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Home Decor

Tracking the trends in home decor, from wall art to poufs to accessories, from companies like Uttermost, The Phillips Collection and ELK Group.
  • NY Now Starts Now

    NY NowNEW YORK-NY Now gets underway here this weekend, with the Handmade division opening today at the Jacob C. Javits Center, and the Home and Lifestyle divisions, as well as the concurrent Artisan Resource Show, opening tomorrow.More than 100,000 products in more than 400 categories will bring an expected 50,000 attendees from the U.S and abroad, according to show owner and organizer Emerald Expositions. And while the looks and styles will vary, expect to see an emphasis on artisanal, handcrafted... More

  • PBteen Partners with Kelly Slater on Home Line

    KellySlater_PBteen.jpgSAN FRANCISCO-William-Sonoma's PBteen brand has begun an exclusive collaboration with Kelly Slater, an 11-time world surfing champion, for a collection of home furnishings. The product categories will include furniture, bedding, lighting, wall art and decorative accessories, all designed for the tween and teen markets. All of the products will be made of sustainable materials and recycled fabrics, including furniture made of wood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, rugs made with re... More

  • Rental Boom

    H02-rentAF_PATH.jpgWhat does the rental spike mean for home furnishings? HFN Staff Report While the housing market continues to make a painfully slow recovery from the Great Recession, the rental market is booming. Over the summer, apartment construction climbed to a 25-year high, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, The National Association of Realtors predicted that renter households, currently just below 40 million, will increase by 5-6 million over the next decade. Is the increase in rental home... More

  • IMC Makes Management Changes, Hires Loper-Boyd

    LoperBoyd_Renee.jpgHIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers has announced a series of management changes across various departments within the company.Julie Messner has been promoted to senior vice president for furniture leasing-High Point, and Karen Olson has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing.With Karen Olson's promotion, IMC has hired Renee Loper-Boyd as the company's new vice president of marketing. Loper-Boyd brings more than 15 years of marketing experience to her new role. Most recen... More

  • WithIt 2015 WOW Awards Honored Industry Leaders

    Carolyn KinderLAS VEGAS-WithIt recently presented its 2015 WOW Awards, which is dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of women and the companies that support women in the home and furnishings industries.WithIt presented its prestigious Legacy Award to Carolyn Kinder, founder and chief executive of Carolyn Kinder, Inc. for her lifetime contributions to the home furnishings industry. Lorri Kelley, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Palliser, was presented the Mentoring Award for her e... More

  • IHRA's Grob to Receive Gift For Life Award

    John GrobROSEMONT, Ill.-John Grob, chairman of the International Housewares Representatives Association, will receive the Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award from Gift for Life during the organization's Party for Life on Feb. 2 in New York City.Grob is the founder of J. Grob Associates, whose lines include upscale housewares and gift supplies. He is a member of the Gift and Home Trade Association, the National Alliance of Sales Agents and the Gourmet Trade Development Council of the International H... More

  • Entries open for ICON Honors

    ICONHonors_2015.jpgATLANTA-Nominations for ICON Honors 2015 are open now through March 16.The awards are produced by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with the Gift & Home Trade Association and Progressive Business Media. Nominations can be made online at iconhonors.com.The ICON Honors, entering its sixth year, recognizes innovation, contribution, branding and achievement the home and gift industry. Additionally, a special Lifetime Achievement Honor is conferred annually at the presentation, which takes place... More

  • NY Now Offers New App, Help for First-Time Buyers

    NY NowWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.- A new buyer promotion and a revamped mobile application will be offered at NY Now, which kicks off at the end of this month.Pre-Market, a free NY Now orientation webinar is available, on-demand, to help first-time attendees make efficient and effective use of their time at market. Subjects will include planning, organizing and managing time at NY Now, as well as helpful tips for first-time buyers. The webinar is available for download from nynow.com/programs.The new mobile... More

  • Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners

    Las Vegas MarketLAS VEGAS-Six furniture, gift and home decor firms--Bison Book Binding, Cozy Nomad Designs, Dogberry Collections, Joybird Furniture, Karma Living and Vital Industries--received Best Booth awards at the Winter 2015 Market, which runs through Thursday, Jan. 22."Las Vegas Market recognizes and congratulates the visual merchandising efforts of these six exhibitors, each of which is leading industry display and design innovation," said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Decor, International... More

  • Atlanta's Visual Display Winners Honored

    AmericasMartAtlanta_gradATLANTA-Several of AmericasMart's permanent and temporary collections were honored with Visual Display Awards at the recent International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and International Area Rug Market here. The at-market adjudication yielded the following winners for outstanding visual presentation in permanent showrooms, temporary exhibits and showcase window displays. SHOWROOMS BUILDING 1Floor 20: Bethany Lowe DesignsFloor 19: K&K; InteriorsFloor 18: Accent DecorFloor 17: Bethlehem Light... More

  • Dallas Announces Best Visual Presentation Award Winners

    Dallas Market Center to Offer Free Wi-FiDALLAS-Dallas Market Center has recognized exhibitors at its recent January Total Home & Gift Market with fresh, innovative and creative displays with Best Visual Presentation Awards. The awards are given out twice a year.The Best Visual Presentation winners are:World Trade Center 2nd floor - Grace Direct3rd floor - Park Hill Collections4th floor - Sage & Co.5th floor - Codarus6th floor - Global Views7th floor - Primrose Collections8th floor - Classy Baby, Inc.9th floor - J. Mackie & Associat... More

  • New Napa Holiday Line Boosts Bottom Line

    NapaHomeAndGarden.jpgDULUTH, Ga.-Napa Home & Garden's recent entry into the holiday category helped drive significant sales at recent winter markets, the company said.The Atlanta-based home decor wholesaler introduced more than 700 products organized in six curated themes, including hand-blown glass ornaments, magnolia wreaths and garlands, lush holiday greens and tabletop decor."The response to Napa Holiday was tremendous," said Jerry Cunningham, CEO. "We saw a record-breaking stream of customers and had one of ... More