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As a retailer, we know that you’re up against tight deadlines, long hours, frequently changing trends, and fluctuating demands from customers, wholesalers, manufacturers, and suppliers. We at Designs Direct have the complete home décor retail solution for you:

Development & Design

As a creative group, we are constantly working on innovative new designs and helping our customers achieve their program or decor goals. With a growing library of images and an experienced group of talented artists and designers, we have a team ready and able to tackle any project. Whether you use existing images or start with a blank canvas and a vision, we deliver a quality finished product on time, within budget and tailored to your specific needs.  Vision, interpretation and responsiveness are just a few words that describe our development and design capabilities.

Merchandising Strategy

Our retail merchandising strategists understand the hectic workload of a merchant. We make your job easier through our dedication to strategic planning, product analysis and overall service. We understand that excellent customer service and communication is pivotal to fostering great relationships and guaranteeing programs and products that are right for you and your customers.

A knowledgeable merchandising strategist works with each of our customers, ensuring you receive the dedication and focused attention you deserve. They’ll work with you from start to finish, top to bottom. Our team of strategists constantly monitor future product trends and study reputable trend resources. This dedication to innovation allows us to stay on top of product sales and help keep your sales floor replenished with the best performers at all times.

Manufacturing

Designs Direct can print and produce a diverse assortment of treatments for artwork, home accessories and accent furniture both in our U.S. productions facility and in China.  We are on the ground in China with offices in Hangzhou, Fuzhou, and Dongguan. From concept to completion, we work directly with each production facility, making sure that the product you receive is well designed, of high quality, and delivered on time.  Our team of designers and quality control professionals are in the factories daily, working on new products and innovations to bring you high quality products at the most competitive price.

Logistics

We move décor products across the globe—by the container, by the project and by the piece. Our Logistics Team is involved in every project we produce and is dedicated to the planning, organizing and managing of our customer’s shipments from manufacturing to the point of delivery; either to the port of origin or a North American destination.    We work closely with freight forwarders, confirming that all required documentation is complete and accurate. This ensures that our customer’s purchase orders are shipped per their specifications and in their required time frame.  For our Retail Customers—that means each piece we deliver is floor ready and available for immediate sale.

Product Quality & Safety

Uncompromising standards have always been a key feature of our products. No matter the price level of the product, our Product Quality and Safety team ensures achievement of customer quality expectations.   Our customers tell us we consistently deliver products that exceed their expectations and we feel this is due to our trained staff of quality control professionals, who are present in our manufacturing facilities and ensure our rigorous product and packaging specifications are met. These standards help Designs Direct stand tall above the competition: we make it right…we make it on time… and we stand behind our product. Just a few more benefits of working with our committed team. Designs Direct is a member of the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) and we have team members who hold certification in Product Safety Management from St. Louis University. Our trained team is current on all state and federal laws and regulations in addition to all relevant industry standards.

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