Castelle collaborates with designer Steve McKenzie

Industry leaders team up for influencer vignette sponsorship during July Atlanta market

Asa Goldstein, June 14, 2017

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Castelle will sponsor “the Great Reset” designer vignette during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Market taking place July 11-18 at AmericasMart. Castelle will collaborate on the vignette with Atlanta-based award-winning designer Steve McKenzie of Steve McKenzie’s. Once installed, the vignette will be on display on the 14th floor of Building 1 until November for viewing by design professionals and the media.

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Castelle is proud to be a part of ‘The Great Reset’ vignette program and to be collaborating with Steve McKenzie for this designer-focused market destination,” said Derek Ritzel, president/ CEO, Castelle. “With the assistance of the folks at the AmericasMart and Steve’s expertise, we are looking forward to attracting attention from design professionals and media personnel throughout the market and beyond.”

“Redefining How We Live, Design and Do Business,” is the focus of “The Great Reset” vignette program. The 14th floor has been designed as a dedicated museum-style gallery. With theme “Design Matters,” McKenzie will create the the vignette with outdoor furnishings from Castelle along with additional products sourced from AmericasMart campus showrooms.

“We are excited to work with Castelle,” McKenzie said. “I love the extensive collection and choices in their line. Our inspiration for the vignette was the cabanas on the French Riviera.”

Steve McKenzie is an interior/exterior designer based in Atlanta and a frequent lecturer on design at AmericasMart. He is often tapped to design the indoor or outdoor rooms of area show houses. He also co-owns Steve MckEnzie’s with his wife, Jill. The store offers a combination of products designed by the McKenzies with handmade pieces from Southern artisans. McKenzie also is known for his textile designs that are derived from the canvases of his original artwork.

Soltice SlingSolstice sling dining chair to be a part of the CASTELLE vignette; Designer, Steve McKenzie

“I love designing outdoor spaces,” he said. “Living in Atlanta, al fresco entertaining is a way of life. For this vignette, it will be a cozy conversation area with an ombre’d back wall suggesting the sea and coastline.”

The Castelle showroom at the Atlanta market is located in The Gardens, 10-A-07. For more information about Castelle and their lines of casual furniture visit


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