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Oh Named Design Director at Beacon Looms

Oh Named Design Director at Beacon Looms

TEANECK, N.J.—Sung Oh has joined Beacon Looms as director of design and product development, a newly created position. Oh is responsible for the design and development of all of the company’s window treatments, bedding and decorative pillows. She reports to Sandy McNeil, senior vice president of merchandising and sales. Before joining Beacon Looms, Oh wasMore »

Safavieh to Preview Kids Collection in Atlanta

Safavieh to Preview Kids Collection in Atlanta

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh Kids, a new collection targeting the younger set from Safavieh, will preview at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market.   The ten initial designs—which include a butterfly garden, safari animals and whimsical florals—will be playful but also sophisticated to give them a longer lifespan, the company said. They will be handtufted inMore »

Revman Designer Liberato Dies

Revman Designer Liberato Dies

NEW YORK–Luciana Liberato, design director for Revman, has died from cancer. She was 41.   She joined the company in 1999 as design assistant. She became design manager in 2002 and was promoted to design director in 2005.   According to a Revman statement, friends of Liberato have set up a Web page, main.acsevents.org/goto/Luciana.Liberato, onMore »

Nourison’s Calvin Klein Line Launches Fall Designs

Nourison’s Calvin Klein Line Launches Fall Designs

    NEW YORK–The Calvin Klein Home Rugs collection, designed exclusively by Nourison, will expand with the new Loom Select Neutrals designs, along with a new compact fixture.   The new Calvin Klein Home Loom Select Neutrals will debut at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, which begins this Thursday, July 15. Loom Select NeutralsMore »

Chicago Market Joins With Traditional Home

Chicago Market Joins With Traditional Home

  CHICAGO–The Chicago Market: Living and Giving show has formed a partnership with Traditional Home magazine to designate one day, July 26, dedicated to design.   On that day, interior designers and high-end specialty retailers will be invited to shop the market’s designer-friendly resources, with a special focus on the Temporary Suites HOME section andMore »

2010 State of the Industry Report Released

2010 State of the Industry Report Released

NEW YORK–HFN’s 2010 State of the Industry Report—the only all-encompassing statistical source on home furnishings data—has been released and is now available for free online at our Web site, hfnmag.com.   The 2010 report is presented online by the New York International Gift Fair.   The report, also included in the April print edition ofMore »

Gift for Life’s New York Experience Scheduled for Jan. 30, 2011

Gift for Life’s New York Experience Scheduled for Jan. 30, 2011

NEW YORK–Gift for Life’s New York Experience will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2011, during the New York International Gift Fair. A national fundraising event as well as the charitable organization’s 19th anniversary party, the event will be held at the Central Park Boathouse here from 6:30 to 10 p.m. All proceeds will benefitMore »

Douglass Joins Surya as Vice President

Douglass Joins Surya as Vice President

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has appointed Pat Douglass as vice president of its printed rug division, a category the company has been growing. Douglass will work with Surya’s printed rug factories on development, production and distribution, as well as develop relationships with retailers and wholesalers. “Pat brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our company,” saidMore »