Furniture

Members-Only Design Site Fab.com Launches Today

Members-Only Design Site Fab.com Launches Today

NEW YORK-Fab.com launched today as the newest members-only site to offer products for a limited time. Targeting design enthusiasts, Fab.com features daily design inspirations and flash sales at up to 70 percent off. It already has 200,000 members and more than 175 designers and manufacturers on board, the company said. Fab.com will feature design productsMore »

North Carolina Governor to Address Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Daycare Grads

North Carolina Governor to Address Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Daycare Grads

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C.­–Tomorrow, Friday, June 10, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams will hold a “Moving Up” ceremony for the preschool children graduating from its Lulu’s Childhood Enrichment Center. The daycare center is located at the furniture brand’s headquarters in Taylorsville, N.C. In addition to a speech about education and early childhood development by North Carolina GovernorMore »

Manila F.A.M.E. Gains Strength Through Unification

Manila F.A.M.E. Gains Strength Through Unification

With the backing of the Philippine government, the twice yearly Manila F.A.M.E. show is promising a bigger and better exhibition marked by a unified vendor base. The furniture and fashion accessories categories will rejoin the housewares, gift and home decor contingent to showcase the best of Philippine design Oct. 16-19 at the SMX Convention Center,More »

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

GREENSBORO, N.C.­—WithIt, the women’s leadership development network, named the finalists for its WOW Awards for 2011, with Stickley Furniture President Aminy Audi earning its Legacy Award. The Legacy Award is bestowed to a woman who has made significant lifetime contributions to the home and furnishings industries. Nominees for the Education Award are Lauren West, directorMore »

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the IFDA will hold its “Cocktails, Conversation and Connections” networking event next Monday, June 6. Held inside Grand Central Station at The Campbell Apartment, located at 15 Vanderbilt Place, the event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and includes a cash bar. To RSVP, email your name,More »

NPD Group Report: Outdoor Entertaining Presents Opportunities

NPD Group Report: Outdoor Entertaining Presents Opportunities

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–More than 75 percent of home entertainers prefer the more laid back approach and spacious feeling they get from entertaining in the great outdoors, according to the NPD Group report “Outdoor Entertaining Trends 2010: Consumers Bring the Indoors Out.” The report said that the top outdoor entertainment items currently owned by consumers crossMore »

Tom Dixon, Artek, Herman Miller Retail Win Awards at ICFF

Tom Dixon, Artek, Herman Miller Retail Win Awards at ICFF

NEW YORK–The 2011 ICFF Editors Awards were presented last week during the 23rd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair in 16 categories. The winners were: Vitra for Body of Work; Rich, Brilliant & Willing for New Designer; George Nakashima Woodworker for Craftsmanship; Artek for Furniture; Wilkhahn’s Chassis Chair by Stefan Dietz for Seating;  Ltd. Edition forMore »

IFDA to Present Market Trend Reviews from Milan Show and ICFF

IFDA to Present Market Trend Reviews from Milan Show and ICFF

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association will present a program detailing the trends in home furnishings seen at the Salone del Mobile Show in Milan and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair here. The program will be conducted by interior designer Patricia Bouley and Susan Szenasy, editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine.More »