Gerald Puschel, 79, Former Chairman, F. Schumacher & Co., DiesGREENWICH, Conn. --Gerald W. Puschel, former chairman of F. Schumacher & Co., a major fabric, wallcovering, and rug wholesaler, died at his home here on February 28 from complications of Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy (PSP), a rare brain disorder. A… Read more.
March 5, 2020
Artist Lynn E. Haude, 76, Noted Orinoka Mills’ Designer, DiesNEW YORK—Lynn E. Haude, a well-known decorative and upholstery fabrics designer whose work was recently on display at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum here, died Dec. 19, 2019. She was 76. Lynn Haude was known for her creativity… Read more.
February 27, 2020
Beech Heads U.S. Zimmer + Rohde Contract Sales, a New Market for Z+RNEW YORK—Leslie Beech has been named vice president of contract sales for Zimmer + Rohde (Z+R) in the U.S., in the Stamford, Connecticut office, as of Jan. 1, 2020. This is a new position and a new market for Z+R, which has been a residential… Read more.
February 24, 2020
Textile Veteran Rayess Joins Morgan FabricsFRANKFURT—Sam Rayess has joined Morgan Fabrics Corp., the Los Angeles-based converter, as an international sales director. For the past two years, Rayess held a similar post at Z-Wovens, the U.S. branch of the Chinese mill Zhongwang, which… Read more.
February 10, 2020
Antonio Casanueva, Textiles Agent Who Pioneered Luxury Design, Dies at 81 in Mexico CityMEXICO CITY--Antonio Casanueva, a well-known textiles agent, died January 12 at his home here. He was 81. Eleanora and Antonio Casanueva in a submitted photo. According to his daughter, Fabiola, his greatest passions were dogs, bullfighting,… Read more.
January 30, 2020
Edward Gargiulo, 87, Remembered by His Peers
President of Rockland Mills Writes How Gargiulo Shaped His CareerNAPLES, Fla. --Edward Gargiulo, a well-known print-fabric converter in the New York area, and also a partner in Anju/ Woodridge, died after a brief illness on January 12. He was 87. Anju Woodridge was purchased by P/Kaufmann several years… Read more.
January 24, 2020
Walker Greenbank Names Montague CEO
Other Positions FilledLONDON -- Lisa Montague was named on April 10 the CEO of Walker Greenbank PLC, a public company designing and manufacturing wallpaper and fabrics. It trades under several brands including Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Morris & Co., Zoffany, and… Read more.