GLASSES, DISHES, FLATWARE, COOK/SERVE-WARE, FURNITURE
The ‘stuff’ we can’t live without; but know little about!
In my professional journey as retail store buyer, designer and
professor at NYC’s Fashion Institute of Technology, I’ve had
uncommon access to experts at international factories among
the BEST producers of tableware, cook/serve-ware and furniture.
Today’s flawed consumerism thrives on questionable quality,
lack of label transparency, deceptive advertising and brand-
Quality issues are the result of raw materials and production
standards determined by each manufacturer. Since all home
essentials ‘look’ good when new; how do we know if they ‘are’
Real, timeless standards of quality—are nowhere in print!
The questionable quality of everyday essentials used everywhere
by everyone in our developed world has galvanized within me an
obligation to serve the common good.
Humbled by 50 years of uncommon global interaction with
customers, students, suppliers and technical experts, this is my
moment in time and space to give voice to irrefutable standards
of quality demonstrated to me by international experts so that
consumers can apply them to all everyday essentials.