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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
IFDA Selects presented at NY NOW
IFDA Selects rolled into town once again with the opening of the NY NOW show at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which ran February 4-8, 2017. Volunteer judges and board members from the New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA NY), all major players in...
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...
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...
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...
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...