New Company to Debut Contemporary Line at High Point Market

Exstra Design to Explore Global Trends with New Product Offerings

August 22, 2013, HIGH POINT, NC – New global manufacturer and wholesaler Exstra Design will debut product at the upcoming High Point Market with a premier collection of modern home furnishings.  With a new 3,000 square-foot showroom at 220 Elm, Space 310, the eclectic presentation of casegoods will incorporate a variety of materials, techniques, and cultural influences. Working with trusted global resources, introductions will include bedroom, dining, and occasional selections.  

Industry veteran Steven Kayne, founder and former president of Excelsior Designs, a luxury producer of Italian-made contemporary furnishings, and Alfred Birnbaum, former president and design director of Casa Stradivari, are co-owners of Exstra Design.  Together they will coordinate all designs and manage sales, marketing, sourcing, production, and distribution for the company.  

Through this partnership, Exstra Design is able to expand its sourcing opportunities and is committed to providing quality, design, and exclusive styles at the most competitive pricing.  Paying special attention to directional trends and developing relationships with leading designers, the company’s products stand apart in the contemporary marketplace by incorporating global design influences and compelling combinations of materials such as stainless steel, exotic woods, shell, mosaic glass, leather, lacquers, and marble.  Using their unique capabilities, the company is able to design and produce custom products as well as offering warehoused and container-direct business for its customers. Company headquarters and warehouse are located in North Amityville, New York. 

“We are very excited about the prospects for this new partnership,” said Steven Kayne.  “We look forward to building close relationships with a variety of customers, and offering them inspired designs at exceptional values.  We are proud of our heritage and look forward to our future as we are committed to creating the best possible products without compromise,” he added.

About Exstra Design
Exstra Design explores global trends, incorporating a variety of resources into our designs.  They are then shaped into home furnishings of exceptional quality and distinction where beauty and function become one.  We have embraced the synthesis of art, form, and function through the use of progressive ideas, materials, and techniques to create our beautiful products.  Headquartered in North Amityville, NY, the showroom is located at 220 Elm, Space 310 in High Point, NC.  For more information, please visit or call 631.789.1800.

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