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Invista Launches Dacron Fiber-Quality Seal

Invista Launches Dacron Fiber-Quality Seal

NEW YORK–Invista has introduced the Dacron fiber-quality seal at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The new seal will be featured on packaging of bedding with Dacron-branded fiber fill. According to an Invista statement, it will be used as an endorsement of fiber-fill brands such as Dacron Comforel, Dacron Performa and Dacron DuraLife. TheMore »

Rowenta Provides Garment Care for Fashion Week

Rowenta Provides Garment Care for Fashion Week

WEST ORANGE, N.J.–Rowenta has been designated the official garment-care provider of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York this week. This is the third season in which the garment-care brand is providing the tools for the fashion show. For the event, Rowenta has developed an exclusive Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Pro Master iron, which features a sleekMore »

Moses, Miller to be Honored at Gift For Life Party

Moses, Miller to be Honored at Gift For Life Party

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, announced that two industry leaders, David Moses and Marcia Miller, will be honored during Gift for Life’s 19th Annual Party for Life, taking place Jan. 30, 2011, here during the New York International Gift Fair.  David Moses will receive the BertMore »

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

NEW YORK–While some vendors had appointments with customers during the weekend, the showrooms formally open today for this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The home-textiles industry is moving slowly through a recovery, but some manufacturers will step forward this week with a variety of new programs. Basic-bedding vendors are providing some juice this weekMore »

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair has begun to accept applications from exhibitors for four juried, design-focused divisions for the winter 2011 show. Vendors have been invited to apply for space in the Accent on Design, A+: The Young Designers’ Platform at Accent on Design, Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global Design divisions.More »

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

SHANGHAI, China–Seven internationally renowned designers from Europe have confirmed their participation at this year’s “On Design” lecture series to be held in tandem with Interior Lifestyle China, scheduled for Oct. 13-16 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. At the show, visitors will have the chance to see the latest interior lifestyle products ranging from personal lifestyleMore »

Fanimation’s Frampton Given Brass Fan Award

Fanimation’s Frampton Given Brass Fan Award

ZIONSVILLE, Indiana–Tom Frampton, founder and chief executive officer of Fanimation, has received the Michael Breedlove “Brass Fan Award” for service beyond the call of duty and supporting antique fan collectors.  The award was presented by the Antique Fan Collectors Association (AFCA). The award is the highest honor given by the AFCA each year. It isMore »