HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Design Network (TDN), the destination for everything home, is now available on Apple TV, making it the first dedicated network for décor, DIY and entertaining that marries premium, original programming with an e-commerce platform designed for the new Apple TV operating system tvOS that makes the episodes "shoppable." Nearly a dozen series for design inspiration, home improvement, and expert advice from the pros—including Nathan Turner ("Million Dollar Decorators"), Thom Filicia ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"), and Amy Matthews ("Sweat Equity," "Bathroom Renovations," "Renovation Raiders") — seamlessly merge with best-in-class home furnishings and accessories, many of which are available for purchase on The Design Network on Apple TV and at www.TheDesignNetwork.com.
"By blending highly-produced, original programming featuring some of the industry's top design pros with the ease and convenience Apple TV delivers, we have created a revolutionary new interactive TV experience," said Jason Harris, Founder and CEO, The Design Network. "Our background in furniture merchandising, marketing and fulfillment allows us to deliver unparalleled breadth in the area of e-commerce and allows fans to 'shop the shows' directly from their TV for the first time ever."
The Design Network on Apple TV includes the entire catalog of video content, designer profiles and a curated e-commerce shopping experience. The app utilizes the tvOS operating system and features subtle notifications that appear the moment TDN products appear in-video, allowing viewers to discover products and purchase them immediately with the new Siri remote. To download The Design Network on Apple TV, users should search for "The Design Network" on the Apple TV App Store.
The products available for purchase via TDN have been curated by TDN's merchandising team with help from the network's ever-expanding community of professional interior designers. Consumers can discover individual designers' favorite products and make purchases directly from their profiles. All products purchased via TDN's Apple TV app and website are guaranteed by TDN to be competitively priced and of the highest quality, and all products are carefully packaged and delivered via TDN's signature white glove service. Featured brands include Stanley Furniture, Four Hands, Phillips Collection, Huntington House Furniture and dozens more.
TDN's Spring/Summer slate includes:
- May 17: Living Big in Under 1,000 Square Feet with Theodore Leaf
- May 18: Fearless DIY with Mandi Gubler (Season 2)
- May 19: Sketch with Mark Candelaria (Season 2)
- June 21: Design Smackdown / Sharzad Kiadeh & Thom Filicia
- June 22: Desksides with Sarah Boyd
- July 14: Making Spaces with Deus Xavier
- July 19: Snack Chat with Nathan Turner
- July 27: Paint Anything with Annie Sloan
Shows to watch now on TDN on Apple TV include:
- Save Our Shed with Michael Murray & Ricky Goldin
- The Southern Life by House of Harper
- Modern Rustic with Amy Matthews
About The Design Network
Founded in 2013, The Design Network (TDN) is a destination for all things home available on Apple TV and online at www.TheDesignNetwork.com. TDN is the first dedicated home design network that blends original programming with an e-commerce platform designed for the Apple TV operating system tvOS. Programming includes design inspiration, home improvement and expert advice from the pros that is seamlessly merged with one of the most beautifully curated sections of best-in-class home furnishings and accessories available for purchase on Apple TV and www.TheDesignNetwork.com. The Design Network was founded by Jason Harris, also co-owner of the largest furniture emporium in the world, Furnitureland South.
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