Napa House and Backyard has named Darrell Gardner vice chairman of artistic. Gardner will lead Napa’s artistic groups in product design and improvement, showrooms and images.
Previous to this new function, Gardner was the director of product improvement, furnishings and equipment at ELK Group Worldwide. In over seven years at ELK, he labored on all features of design and improvement, sourcing, images and showroom planning. Earlier than ELK, Gardner was a product and visible merchandising designer for Two’s Firm.
“Darrell brings an intensive data of worldwide sourcing and merchandising to Napa,” mentioned firm President and Founder KC Cunningham. “He’ll assist our firm develop and develop new merchandise within the Napa custom. We all know he’ll use his expansive trade data to construct on the successes of the Napa model.”
“Napa is so nicely regarded within the trade due to their superbly crafted merchandise and gorgeous showrooms,” Gardner mentioned. “I couldn’t be extra excited to hitch a crew of such gifted professionals. I’m thrilled to carry my expertise and trade data to Napa and to create new choices for his or her prospects.”
A local of Richmond, Virginia, Gardner earned his Masters of High-quality Arts in Inside Environments from Virginia Commonwealth College. He joined Napa in the beginning of December and helps the corporate put together for the launch of its new Atlanta showroom in January, situated at AmericasMart, Constructing 2, 10th Ground, Suite 1010.
Lauren Roses is House Accents Right now’s product editor, chargeable for choosing and compiling product and pattern tales, and for overseeing product submissions and protection of intros and market debuts. Lauren studied on the College of Arizona and has lived in San Diego, California and New York Metropolis. Previous to becoming a member of House Accents Right now, she labored in advertising and challenge administration for a number of distinguished inside design and actual property professionals. In early 2018 Lauren moved again to her house state of North Carolina the place she enjoys studying, animals, climbing and spending time with household.