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Trends | Delightful Design | July 2014

Artek

It was business as usual at the recent International Contemporary Furniture Fair—the usual being that products were anything but. Innovative materials, playful products and eye-catching style were on tap at the show, targeting everything in the home from floor to ceiling, wall to wall. It’s time for some bold living.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TOMore »

Umbra Shift Debuts at ICFF, Receives ICFF Editors Award

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NEW YORK–Umbra returned to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair to debut its new brand: Umbra Shift, a collection of design-oriented items that re-think everyday objects. The line also received the ICFF Editors Award 2014 for Best Accessories collection last night. Umbra Shift was an “opportunity to experiment with emerging designers, as well as some establishedMore »

Tovolo to Grow in Japan

Tovolo

SEATTLE, Wash.–Kitchen tool and gadget company Tovolo is expanding its Japanese presence by establishing a nationwide distributor partnership with EntreX Inc. EntreX is a widely respected Japanese importer and distributor of branded kitchen, home and gift products, including Vitamix, Built NY and Umbra. Tovolo said this partnership with EntreX will allow it to grow itsMore »

Domino Relaunches as E-Commerce Site, Quarterly Magazine

Domino Mag

NEW YORK–Domino magazine, the consumer shelter book that shuttered in 2009, has relaunched as a website that offers both editorial content and e-commerce, as well as a quarterly publication. Led by Michelle Adams, who was a former domino staffer as well as a co-founder of Lonny magazine, the brand now allows consumers to read storiesMore »

Housewares Report: Investing in the Nest

Haan Multiforce Pro

Home storage, floor care and healthy food prep poised to grow as consumers hunker down at home  By Allison Zisko A gradually improving housing market and a more financially confident consumer have put the housewares industry—traditionally a resilient category to start with—in a position to grow. Industry observers predict that the home storage and organization,More »