Feizy Taps Thomasson to Head Design and Product Development
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 6/9/2011 1:31:08 AM
DALLAS - Feizy Rugs has Safavieh appointed Mitzi Thomasson as its new director of design and product development.
She joins the company from the lighting industry, having spent the past 12 years of her career with Savoy House Lighting, most recently as the company's director of design and development.
Thomasson relocated from Georgia to Dallas to take on her new post at the manufacturer of hand-knotted, hand-tufted and power-loomed rugs. She is responsible for all aspects in the creation and development of Feizy's Fine and Home collections.
She reports to John Feizy, president and ceo.
"Mitzi has been both prolifi c and infl uential in her design and product development role in the lighting industry, and I have no doubt that she will do the same for the rug industry" said Leah Feizy, assistant to the ceo. "I am excited to see how her fresh perspective translates to the world of rugs and other textiles and know that it will benefi t us immensely. Her passion for design and her thirst to continue learning and expanding her own horizons were pivotal in the decision to bring her on board.
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