Theodore Alexander Adds Thor Taber as Vice President of North American Design
June 16, 2014, High Point, NC – Premium furniture manufacturer Theodore Alexander has appointed Thor Taber in the newly created position of Vice President of North American Design. Taber will focus on the design and development of furniture, including all wood, metal and upholstered products for the company’s substantial North American market. He comes to Theodore Alexander from Hickory Chair where he served as Senior Furniture Designer since 2008. He is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Kendall College of Art and Design where he was selected as a Celia Moh Scholar.
Taber will be based in High Point, North Carolina at Theodore Alexander’s US headquarters where he will work closely with the sales and marketing teams to design and develop product tailored for Theodore Alexander’s North American market. He will report to Anthony Cox, Executive Vice President and Creative Director. Stated Cox, “Thor is a young, versatile designer who has already proven his immense design skills and understanding of evolving market trends. He exhibits drive, vision and taste and we are pleased he has joined our outstanding design team.”
Russell Towner, Theodore Alexander USA’s president, noted that the company has always been known for its dedication to design. “Having Thor engaged solely in product design initiatives for North America further reinforces our commitment to delivering best in class design to this key market.”
About Theodore Alexander
Theodore Alexander is renowned for unmatched craftsmanship, exquisite finishes and extraordinary design. Covering a diversity of periods and styles, their collections encompass thousands of unique lighting, home accents, case goods and upholstered furnishings. Theodore Alexander, and its licensed Althorp Living History, Keno Bros., and Jamie Drake for Theodore Alexander collections are available throughout the world at fine furniture galleries and design centers. For more information, please visit www.theodorealexander.com.
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