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Palecek Acquires PierceMartin

Palecek Acquires PierceMartin

RICHMOND, Calif.–Palecek, a designer and manufacturer of hand-crafted furniture, accessories and lighting, has acquired PierceMartin, a designer resource for woven furniture and accessories. With the purchase, Palecek will launch a new corporate division and a product line exclusively serving the design trade community. The first product launch of PierceMartin by Palecek is scheduled for theMore »

Nambé Partners With Gibson for Dinnerware

Nambé Partners With Gibson for Dinnerware

SANTA FE, New Mexico–In an effort to expand its presence in the dinnerware category, Nambé has announced a dinnerware licensing partnership with Gibson Overseas. Effective March 2011, Gibson will handle manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and sales for all Nambé dinnerware. “We feel that there are multiple benefits to this license,” said Robert Varakian, president and chief executiveMore »

LA Textile to Open Sept. 27

LA Textile to Open Sept. 27

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles International Textile Show (LA Textiles) will begin on Sept. 27 and run through Sept. 29 at the California Market Center here. Exhibitors will include manufacturers of textiles and trims; print studios; and providers of sourcing, technology and design services. The show will also host free daily seminars from textiles trends forecasters,More »

AHFA Offers Eco3Home Program

AHFA Offers Eco3Home Program

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The American Home Furnishings Alliance has announced a furniture labeling program. Eco3Home is designed to communicate health, safety, and environmental features to consumers. Kincaid Furniture’s Homecoming collection will be the pilot program for Eco3Home at the High Point Market. The program includes hangtags, in-store brochures, and other in-store signage to communicate its coreMore »

InterHall Celebrates 20 Years

InterHall Celebrates 20 Years

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Now marking its 20th year, InterHall at the IHFC has earned a reputation for housing what’s new, what’s hot and what will be the next big trend. To commemorate InterHall’s milestone, the IHFC plans a 20th anniversary celebration at the High Point Market for Sunday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m. “InterHall is theMore »

East Meets West With New Eastern Legends Showroom

East Meets West With New Eastern Legends Showroom

LAS VEGAS–Eastern Legends brings high-end home furnishings to Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas with a new 2,600-square-foot showroom. Eastern Legends has had a consistent presence at Las Vegas Market in recent years. “Eastern Legends has been a partner on the Market-only side for a number of years, and their expansionMore »

Artists Guild of America Opens New High Point Showroom

Artists Guild of America Opens New High Point Showroom

GARDENA, Calif.–Wall decor company the Artists Guild of America will debut its second showroom next month at the High Point Market. Located in #H435 in the International Home Furnishings Center’s Hamilton Wing, the new showroom is in addition to the company’s existing showroom in Showplace, #3123. “Our presence in High Point over the past 16More »

7 W Set for Tabletop Market

7 W Set for Tabletop Market

NEW YORK–Style expert Nancy Alusick will design vignettes for the 7 W lobby during the New York Tabletop Market. Alusick’s vignettes will take a cue from display sponser Pantone and their top four trend palettes for the designs. Each vignette will feature products pulled from 7 W tabletop showrooms. Show attendees at 7 W canMore »