Events

REFLECTIONS: THE 2018 BIDN CONFERENCE

Keia McSwain is still on a high following this July's Black Interior Designer Network Conference in Atlanta. The attendees I spoke to are right up there with her.

REFLECTIONS: THE 2018 BIDN CONFERENCE

THE DESIGNER EXPERIENCE: ADVENTURES IN THE TRIAD

Designed to foster a creative and collaborative environment, the Designer Experience/NC is where interior designers learn, network and explore a familiar part of the world in a fresh, adventurous way.

THE DESIGNER EXPERIENCE: ADVENTURES IN THE TRIAD

PILGRIMAGE TO LA CIENEGA

I just returned from Los Angeles with two very heavy suitcases, a sunburn, and plenty of inspiration. I had the pleasure of attending the 10th annual Legends of La Cienega, and as per usual, it did not disappoint.

PILGRIMAGE TO LA CIENEGA

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: POSITIVE, EXCITING, AND NON-STOP CHANGE

Last week we were in Savannah for ART + IDS Annual Conference which included the Interior Design Society’s Designer of the Year Awards. Between the city’s beautiful sense of place, daily poolside cocktail parties and banquet-style meals, business casual dress, and the glorious weather, it was the first time in a very very long time that work felt a bit like a vacation.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: POSITIVE, EXCITING, AND NON-STOP CHANGE

IDS 2018 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

It looked a bit like the Oscars of the design industry as interior designers from across the country gussied up for the Interior Design Society’s Designer of the Year Awards Ceremony.

IDS 2018 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

RICHARD KEITH LANGHAM & VICTORIA HAGAN AT DESIGN ADAC

Design ADAC had an amazing lineup this spring — thank you Veranda. The roster of engaging panelists and guest speakers included Hamish Bowles, Susan Ferrier, Patrick Sutton, Elizabeth Ingram, Ruthie Sommers, Mario-Lopez Cordaro, Richard Keith Langham, and Victoria Hagan.

RICHARD KEITH LANGHAM & VICTORIA HAGAN AT DESIGN ADAC

Winning Installs from the Howard Elliot Design Contest

When a company like Howard Elliott hosts a design competition, it’s a win-win for all. The vendor gets satisfaction in seeing where some of those thousands of orders have landed and the designers get a chance to share and perchance win a very nice gift card. Here are the results of the 3rd Show Us Your Howard Elliott Design Contest.

Winning Installs from the Howard Elliot Design Contest

FIND JANE AT MARKET

This is my first High Point Market as Editor in Chief of Designers Today and to make it extra special I am aligning and allying with a host of amazing people at an array of events. I've listed them here and provided a brief summary of each. Hope you can join for one or better yet...all!

FIND JANE AT MARKET

Be Part of an Ensemble Cast at #HPMKT

There are many ways to experience High Point Market, and striking that fine mix between work – and play has never been easier. In fact, HPMKT goes out of its way to engage knowledgeable and extremely well-connected industry experts from interior and product designers to other uber creatives to show you a good time. Here are some options for getting through Market with an ensemble cast.

Be Part of an Ensemble Cast at #HPMKT

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

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

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

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

A' Design Award & Competition's last call for entries

A' Design Award & Competition has released its final call for entries to 2016-2017 period of A' International Street Furniture Design Awards. The A' Street Furniture Design Awards are open for entries by Urban and Industrial Designers, Architects, Artists, Civil Engineers and Street Furniture...

A' Design Award & Competition's last call for entries

Immersed in British design

When we think of the British lifestyle, Chesterfield sofas are what often come to mind. At the same time, the United Kingdom has always had a great deal more to offer and has been a source of stimulating new ideas for centuries. From 10 to 14 February, the United Kingdom is to become the sixth Partner Country...

Immersed in British design

Todd Bracher’s Das Haus To Be On Display at IMM Cologne Show

The intersection of architecture, interior design and the American lifestyle will be part of the focus at Das Haus, a design event held each year at the 2017 IMM Cologne home furnishings show.

Todd Bracher’s Das Haus To Be On Display at IMM Cologne Show

ACROSS the POND: Heimtextil Fabric Trends, Focuses and Favorites

The Heimtextil Fabric Market, which takes place January 10-13, 2017, is full of innovative fabric and textile themes that push the boundaries, metaphorically and physically. For those looking to attend the show, which features an “Explorations” theme, the mart has provided a breakdown on the trends...

ACROSS the POND: Heimtextil Fabric Trends, Focuses and Favorites

Progressive Business Media launches PBM News Desk - Live from the Las Vegas Market

Progressive Business Media (PBM), the leading home furnishings media and marketing solutions company is taking its content creation expertise right to the show floor at the upcoming Las Vegas Market.

Progressive Business Media launches PBM News Desk - Live from the Las Vegas Market

SingaPlural 2017: A New Perspective

Singapore – SingaPlural, held March 7-12, celebrates its 6th anniversary with new stories to tell. Themed “Stories – A New Perspective,” SingaPlural 2017 aims to give visitors a glimpse into the creative minds of designers while offering visitors a visual treat as they journey through the various narratives and eye...

SingaPlural 2017: A New Perspective