Furniture

First Look Seminar Discusses Trends at Las Vegas Market

First Look Seminar Discusses Trends at Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS—Designer Monica Pedersen and home-products/trends editor Julie Smith Vincenti presented their views of key trends and products at Las Vegas Market in a First Look seminar held Monday. Focusing on color, Pedersen and Smith Vincenti said the new decorative accessories featured at the market are showing a more adventurous approach to color. Among theMore »

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

FROM THE MARKET—Among the news at the first day of the Las Vegas show, World Market Center execs said rug showrooms currently on the eighth floor of Building C will relocate to the heart of the home decor section in Building B. The WMC said the move is being made to accommodate the growing giftMore »

ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team, the trade association representing the decorative accessory industry, announced the winners of the 22nd annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held Jan. 22 in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart. Guests attended the ceremony that recognized ARTS Awards recipients in 28 different categories. HGTV wasMore »

Blog: Gambling on New in Las Vegas

Blog: Gambling on New in Las Vegas

FROM THE MARKET–The home furnishings industry’s trade show tour continues today at the World Market Center for the World  Market. The mood for the opening day of the show appears to be a continuation of the optimism found at last week’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market; and in Atlanta the previous week for theMore »

Kathy Ireland, Martin Furniture Extend Partnership

Kathy Ireland, Martin Furniture Extend Partnership

SAN DIEGO–kathy ireland Worldwide and Martin Furniture have extended their partnership to create home office and entertainment furniture through 2015. The two companies will renew and expand the kathy ireland Home by Martin collection this year, according to a statement from Martin Home Furnishings. “Gil Martin is an extraordinary leader who has brought kathy irelandMore »

Tempur-Pedic Net Climbs 59 Percent in Q4

Tempur-Pedic Net Climbs 59 Percent in Q4

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Tempur-Pedic’s fiscal year closed with a powerful fourth-quarter performance, with net income jumping 59 percent to $46.3 million. The mattress manufacturer benefited from improvements in sales and gross margin in the final quarter of 2010, which ended on Dec. 31, 2010. Net sales rose 20 percent to $292.7 million, fueled by a 32 percentMore »

Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

DALLAS–The lighting industry begins 2011 with its pilgrimage to the Dallas International Lighting Market, which opens today. Many companies are debuting new, relocated or expanded showrooms, and will host ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate. For today, these include 26th & Soho (World Trade Center #521-B) at 2 p.m. and Stylecraft (WTC, #10074) at 2:15 p.m.More »