Barclay Butera’s new book Past Present Inspired is selling like hotcakes on Amazon, Barnes & Noble- the works! A fun book signing event is planned in the Newport Beach Barnes & Noble store on September 17th, stay tuned for more details. And, adding to his already major bevy of licensed partners, Butera recently signed to do a wall paper collection with industry leader Winfield Thybony…the collection will have a starring role in Kravet showrooms around the country!
Anthony Baratta has just come off a whirlwind event with international retailer Lexington Clothing Co. Baratta designed a charming co-branded beach towel that was featured in Coastal Living with portions-profits going to Group for the East End; preservationist for the Hamptons (much needed, thank you). On top of that, Baratta was a featured speaker on panels for Coastal Living at the D&D building in New York and Luxe magazine in the Hamptons; and was recently named one of the top ten designers in the world by French Architectural Digest. Hmmmm…..
Entrepreneur Nina Kohler recently launched her athletic-chic brand Alchemy; a myriad-mix of fashion, sportswear, home décor and accessories- totally fun! Having wowed the Yoga Journal crowd at her first major show, Nina is looking forward to more national brand exposure in New York at the upcoming gift show complete with a media-blitz on the schedge. Now that her e-commerce site (ninakohler.com) is up and running, sites are set on multiple new retail locations and spas around the country showcasing Alchemy’s inspirational collections.