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Photo Release -- Book Launch Signals Next Chapter in Ethan Allen Story

DANBURY, Conn., May 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This month, classic American design icon Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH) introduces a new coffee table book of ideas and inspiration it calls Muses. At 328 pages, Muses is not a catalog or a brochure, but rather a distillation of the brand's design DNA.

This book takes a fresh look at an iconic American brand through the inspiration of ten Muses. From Art to Poetry, History to Dance, see how what inspires you can inspire incredible, timeless design. 328 pages. Hundreds of original photographs. Dozens of design tips.


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"We call it Muses because it is all about inspiration. It showcases the many ways people are living today, and the many ways Ethan Allen fits into those lives," said Chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari.

The publication coincides with the brand's next wave of new product introductions it calls The Next Classics. Last fall, Ethan Allen introduced several hundred new designs, and starting this month, hundreds more are arriving at the approximately two hundred Ethan Allen Design Centers across the country. In addition, all of the design centers are being renovated, relocated or refreshed.

With this new product launch, the company has also strengthened its commitment to U.S. manufacturing, and now produces well over 70% of its products in its own North American workshops.

"For us, Muses truly represents the turning of a page," Mr. Kathwari continued. "It's an opportunity for the world to see how America's classic design brand has evolved, and become more relevant than ever to today's lifestyles."

Ethan Allen is introducing Muses through book launch events and style workshops at its Design Centers throughout May. For a calendar of events or to view the book online, visit EthanAllen.com. To pick up a complimentary copy of the book, visit your local Ethan Allen Design Center.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) is a leading interior design company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings. The company offers complimentary interior design service to its clients and sells a full range of furniture products and decorative accessories through ethanallen.com and a network of approximately 300 Design Centers in the United States and abroad. Ethan Allen owns and operates eight manufacturing facilities including five manufacturing plants and one sawmill in the United States plus one plant in each of Mexico and Honduras. Approximately seventy percent of its products are made in its North American plants. For more information on Ethan Allen's products and services, visit www.ethanallen.com. Follow Ethan Allen: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Houzz, You Tube, Instagram, Google Plus

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CONTACT: PRESS CONTACT: November Rawlings nrawlings@ethanalleninc.com 203.743.8293

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