Furniture

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Brown Jordan to Launch New Richard Frinier Collections

Brown Jordan to Launch New Richard Frinier Collections

EL MONTE, Calif.–Brown Jordan announced a new partnership with home furnishings designer Richard Frinier. The designer, who worked with Brown Jordan for 22 years prior to forming his own creative consultancy in 2002, will return for an encore collaboration to develop the Richard Frinier Collection for Brown Jordan, scheduled to launch during the fall markets.

Ploy Named President of Aico

Ploy Named President of Aico

PICO RIVERA, Calif.–Aico/Amini Innovation has promoted Martin Ploy to president, succeeding Larry Rinaldi who recently retired. Ploy has been with the company for eight years, and held the position of executive vice president for the past five years. His experience in the furniture industry includes stints with RB Furniture, Benchcraft Furniture and Krause’s Sofa Factory.More »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Wray Leaving High Point Market Authority

Wray Leaving High Point Market Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Kimberley Wray, who as vice president of marketing for the High Point Market Authority helped modernize and restructure the furniture shows here, is leaving her position. Wray, who said she is leaving for personal and family reasons, will stay on through June. In the meantime, the Authority said it will be looking forMore »

Raymour & Flanigan Partners With Kristan Cunningham

Raymour & Flanigan Partners With Kristan Cunningham

LIVERPOOL, N.Y.–Retailer Raymour & Flanigan has formed an exclusive partnership with Kristan Cunningham, a design expert and television personality, to develop programs to inform and teach consumers on home decorating. Cunningham, who makes regular appearances on “Rachael Ray” and HGTV’s “Design on a Dime,” will provide design insights and work with the company to developMore »

Casual Industry Expands at Chicago Merchandise Mart

Casual Industry Expands at Chicago Merchandise Mart

CHICAGO–The Chicago Merchandise Mart added four casual furniture companies—Actiwin, Homecrest, Leisure Design and NorthCape International—to its tenant list. Additionally, three current tenants have renewed their continued commitment to The Merchandise Mart and expanded their showroom spaces. Expansions include Patio Renaissance by Sunlord Leisure Products, Suncoast Aluminum Furniture and Treasure Garden. “The Chicago Merchandise Mart isMore »

Human Touch Returns to High Point

Human Touch Returns to High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Human Touch, the manufacturer of massage chairs, has returned to High Point Market after a three-year absence. The company exhibited in showroom IHFC-H517 at the market, which ends today. Among the new products it showed were the HT-Connect/AcuTouch 9500, which the company said is the first robotic massage chair to offer a fullyMore »