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NYIGF Enhances Website Search Capabilities

NYIGF Enhances Website Search Capabilities

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A series of enhancements to the New York International Gift Fair website—nyigf.com—includes more interactive search tools designed to deliver more targeted and comprehensive search results, according to GLM, which owns and manages the show. The new product search tool, complemented by NYIGF’s Online Catalog Gallery, offers retailers access to more detailed product andMore »

Gift + Home Schedules Winter Market Seminars

Gift + Home Schedules Winter Market Seminars

LAS VEGAS–Gift + Home at Las Vegas Market has scheduled the following seminars for the January trade show. On Monday, Jan. 24:•“First Look,” presenting an overview of new products at the market, by Monica Pedersen, co-host of HGTV’s “Dream Home Giveaway 2011,” and Julie Smith Vincenti, founder and president of Nine Muses Media, at 10More »

Study Reveals “Significant Interest” in Green Home Furnishings

Study Reveals “Significant Interest” in Green Home Furnishings

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–A survey of 351 women homeowners across the United States found that they have “significant interest” in purchasing eco-friendly home furnishings. Released by the Sustainable Furnishings Council and sponsored by the World Market Center Las Vegas, the study also found that actual purchasing of these products remains at low levels due to lackMore »

SustainAbility to Return to Gift Fair

SustainAbility to Return to Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Once again, SustainAbility: design for a better world will be part of the New York International Gift Fair’s winter edition. GLM, owner and manager of the Gift Fair, said SustainAbility will be “a multifaceted program,” incorporating nearly 200 “green” gift, home and lifestyle products from 85 companies throughout the world in its juriedMore »

IFDA and Jamie Drake to Present “Rising Stars of Interior Design”

IFDA and Jamie Drake to Present “Rising Stars of Interior Design”

NEW YORK—The New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will team up with designer Jamie Blake to present the fourth annual “Rising Stars of Interior Design.” Drake’s choices for this year’s event are interior designers Nina Freundenberger, Ryan Korban and Kevin Isbell. In addition, design students Jae-Young Dokogo of the Fashion InstituteMore »

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 yesterday that it will be a beneficiary of the charity golf tournament to be held at English Turn in New Orleans on Nov. 18, during the 8th annual Gift and Home Trade Association conference. This year’s GHTA conference, Jazz Up YourMore »

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

NEW YORK–Crate & Barrel has launched its first store within a store in its SoHo location here, with the grand opening of the Marimekko Shop. Crate & Barrel’s relationship with the Finnish design firm goes back decades, but the shop takes the partnership to a new level and expands into more Marimekko product categories. InMore »

Showplace to Mark Anniversary at High Point Market

Showplace

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, the showroom building, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in business at the upcoming High Point Market. The building has arranged for a large cake that will be a representation of the showroom building, which first opened at the market 10 years ago. It will hold a cake-cutting ceremony on Oct. 18 at 2:10More »