E-retailer Wayfair appoints a creative director
January 24, 2014 11:15 AM
Web-only housewares and home furnishings retailer Wayfair LLC has named Christiane Lemieux executive creative director.
The retailer says Lemieux is tasked with providing “creative vision and counsel” across its various brands, which include Wayfair.com, AllModern and Joss & Main.
"Christiane has an amazing eye for home design and a deep understanding of the home furnishings industry," says Niraj Shah, CEO and co-founder of Wayfair. "As an entrepreneur, and artist, Christiane will drive the creative direction of our home brands from a unique vantage point. She is passionate about home and offers a creative vision for the company that transcends any one style or design aesthetic."
Lemieux previously worked as founder, CEO and creative director of DwellStudio, a retailer that specializes in home décor products that Wayfair acquired last August. She founded the brand in 2000, Wayfair says. She has also worked as design director at home goods brand Portico from 1998 to 1999; fabric assistant for designer Isaac Mizrahi in 1998; and assistant designer of women's woven clothing, fabric design and product development for the Gap Inc. from 1996 to 1997.
Wayfair is No. 52 in Internet Retailer’s 2013 Top 500 Guide.