Window Shopping with a Purpose

17 June 2015
Knowing the value of a product and doing your homework is not only important when making large purchases like a car, furniture or antiques, but...
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What can bed linen do for your bedroom?

10 June 2015
[caption id="attachment_2017" align="aligncenter" width="980"] Schweitzer’s “Prato” bedding as featured in Veranda Magazine 2014[/caption] The linen in your bedroom is arguably the most important design element...
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Choosing bathroom towels

5 June 2015
Getting your towels right can turn a nice bathroom into one that is luxurious. They should be functional, and they should look attractive. Loads of...
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The Meaning of Flowers

11 May 2015
Being a fashion designer and having developed many floral prints, I often wondered about the significance and meaning of floral images used in textiles and paintings. In...
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What is Color?

28 April 2015
What Is Color? In 1666, English scientist Sir Isaac Newton discovered that when pure white light passes through a prism, it separates into all of...
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What exactly is a Jacquard or Damask?

3 April 2015
From an experienced fashion designer's point of view, "everything" starts with textiles. When the most beautiful fabrics are designed and combined and created for bedding,...
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Honoring Elena Schweitzer

16 March 2015
Like a rainbow fading in the twinkling of an eye….gone too soon. Schweitzer Linen suffered a terrible loss with the recent passing of a beautiful...
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