Furniture

Uttermost Announces iPad Promo

Uttermost Announces iPad Promo

ROCKY MOUNT, Va.–Uttermost will give away three iPads as part of its launch into social media. The giveaway is for Uttermost’s “New Product Ideas” contest, where retailers and designers are invited to share their suggestions for Uttermost’s product line by clicking the “Enter to Win” tab at facebook.com/UttermostCo.  Suggestions can include sketches and illustrations, andMore »

Aspenhome Wins Vendor and Representative of the Year Awards

Aspenhome Wins Vendor and Representative of the Year Awards

PHOENIX–For the second time in five years, Pacific Furniture Dealers has selected case good manufacturer aspenhome as their “Vendor Partner Of The Year” marking only the second time that a case goods manufacturer has received this outstanding recognition. In addition, aspenhome sales representative Michael Gess was honored as the “Best Vendor Representative of the Year”More »

ICFF Attended by Over 20,000 People

ICFF Attended by Over 20,000 People

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair closed last week, and organizer GLM reported that the fair had attracted 22,867 attendees to the event, held at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The show fielded a total of 590 exhibitors (up 7 percent over last year) representing designers, manufacturers, and purveyors ofMore »

WithIt Announces 2010 WOW Awards Finalists

WithIt Announces 2010 WOW Awards Finalists

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home and furnishings industry, has announced the WOW Awards finalists for 2010. Julie Phillips, vice president of The Phillips Collection, has earned the 2010 Legacy Award. This top honor recognizes the professional achievements of a woman who has made significant lifetime contributions to the home andMore »

Quinn Named Head of Marketing of Leggett & Platt Residential Furnishings

Quinn Named Head of Marketing of Leggett & Platt Residential Furnishings

CARTHAGE, Mo.–Mark Quinn has been promoted to director of marketing for the residential furnishings segment of Leggett & Platt. In this newly created position, Quinn is responsible for the coordination of the marketing efforts for the various business units in residential furnishings. He reports to Perry Davis, president of the Leggett & Platt bedding group.More »

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

LAS VEGAS—The World Market Center has debuted five Web sites to provide information and tools on its brands. The trade-show center has unveiled a new corporate Web site at wmclv.com and four event sites for the Las Vegas Market (lasvegasmarket.com), Gift+Home (giftandhomelv.com), Vegas Kids (vegaskidslv.com) and INSPIREDESIGN (inspiredesignlv.com). This portfolio of new sites also includesMore »

Four Hands Acquires Bluefish Home

Four Hands Acquires Bluefish Home

AUSTIN, Texas-Four Hands has purchased Bluefish Home, an international furniture company based in Marietta, Ga. This is Four Hands’ second acquisition in 90 days, following the addition of lighting company Architects & Heroes in March. For the past 11 years, Bluefish has offered hand-finished furniture, and each piece is crafted by artisans in Honduras. FourMore »

Telleysh Joins Lexington as V.P., General Manager of Upholstery Operations

Telleysh Joins Lexington as V.P., General Manager of Upholstery Operations

HIGH POINT, N.C.-Industry veteran Jim Telleysh has been named vice president and general manager of upholstery operations for Lexington Home Brands. In this role, Telleysh will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s upholstery business. Telleysh will report to Phil Haney, president and chief executive officer of Lexington Home Brands. Telleysh was most recentlyMore »