Michael Wainwright Partners With Lenox
April 5, 2012,
NEW YORK-Porcelain designer Michael Wainwright announced that Lenox Corp. has become his new financial partner.
The Michael Wainwright brand will maintain its unique and separate identity, and the designer will continue to design from his studio in the Berkshires, according to the announcement. Wainwright said that with the resources and support of the Lenox Corp. behind him, he can increase his commitment to design, marketing and the consistent delivery of quality product and service to his retail partners.
Lester Gribetz, president of Lenox Corp., said, "I am thrilled to be reunited with Michael Wainwright, whom I brought to Bloomingdale's in 2001. As an American company, we are privileged to be working with one of the most creative tabletop designers in America today. Lenox is excited and honored to be a part of Michael Wainwright's vision and growth."
Michael Wainwright will introduce his new fall 2012 collections in his 17th floor showroom at Forty One Madison Avenue during the upcoming Tabletop Show, beginning April 17.
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