Art.com Inc. Partners with American Society of Interior Designers
Leading Online Destination for Wall Art Establishes Industry Collaboration with Premier Organization for Design Professionals, Provides Artwork for ASID Headquarters
SAN FRANCISCO (Mar 23, 2010) — Art.com Inc., the world’s largest online retailer of wall art, today announced a new partnership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the leading organization for interior design professionals. The relationship will allow art.com to better serve the professional interior design community as a source for high-quality wall art and framing services.
As part of this new collaboration, art.com recently refreshed the look of ASID headquarters in Washington, D.C. with 43 framed prints that showcase the retailer’s vast selection. Art.com’s design experts worked with ASID staff to create a unique theme for the building’s three floors and outfit each floor with corresponding artwork. The selected artwork includes a variety of prints showcasing well-known, antique interior spaces on the first floor; a collection of prints illustrating bold, colorful entrance ways for the second floor; and an assortment of vintage maps representing ASID’s 49 member chapters on the third floor.
“Art.com is pleased to partner with ASID in order to better serve the wall art needs of the interior designer community and their clients. ASID is a highly-respected organization, and designers are among art.com’s most important and loyal customers,” said Gary Takemoto, senior vice president of merchandising at Art.com Inc. “Having art.com products featured so prominently at ASID headquarters is a strong testament to the high quality of our artwork, and we welcome the opportunity to have more designers experience art.com’s superior value proposition.”
Art.com makes shopping for wall art easy and is an invaluable resource for designers by offering:
- World’s largest selection of edited wall art (including art prints, posters, photographic prints, giclee prints, art on acrylic, hand-painted art and limited editions) to meet any decorating style or budget
- High-quality products and services (including custom-framing, canvas and wood mounting)
- Trade discounts
- Online frame studio that allows custom-framing and the ability to visualize the artwork “hung” on an uploaded photo of any wall
- Free art consultation and quotes
- Fast turnaround
- 100% satisfaction guaranteed
Art.com is officially recognized as a national industry partner of ASID, a relationship which includes opportunities for electronic and print communications to ASID members, event sponsorships at a national and local level and ongoing interaction with ASID membership chapters throughout the country.
“Art.com has been a valued resource to many of our members. So when it came time to look at improving the quality of our work environment in a cost effective manner, we reached out the same as our members do – to a firm that fits our needs,” said Michael C. Alin, Hon. FASID, ASID executive director. “Now, we are excited to welcome Art.com Inc. as a valued member of the ASID community and look forward to working together.”
For more information, please visit art.com’s Business and Trade Sales site: http://www.art.com/asp/landing/business/default-asp/_/posters.htm
About Art.com Inc.
Art.com Inc. is a leading authority in wall art and the world’s largest online retailer of posters, prints, and framed art. In addition to custom framing, the company offers canvas transfers, lamination, and wood-mounting services. Since 1998, Art.com Inc. has sold high-quality wall art online to more than 10 million customers – including home decorators, interior designers, businesses, art collectors, and art lovers – in over 120 countries worldwide. The privately-held company is headquartered in Emeryville, CA, with other facilities in Ohio, North Carolina and the Netherlands. Its décor experts are always on top of the latest wall décor and decorating trends, and make unique and hard-to-find wall art accessible to the everyday consumer. For more information, visit www.art.com and www.AllPosters.com. “art.com” and “AllPosters” are registered trademarks of Art.com Inc.