Textiles

Hollander Adds Johnson, Petricoff to Executive Team

Hollander Adds Johnson, Petricoff to Executive Team

BOCA RATON, Fla.–Hollander Home Fashions has named Kaye Johnson sales vice president and key account executive, and has appointed Adam Petricoff vice president of hospitality and healthcare. Both posts are new positions for the company. Johnson has assumed responsibility for sales and growth initiatives for department stores and chain stores in the Dallas region. PetricoffMore »

Thoughts on a Decent Market

Thoughts on a  Decent Market

They came, they saw, they ordered … or they will order, the vendors hope. That’s a very quick summary of the recent New York Home Fashions Market. Of course, there was more to market week—both positive and negative. First, the up side: The market was well attended, not only in numbers, but in the peopleMore »

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 »