A Few Things to Know About the Popular Brand Curator of Brown Jordan
Brown Jordan is a luxury outdoor furniture and it is really lucky to have hired Steve Elton. He has actually served as the chief brand curator of the company and has surely given his life to such business that he loves. For thirty weekends per year, he would actually dedicate his time in travel to one of the company’s luxurious showrooms to be able to meet with clients, staff and customers and share his knowledge on design and in order to sell the merchandise.
Elton was actually hired as a sales rep for Brown Jordan in 1990 but such wasn’t the position that he was looking for. He wanted to be into the creative side of things. He actually enrolled in a design school in his 20s and got a class on branding. He was really inspired by the Brown Jordan ads that he saw. The ads were what motivated him to dream about working for the company.
He enjoyed sports while he was growing up in New Jersey. He was one good athlete and liked basketball but he always had such passion for design. He loved fabrics and he would often rearrange their home’s furniture. He was not so artistic but when it comes to fixing up the classroom, his teachers would often ask for his opinion despite his young age.
Elton then got a job being a salesperson in such exclusive furniture store and supported his family. He actually got really interested to work for Brown Jordan and he kept submitting applications to the company for eight years. He would frequently send letters to the head of Brown Jordan and in such unexpected time, the president offered him a job in the said company.
After so many years, Elton actually built a really strong reputation for knowing the company inside and out and became in-charge of overseeing the media. It really helped him improve more when he worked under Frinier, a famed designer. For 20 years, Frinier served as the chief creative officer of the company and worked with Elton especially on fabric selection. Then Elton stepped up and became in charge of the different fabric selections and he traveled overseas in order to study fabrics as well as fashions.
Then when Frinier left the said company, Elton became the chief branding officer and he really loves to tell over and over again how the company’s iconic piece was given a major award. Elton really adored his job and worked with the company for 28 years. Due to the many contributions he has given, Elton was given the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Casual Furnishings Association.