New York, May 2014 – Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color standards for the design industries is elated to announce a partnership with Kravet, the leader of high-end, to-the-trade textiles.
In the summer of 2014, Kravet will release eight pattern books, each incorporating a range of PANTONE Colors, with additional color collaborations to follow. Designers will benefit from the standardization of specific PANTONE Colors for fabrics, and the Kravet product development team will benefit from the expertise Pantone brings to bear through color intelligence and trend forecasting.
The Pantone Kravet partnership will also include a nationwide seminar series featuring Pantone’s color and trend experts, travelling to Kravet showrooms around the country to educate and inspire designers with upcoming color trends.
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Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the global color authority and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. Pantone products have encouraged colorful exploration and expressions of creativity from inspiration to implementation for more than 50 years. Through the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone continues to chart future color direction and study how color influences human thought processes, emotions and physical reactions. Pantone furthers its commitment to providing professionals with a greater understanding of color and to help them utilize color more effectively. Always a source for color inspiration, Pantone also offers designer-inspired products and services for consumers. More information is available at www.pantone.com. For the latest news, trends, information and conversations, connect with Pantone on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the Pantone Blog.
Kravet Inc., established in 1918, is the industry leader in the to-the-trade home furnishings industry. This fifth generation family business distributes fabrics, furniture, wall coverings, trimmings, carpets and accessories. The family’s commitment to innovation has helped the company transform from a small fabric house to a global leader, representing brands and designers from all over the world. Kravet Inc. owns Kravet, Lee Jofa, Groundworks, GP & J Baker and Brunschwig & Fils, all high-end fabric houses that specialize in style, luxury and exceptional design. With locations in North America and worldwide, Kravet Inc. offers the highest level of customer service, quality products and web technology for today’s design professional.