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IFDA to Sponsor ICFF Events

IFDA to Sponsor ICFF Events

NEW YORK–The New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association has aligned with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair to sponsor a series of events at the trade show and around Manhattan. The program includes a guided tour of Surtex, the design trade show which will take place at the same time as ICFF,More »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Pantone Debuts New Color System

Pantone Debuts New Color System

CARLSTADT, N.J.–Pantone has unveiled Pantone Plus, a new color tool that the company described as the “next generation” of its Pantone Matching System. The new color series provides new features and capabilities such as chromatic arrangement of colors for more intuitive selection by designers and printers, according to a Pantone statement. It also offers anMore »

Accent on Design Jury Accepts More than 30 Companies to Exhibit

Accent on Design Jury Accepts More than 30 Companies to Exhibit

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The jury for the Accent on Design division of the New York International Gift Fair has accepted more than 30 additional companies to exhibit in the section at this summer’s Gift Fair. This grouping will bring the total number of exhibitors in Accent on Design to nearly 200, according to GLM, owner andMore »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Richardson to Preview World Color Trends at Surtex

Richardson to Preview World Color Trends at Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Barbara Richardson, director of color marketing for AkzoNobel in North America, will supervise the design and installation of a three-dimensional color trends display for the upcoming Surtex trade show. The display will be placed in the lobby of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, where Surtex will be heldMore »

IFDA Honors Circle of Excellence Award Winners

IFDA Honors Circle of Excellence Award Winners

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association recognized the winners of its Circle of Excellence Awards at a reception held at the Union League Club here last night. Receiving the award for interior design was Charles Pavarini III, owner of Charles Pavarini III Design Associates. For product design/development, the winnerMore »

United Feather Extends Portico Program to Hospitality Market

United Feather Extends Portico Program to Hospitality Market

DES PLAINES, Ill.–United Feather & Down has reached an agreement with the Portico brand to produce a bed and bath collection geared specifically toward the hospitality industry. Called Portico Hospitality, the new line is an expansion on the collection that the two companies launched during the March New York Home Fashions Market, which is aimedMore »