Paola McDonald, a designer with Olamar Interiors in Haymarket, Va., took home the top design award this past weekend as the Sustainable Furnishings Council announced the winners of its “Get Your Green On” design competition.
When the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market opens for business at AmericasMart Atlanta on Jan. 10, the global retail and design community will mark the 60th consecutive winter show under continuous Portman Family ownership and management.
Home delivery specialist Last Mile Home has opened a 31,000 square-foot distribution center in Portland, Ore., the sixth distribution center that parent company Manna Freight Systems has opened in a major market in the past three years.
The dollar value of business-to-business e-commerce shipments within the furniture manufacturing segment in nearly 51% of the total value of all shipments in that segment, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report.
The High Point Market Authority is partnering with organizers of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) to encourage U.S.-based home furnishings companies to exhibit at CIFF’s show in Shanghai next September.
Designer Thom Filicia will launch his “presidential campaign” today with an afternoon parade through a portion of the downtown High Point Market district.
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn. will Kerry Lebensburger, Irv Blumkin, and former IHFRA President Mike Root at its 22nd annual Furniture Industry Awards Gala next April.