The Robert Allen Duralee Group names new creative director

Will work on RADGroup residential product lines

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Robert Allen Duralee Group announces that Stephen Levine has been named creative director, overseeing the Robert Allen, Beacon Hill, Duralee and DF Monogram brands. The Robert Allen Duralee Group names new creative director

Stephen will be responsible for leading the company’s efforts in developing, managing and maintaining The RADGroup residential product lines and providing leadership and vision to drive product design in all categories including fabric, furniture, trimmings and drapery hardware.

As creative director, Levine’s prime focus will be on the development of products that preserve the differentiation and aesthetic integrity of the organization’s 12 individual brands. With an extensive product line that ranges from traditional to contemporary, the further development of consistent, brand-specific products will strengthen each brand’s presence in the marketplace.

“The merger between The Robert Allen Group and Duralee this past spring has created a unique opportunity for the continued growth of our brands. It was important to bring in an individual with innovative foresight, a deep understanding of the design industry and the appreciation for the stylistic nuances of each of our product lines,” says Lee Silberman, CEO of The Robert Allen Duralee Group. “Stephen is the perfect candidate for the position, and we look forward to working together to broaden our reach within the design community.”  

Most recently, Levine was the senior design director at Frontgate, Grandin Road and Porto Forma. Previous roles include several positions at Donghia, Inc. including director of visual merchandising and design director for furniture, lighting and accessories and the position of creative director at Rose Tarlow Melrose House. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

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