Sandow Media Corp. — a developer of multichannel, vertically integrated luxury print and online
brands, with offices in Los Angeles; Boca Raton, Fla.; New York City; and North Carolina — has
acquired New York City-based materials consultancy Material ConneXion Inc. and its sister company
and strategic design consultancy Culture & Commerce Inc.
“The acquisition of Material ConneXion and Culture & Commerce is a pivotal step for us,”
said Adam I. Sandow, chairman and CEO, Sandow Media. “Material ConneXion’s unparalleled expertise
in materials, sustainability and design, coupled with its expanding global presence will bring
substantial knowledge to our corporation and greatly magnify our business connections and
international reach. Culture & Commerce’s leadership position at the intersection of the
business and design worlds provides a valuable, strategic resource for ourselves and clients. With
Sandow supporting them, the synergistic opportunities are exciting and limitless.”
“Sandow’s business acumen and passion for developing innovative brands makes the company a
perfect partner to take our companies to the next stage,” said Michele Caniato, president, Material
ConneXion and Culture & Commerce. Caniato will continue to lead the two companies.
Material ConneXion’s membership-based Materials Libraries offer more than 6,000 advanced and
sustainable materials and consulting services through locations in the United States, Europe and
Asia. The company recently announced plans to open 10 additional Materials Libraries throughout
China by 2017, and to launch a new online Materials Database this year.
June 7, 2011