|By PR Newswire||
|November 15, 2012 12:20 PM EST|
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- V&M (Vintage and Modern, http://VandM.com), the world's leading online source for unique vintage furniture, antiques, art, jewelry, fashion and design from around the world, announces Design Atelier, an exclusive series of home decor and accessories collections created by leading interior designers and architects exclusively for V&M.
Design Atelier, V&M's invitation-only incubator for design pros to produce and promote their own lines, launched November 11, 2012 with renowned interior designer, Christopher Coleman.
"V&M constantly strives to offer distinctive shopping experiences for our discerning clientele through the curation of innovative merchandise," observed Adam Smith, CEO of V&M. "Design Atelier fits our mission perfectly as it provides never-before-seen decor goods, while presenting an online canvas for renowned design pros to create, produce, and debut their own collections."
V&M's Q4 Design Atelier designers include:
Christopher Coleman (Nov. 11): Known as "The Colorist," launched with a spirited collection of colorful accessories and furnishings. Coleman was named one of "50 Designers to Watch" by New York Spaces and a "Top Designer" by House Beautiful.
Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz (Nov. 25): Known for his clean and innovative interiors, he is equally adept creating personal residences for such clients as: Sean Combs, Russell Simmons and Lenny Kravitz, and hospitality projects including several of the Mondrian Hotels.
Heather Maloney (Dec. 9): Maloney is the VP of Design for the King & Grove Hotel Group. She has spearheaded the interior design for the Tides in South Beach, Ruschmeyer's in Montauk and the redesign of the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. Maloney's impressive pedigree includes executive design positions at The Morgan Group and Restoration Hardware.
Marie Aiello (Jan. 6): Debuts her first-ever collection on V&M. Known for her elegant style and refined custom pieces, Aiello was named an emerging designer by Metropolitan Home and is a former TV producer and St. Barth's boutique owner.
Among the 2013 Design Atelier Design Pros are:
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