About the Designer
"I can't remember a time when design wasn't a major influence in my life. Nature is my greatest inspiration. I began sketching before learning math and reciting the alphabet. When I was about 8 years old, my mother designed halter dresses that we would bring to craft shows, and I was allowed the opportunity of designing handbags and jewelry to enhance the outfits. My first sale was very precious. Being compensated as a designer was and continues to be a delight. Whenever I experience something that our firm designed being worn or living in a client's home, the thrill never lessens. Modeling was never on my radar. I wanted to be the client! My fashion career exposed me to the globe and some of the most talented people in the world. Vera Wang was responsible for me working at Vogue; Scavullo photographed my Cosmopolitan cover, Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, Avedon---all taught me so much. Fendi, Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein were all companies that I worked for. My greatest mentors in life and fashion include my Mother, Barbara, who has exquisite taste, my Father, John who taught me the economics of fashion and economic realities of retail. It can be ugly, when people aren't honest... Jule Campbell from Sports Illustrated and Elizabeth Taylor continue to be true blessings in my life. Elizabeth took me by the hand and demanded that I express myself in a bolder, more powerful way. 'Beige is not the inner you. People will take you seriously even when you're designing something wonderful, feminine and sexy. You can also wear it! I miss and treasure Elizabeth every day,' " explained Kathy Ireland about her passion for design that launched, kathy ireland® Worldwide. Kathy Ireland, is CEO and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®), a design and marketing firm. Forbes Magazine reports kiWW® as a "2 billion dollar business model". License Global Magazine names kiWW® the 25th most powerfully licensed brand, globally. kiWW® offers designs in Fashion, Weddings, Home, Office and More... According to Fairchild Publications, the “supermodel turned supermogul” is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.
|Recommended TV Type: Flat Screen||Product Type: TV stand|
|Design: Console||Finish: Midnight Smoke|
|Number of Items Included: 1||Style: Traditional|
|Gender: Unisex/Both||Distressed: Yes|
|Exterior Shelves: Yes||Drawers Included: Yes|
|Cabinets Included: Yes||Ventilation Features: Yes|
|Wheels Included: No||Fireplace Included: No|
|Lighted: No||Media Player Storage: Yes|
|Media Storage: Yes||Cable Management: Yes|
|Orientation: Floor unit||Lift Mechanism: No|
|Expandable: No||Swivel Base: No|
|Integrated Mount: No||Country of Manufacture: Mexico|
|Assembly Required: No|
|CARB Compliant: Yes|
Kathy Ireland's home office was the family kitchen table until she partnered with Martin Furniture. They invite you to experience the extraordinary furnishings in these two exciting categories. Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture is a wonderful resource for today's families who don't have lots of time when they shop and are overwhelmed by choices. They've made the selection process easier by delivering products to you that offer unique value, fashion and function. Every mom is the CEO of her busy family, so, some of the key features that will be found throughout the offering include extra wide keyboard trays, special power management centers, pull out task lighting, dictation trays, hidden storage and instant organization. These items make daily projects easier for families.
Martin Furniture is a great producer of home office, wall systems and home theater furniture. This company was founded in San Diego by Gil Martin in 1980. Gil and his extraordinary team are committed to excellence.
Have every confidence that Martin Furniture is a world-class maker. They are humbled by the support that their brand has received from women and their families. KI Home has been nominated for Designer of the Year, received Best of Market honors in furniture and earned the legendary Good Housekeeping Seal for consumer excellence. Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture will have over 165 products.
Kathy Ireland is the Chief Designer of all of the Martin Furniture products, and she considers it a privilege to work every day and receive powerful input from their multitalented teams. Their design teams collaborate with to develop unique concepts and trends, which become products for you. But, at the end of the day, Kathy is the editor.
The Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture program was designed to be eclectic and fun so families can place home office, wall systems and home theater furniture in their home with confidence.
When you choose Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture products for your family, you haven't simply purchased furniture. You've made an investment for years to come.
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Very happy with purchase
Care / Deliberate Shopper from Tampa Bay Area, FL– Verified Buyer
The crate was built better than some TV Lifts/Stands I've considered. The cost is more than "put togethers", but well worth the difference. Quality/Cost value outstanding. Don't be concerned about the many "distressed finish" alearts. Yes, the finish is a little country, not as glossy as some and with hand rubbed edges. Overall an outstanding piece of furniture that will fit into almost all decors. The lift in the top rear to gain access to component connections is the best 'feature" that I have experienced. Recomend that the power surge protector /supply be located inside velcrowed to the back pannel- near the top. Because so many components/modems, etc have to be rebooted often, this feature makes it a snapp. Just lift the lid, click the power off button on the surge protector. Turn it back on. Close the lid. Done.
Bob from Arizona– Verified Buyer
This is an excellent piece of furniture. I definitely rate it four plus stars to a five. It's a great quality piece and well designed and constructed. It's a very solid piece and a very nice looking piece of furniture.
robert from Decatur, AL– Verified Buyer
This unit came completely assembled. it is well constructed, heavy, great finish, well engineered and perfect for my use.Recommend.
Looks and works great!
Camber from Seattle, WA– Verified Buyer
Great stand for our new large flat screen TV! This looks nice, and feels quite sturdy. It holds our components very well, as well as our all our DVDs and games. The cord organizer section in the back with the lid is very useful and keeps it looking clean. We have hooked up the HD Cable box, a Wii, as well as an XBox, in the cabinet. Theres still room for a potential blue ray player and a sound system.
Very nice piece!
Bud from North Carolina– Verified Buyer
Sturdy, well made, looks great! Taller than most, which is why we liked it. Only wish it was a little deeper. One of my components sorta sticks out the back. Otherwise, an excellent choice.
great media center
grumpy from Breckenridge, CO– Verified Buyer
This unit rally makes the family room look put together. The pieces are well made and the flip top in the top rear made putting all the components in it a breeze. I am very pleased that I found this unit.