Furniture

Safavieh Expands High Point Showroom

Safavieh Expands High Point Showroom

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.—Safavieh has expanded its showroom space at High Point’s Market Square to accommodate its new program of designer shags and novelty textured rugs. Measuring 1,000 square feet in suite 121, the additional space is adjacent to Safavieh’s rugs and furniture showrooms in suites 120 and 123, which comprise 10,000 square feet. “This spaceMore »

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

NEW YORK–Crate & Barrel has launched its first store within a store in its SoHo location here, with the grand opening of the Marimekko Shop. Crate & Barrel’s relationship with the Finnish design firm goes back decades, but the shop takes the partnership to a new level and expands into more Marimekko product categories. InMore »

Showplace to Mark Anniversary at High Point Market

Showplace

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, the showroom building, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in business at the upcoming High Point Market. The building has arranged for a large cake that will be a representation of the showroom building, which first opened at the market 10 years ago. It will hold a cake-cutting ceremony on Oct. 18 at 2:10More »

Cain Joins Lexington as Senior V.P. of Operations

Cain Joins Lexington as Senior V.P. of Operations

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Industry veteran Kelly Cain has been named senior vice president of operations for Lexington Home Brands. In his new role, Cain will assume responsibility for all aspects of domestic and international casegoods operations, including global sourcing, supply chain management, logistics, and the company’s distribution complex in Lexington, N.C. Cain was most recently withMore »

Mariaux to Speak on Maison & Objet Trends

Mariaux to Speak on Maison & Objet Trends

NEW YORK–International licensing agent Hermine Mariaux will present “Maison & Objet Market Review 2011” on Oct. 26 at an event sponsored by the New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association. Mariaux, who has developed and marketed home-furnishings collections including Springs Global’s Court of Versailles line, will speak on the product, fabric andMore »

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg’s various licensees will debut products at the New York Tabletop Show and the High Point International Home Furnishings Market this week. In New York, Reed & Barton will extend the popular Williamsburg Farmyard Friends collection of baby gifts with a ceramic child’s set and a musical carousel, both decorated with baby animals basedMore »

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, a multi-tenant showroom building, is unveiling a smart phone shopping app at the market designed to revolutionize the buyer experience. The app, called Showplace Shopper, enables buyers to scan Quick Response codes assigned to products as they shop Showplace showrooms—capturing information about the products and images of items that interest them onMore »