The Newest Jewel on the Pearl: Ethan Allen Opens in Qatar

DANBURY, Conn., May 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qatari connoisseurs of classic home fashion have a new must-shop stop on The Pearl: The elegant new Ethan Allen Design Center at Medina Centrale.

A glittering, 1,000-square-meter showcase of style, Ethan Allen Doha has been designed to display hundreds of all-new icons of livable luxury the company calls "The Next Classics." Shoppers will discover all elements of total home fashion, from an array of customizable furniture tailored by hand in Ethan Allen's workshops to rugs, lighting, drapery and artwork created by artisans from around the world.

"Ethan Allen is America's classic design brand," says Ethan Allen Chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari. "And just as diversity is the story of America, diversity of design is the story of Ethan Allen. Our influences are international, and our heritage is built on uncompromised craftsmanship and classic style."

Throughout the new Design Center, interactive touchscreens enable shoppers to explore the beautifully crafted world of Ethan Allen in depth. Professional designers are also there to help clients take the guesswork out of making the best selections, and their services are complimentary.

Ethan Allen's partner in the new Design Center is Abu Issa Holding. "Ethan Allen is an iconic international luxury brand," notes Chairman Ashraf Abu Issa, "which means they will feel right at home here on The Pearl."

A private grand opening event—with special guests, including Mr. Kathwari—will be held on May 13th to mark the occasion.

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 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 Follow Ethan Allen: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Houzz, You Tube, Instagram, Google Plus

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