Emporium Home to Receive ARTS Awards’ Rising Star Honor

Ashley Childers

DALLAS–Emporium Home will receive the Rising Star Award at the 25th annual ARTS Awards on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, the Dallas Market Center announced. Founded by Ashley Childers and based in Little Rock, Ark., Emporium Home offers high-style furniture, lighting, home decor and more, hand crafted by traditional artisans. The RisingMore »

HFN Editorial Deadline for January Markets


NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 7-14, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 8-11, the Dallas International Lighting Market, Jan. 15-19, and Las Vegas Market, Jan. 26-30. The Atlanta markets and Dallas show will be covered in the January issue, while Las VegasMore »

Sampson Joins Pacific Design Center

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–Jeff Sampson, formerly vice president of marketing with Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., has joined the Pacific Design Center as director of marketing. Sampson’s oversight will include all related marketing efforts including promotional and digital platforms. “Jeff comes to the Pacific Design Center with significant marketing experience in the interior design, showroom and publishingMore »

Hudson Valley Lighting and Corbett Lighting Donate Fixtures to Ronald McDonald House

Hudson Valley Lighting’s Seneca fixtures in the new playroom

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.–Hudson Valley Lighting and Corbett Lighting—two lighting lines from Littman Brands—have recently participated in the renovation of The Ronald McDonald House in Long Island, N.Y., a respite for seriously ill children undergoing treatment at area hospitals, as well as their families. The original 18 bedrooms of the house—including the kitchen, breakfast room,More »

2014 Red Dot Product Design Awards to Open for Entries

Red Dot

ESSEN, Germany–The Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 competition will begin accepting entries on Nov. 11 and companies and designers are encouraged to enter their current achievements. There are 23 product categories in the 2014 edition, ranging from interior design to products for babies and children to consumer electronics. The deadlines to submit product areMore »

Celebrity Designers: More Than a Name

Celebrity Designers

An HFN Staff Report Celebrities come and go, but the best celebrity designers have staying power. Designers included here such as Candice Olson, Kathy Ireland and Thom Filicia have resonated with consumers for years; they know what their customers want—and they know their way around home furnishings trade shows such as High Point Market. ConsistentMore »