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Fortin Ironworks Reflects on 75 Years Serving Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For most the American Dream begins with an idea. For Fortin Ironworks, that idea began with a truck, a small shed and a man with a passion for welding. Today, 75 years later, it's reflecting on that humble beginning.

The founders, Joe and Josephine Fortin, a 22-year-old Italian American couple, were initially introduced as friendly pen pals during World War II when Joe was stationed in Iran for the U.S. Army. After two years of correspondence, they found more than friendship. Without ever meeting, they engaged, somehow knowing that their love could grow to last a lifetime.

Shortly after their August wedding in 1945, World War II ended. Joe was honorably discharged and the couple's long-distance relationship turned into a love-filled life together.

Jobs were difficult to find after the war, so Joe took matters into his own hands, quite literally. A former welding student of the Columbus Trade School at Fort Hayes in Central Ohio, a welder for the Pennsylvania Railroad and the U.S. Army, Joe was incredibly handy to have around and started doing on-site, portable welding repairs and small metal fabrication jobs.

What started out as a small repair shop run out of his truck and a backyard shed, grew into a thriving business. In 1946, this backyard operation officially became Fortin Welding, now known as Fortin Ironworks. Today, it's a successful, multimillion-dollar company with a modern factory complex on nearly four acres. In fact, the building and its showroom are now local landmarks.

The Fortin Ironworks showroom is a known "destination location" for locals and out of town travelers, alike. Its products can also be found at the Market at Fortin Ironworks, home to the creations of various local artists, eclectic home furnishings and a unique event space available to rent for small gatherings.

Over the years, the business has seen many changes and, most recently, the addition of a high-tech laser machine has allowed it to grow even more and to accommodate unlimited ideas.

Although Joe passed away in 2009, Josephine, now 99, continues to enjoy talking business, gardening, and of course, her many grandchildren who now manage the business. For more information, contact Bob Fortin at: 614-291-4342 ext. 200 or visit: https://www.fortinironworks.com/.

About Fortin Ironworks

Fortin Ironworks designs, manufactures and offers local installation of most commercial and residential ironwork needs. It's known for offering the very finest custom metalwork and for tackling all jobs, large or small. It specializes in step rails, fencing, gates, table bases, curtain rods, repairs, and of course, custom metal fabrications. Its staff of 40 is comprised of highly-skilled craftsmen, artisans, estimators, salesmen and installers. The products are manufactured in its 56,000 square-foot facility. The company has multiple accounts with well-known national brands and also ships internationally.

Related link: https://www.fortinironworks.com/

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Remote Control Grapplesaw Crane Lease Model Innovator, Justin Hartmann (Canary Tree), Partners with Tree Leads Today

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Don Dowd, owner of tree lead marketing company Tree Leads Today, announced his new partnership with Justin Hartmann of Canary Tree. As soon as Don Dowd saw Justin Hartmann's short-term grapplesaw crane leasing model, he knew it was the perfect solution for his clients who struggle to keep pace with their backlog of work.

"Until now, our clients had to find additional crews and buy equipment to keep up with the amount of leads we generate for them. Being able to get a remote-control crane and an operator delivered anywhere in the country gives our clients a way to take on an enormous amount of work and complete it in a minimal amount of time. It also enables our clients to get familiar with this cutting-edge equipment and its capabilities." Don first came across Justin's innovative leasing model on Facebook. Justin was surveying tree care professionals' interest and what they'd be willing to spend on this program.

These specialized rigs are quite a considerable investment, usually in excess of half of a million dollars. With the largest fleet of grapplesaw knucklebooms in service worldwide, Canary Tree Service has established itself as the industry leader in disaster relief tree service. As Justin describes, "This is an unparalleled opportunity to get work completed in the safest, most efficient, and most profitable way, with all human risk taken out of the equation. We even offer grapple debris truck rentals with an operator for efficient debris removal."

Since Tree Leads Today has clients across the nation that are backed up for months, these tree companies are often left scrambling to add more crews and equipment to keep pace. As Don explains, "My clients will no longer need to pause marketing now that they can use this revolutionary offering. And they can usually cover the cost for a whole week's rental on the first day. Justin has created the opportunity for any tree company to take advantage of this lucrative investment in superior equipment by offering a simple pricing structure for short-term rentals. "

When Justin was asked why he chose Tree Leads Today over other marketing companies, he replied, "Unlike other marketing companies that take your money and then hope that leads will contact you, Tree Leads Today only charges you for actual leads that contact you directly. I'm also impressed with their diversified approach."

