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Welcome Home Brands to Debut at New York Tabletop Show

Welcome Home Brands to Debut at New York Tabletop Show

NEW YORK–Welcome Home Brands, a new company offering gifts, home decor, tabletop, accessories, kitchenware and bakeware, will preview its lines at the New York Tabletop Show Oct. 12-15, 2010. Welcome Home Brands was founded by Sam Sheppard, a former executive at tabletop company Saparna Inc. and, prior to that, an executive at TJX; and RichardMore »

Groovystuff Partners with Appalachian State for Student Design Contest

Groovystuff Partners with Appalachian State for Student Design Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Groovystuff has partnered with Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., to create a design competition that will give students real-world experience, a chance to earn royalties on successful design, and a reason to choose the home furnishings industry after graduation. Twenty-three students in ASU’s Industrial Design and Furniture Design program will participate byMore »

Rogaska Crystal Partners With Kathy Ireland

Rogaska Crystal Partners With Kathy Ireland

NEW YORK–Rogaska Crystal Glassworks is partnering with lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland to develop a crystal stemware and barware collection that will debut at the New York Tabletop Show later this month. The co-branding partnership with Rogaska Crystal represents an exclusive tabletop product category for the kathy ireland Home brand, which includes other product categories suchMore »

Fairmont Designs Announces New Showroom Opening at the IHFC

Fairmont Designs Announces New Showroom Opening at the IHFC

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Longtime High Point Market exhibitor Fairmont Designs is relocating its showroom to the International Home Furnishings Center. The new showroom, on the eighth floor of the IHFC’s Commerce Wing space C867, will be ready for the October Market, according to Brian Edwards, president of Fairmont Designs.  

Company C Named National Partner of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Company C Named National Partner of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

CONCORD, N.H.–Company C has been named a national partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and is committed to donating a minimum of $25,000 for breast cancer awareness, research and education. The rug company recently released two specially designed rugs that will foster breast cancer awareness—Karen’s Rug and The Sisters’ Rug after CompanyMore »

Aid to Artisans to Hold Annual Awards Gala

Aid to Artisans to Hold Annual Awards Gala

NEW YORK–Aid to Artisans will hold its annual awards gala and silent auction next month, and this year’s award recipients include designer Donna Karan for her humanitarian work with the Urban Zen Foundation, and Joyce and Maya Romanoff for the significant achievements in design and craft by their company, Maya Romanoff. In addition, the artisanMore »

Belk Launches New Corporate Identity

Belk Launches New Corporate Identity

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–With a new tagline “Modern. Southern. Style.” along with a new corporate logo and color palette, Belk looks to update its corporate identity to better reflect its restated mission statement, “to satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that our customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve.”More »

Loloi Rugs Expands High Point Showroom

DALLAS–Loloi will unveil its larger showroom at High Point later this month, in a renovated space roughly three times bigger than its previous one. Located in the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) in #D-320, the showroom will include the company’s signature vignettes as well as a full bar and hospitality area where attendees can enjoyMore »