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Espinosa Tapped as President of Aid to Artisans

Espinosa Tapped as President of Aid to Artisans

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–Aid to Artisans, an international non-profit organization, has appointed Alfredo Espinosa as president. Beginning his position today, he succeeds David O’Connor, who was president from 2005 to 2010. Formerly the senior director for global business development at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Espinosa has served as CEO of theMore »

Bespoke Global Debuts Website for Home Furnishings

Bespoke Global Debuts Website for Home Furnishings

NEW YORK–Bespoke Global, an online marketplace for internationally sourced, bespoke (customized) home furnishings, has opened for business. The new site, created by Bespoke Global’s founder and CEO, Gwen Carlton, will offer a marketplace for these products and a platform that will enable designers of bespoke furnishings to communicate directly with consumers. Located at bespokeglobal.com, theMore »

At Home Section to Expand for Summer Gift Fair

At Home Section to Expand for Summer Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The At Home section of the New York International Gift Fair will feature new suppliers along with returning exhibitors at this summer’s show. The section will total about 500 vendors of hard lines and soft goods. The hard lines (furniture, floor coverings, wall art, lighting and decorative accessories) will be consolidated at PierMore »

HGTV’s David Bromstad Releases Art Collection with Penny Lane Publishing

HGTV’s David Bromstad Releases Art Collection with Penny Lane Publishing

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio–David Bromstad, the designer, artist and host of HGTV’s Color Splash, has launched his first wall decor collection, which includes both new pieces and those created for his HGTV show. Available through Penny Lane Publishing, the initial group includes printed canvas giclees and is available on Penny Lane’s website to consumers. The lineMore »

ARTS Awards to Move to the Hilton Anatole

ARTS Awards to Move to the Hilton Anatole

DALLAS–Starting in 2012, the annual ARTS Awards ceremony will take place at the Hilton Anatole, across the highway from the Dallas Trade Center, where it has been held previously.  The awards are presented by Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resources Team, and the next event is scheduled for Jan. 21, 2012. “We look forwardMore »

Dallas Readies for June Market

Dallas Readies for June Market

DALLAS-With the Dallas Market Center’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market coming up June 22-28, new lines and special events will be a part of the action. The Gourmet Market, the 25,000-square-foot shared showroom located on the first floor of the World Trade Center (#180), features gourmet gifts and specialty food and beverage lines, asMore »

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Draws 370 Participants

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Draws 370 Participants

ROSEVILLE, Calif.-A total of 370 executives with retailers and manufacturers attended the inaugural Home Furnishings Industry Conference April 30-May 2. The event, which took place in San Antonio, was co-hosted by the Western Home Furnishings Association, the National Home Furnishings Association and numerous industry co-hosts. It presented educational sessions on retailer-manufacturer relationships, social networking, bestMore »

Forty One Madison Preparing for Summer Gift Buyers

Forty One Madison Preparing for Summer Gift Buyers

NEW YORK–More than 30 tabletop showrooms at Forty One Madison will be open and displaying their latest designs for giftware buyers and retail executives who are attending the New York International Gift Fair and Gift & Home Textiles Market Week. The tableware building will offer complimentary luxury bus service between Forty One Madison and theMore »