Tree Leads Today is an industry leader, with an expert in every field of marketing including digital marketing, social media, call-to-action websites, content writing, SEO (search engine optimization), and personalized offline marketing.

Justin adds, "All of this coupled with the fact that the company was founded by a long-time tree company owner who knows the tree care business gives them a huge advantage. I can see how Tree Leads Today is able to deliver large volumes of leads that are highly concentrated in their clients' desired territories. I've seen this firsthand through tree companies across the country who I later found out were clients of Tree Leads Today."

Learn more at: https://www.treeleadstoday.com/

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Fig Linens and Home Updates Website to Better Serve Houseware and Home Design Shoppers

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Fig Linens and Home, a bedding and linens shop in Westport, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that they have recently updated their website. This was to ensure that the website is up-to-date, can easily be navigated, and is mobile responsive. The company offers bedding, linens, and home furnishings to purchase online throughout the United States.

The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, eager to meet your unique design needs. The experts at Fig Linens and Home assist customers select the finest bedding, luxury bath items and home décor.

Fig Linens and Home offers an extensive selection of luxury linens and textiles for your bedroom, bathroom & table. Along with bedding and towels, you will find many other wonderful items for your home. They specialize in custom bedding, custom bath and decorative pillows, while also offering upholstered pieces, case goods furniture, mirrors and apothecary delights.

Brands carried include Pratesi, Sferra, Matouk, John Robshaw, Yves Delorme, Nancy Koltes, Kevin O'Brien, Home Treasures, Abyss, Habidecor, Kim Seybert, Bodrum, Beatriz Ball, Scandia Down, Downright Pillows and Comforters, Ryan Studio and many more.

Those who are interested in bedding and linens in Fairfield County, CT and surrounding areas may want to check out the Fig Linens and Home website at https://www.figlinensandhome.com/

About Fig Linens and Home:

Fig Linens is an Interior Design and Fine Linens Boutique located in Westport, CT. Fig Linens and Home specializes in luxury bed, bath and table Linens. With additional accessories for home & garden, lamps, decorative pillows and mirrors, along with lovely gifts, loungewear & apothecary, we can turn your house into a home.

More information: https://www.figlinensandhome.com/

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Garden Light LED Expands Micro Max Lighting Series with Stunning New Beam Variations

TAMPA, Fla. -- Garden Light LED announces their Micro Series fixtures designed to project powerful light from a small source in areas like stairs and steps, discrete overhangs, handrails, trees, potted plants, water features, and garden landscapes. Available in five different beam patterns, the Micro Series fixtures are miniature, measuring only 1.3 inches (w) x 1.5 inches (l) x 0.5 inches (h) - smaller than a matchbook.

The Owl projects a long, oblong beam pattern, while the Tiger Eye produces a rectangular beam, the Ram provides a V-shaped beam, and the Rock projects its beam forward and down. The original Micro Max provides a standard flood output.

Garden Light LED will be holding a live informational webinar this Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET on the Micro Series variations. Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5378575999249640717

To ensure precision and consistency in production, they are manufactured using CNC machining - a process that relies on computer-controlled machines in the fabrication of components.

All five Micro Series fixtures are IP68-rated - meaning they are dust-tight and can be immersed in water.

Learn more: https://gardenlightled.com/outdoor/outdoor-landscape-lighting/specialty-lights-and-outdoor-living-spaces/

"Garden Light LED offers an array of unique size fixtures, including the Micro Series, that allow our partners to solve problems in the field that other manufacturers haven't thought about," said Michelle Mueller, co-owner and cofounder of Garden Light LED.

Founded in 1996, Garden Light LED's aim is to diversify their revenue through an expanded portfolio of products, penetrate untapped markets, and deliver custom solutions with thoughtfulness, agility, and confidence.

"We look for people who really have a passion for landscape lighting and we support them," said Reto Mueller, co-owner and cofounder. "We have a motto here: 'By watering others, we water ourselves.'"

About Garden Light LED

Garden Light LED is a relationship-based company that creates high quality, innovative, and environmentally sensitive landscape lighting products designed to improve the lives of their partners. Garden Light LED fixtures are engineered, designed, and assembled in the United States. The company's values center on customer service, high quality craftsmanship, and supporting their employees.

