NEWH - September 2009 - (Page 6)
From new companies to awards, see what your fellow NEWH members are up to
Lusive Decor’s Celeste Chandelier
Barlow Tyrie’s Cape May Show House
Elizabeth Sommerville and
Quinn Mayer, Zoli Kovacs, and Mitch Zerg Jim Bauschka
Ansley Franke and MirrorMate’s pre-framed mirror
NEWH will be posthumously honoring Jerry
Hruby-Holy, founder of Unilight, with the fifth
ICON of Industry Award. It will be presented to
his son Michael Holy at the IH/M&RS Gold Key
Breakfast in November.
Jennifer Davis and Megan Hagood, Design Directions International; Miranda Calhoun
and Pam Loomis, FA Hunter & Associates; and Stephanie McElhannon and Caroline
5K run/walk on Miami Beach, will be held
September 13th. To register for the event ($35),
or to make a donation, visit
Republic Furniture Mfg., Inc. WBE recently
Elizabeth Sommerville, of the Nielsen
Company/Hospitality Design, married Jim
Bauschka on June 6th.
Glave & Holmes Associates, now has five
new LEED AP interior designers, was hired to
renovate the lobby restroom and Bull Durham
Bar at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in
Durham, North Carolina, and Gary Inman, director of the hospitality studio, spoke at NeoCon.
As part of its free, ongoing career displacement
workshop series for the architecture and design
community, the Mohawk Group is partnering
with Hospitality Design (HD) magazine for a
special Re:work event in Miami on
September 11th. The all-day event will cover
resume writing, career coaching, interview
skills, and financial planning. Courtesy of HD,
all participants will receive free admission to
the 2009 HD Boutique Exposition & Conference
(HD Boutique), held September 14-15 at the
Miami Beach Convention Center.
Register at www.themohawkgroup.com/rework.
moved into new and expanded production
facilities in Vernon, California. Contact: 4421
East 49th Street, Vernon, CA 90058. Phone
number and email remain the same:
Virginia chapter member Kathy Thomas
created kpct, LLC to represent multiple lines for
hospitality and commercial interiors. She
currently represents Contract Décor
International (CDI), Dunbar and Cullum carpet,
Graphic Encounter, Samuelson Furniture, and
Groove Leather. firstname.lastname@example.org
and owner of Jacques Bouvet et Cie, Limited,
his signature line of decorative fabrics, died of
heart failure on April 25th. Besides being wellknown in design circles in Los Angeles where
his fabric collection is headquartered, he
supported a variety of charities for AIDS services, human rights, and wildlife preservation.
Helen Meisel of reSOURCE group won the
drawing to Valencia, Spain, at the ASID
Hospitality Pavilion at Dwell on Design LA
Conference. The trip is sponsored by the
Embassy of Spain Trade Commission to attend
the Interiors from Spain Trade Show, Feria
Habitat Valencia, from September 19-24.
Bruce Wowk, an independent sales rep in
the Washington, DC area, announces his first
grandson: Jackson Wowk born May 26th.
Longtime NEWH supporter, Steve McCloud,
recently announced that his company, US Vinyl
Manufacturing, will sponsor eight designers to
the Atlanta Chapter: Stephanie McElhannon
and Caroline Foster from the Van Dresser
Company; Miranda Calhoun and Pam Loomis
from FA Hunter & Associates; Jennifer Davis
and Megan Hagood from Design Directions
International; as well as two students interning
at DDI, Rachael Rimer and Bethany Inman.
Michael Schneider, president of Boutique
Media Group and Helen Marcus of Zenith
International, recently founded Hospitality
Cares, a non-profit organization that targets
hospitality professionals who have experienced
misfortune through either a job loss or a
housing/medical condition. The first event, a
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Jacques Desire, 58, noted fabric designer
Dave Hartman was recently hired by
Structures & Interiors which designs and builds
a wide range of medical offices, and also
passed his LEED AP exam.
Barlow Tyrie, Inc. is participating in the 2009
Cape May Show House that will benefit the
Mid Atlantic Center of the Arts which will run
from July 5th until January 3rd.
Coast to Coast Designs recently completed
installing furniture at the 91-room Gansevoort
Turks + Caicos, a Wymara Resort, designed by
DADA and SWA.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - September 2009
NEWH - September 2009
Case Study: Project
Case Study: Product
Have you Seen?
Product Know-How: Fabrics
On the Scene
Cover Story: NLP
Project: Langham Shanghai
Project: Founding Farmers
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