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Tabletop Treasures | Jan 2014

The handcrafted Droplet centerpiece bowl, part of the permanent collection at the Corning Museum of Glass, is now available for retail sale. rogaska-crystal.com

Unique shapes, bright applications of color and plenty of texture are among the notable design characteristics of the newest crop of tabletop and giftware that will be shown at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market this month. Also look for sea themes, botanical designs and other nature-oriented creations. Here is a sampling. CLICKMore »

Furniture & Lighting | Lighting Up the New Year | Jan 2014

Corbett Lighting’s Bliss has dramatic features such as imported Brazilian rock crystals, smoked crystal medallions, and nickel and crystal link tassels. corbettlighting.com

The lighting and home decor industry heads to Dallas this month for the first Dallas International Lighting Market and Dallas Total Home & Gift Market of 2014. Introductions showcase clean lines, a mix of materials—from wood to crystal to metal— and more use of such technology as LED. It’s all about making each item aMore »

Housewares | What’s Cooking in Atlanta | Jan 2014

Modern Lift Utensils, which include spoons, turners, servers, ladles and skimmers, raise the utensil off the countertop when set down to rest. corekitchen.com

Innovative tools and gadgets, efficient electric and non-electric cookware, and nifty bar tools are among the many housewares introductions at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market this month. To whet your appetite. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Trends | Ready for Radiant Orchid | Jan 2014

Room Copenhagen

Pantone declared Radiant Orchid to be the color of the year for 2014,  and home furnishings manufacturers responded almost immediately with items reflecting the trend-right hue. Many of these products will make their debuts at January trade shows. The most difficult part will be to pick a favorite.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Trends | Homemade for The Holidays | Dec 2013

Shaw Living: Holiday accent rugs from Shaw include Dashing Thru the Night, made of nylon in Georgia. It measures 2’7” by 3’10”. shawfloors.com

It’s time to celebrate the holidays, and what better way to do so than with home decor made in the U.S.? Consumers prefer to buy American-made products if possible, research has shown, so the momentum for this category continues to grow. Here are a few items that will help make merry this season.—by Andrea LilloMore »

Trends | Celebrity Designers — Individual Taste | Nov 2013

Thom Filicia: Eastern Accents

To be successful, designer-created products should reflect the name of the person on the tag. Is it immediately recognizable as coming from the designer? Below are some items that fit the bill. See our Celebrity Designers feature: http://www.hfnmag.com/textiles/celebrity-designers-more-than-a-name/ Click on images to enlarge

Trends | Color Cues | October 2013

Sherwin-Williams

What goes into picking a color palette  for the year ahead? Pretty much everything. The major paint companies as well as color authority Pantone find inspiration from the worlds of fashion, design, mathematics, science and the natural world, as well as from prevailing consumer moods and interests. Thus the themes for 2014 range from aMore »

Rugs | Headed to High Point | October 2013

Momeni

It’s all things High Point this month for the rug indus-try, which descends on North Carolina to view the newest looks during the last trade show of the year. Whether designs are sophisticated with a hint of shine, of bold, saturated hues with striking patterns or something in between, it’s all available at High PointMore »