Learn more: https://gardenlightled.com/

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Garden Light LED
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Flavor First Intuitive Line of Wine Glassware Released in U.S. Market

ST. HELENA, Calif. -- For the first time ever, a line of glassware designed around the flavor of wine has been released to trade and consumers in the United States by The Oneida® Group. The set of three glasses corresponds to three key flavor/styles found in wine: Crisp & Fresh™, Creamy & Silky™ and Bold & Powerful™, intuitively putting the power of glass selection in the hands of wine consumers and trade professionals.

Liberating and simple in premise, the Flavor First™ line of glassware was meticulously designed over three years by wine expert and lauded author Karen MacNeil in collaboration with Senior Vice President of Design and Creative Director, Paul Gebhardt of The Oneida® Group, producer since 1880 of fine table and kitchenware to homes and restaurants worldwide.

Their idea was simple-design wine glasses around wine flavor, not around wine regions or wine varietals. Taking into consideration the architecture of the glass, the nature of the human palate, and the desire of consumers and food service professionals to simplify this complex subject, MacNeil and Gebhardt had an "aha" moment together at a wine training Karen conducted for The Oneida® Group. Why, they asked, wasn't there a stem that took the overthinking out of glassware? Why not focus on the fundamental pleasure and flavor of wine itself?

Trials, tastings, iterations over time, and testing of 40 different design options yielded a simple solution. MacNeil stated, "As a writer and wine teacher who's taught thousands of people how to taste and evaluate wine, I listen carefully to how people talk about wine and the words they use. Most people are non-technical; they use ideas such as 'bold reds' or 'creamy chardonnays' to describe what they like. In other words, they use flavor words."

Always academic and thoughtful in her approach, Karen looked at 35 major grape varieties and realized that the glass diameter at the widest part of the glass had the greatest impact on the expression of the wines. As she states, "Oxygen has a profound effect on wine. For each of our three glasses, the widest part of the glass is at a different position."

Gebhardt, said of the collaboration, "Karen and her team are amazing, and together we made the idea a reality. Along with flavor as a driver of form, I wanted to create a line that had as many back-of-the-house operational advantages as possible. The design needed to be easy to live with at home, as well as in a commercial operation, both of which are key audiences for our company."

Importantly, the vessels were designed for daily life at the table, and as such are dishwasher safe. While each glass is endowed with a precision bowl shape and a thin rim typically reserved for glassware three times the price, the carefully calibrated "pulled" stem and foot ensure that the glasses will endure through meals and explorations. All three stems are the same height, making a seamless presentation for a wine tasting or meal with different pairings and ease of storage. The glasses are American designed and made in Germany from lead-free crystal.

The core stems include (all sold at retail in sets of four and six):

Crisp & Fresh™ for champagne, prosecco, sparkling wine, sauvignon blanc, Riesling, and pinot grigio plus light rosés and all wines with a fresh, bright quality

Creamy & Silky™ for chardonnay, chenin blanc, pinot gris plus richer rosé wines and pinot noir, chianti, shiraz and all wines with a round, silky texture

Bold & Powerful™ for very full bodied, oaky chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, Bordeaux, zinfandel, malbec, Barolo, syrah and all wines that feature a bold texture and firm structural backbone

Petite Stem: Designed for more casual gatherings, a next generation version of the stemless glass but, importantly, with a foot to allow for swirling and easier handling. It's also great for beer, iced tea, and select cocktails such as a classic Gin & Tonic.

Available for sale in sets of four and six or as a variety set of six with two stems of each, the glasses are available at a number of retailers such as Amazon, wine.com, Macy's, Dillard's, TheBay.com (Canada) and are also available at https://www.oneida.com/flavorfirst and https://www.karenmacneil.com/product/flavor-first-wine-glasses/.

Priced at $74.99 per set of six, the per stem price averages $12.50, extremely affordable when compared to other similar quality wine glasses on the market today.

