Textiles

LMS Design Group to Open Las Vegas Showroom

LMS Design Group to Open Las Vegas Showroom

LAS VEGAS—LMS Design Group is opening a 5,000 square-foot showroom inside Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas. The showroom will debut during Las Vegas Market, Jan. 24-28 and remain open year-round. LMS Design Group is a Las Vegas-based, multi-line fabric and furniture resource that offers a diverse assortment of textiles andMore »

IFDA to Present Color Forecast at Gift Fair

IFDA to Present Color Forecast at Gift Fair

NEW YORK—The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will present Color Forecast 2012 during the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The session is scheduled for Jan. 31 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Doty Horn, director of color and design for Benjamin Moore, will present the company’s 2012 Color Pulse Program, andMore »

Protect-A-Bed Tabs Leahy as Key Accounts Manager

Protect-A-Bed Tabs Leahy as Key Accounts Manager

CHICAGO—Rose Leahy has been promoted to key accounts manager in the retail division of Protect-A-Bed, a new position for the company. Leahy is now responsible for expanding Protect-A-Bed’s relationships with retailers and ensuring that the company’s products and services meet its customers’ needs. She reports to Jared Bell, director of sleep-shop sales. Leahy has beenMore »

Thomas O’Brien to Give Keynote at California Gift Show

Thomas O’Brien to Give Keynote at California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES–Interiors and product designer Thomas O’Brien will give the keynote presentation at the California Gift Show at the L.A. Mart Jan. 21. O’Brien, who has made appearances at several L.A. Mart Design Center events, will discuss his design philosophy and his book, American Modern, a survey of seven of his most influential projects rangingMore »

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

NEW YORK—Kelli Turner, chief financial officer for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, will leave the company in the near future, according to the company. An MSLO statement said Turner will “join a private company in the near future,” although it did not specify which company. MSLO has also begun a search for a new chief financialMore »

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Some 200 new companies from 17 countries will debut as exhibitors in the New York’s Newest section of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The section will be located at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 92 in New York City—one of  NYIGF’s venues along with Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 and the JacobMore »

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—GLM, owner and manager of Surtex, has scheduled an hour-long webinar to help Surtex exhibitors with moving in and setting up their booths. Titled “Operations Basic: Logistics for a Smooth Move-in/Set-up,” the webinar will take place Jan. 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Mike Edson, GLM’s operations manager, and John Kelly, sales managerMore »