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BDI Names Matthew Weatherly Associate Design Director

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The contemporary furniture manufacturer recently announced that Matthew Weatherly has been named Associate Design Director for BDI. Formerly the company’s senior designer, in this new position Weatherly will continue his focus on product design and development, while expanding his role to include management of BDI’s internal design team and external team of independent designers.

Having joined BDI in 2004, Weatherly is the recipient of numerous awards for his designs, including the prestigious Pinnacle Award for Design Achievement in the categories of home entertainment and home office. He is most recognized for his award-winning Corridor collection, along with Sequel Office, the collection that established BDI as a premiere authority on intelligent office design. Matthew’s designs consistently maintain the delicate balance between beauty and function.

"Over the 14 years Matt has been with BDI, he has made a significant impact on both our company and its design direction," said Bill Becker, CEO and Design Director at BDI. "Not only is he one of the leading designers in the industry, he enthusiastically lives and drives all of BDI’s core values. We are proud to have him on our team and at the forefront of our design department."

Weatherly’s design direction is heavily influenced by Danish modern style, and inspired by soft minimalism. He studied Scandinavian design, architecture, and woodworking at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and holds a degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute.

“I am honored by my new role at BDI and thrilled to be working with such an enthusiastic and collaborative team that is dedicated to innovation and original design. I’m looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead,” said Weatherly.


 

More about BDI: BDI is a premier designer and manufacturer of innovative home furnishings. Guided by the philosophy that everything has its place, BDI furniture combines original design with innovative function to seamlessly integrate technology into the home and office environments. Collections include media furniture, home entertaining, office solutions, modular storage systems and more. BDI products are available through leading furniture and electronic retailers throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.For more information, visit www.bdiusa.com.

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