NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt HOME, a division of Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, announced the appointment of Tom Delavan as Editorial Director of Gilt HOME. In this role, Delavan will be responsible for the editorial direction of Gilt HOME as well as helping to guide and extend the Gilt HOME editorial voice. Delavan will join Gilt on July 25th and report to Jason Goldberger, General Manager of Gilt HOME.
Tom Delavan, the famed interior designer known for creating spaces that are elegant yet unpretentious, has served as Editor At Large at Domino, where he played an instrumental role in creating coveted editorial. While at Domino, Delavan was responsible for the highly popular Inspiration column and celebrity home makeovers. Delavan's experience in fine art and antiques brought a distinct voice to the magazine and showcased an aesthetic beyond the traditional interior design sensibility. Previously, Delavan served as Vice President of Art Advisory at Deutsche Bank and was the Director of the renowned Armory Show. Prior to that, Delavan was the Specialist in Contemporary Art at Sotheby's.
"We're incredibly excited to have Tom Delavan join Gilt HOME," said Jason Goldberger. "Tom is a true renaissance man. He has such a unique background with an incredible sense of style and we know that he will be a tremendous asset to our team."
Gilt plans to unveil its new home offerings later this year, which will include a mixture of full-price merchandise, one-of-a-kind items and antiques, daily flash sales, community and social tools, and offer a channel specifically for the designer. Gilt HOME has built a passionate customer base with a curated selection of home products and services at insider prices. Gilt HOME currently offers 30 sales per week from over 400 brands including Baker, Kravet, Jonathan Adler, Stark, Ligne Roset, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Frette, and Soicher Marin. By incorporating a selection of products from additional trade-only brands, Gilt HOME will create an unprecedented assortment of home decor products shoppable online.
About Gilt Groupe, Inc.
Gilt Groupe, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise, culinary offerings, and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; artisanal ingredients; hotels and travel experiences on every continent; and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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