MLive: Holland’s Sparkeology Co. will make first public appearance

HOLLAND — A rare event will unwrap at the big NeoCon office furniture show in June: Sparkeology Co., a hip new furniture company from Holland, will make its first public appearance.

Even stranger is its parentage: the new business springs from Worden Co., the traditionally quiet maker of library furniture at 199 E. 17th St.

“We wanted to diversify, but not within the Worden brand,” said Robin Hendrick Lane, who runs the family business with her brother Tavan. “We looked to expand beyond that, and really tap into the next generation of designers.”

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