HIGH POINT – Bed Bath & Beyond and Cloth & Company are launching a collection by the winner of its design competition.
The Emerging Designer Collection by Lauren Bencivengo will launch on the Bed Bath & Beyond website on Oct. 10.
It is the result of a partnership between Bed Bath & Beyond and Cloth & Company to uncover new designer talent with a competition at Dwell on Design 2017. From hundreds of entrants, five finalists were selected with the winner, Lauren Bencivengo chosen by a team of judges including Cloth & Company founders Christiane Lemieux, Meganne Wecker, Michael Bullard Lawrence, Jamie Derringer (Design Milk) and John Merritt, Design Director from Bed Bath & Beyond.
Bencivengo’s textiles are inspired by designs found in architecture, fashion and everyday objects, and the collection features four fabrics in six silhouettes. Retail prices for the collection range from $99 to $404.
Bed Bath & Beyond x Cloth & Company x Dwell on Design Emerging Designer Collection by Lauren Bencivengo is part of a series of collaborations for Cloth & Company. Using the latest digital printing capabilities and a made-to-order business model, the brand aims to a new standard in home design, collaborating with some of the country’s most unique and dynamic artists and influencers.
“It gives me great pride to offer young designers such an exciting opportunity with a progressive, big name retailer like Bed Bath & Beyond. Our made to order business model allows us to take bigger risks with the innovative designs of the next generation, and Dwell on Design is the perfect forum to discover such talent,” said Meganne Wecker, president of Skyline and co-founder of Cloth & Company.
Bed Bath & Beyond President Arthur Stark said, “Our customers know us for the new and innovative products we offer. We are excited to partner with Cloth & Company to discover these emerging designers and to give them a platform to develop and bring to market unique, high quality products that offer our customers easy and enjoyable solutions for daily living.”