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Kathy Ireland HOME by Martin Adds Conference Tables For Home Office

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To create the complete office environment, Kathy Ireland HOME¨ by Martin (KIHBM) has added conference tables to office collections: Mount View, Nottingham and Manhattan. KIHBM now carries four conference table designs to compliment their most successful office collections. The conference tables are a response to the ever-increasing demand for reasonably priced, functional components for the office. The Manhattan and Nottingham collections each include one 48-inch round table, and the Mount View collection includes two table designs: a 48-inch round and 96-inch boat shaped conference table. “These pieces were designed to fill the demand for a complete office collection. With the use of moderate sized conference tables, an executive no longer has to clear their desk or move to the conference room to consult with a client. Our conference tables offer convenience,” said Gil Martin, president and CEO of KIHBM. “The benefits are numerous with these additions to our executive office collections. The 48-inch table not only accentuates the office dŽcor but also creates a smaller intimate space for an executive to meet with clients or privately speak with colleagues,” Martin continued. The 48-inch Mount View conference table was introduced at High Point Market in October 2004. The Nottingham conference table was introduced this past April, in High Point. Sales were so successful that a 96-inch boat shaped table was designed for the Mount View collection. The 96-inch and the Manhattan 48-inch will debut at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, July 2005. About Kathy Ireland Kathy is CEO and Chief Designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide in Los Angeles, California. She began her company over 10 years ago with the mission of “finding solutions for families, especially busy moms”. By staying true to her commitment, she’s been recognized as a “best friend to working mothers” by the Associated Press and London Times. Kathy’s home design efforts include furniture, flooring, rugs, lighting, wall art, decorative accessories, home office and home theatre, table top, bedding and window coverings. There are now well over 10,000 pieces that carry Kathy’s design philosophy and direction. Kathy’s Home Collection received “Best of Market” honors and the Good Housekeeping Seal. Her outdoor living efforts earned the Gold Medal at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. She is also the recipient of Outstanding Mother of the Year from the National Mother’s Day Committee and has been honored for her entrepreneurial efforts by the National Association of Women Business Owners and National Association of Business Leaders. Kathy is on the Board of Directors for the Tupelo Furniture Marketing Association and a member of Women in the Home Industries Today. For more information, please visit www.kathyireland.com About Kathy Ireland HOME¨ by Martin Gil Martin founded Martin Furniture, a premier producer of home office and home theater furniture in 1980. With sales reaching $50 million, Martin Furniture warehouses furniture at their 250,000-square-foot facility and home office in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego. In 2000, the company began importing furniture from Asia and in 2004 added a 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Otay Mesa, Mexico. Martin Furniture sells through many retail channels, including Warehouse Clubs, Commercial Office, Catalogs, Top 100 Retailers and specialty stores. For more information, please visit www.martinfurniture.com

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