HIGH POINT, N.C. — October 3, 2019 — American Silk Mills is pleased to announce that Mary Cranford has joined the company as designer. This addition will help fulfill the company’s strategy of increasing both expertise and services as American Silk Mills continues to grow.
In her new role, Cranford is tasked with designing and merchandising innovative fabric collections and fresh color palettes. Her primary focus is developing luxury velvets that look beautiful and perform consistently. She will also be instrumental in coordinating new product launches with the marketing and sales team, and customers.
Prior to joining American Silk Mills, Cranford worked for You Home Fabrics as director of design, color expert and merchandising specialist. Cranford has been employed in the home furnishing and textile industry for more than 30 years helping companies conceptualize, create, design and develop product lines; as well as, collaborate with sales teams to build strong working relationships between the U.S. and international design teams. Cranford is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Textiles Design.
“We are very pleased to bring someone of Mary’s caliber to American Silk Mills and believe that she will create an immediate impact in the company with her knowledge and experience,” said David Corbin, CEO of American Silk Mills. “She has a strong background in design and product development which will allow us to deliver on our mission to design beautiful, innovative textiles.”
Posted October 3, 2019
Source: American Silk Mills