Alec Waters is standing in the 30,000-square-foot Ethan Allen photo studio in New Milford, CT, telling secrets: He’s revealing his part in making beautiful rooms come to life. Today, a photographer is shooting down from a loft space, camera fixed on a podium, aimed at a raised platform below, where an area rug lies perfectly flat, under lighting that is perfectly even. Alec explains how they built the platform to facilitate shooting the heavy rugs (and rigged it to fold up against the wall when not in use).
Another day. Another problem solved. [...]
You could call it serendipity. But that would only be part of Carolina Pascua’s story. Indeed, Pascua was in the right place at the right time when Ethan Allen ventured into Honduras in early 2011 to explore the possibility of opening a manufacturing plant there. [...]
Unlike many of our competitors, we make what we sell, and we make most of it in our own North American workshops. Each piece of Ethan Allen upholstery is trimmed, tucked, and tufted by the highly skilled hands of our craftspeople. [...]