created her New York City based design studio in 1996. In keeping
with her passion for creating new uses for textiles, Chilewich has
reinterpreted a woven vinyl textile for unique applications...table
mats, floor mats and handbags. It’s durability and tremendous
design versatility, and the fact that it is washable, continues to
She is currently working with finer vinyls, creating a modern interpretation
of lace and crochet, for window treatments.
Chilewich began her career as an artist. Recognizing that she loved
manufacturing and business as well, she sought a more commercial outlet
for her talents, and has successfully created many new products.