HERMES launches furniture upholstery

French luxury maison HERMES has created a joint venture with Italian speciality manufacturer DEDAR, forming a new company Faubourg Italia to produce a whole range of exclusive upholstery fabrics. DEDAR was founded in 1976 by Elda Fabrizio who is also the creative director. The first HERMES collection realized by Faubourg Italia will be presented at SALONE DEL MOBILE (Furniture Fair) in Milan. The collection will be available in select Hermes stores as well as select Dedar distribution points.