Furniture

23rd Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

23rd Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

DALLAS-Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the 23rd annual ARTS Awards finalists in 24 categories in manufacturing and retail. Held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the ARTS Awards will be presented during a gala event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the ARTS Awards newMore »

Color Marketing Firm Launches with 2013 Predictions

Color Marketing Firm Launches with 2013 Predictions

NEW YORK-Color and trend connoisseur Doty Horn has launched a new color marketing firm called ColorVoyant. Horn, who most recently served as the director of color and design for Benjamin Moore, has developed a 2013 color forecast titled Fusion, which she previewed this month at PrintSource. Fusion fuses together emerging trends and common threads fromMore »

Libby Langdon Partners with Braxton Culler

Libby Langdon Partners with Braxton Culler

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Interior designer, author and makeover television personality Libby Langdon has partnered with Braxton Culler Inc., to produce her first-ever licensed furniture collection. Set for introduction at the High Point Market this fall, the upholstered furniture collection encompasses sofas and occasional chairs, as well as upholstered headboards, benches, ottomans and dining chairs. “Stylistically speaking,More »

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

LAS VEGAS–The recent Las Vegas Market saw a surge in buyer attendance — both domestic and international — as well as almost 200 new companies exhibiting there for the first time, joining 1,300-plus exhibitors, according to International Market Center, which organizes the show.  In addition, the market’s Gift+Home show continued its trend of success withMore »

Capel to Introduce Chic Patterns, Rich Textures at Casual Furniture Market

Capel to Introduce Chic Patterns, Rich Textures at Casual Furniture Market

TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs will launch two Capel Anywhere collections during the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market, to be held Sept. 12-15 in Chicago. Capel’s new Wildlife collection uses oversized animal prints on natural backgrounds, while Picnic consists of three patterns in five neutral hues highlighted with metallic yarns. Capel Rugs’ Casual Market booth isMore »

Zuo Modern Names Smith V.P., National Sales Manager

Zuo Modern Names Smith V.P., National Sales Manager

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.–Zuo Modern has hired Johnnie Smith as its new national sales manager, effective immediately. Smith will work with Zuo Modern’s sales force to improve its direct container program, the company said in a press release. She will attend the major markets in Las Vegas, Chicago, and High Point to help facilitate the salesMore »

Bush Separates Company Into Two Operating Divisions

Bush Separates Company Into Two Operating Divisions

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.–Bush Industries, Inc., has completed the final phase of separating into two distinct operating divisions—Bush Furniture and bbf.  Effective immediately, each division assumes its brand name and will operate as a separate strategic business unit of Bush Industries. Bush Furniture will continue to focus on the retail furniture market and e-commerce channels, and bbfMore »

Kathy Ireland to Host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

Kathy Ireland to Host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Kathy Ireland, CEO and chief designer of kathy ireland Worldwide, will host the 23rd American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Oct. 23 during the High Point Market. “Kathy is a leading home furnishings designer with over 25 different home furnishings product categories to her credit. She is very passionate about designMore »