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GHTA Conference Golf Tournament to Support Gift For Life

GHTA Conference Golf Tournament to Support Gift For Life

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, announced today it will be a beneficiary of the charity golf tournament to be held at Red Rock Casino and Resort in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 17, during the 9th annual Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA) conference. This year’sMore »

Furniture Market Opens Today

Furniture Market Opens Today

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The fall High Point Market opens today with a plethora of events and trend-setting introductions. Notable debuts include the Martha Stewart Fine Furniture collection from ML Brands International, formed by upholstery maker Miles Talbot and case goods supplier Lefa. The Libby Langdon Upholstery Collection for Braxton Culler makes its world premier at theMore »

Phillips Named to Design Post at C&F

Phillips Named to Design Post at C&F

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.-C&F Enterprises has appointed Kari Phillips senior designer, responsible for developing new categories for the seasonal line of Gallerie II, C&F’s sister company. In this newly created position, Phillips reports to Cindi Steele, creative manager for both C&F and Gallerie II. Her 25-year career includes design positions with California Floral and Home, UwharrieMore »

ART Vendors to Offer Discounts at High Point Market

ART Vendors to Offer Discounts at High Point Market

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Seventeen member vendors of the Accessories Resource Team (ART) will participate in the ART card discount loyalty program for the upcoming High Point Market. Membership in ART is required and ART member retailers will need to show their membership cards to receive discounts on orders placed during market. Participating vendors (and their High PointMore »

Gift Fair Extends Deadline for Juried Divisions

Gift Fair Extends Deadline for Juried Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair has extended the deadline for application to its juried divisions, Handmade Designer Maker, Handmade Global Design and Accent on Design. The deadline for Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global Design have been moved to Oct. 14, and for Accent on Design, the new deadline is Nov. 1.More »

WithIt Mentoring Event Scheduled for High Point Market

WithIt Mentoring Event Scheduled for High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Century Furniture, Judy George International and 40 individual WithIt members will sponsor WithIt’s Student Mentoring Day here on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event, one of three WithIt will produce during the High Point Market, will deliver business and design insights to students pursuing careers in home- and furnishings-related fields. “WithIt greatly appreciates theMore »

Tendence: Gateway to European Expansion

Tendence: Gateway to  European Expansion

By Andrea Lillo For companies looking to expand their reach in Europe, Messe Frankfurt’s Tendence was the place to be in August. The show was fully booked up this year with 2,100 international exhibitors showcasing the latest worldwide trends and products in home and gifts. “All buyers of importance to the trade were there,” saidMore »

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

This year’s edition of Maison & Objet, held in Paris last month, was bursting with color—single colors especially. As reported by WGSN-HomeBuildlife, the online trend forecasting and product design resource.   Lime • Zesty lime, apple and chartreuse tones were seen across each product category.• The color is used as a solid section on productMore »