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Material ConneXion Helps Build a Housewares Empire

chilewichEponymous household brand Chilewich credited Material ConneXion with a portion of their success in a recent FastCoDesign feature explaining how the brand built a $35 million empire starting with the “humble” placemat. According to the article, “To find inspiration for her next endeavor, [Founder and Designer Sandy Chilewich] combed through the specimens at the materials library [at] Material ConneXion and came across a flexible vinyl that was used in outdoor furniture.” Read the full story here.