Furniture

Bottega Veneta Launches Pop-Up Store at Salone del Mobile

Bottega Veneta Launches Pop-Up Store at Salone del Mobile

MILAN, Italy–In conjunction with Salone del Mobile, Bottega Veneta will feature a pop-up store of Japanese wares. It is part of the company’s week-long celebration of Japanese design and craftsmanship, as the company will also highlight the winning furniture designs from its recent student design competition, in collaboration with Tokyo University. Located on the fourth floorMore »

Kathy Ireland Home by Omnia Leather Returns to IHFC

Kathy Ireland Home by Omnia Leather Returns to IHFC

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The Kathy Ireland Home by Omnia Leather showroom will return to the International Home Furnishings Center this market after showing at several other locations outside the main building. The new showroom, space 1102 in the Design Center wing, will present the entire line, including sectionals, sleepers and chairs. Michael Hansen, vice president ofMore »

The Value Factor

The Value Factor

By Jennifer Boncy Casual furniture manufacturers are hoping to breathe new life into the market this year, some with bolder colors and innovatively woven fabrics and others with contemporary and transitional looks. But no matter what the style or color, the real must-have these days is value. Manufacturers, striving to make 2010 a more profitableMore »

Creative Lifestyle, Living and Giving the Themes at Tendence

Creative Lifestyle, Living and Giving the Themes at Tendence

FRANKFURT, Germany–Consumer goods trade show Tendence, scheduled for Aug. 27 to 31 here, will focus on three themes this year: Giving, Living and Creative Lifestyle. Under the Living theme, home products will be found in several areas of the show, including Hall 11. The Interiors & Decoration section in Halls 8.0 and 9.0 will presentMore »

WithIt to Mentor Students at High Point Market; Volunteers Invited

WithIt to Mentor Students at High Point Market; Volunteers Invited

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, will sponsor a student mentoring day at High Point Market on Wednesday, April 21, and both WithIt members and non-members are invited to participate as mentors. The event will take place from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Media Center. Afterwards, thereMore »

Shoehorn Furnishings Debuts New Line and Increased Space at High Point

Shoehorn Furnishings Debuts New Line and Increased Space at High Point

QUINCY, Ill.–Focusing its line on stylish products for small spaces, Shoehorn Furnishings will premiere the Sapphire series of two new Queen-sized sleeper sofas at the upcoming High Point Market, April 17 to 22. Combining seating, sleeping and storage in one product, the new items will be available in 12 new fabrics and at adjusted priceMore »

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

NEW YORK–Community-based AIDS service organization Housing Works Thrift Shops is looking for donations of all types of home products, including furniture, bedding, tabletop and artwork, for its sixth annual Design on a Dime fundraising event, which is scheduled for May 6-8 at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 W. 18th St. Housing Works will provide complimentaryMore »

Excelsior Returns to High Point

Excelsior Returns to High Point

AMITYVILLE, N.Y.–Excelsior Designs is launching a new furniture division that will focus on more popularly priced designs than its signature higher-end Italian goods, introducing the line at its new showroom at the High Point Market. Excelsior had pulled out of the market, but is returning with this new line which it says is better suitedMore »