Top Home Essentials Flash Sales Website Encourages Aspiring Home Décor & Accessories Designers to “Be Found”; Winning Collection to be Sold on Website
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(New York, NY, February 7, 2012)- Slated to begin Wednesday, February 8th 2012, aspiring home décor and accessories designers nationwide will be given the opportunity to submit their original work for the Foundary’s second Designer Search contest. Foundary Members will vote among the top finalists to determine who will be featured and sold on the Foundary website.
In order to submit an application, contestants must first become a fan of the Foundary by “liking” the Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/TheFoundary). The deadline for submissions is March 7, 2012. On April 2nd, the Foundary will announce finalists and voting will begin on the Foundary.
Foundary Members will be able to vote for their favorite designer through April 20th. The winner will be announced on April 23rd, 2012.
"We believe the Designer Search contest provides a necessary platform for emerging designers. It gives deserving participants the opportunity to showcase their work," said Rob Anderson, General Manager for the Foundary. "We're hunting for fresh talent to compliment the Foundary's limited-time sales events."
The second Designer Search contest reinforces the Foundary's commitment to emerging designers. This year, the Foundary anticipates a blend of new talent to enhance their daily selections and to establish themselves as an industry leader in home décor and furnishings.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by January 1, 2012, and a legal resident of the U.S. or able to obtain the necessary visa or waiver.
About The Foundary
The Foundary introduces members to designers and brands whose products are not only stylish and of lasting value with prices up to 70% off retail, but that spark the mind and help turn a house into a home. By visiting the Foundary, shoppers are invited to enjoy a free membership that allows them to receive daily emails featuring new, limited-time sales events. Exclusive sales events are announced daily, typically starting at 11 a.m. ET. Each announcement generally includes four or more different sales events, offering selections of products from a variety of home living categories. The majority of the Foundary events last three days (72 hours) or while limited supplies last. The Foundary was launched in 2010 by Hayneedle, a leading online home furnishings and lifestyle products retailer, to further realize its vision of connecting people with the home and lifestyle products that are perfect for them. For more information and to sign up for a free membership, please visit: http://www.thefoundary.com.
Public Relations Contact: Jennifer Litt – 5WPR