Furniture

Somerton Dwelling Promotes Pinamonti to President

Dave Pinamonti

CORONA, Calif.-Dave Pinamonti has been promoted to president of Somerton Dwelling. Pinamonti joined Somerton Dwelling last year as executive vice president and has led the company’s rebranding efforts. He will focus on the expansion of the North American market and take on the day-to-day operating decisions. “Establishing a product line with design and innovation focusedMore »

August Artisan Resource to Be Largest

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-With almost 130 exhibitors from 32 countries, the August Artisan Resource will be the largest since its first show in 2012, according to a statement from Emerald Expositions, the show’s owner and manager. The show is scheduled for Aug. 16-19 at New York City’s Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94. According to Allison Garafalo,More »

Registration for Fall High Point Market Now Open

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–Registration for the Fall 2014 High Point Market is now open for buyers, international buyers, exhibitors, trade/industry, press and students. The Fall High Point Market will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 23. Online registration is available at highpointmarket.org or by phone at 336-869-1000.

Herman Miller to Buy Design Within Reach

Herman Miller

ZEELAND, Mich.—Herman Miller today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Design Within Reach. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is scheduled to close July 28. Herman Miller said it will acquire an ownership interest in DWR equal to approximately 84 percent for an estimated $154 million in cash. DWR’sMore »

Las Vegas Market Sells Out Temp Space

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market, for the first time, has sold out the temporary presentation space in the C-ONE cross category showcase for the summer edition of the market, which takes place later this month, according to International Market Centers, which owns and operates the show. “We have experienced 41 percent growth in temporary exhibits sinceMore »

ARTS Awards Nomination Deadline is August 1

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–The deadline to submit nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide, is Friday, August 1. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. The categories in the manufacturer awards are accent furniture, area rugs, green award,More »

Red Ink Deepens for Stanley in Q2

Stanley Furniture

HIGH POINT, N.C.-Restructuring charges totaling $16.2 million related to the ceasing of domestic production of its Young America product line led to a second-quarter net loss of $18.3 million for Stanley Furniture in its second quarter, compared to a net loss of $2.9 million in the second quarter of last year. In April, the companyMore »

Casual Showroom Opening, Expansion at Merchandise Mart

Merchandise Mart to Offer New and Expanded Showrooms for Chicago Market

CHICAGO–Parker James will open its first U.S stand alone showroom in Suite 1586 at The Merchandise Mart in time for the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Preview Show July 15-17. Also, Zuo Modern Contemporary will open a new showroom in Suite 15-101, a space about double the size of its former space. “With the openingMore »