Cisco Brothers Acquires The Environment Brand

Dec 02, 2015, 10:00 ET from Cisco Brothers Corporation

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cisco Pinedo, the CEO of Cisco Brothers Corporation, announced that they have acquired Environment, the LA based furniture brand with a similar eco-friendly, handmade brand ethos. For over twenty years, Cisco has been using sustainable materials and building methods to create furniture that is as healthy for you as it is for the planet while maintaining a high level of sophistication. Every Cisco Brothers product is FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified, ensuring that all the wood used in the production of their furniture comes from responsibly managed forests which provide environmental, economic and social benefits. Each unique item is built with pride by local craftspeople at the company's headquarters in the heart of Los Angeles.

In a highly competitive, design-driven industry, Cisco Pinedo developed his furniture, fabrics and brand incorporating superior craftsmanship, a deep sense of community, cutting-edge style and unparalleled value. Cisco Brothers and the retail outpost of the company, Cisco Home, have experienced rapid growth in recent years opening a gallery at ABC Carpet & Home in New York as well as six retail locations throughout California.

"We are extremely excited to be acquiring this uniquely Angeleno company. It's allowing us to do something a bit different, while continuing to design and create for the Environment customer. We look forward to incorporating aspects of the Cisco brand, like ensuring that everything that is sold through Environment is in line with Cisco Brothers' values," said Cisco Pinedo, CEO of Cisco Brothers.

Environment will keep its name and continue to be a Los Angeles based company. They will continue to produce environmentally friendly pieces of the utmost quality craftsmanship, under the umbrella of Cisco Brothers. 

About Cisco Brothers: Cisco Brothers is a sustainable furniture company who handcrafts all of its product in Los Angeles. Since 1990, founder Cisco Pinedo has been using sustainable materials and building methods to create furniture that is as healthy for you as it is for the planet. Cisco's close ties to family and nature are felt in every design. It's his belief that health, happiness and one's home are all closely related and that his furniture should combine these elements in a comfortable and responsible way. Comfort and safety are carefully balanced with style and structure to define this unique brand. Today, the company has galleries at ABC Carpet & Home in NYC, as well as six Cisco Home retail locations throughout California. Ciscobrothers.com

About Environment: Environment is a furniture brand built on a basic principle: Nature Is The Best Designer We Know. As a leader in sustainable, contemporary home design, Environment is committed to people and the planet through forward thinking dedication to using materials and processes with low environmental impact. All materials used in Environment's collections are reclaimed, recycled or repurposed wood and canvas, providing true diversity in both appearance and texture. Environmentfurniture.com

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