Furniture

HFN 2010 Awards of Excellence | Furniture | December

HFN 2010 Awards of Excellence | Furniture | December

Upholstery: Natuzzi ItalyMetaphora is a striking contemporary sectional with variations in both fabric and leather.The sectional version (shown in leather) emphasizes versatility, as it can be used as a sofa with a chaise at the open end. The extra-wide plaform at the end can function as extra storage for books and magazines. The headrests areMore »

hfnew | product roundup – furniture | December 2010

hfnew  |  product roundup - furniture | December 2010

Richard Frinier for Brown Jordan True to designer Richard Frinier’s style, Still is modern and chic, and understatedly elegant. Off-white textiles and finishes are easy on the eye. The collection is comprised of an armchair, lounge chair, ottoman, sectional units, chaise and tables. Still is available in all Brown Jordan signature and premium finishes andMore »

Downsizing Affects All, Including Outdoor

Downsizing Affects All, Including Outdoor

By Maxine Lauer The news making headlines around the world continues to be economic: Consumer spending, the growth engine that has held up many economies for the last several years, is suffering, and homes, our most precious material possession, remain at risk for many. Yet, we are beginning to see a positive uptick in variousMore »

Ralph Lauren Partners with Visual Comfort for Lighting Line

Ralph Lauren Partners with Visual Comfort for Lighting Line

NEW YORK–Ralph Lauren Home has announced its new licensing agreement with Visual Comfort & Co. to produce lighting lines under both the Ralph Lauren Home and Lauren Home brands. The new collections will be shown at both the Dallas International Lighting Market and Maison et Objet next month. “We are pleased to partner with VisualMore »

Lexington Ends Timberlake Licensing Relationship

Lexington Ends Timberlake Licensing Relationship

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Lexington Home Brands announced today that it has elected not to renew or extend its licensing agreement with Bob Timberlake, Inc., which is set to expire at the end of the year. This decision will end a relationship that began in 1990 with Lexington’s introduction of the industry’s first major licensed lifestyle collection.More »

McAlear Tabbed as Canadian Representative for Perfect Fit

McAlear Tabbed as Canadian Representative for Perfect Fit

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Perfect Fit has named Brian McAlear to the newly created position of Canadian market representative. McAlear will lead the company’s efforts to expand its customer-service and manufacturing reach into the Canadian home-fashions and furnishings industry. Dan Hammer, Perfect Fit’s chief executive officer, said the addition of McAlear is a major step toward turning theMore »

Aspenhome Interacts with Consumers

Aspenhome Interacts with Consumers

PHOENIX–Aspenhome’s new interactive web pages help retailers attract consumers to their stores by giving consumers decorating tips and incentives to ignite their desire to purchase. “Research shows that when consumers have a question the Internet is their number one resource to find their answers,” said Renee Loper, Aspenhome director of marketing communications. “Our goal forMore »

Las Vegas Design Center to Host Interior Design Conference

Las Vegas Design Center to Host Interior Design Conference

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas will play host to the Interior Design Society’s National Leadership Conference Jan. 22-23. The event will comprise a semiformal awards ceremony at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino on Jan. 22, and a workshop on Jan. 23 at the Design Center. The workshopMore »