Libby Langdon, interior designer, author and television personality, has designed her first line of wall décor for Paragon, an award-winning wall art, mirrors, and lamps manufacturer. The collection—featuring a variety of genres, from bold abstract art pieces and photography collections to sleek botanicals, architectural prints and several coastal series—will launch at High Point Market in October.
“As a designer I know a home or room has no way of feeling finished if the walls are bare,” said Langdon about her reasons for wanting to break into this category. “Without art a space feels like something was forgotten. Artwork on walls gives a feeling of completion, a design fully realized.”
As an interior designer, Langdon—who has a lighting collection with Crystorama, rugs with KAS, and now a complete home-furnishings collection with Fairfield, which is also debuting this fall—really understands what consumers want, what artwork appeals to them. The collection she’s designed is very user friendly and approachable, including pieces that people can easily envision up on their walls, and since each genre consists of multiple complimentary pieces, she’s taken the guesswork out of grouping artwork for the consumer.
“We are looking forward to combining Paragon’s ability to develop exclusive art and Libby’s impeccable design expertise to create a unique product offering that is sure to be well received in the industry,” said Paragon President Lendell Glassco.
“While I’d always dreamed of creating my own line of wall décor, I was totally blown away after visiting the Paragon facility in Alabama,” said Langdon. “The possibilities of what they can produce seem limitless. Everything from special custom mats and printing materials to having endless framing capabilities allowed me to think outside the box and build special pieces that are gorgeous but still fall in line with the value I want to offer buyers.”
Paragon invites marketgoers to its showroom, located at IHFC – C203, Commerce, Floor 2, on Sunday, October 20 from Noon to 2 pm to preview the new collection and enjoy Lunch with Libby, with food inspired by her hometown of High Point, including barbecue, sweet tea, and some even sweeter treats.
About Libby Langdon: Libby Langdon is an interior designer, author, product designer and makeover television personality, as well as the creative force behind New York City–based design firm Libby Interiors, Inc. She is known for her growing collections of branded home-furnishing collections, including lighting for Crystorama, rugs for KAS, artwork for Paragon, and home furnishings for Fairfield. Her interior design work and home products have been featured in leading shelter magazines, including Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens, and Woman’s Day. Langdon has been a regular design expert on NBC’s TODAY Show, HGTV’s Small Space, Big Style, The View, The Rachael Ray Show, The Early Show and NBC’s Open House. Langdon travels across the country presenting her design seminars to consumers, designers and retailers about all things design.
About Paragon: Paragon is a wholesale manufacture of wall art, mirrors and lamps. Family owned and operated since 1975, Paragon is located in Albertville, Alabama. Paragon is a six-time ARTS award winner and ARTS Hall of Fame inductee. The company has grown its business through constant innovation, value and service. Paragon manufactures 90% of its product domestically, in a 166,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in Albertville.
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