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Artissimo Acquires Lot 26 Studio

Artissimo Acquires Lot 26 Studio

LOS ANGELES-Wall decor supplier Artissimo Designs has purchased Lot 26 Studio, a manufacturer of decorative adhesive product lines based in San Francisco. Offering a line of wall decals and adhesive mirrors, Lot 26 Studio will operate as an independent division of Artissimo Holdings, which does business as Artissimo Designs. The acquisition underscores Artissimo’s objective toMore »

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

GREENSBORO, N.C.­—WithIt, the women’s leadership development network, named the finalists for its WOW Awards for 2011, with Stickley Furniture President Aminy Audi earning its Legacy Award. The Legacy Award is bestowed to a woman who has made significant lifetime contributions to the home and furnishings industries. Nominees for the Education Award are Lauren West, directorMore »

Designer Vern Yip to Appear at Atlanta Gift Show

Designer Vern Yip to Appear at Atlanta Gift Show

ATLANTA-Award-winning architectural and interior designer Vern Yip will appear at AmericasMart’s Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market to introduce Burnes Interiors, a new home decor collection from Burnes of Boston.           The July 16 event begins with a meet-and-greet from 12 noon to 1 p.m., hosted by Burnes of Boston and AmericasMart. Yip will makeMore »

Artissimo Launches Sports and Entertainment Division

Artissimo Launches Sports and Entertainment Division

LOS ANGELES-Artissimo Designs has launched a new sports and entertainment division headed by Adam Zucker, who recently joined the company as vice president of sports and entertainment marketing. Artissimo has also secured individual licensing rights to team imagery from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League andMore »

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the IFDA will hold its “Cocktails, Conversation and Connections” networking event next Monday, June 6. Held inside Grand Central Station at The Campbell Apartment, located at 15 Vanderbilt Place, the event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and includes a cash bar. To RSVP, email your name,More »

NY Gift Fair Adjusts Product “Neighborhoods”

NY Gift Fair Adjusts Product “Neighborhoods”

NEW YORK–The General Gift division at the summer 2011 New York International Gift Fair will increase its offerings for buyers with changes to two product “neighborhoods”. The new On Trend neighborhood will debut a collection of trend-driven, fashion-forward resources across a range of product categories and the existing Stationery & Publishing neighborhood will expand toMore »

GHTA Sets June “First Friday” Webinar

GHTA Sets June “First Friday” Webinar

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–The Gift & Home Trade Association will hold its next “First Friday” webinar on June 3 at noon. The topic will be “Collaborate for Sales: Selling to Consumer Series.” It will feature Gail Markert, founder of Markert Group Consulting, which works on products and processes for gift and home retailers and manufacturers; andMore »

IFDA to Present Market Trend Reviews from Milan Show and ICFF

IFDA to Present Market Trend Reviews from Milan Show and ICFF

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association will present a program detailing the trends in home furnishings seen at the Salone del Mobile Show in Milan and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair here. The program will be conducted by interior designer Patricia Bouley and Susan Szenasy, editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine.More »