About Karen MacNeil

Noted writer, author, and educator Karen MacNeil is the only American to have won every major wine award given in the English language. These include the James Beard award for Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year, the Louis Roederer award for Best Consumer Wine Writing, and the International Wine and Spirits award as the Global Wine Communicator of the Year. In a full-page profile on her, TIME Magazine called Karen "America's Missionary of the Vine." In 2018, Karen was named one of the "100 Most Influential People in Wine." Karen's firm, Karen MacNeil & Company, creates customized corporate events for companies and individual groups. Among Karen's clients are Lexus, Merrill Lynch, Disney, General Electric, UBS, and Singapore Airlines, as well as numerous law, banking, and biotech firms.

Karen is the co-creator and Chair Emerita of the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the Culinary Institute of America in the Napa Valley, which has been called "the Harvard of wine education." More information about Karen can be found at https://www.karenmacneil.com/.

About The Oneida® Group

The Oneida® Group is a leading global marketer of tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer and foodservice markets. With a comprehensive line of tabletop and food preparation products, they market their products globally under a broad range of consumer brands. Karen MacNeil's range of stemware falls under both the consumer facing Oneida and the trade focused SAPORUS brand of food service. Customers range from Fortune 500 companies to medium and small-sized companies in the consumer, foodservice, business-to-business, and E-commerce channels. The company operates two glass manufacturing plants in the U.S. and sources a variety of proprietary designed tableware products. Visit https://www.oneida.com/ for more information.

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Insightful Woman Launches Business During Pandemic Supporting Female Artisans and Entrepreneurs

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- While the pandemic continues to shatter businesses and the world is urged to stay at home, Allie Petrova, founder of Bellani, a luxury merino wool blanket maker, decided to bring warmth into people's homes and lives. Like many other professionals, Petrova, a North Carolina tax attorney, replaced in-person, client meetings with virtual ones.

And, whether working at her home office desk, or unwinding while watching movies in the living room, she wished for a natural blanket to wrap her in comfort and coziness.

With an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to help others, she set out to create the perfect blanket made of luxuriously soft fine merino. The name "Bellani" was an intuitive fit: it comes from the Italian words for beautiful (bella) and wool (lana). The blankets are made in Europe from pure, natural and sustainable materials.

Petrova sought to support female entrepreneurs and artisans, many are single mothers or sole breadwinners for the family. Bellani's major supplier is a partnership owned by two women. Women artisans hand finish the fringe on each blanket from the Luxe Collection, which offers a combination of classic and contemporary designs that elevate spaces and bring delightful warmth. The blankets are crafted at wool mills with traditions in the making of wool products, particularly blankets.

"While so many businesses were shutting down, I worked to plant a seed that would grow something new and beautiful," Petrova says. "Despite many challenges and disruptions caused by the pandemic, I found the right mill to weave the blankets, chose from tens of colors for the right patterns, and located the perfect, fine merino supplier."

In addition to adult blankets in the Luxe Collection, Bellani offers fine merino baby and pet blankets. They come in delicate patterns and timeless colors. People are met with softness beyond compare, when they run their hands over the Bellani blankets.

"Our baby blankets have been very popular with grandparents who are buying them as gifts as well as for baby showers," Petrova says. "And pets are a very important part of the family too - we didn't want our furry friends to be left out."

Bellani is unveiling its Royal Blanket - exclusively on https://mybellani.com. This blanket will be the ultimate in luxury. The fabric is made in Italy from fine Australian merino wool and comes in a generous size to fit a Queen-sized bed.

About Bellani

Founded in 2020, Bellani manufactures heirloom quality, fine merino wool blankets with timeless designs, luxurious softness and ultimate comfort. All products are made in Europe and are 100 percent natural. Shipping is available to the U.S. and Canada.

For more information, visit: https://mybellani.com/ and https://www.instagram.com/bellaniblankets/

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BG Locksmith LLC Offers 24-Hour Response Fully Equipped Mobile Workshops

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- BG Locksmith LLC today announced 24-hour Bowling Green KY automotive, residential and commercial emergency Locksmith services. BG locksmith is a highly experienced and trained professional team dedicated to providing locksmith services throughout the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

The locksmith offers prompt and expert emergency services thanks to the fully equipped mobile locksmith shops. The team is trained and experienced in order to provide the right type of response for each customer, and to do so quickly. The telephone lines are open around the clock and the response to emergency calls is fast and courteous.

According to Tim Arefkin, "We are a team of fully qualified Professional Locksmiths, so all the work we do is backed by warranty. We are fully insured to handle both residential and commercial locks and automotive locksmith services. Our customers know we are reliable, affordable and professional. We know that your home is your safe shelter. You can protect your home or business from intruders by enhancing the level of security, utilizing a trusted locksmith."

