Spotlight on Carolyn Kinder Creations!

For over two decades, Carolyn Kinder has been designing and developing innovative collections for the home furnishings industry.  Carolyn has an established reputation that has become synonymous with class and timeless design.  What could be better than partnering with Quoizel who has created timeless designs since 1930.

Quoizel introduced 32 styles from Carolyn Kinder at the January Dallas Market, all of which were very well-received.

The Aruba series is a new edition to Quoizel’s Naturals Collection, which has an open-weave bamboo shade with an inner paper shade and a painted bronze finish.  The inner shade diffuses the light for a warm glow. 


Update on Quoizel’s Very Successful Wellness Program!!

As promised we are keeping tabs on Quoizel’s very successful Wellness Program.   The holidays are behind us, and Spring is finally here, encouraging everyone from Charleston to New York to  exercise, eat healthy and feel better about themselves!

A new trainer, Becky Kyryliuk is in town, and she is very enthusiastic about taking the program to its next level.  Becky’s passion for motivating people to be active and healthy has led to her current pursuit of a PhD in Exercise Science.  Classes now consist of boot camp, kick boxing, yoga, pilates, circuit training and line dancing.  Becky is pushing everyone to work harder but to have fun at the same time! 


How many people does it take to change a light bulb?

Although this may seem like a joke, changing a light bulb isn’t so simple these days!!  With so many choices, choosing the right light bulb has become a complicated task.

First things first when heading to your local hardware store is to make a list of the light bulbs that you need and the area you want to light.  Is this for an outdoor lantern, reading light, kitchen fixture, or a dimmable fixture, etc.

The next thing is to know what type of bulb to buy for the area you want to light. 

Incandescent.  The one that Thomas Edison perfected, which is the most popular and well-known light bulb in use is prized for its warm color.  Drawbacks of this bulb include low efficiency, high heat generation and fragility.


Another Win for the “Prez”

This weekend, Rick Seidman, President & CEO of Quoizel, took first place at the Charleston Patriot Challenge which invited all classes of kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards.

For the the past two years, Rick has won the Men’s Under 50 Fast Kayak Division in the 3-mile challenge.  This year he entered the 6-mile challenge and again took 1st place standing next to 20 and 30 year olds on the winner’s podium.  Rick finished well under his goal at 1 hr. and 3 minutes!

All proceeds benefit wounded veterans in the local community and go to establish an adaptive paddling program in Charleston for those with physical disabilities.


New Bath, Outdoor, Designer & Family Vignette Displays!

The following are a few of the new display options available from Quoizel.  These displays maximize the real estate in your showroom and allow you to effectively merchandise best-selling product.   Whether you are creating a family vignette or taking advantage of the clean layout of the new bath and outdoor displays, customers like to buy when shopping is easy.