25th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center, ARTS Call for Awards Nominations

DALLAS–Dallas Market  Center and ART have announced the retailer, product designer and sales representative finalists for the 25th ARTS Awards, which will take place during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in January. The manufacturer finalists were previously announced. The finalists for the different categories are: SALES REPRESENTATIVES East/Atlantic Lauren Miller – Codarus ChasMore »

Tech Lighting Names Kim Kil as Midwest Region Sales Manager

Kim Kil

CHICAGO–Generation Brands division Tech Lighting has hired 13-year lighting industry veteran Kim Kil as Midwest region sales manager. The previous manager was promoted to a director’s job and moved to another department, the company said. Kil’s territory covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota,More »

Fanimation Initiates First National Ceiling Fan Day


ZIONSVILLE, Ind.–Fanimation looks to educate consumers about the benefits of ceiling fan usage—and saving energy and electricity by using them rather than air conditioners—with the first National Ceiling Fan Day, which is today. The purpose of National Ceiling Fan Day is to educate the American public about the benefits of ceiling fan usage, as theyMore »

Arteriors Celebrates 25 Years at What’s New, What’s Next

Arteriors Screen

DALLAS–Arteriors, a provider of lighting, furniture and accessories, celebrates its 25th year of business this fall at New York Design Center’s What’s New, What’s Next event with product category expansions as well as a retrospective of past designs. Since it was founded by Mark Moussa in 1987, Arteriors has grown from a traditional accessories importerMore »

Antique & Design Center Launches New Ad Campaign for High Point Market


HIGH POINT, N.C.–For its newest ad campaign, High Point’s Antique & Design Center uses one of its newest exhibitors—Madcap Cottage—to demonstrate the eclectic mix of vintage and one-of-a-kind modern designs its 65 exhibitors offer at market. Called Road Trippin’,  the campaign shows Madcap founders Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke driving to High Point MarketMore »

Nambé Eyes Additional Home Categories


NEW YORK-Nambé plans to build a strategic licensing program that will extend its name into additional home furnishings categories through a new partnership with Perpetual Licensing. Nambé is eyeing categories such as lighting, office products, kitchen and bath accessories and home décor, as well as jewelry and watches. “Nambé consumers are looking to see productsMore »

Trump Organization Names Steinfeldt Global Licensing Manager

Trump Home

NEW YORK-Amy Steinfeldt has been promoted to manager of global licensing for The Trump Organization, a new position for the company. In her new role, Steinfeldt is responsible for managing the Donald Trump Signature Collection and Trump Home brands. In addition, she oversees the identification and securing of new licensing opportunities for the Trump globalMore »

Registration for January Las Vegas Market Opens


LAS VEGAS-Registration for the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, which will take place Jan. 26-30, 2014, is now open at  Hotel reservations also are available, with special early bird discounts offered at select partner hotels through Oct. 18, 2013. “Las Vegas Market is coming off of the strongest market in years with an unparalleledMore »