The team at BG 24-hour Bowling Green KY Locksmith provides clients with services at affordable prices. The projects include better security systems or lockout services. Security features for houses or businesses are important, and it doesn't have to break the budget to be effective. The locksmith handles small or large projects with equal attention and skills. The pros can open a door in the case of a lockout, or can fix car key issues and replace your car key.

To learn more visit: https://www.bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com/locksmith-bowling-green-ky/.

An extensive menu of additional services related to locks and security are available from BG Locksmith. They can supply and cut many types of keys for home and cars, respond to lockout services within twenty minutes generally and do lock-up and secure services after a home burglary. Repair, supply, and installation of door hardware is a specialty of the brand. Garage doors and gate remotes and keys can be replaced or duplicated. Also included in the list of services is re-keying services, smart locks, deadlocks, window locks, security screen doors, home safes, door closers, digital access control, and master and car key cutting and programming.

About BG Locksmith LLC

BG Locksmith, as the name indicates, is a lock and key services providing company. Based out of Bowling Green KY, it offers reliable, instant, and affordable locksmith services 24/7. Therefore, those who are locked out of their homes, commercial properties, and/or cars can reach out to the company and avail expert services at any point in time without burning a deep hole in their pockets. In addition, those looking for cheap car key replacement in Bowling Green KY can reach out to Affordable Locksmith BGKY.

Company: BG Locksmith LLC
Address: 836A U.S. 31 W Bypass, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 421-7755
Email: info@bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com

Web: https://www.bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com/

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BG Locksmith LLC Offers 24-Hour Response Fully Equipped Mobile Workshops

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- BG Locksmith LLC today announced 24-hour Bowling Green KY automotive, residential and commercial emergency Locksmith services. BG locksmith is a highly experienced and trained professional team dedicated to providing locksmith services throughout the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

The locksmith offers prompt and expert emergency services thanks to the fully equipped mobile locksmith shops. The team is trained and experienced in order to provide the right type of response for each customer, and to do so quickly. The telephone lines are open around the clock and the response to emergency calls is fast and courteous.

According to Tim Arefkin, "We are a team of fully qualified Professional Locksmiths, so all the work we do is backed by warranty. We are fully insured to handle both residential and commercial locks and automotive locksmith services. Our customers know we are reliable, affordable and professional. We know that your home is your safe shelter. You can protect your home or business from intruders by enhancing the level of security, utilizing a trusted locksmith."

The team at BG 24-hour Bowling Green KY Locksmith provides clients with services at affordable prices. The projects include better security systems or lockout services. Security features for houses or businesses are important, and it doesn't have to break the budget to be effective. The locksmith handles small or large projects with equal attention and skills. The pros can open a door in the case of a lockout, or can fix car key issues and replace your car key.

To learn more visit: https://www.bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com/locksmith-bowling-green-ky/.

An extensive menu of additional services related to locks and security are available from BG Locksmith. They can supply and cut many types of keys for home and cars, respond to lockout services within twenty minutes generally and do lock-up and secure services after a home burglary. Repair, supply, and installation of door hardware is a specialty of the brand. Garage doors and gate remotes and keys can be replaced or duplicated. Also included in the list of services is re-keying services, smart locks, deadlocks, window locks, security screen doors, home safes, door closers, digital access control, and master and car key cutting and programming.

About BG Locksmith LLC

BG Locksmith, as the name indicates, is a lock and key services providing company. Based out of Bowling Green KY, it offers reliable, instant, and affordable locksmith services 24/7. Therefore, those who are locked out of their homes, commercial properties, and/or cars can reach out to the company and avail expert services at any point in time without burning a deep hole in their pockets. In addition, those looking for cheap car key replacement in Bowling Green KY can reach out to Affordable Locksmith BGKY.

Company: BG Locksmith LLC
Address: 836A U.S. 31 W Bypass, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 421-7755
Email: info@bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com

Web: https://www.bowlinggreenlocksmiths.com/

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Seattle Design Week Returns for its 47th Year Offering a Week of Virtual Programming Bringing Together the Pacific Northwest Design Community

SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Design Center, the Pacific Northwest's only designer showroom, will host "Design Week" - a virtual celebration of design, bringing together designers across the PNW, running from October 26 - 29, 2020. For the first time in SDC's history, the fall market moves from a one-day in-person experience to a full-week. Twenty-eight virtual sessions and events have been carefully curated to ignite creativity and unveil the latest product lines and design trends.

