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Bunakara Continues U.S. Outreach

LISBON, Portugal – As it continues to extend its U.S. sales outreach, Bunakara, a line of upscale furniture, home accents and textiles, has named Tamara Lockman to the newly created position of sales manager.

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Bunakara Continues U.S. Outreach

Designers Market: Showtime Collections Feature Familiar Faces

HIGH POINT — The fashion of furniture starts at Showtime — the twice annual textile market — for many manufacturers, and the summer 2017 edition included key introductions from established designers, innovative product construction and an eye firmly fixed on consumers...

Designers Market: Showtime Collections Feature Familiar Faces

Merritt Designs Unveils New Printing Technique on Collections For 2018 at Summer Markets

Casual tableware designer and manufacturer Merritt Designs is set to unveil its 2018 collections during multiple summer gift and home markets. Merritt will debut a new printing process for the casual yet elegant tableware that allows for encased sheen as well as added texture to the printed elements on the award-winning, heavy-weight melamine. For the first time in two years, new holiday and winter designs are to be introduced at markets in Dallas, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Chicago.

Merritt Designs Unveils New Printing Technique on Collections For 2018 at Summer Markets

SFC accepting 2017 #GetYourGreenOn entries

Edenton, N.C. – The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) is accepting entries for the 2017 #GetYourGreenOn design competition, a program that rewards sustainable choices in residential interiors. The deadline for 2017 entries is Friday, June 23.

SFC accepting 2017 #GetYourGreenOn entries
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Modern Makers

In 2005, when an explosion of elite technological tools became available to hobbyists, the tech and DIY communities converged in the Bay Area to become the Maker Movement. The Maker Faire grew out of this evolution to showcase makers’ work and share knowledge at flagship events in...

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Modern Makers

Oriental Weavers names new president

Dalton, Ga. - Oriental Weavers has promoted a 20-year company veteran to head its North American distribution and manufacturing operations. Jonathan Witt is the company's new president, as of last week. Witt originally joined Oriental Weavers in 1997 as assistant marketing manager. Since then...

Oriental Weavers names new president

Connie Post Expands Moe's Home Collection Merchandising Program

High Point, N.C. — Leading retail strategist and designer Connie Post is introducing four new color-based collections of decorative accessories and furniture at Moe’s Home Collection (IHFC D430) at Market this week, expanding the fast-growing Connie Post Select merchandising program to nine...

Connie Post Expands Moe's Home Collection Merchandising Program

220 Elm expands its offerings

High Point, N.C. - Featuring 50 showrooms, including the High Point home of Palliser, and an excellent selection of contemporary furnishings, 220 Elm stays at the top of the shopping list for many retail and design leaders. For Spring 2017, custom sofa crafter Gorini, international powerhouse Kinwai...

220 Elm expands its offerings

Reaching Out to Millennials Online

Greensboro, NC - Designers are always looking for a way to be noticed and market their brand effectively. It's no secret that Millennials like their technology. While some utilize it a little differently than others, it's fairly universal that anyone who wants to grab the attention of the younger generations should have a...

Reaching Out to Millennials Online

Progressive Business Media names Silver VP of sales

Greensboro, NC - Progressive Business Media, parent company of Furniture Today, Home Accents Today, Casual Living, Home & Textiles Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Home Furnishings News (HFN), and Designers Today has named Catherine Silver to the newly created position of vice president of sales.

Progressive Business Media names Silver VP of sales

Hästens announces collaboration with Bernadotte & Kylberg

Hästens, celebrated Swedish craftsmen of sleep since 1852, announces a design collaboration with the Swedish design duo, Bernadotte & Kylberg. The collaboration, in which the Hästens signature blue check has been completely reimagined, consists of the new Appaloosa and Marwari beds, both of which...

Hästens announces collaboration with Bernadotte & Kylberg

Ethan Allen announces collaboration with Amazon

Officials from Ethan Allen Interiors have announced that the company is collaborating with Amazon to combine “the strength of two iconic brands.” According to Farooq Kathwari, chairman and CEO, the collaboration with Amazon is the second major partnership in Ethan Allen’s 85-year history. The...

Ethan Allen announces collaboration with Amazon

Red Dot jury's best products of the year

Essen, Germany- Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days. Only...

Red Dot jury's best products of the year

Diverse product selection leads Designers to Howard Elliott time and time again

With an intense interest in creating a signature look in the homes or hospitality venues of their clients, the design community looks to resources who redefine home furnishings through innovation, versatility and customization. With trendsetting and impressive introductions every market...

Diverse product selection leads Designers to Howard Elliott time and time again

Designers honored at Inaugural SIDA gala and awards presentation

Local interior designers stamped their mark at the Inaugural Singapore Interior Designer Awards (SIDA) Gala Night & Awards Presentation. Despite a stacked field of internationally renowned designers, Pan Yi Cheng & team took home the Gold SIDA for best Retail (Completed Works) for their work on XTRA'S...

Designers honored at Inaugural SIDA gala and awards presentation

3 Mistakes To Avoid on Social Media

If you've kept up with any of my previous articles, you've read about various tips, tricks and more to help maximize your social media strategy. While it's great to learn about what you should do, onecould argue that it's just as important to learn about what you shouldn't do. Here are 3 common...

3 Mistakes To Avoid on Social Media

Tidelli announces new Pacific Design Center showroom

Tidelli Outdoor Living will join the prestigious award-winning Pacific Design Center (PDC) with a new 3,000-sq.-ft. showroom located in the design heart of West Hollywood. Tidelli will have a grand opening on March 22 from 5-8 p.m. during West Week 2017, which showcases global and luxurious design.

Tidelli announces new Pacific Design Center showroom