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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Kravet Has Me Feeling Blue


Yesterday Kravet hosted a Social Media Event for Designers and Decorators out of the Designers Walk Resource Centre. Jennifer Powell, Kravet's Social Media Coordinator from NYC opened the morning with an overview of how important FB, Twitter, LinkedIn & Blogging are in the business of design. I've been tweeting (off and on) for a couple of years and blogging for a few years but I still took away some valuable information. 

After Jennifer's presentation Toronto Designers Meredith Heron and Lisa Ferguson joined her on stage for a panel discussion on Social Media. I'll go out on a limb here and say every single person in the room realized the potential boost social media can bring to their business after hearing Meredith and Lisa's excellent examples of how they've personally benefited.

As dry as it all sounds, it was all about social media after all and not one Kravet fabric was seen, it was a ton of fun and there where many laughs...at and with Meredith. Teasing Meredith...we all stalk admire Stephen Drucker! 

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1.     Kravet Couture: Interpretation
2.     Kravet hand tied area rug: All Over Suzani
3.     Kravet:
        -  Delta Sofa with brass caps
        - Kravet silk upholstery fabric for sofa
        - Kravet piping cord for sofa 
        1st Dibs:
        - Cocktail table
4.     Kravet:
        - Murcia Chairs
        - Kravet blue silk upholstery fabric for chairs
        - Kravet contrast piping cord for chairs
        1st Dibs:
        - Large brass palm trees
        - Seahorse side table
        - Globe
5.      Kravet gold leaf glass insert console table
         1st Dibs gilded coral table lamps
6.      1st Dibs copper crayfish
         1st Dibs crab dish
I wanted to thank Kravet for the great day but wasn't sure how until I saw the pillow at the top of this post. The board above is inspired by the pillow and features Kravet furniture, rug, fabric and trim for a sophisticated living room...somewhere where it is summer year round and has a view of the ocean and a sandy beach out the windows. 

Thank you Kravet for the inspiration!

Kravet items are available to the trade. Contact me if you'd like help creating a your dream living room!

7 comments:

  1. The event sounded fabulous- I would have loved to hear those two ladies chat about social media! Gorgeous board- that pillow is so pretty!

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  2. Hi Christine, it was!

    I looked for you...just assumed you'd be there.

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  3. Blue is timeless and forever beautiful!

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  4. Wow Dane this sounds like a fabulous seminar. I love the inspiration board and would love to know more about what you all learned!

    I do have a Giveaway from The Zhush I know you will love! Come & join!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  5. Karena it was great! Thanks so much for your kind words on for the board as well!

    The Zhush's Giveaway is great. Please stop by and let us know when you have another give away. :)

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