This unique, and first-of-its-kind, virtual fall market invites industry professionals and the design curious to attend and enjoy interactive presentations. Sessions will include the traditional new fall designer lines, products trends, and announcements, as well as expanded sessions from local and national experts focused on business, health and wellness, the art of flower arranging, photography, and designs.

In addition, during Design Week, Seattle Design Center is thrilled to announce their new philanthropic partnership with Humble Design Seattle, whose main goal is to stop the cycle of homelessness in the Puget Sound region. Humble Design supports people emerging from homelessness by transforming empty houses into welcoming and personalized homes using donated furniture and household goods.

"We are so thrilled to partner with the Seattle Design Center. As we help families move gracefully from homelessness to an individually designed, stable home, we could not dream of a more perfect partnership. It is a natural alignment and we are excited to explore all the ways Humble Design can collaborate with the design community to make an impact together in Seattle," said Humble Design Seattle Executive Director, Kelley Moore.

Design Week will provide highly anticipated presentations highlighting new luxury collections and lines that can only be sourced at the Seattle Design Center's showrooms as well as interactive discussions, giveaways and vendor appearances including:

* Keynote presentation by Stacey Brown Randall, entrepreneur, and nationally renowned author of "Referrals Without Asking."

* LIVE broadcast of Dixie Stark and Annie Lundquist's Design Salvation podcast offering an interactive experience and real-time Q&A with these two famed interior designers.

* Webinars from Keri Petersen, owner of KP Spaces, Nisha Kelen, owner of FLEURISH - Floral Design Workshop and a health and wellness workshop by Joshua Hunter, owner of Treat Yo Morning Routine and Molly Kieland, owner of FuelHouse Gym).

* To further increase the appreciation of design, and welcome new talent to a wide array of design aspects, a dynamic panel of local trade experts and designers will share their secret design weapons.

"This is an exciting time for the design community, and we are grateful we have the resources to virtually bring everyone together to celebrate all that is happening in the industry. This year's Design Week, even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, offers something for everyone. We are thrilled to provide a welcoming environment for designers and the design curious with a wide-range of diverse and accessible programming options," says Gina Colucci, Marketing Director for the Seattle Design Center.

Additional details on programming and events, to curate your own Design Week experience and register, visit https://seattledesigncenter.com/.

About the Seattle Design Center:

Since 1973, the Seattle Design Center has been the nucleus of the Pacific Northwest design community, the place for inspiration and thought leadership for Pacific Northwest designers and the clients they serve. The Seattle Design Center is nationally recognized as the premier marketplace for fine home furnishings and design services. It is open to the public, encompasses over 156,000 square feet boasting 20+ luxury showrooms that feature more than 2,000 vendors from around the world. Seattle Design Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, please visit: https://seattledesigncenter.com.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
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Iconic Valley Store Holds Grand Reopening – Phoenix Lamps Shows Off New Look

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Phoenix Lamps invites the public and press to its grand reopening on Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the store's Phoenix location at 2225 E. Indian School Road.

A fixture in the community since 1946, Phoenix Lamps assumed new ownership in July 2019. The new proprietor, Pat Emmert, spent the past year lovingly renewing and restoring the iconic store in honor of the 74 years it has been in business. The reopening event will reveal the store's new look and include special promotions, including 20 percent off all items. Food trucks will also be on site for guests to enjoy.

"We're looking forward to a great day of fun, food, activities and special sales," said Pat Emmert. "The restoration of Phoenix Lamps was a labor of love and it's so exciting to be able to share that with the community."

As a special tribute to those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, a portion of proceeds from the store's reopening will be donated to support first responders and frontline workers in the medical profession.

For more information on Phoenix Lamps or the reopening event, visit https://www.phxlamps.com/.

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About Phoenix Lamps:

In addition to being the valley's authority on all things lamps, Phoenix Lamps also houses a plethora of antiques, including hard-to-find chandeliers, vintage pieces, signed paintings and specialty art works in metal, fossils, porcelain and bronze. The store is also known for expert craftsmanship, offering rewiring and refurbished fixtures from modern to vintage to antique.

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