Allan H. Palecek – 2021 Hall of Fame Induction
Allan H. Palecek was inducted into the Home Furnishings Hall of Fame in October 2021. Watch as this pioneer of sustainable, natural materials is celebrated by the American Home Furnishings industry.
Allan H. Palecek founded PALECEK in 1974 alongside his wife Nancy Palecek after serving in the US Military. During his time in Southeast Asia, he discovered incredible weaving techniques that inspired him to begin exploring the void in the American market for distinctive rattan furnishings and accessories.
Today, PALECEK crafts luxurious furnishings, lighting, accessories, and outdoor offerings out of unique natural materials that reflect both its roots and the future of design. PALECEK has become synonymous with high-quality pieces that transform and elevate both residential and contract spaces.
Each piece has a signature style that marries tradition with unique, modern touches that make them both recognizable and distinctive.
Allan H. Palecek pioneered sustainable water-based finishes in the industry, helping to eliminate toxic waste and improve working conditions for artisans.
The Richmond, CA headquarters also provides custom upholstery and finishing options, making each PALECEK piece reflect the vision and style of each design partner’s vision.
Allan is the recipient of the industry’s highest honor as an inductee into the Home Furnishing’s Hall of Fame.
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