's ability to translate our designs into exquisite home office and home entertainment furniture has changed the landscape of excellence in the category. Our kathy ireland Home by Martin products are the couture of home office and home entertainment furniture."
"Kathy and her design team have been responsible for developing some of our most successful collections ever," said Gil Martin, CEO of kathy ireland Home by Martin. "Kathy is hands-on in every area from concept to construction to showroom and actual customer sales. Kathy's very loyal customer tells her what she needs and at what price point. We need to listen and build on that. Being in close contact with retailers, Kathy understands the needs of the marketplace."