Furniture

WOW Awards Recipients Cited

WOW Awards Recipients Cited

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home-furnishings industry, has announced the winners of the 2010 WOW Awards, which recognize individuals and/or corporations that contribute to the success and growth of the industry. Kathy Wall, president of The Media Matters, has received the Mentoring Award acknowledging advocacy, development and/or promotion of women inMore »

Jane Seymour to host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

Jane Seymour to host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

HIGH POINT, N.C.—Jane Seymour will host the 22nd American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Oct. 17 at the High Point Market. Known for her award-winning acting, Seymour first entered the home furnishings business in 2004. Last year, she partnered with AICO’s Michael Amini, debuting her first licensed furniture collection. Her other home furnishingsMore »

Dallas Market Center’s Outdoor Living Shared Showroom Expands

Dallas Market Center’s Outdoor Living Shared Showroom Expands

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has relocated and expanded its Outdoor Living shared showroom. The revamped showroom now contains more than 31,000 square feet of garden, patio and outdoor products. The new space will debut during the Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 19-25, 2011. Outdoor Living was formerly located on the sixth floor of the WorldMore »

Kathy Ireland to Receive First Design for Life Award

Kathy Ireland to Receive First Design for Life Award

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole charitable organization announced today that Kathy Ireland will receive its first Design For Life Award. The award will be presented to Ireland on Jan. 30, 2011, at the annual Gift for Life fundraising event, to be held at the Central Park Boathouse here. More »

The Garden Accessories Courtyard Returns to the Casual Furniture Market

The Garden Accessories Courtyard Returns to the Casual Furniture Market

CHICAGO—The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market will once again present the Garden Accessories Courtyard, a 10,000-square-foot area that will be home to exhibitors showcasing outdoor accessories. This dedicated exhibitor area will be located on the Northwest side of the 8th Floor Market Suites during Market. The Garden Accessories Courtyard is home to exhibitor boothsMore »

Kardashian Home to Launch

Kardashian Home to Launch

LOS ANGELES—The Kardashian sisters, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney, are collaborating with designer Bruno Schiavi on a brand launch to include apparel, home and accessories. Items are expected to be in stores in 2011. “We are excited to work with Bruno Schiavi in developing our first brand together,” said the Kardashians in a statement. “His expertMore »

Bush to Make Kathy Ireland Office Furniture

Bush to Make Kathy Ireland Office Furniture

LAS VEGAS—Bush Furniture announced yesterday at the Las Vegas Market that it has teamed with Kathy Ireland for ready-to-assemble office furniture. Bush and Kathy Ireland Worldwide will develop lines of office products including entertainment, organization, storage and home furnishings. The designs will be marketed as Kathy Ireland Office by Bush Furniture, and Kathy Ireland HomeMore »

Elite Leather Acquires Hiatt Furniture

Elite Leather Acquires Hiatt Furniture

LOS ANGELES—Elite Leather Company has acquired upholstered furniture maker Hiatt Furniture.  Hiatt will become a new division of Elite Leather which will keep its name under Elite’s ownership. Like Elite Leather, Hiatt Furniture is a family-run business that has been manufacturing in Southern California for over 50 years. Hans, grandson of founder Hayden H. Hiatt,More »