As the 2020 recipient of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Irene Winifred Eno Grant, the Sustainable Furnishings Education Fund, managed by the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC), has allocated the $5,000 award towards an interior designer survey entitled “What’s it made of?”, with responses due by Wed., Sep. 30, 2020.
Polywood, designer and manufacturer of American-made sustainable outdoor furnishings, has collaborated with designer and author Shayla Copas to create the Shayla Copas Fabric Collection by Polywood. The artistry and aesthetic of this well-recognized designer will be reflected in 17 original textile designs. The collection launches this fall to specialty retailers and will be available to the design trade and online in Spring 2021.
For this week’s New York Home Fashions Market Nourison has introduced area rugs with bold, linear designs and rich, vibrant accent rugs. Although the Nourison showroom at 230 Fifth Avenue will remain closed, and since New York Home Fashions Market Week is being hosted virtually, Sept. 14-17, Nourison is conducting digital presentations and virtual market appointments, providing customers with digital access to new introductions.
Shade products manufacturer Treasure Garden has announced 23 new additions of umbrella canopy fabric offerings for the 2021 season. The introductory fabric selections will include a jacquard, weaves, stripes and solids in 100% solution-dyed acrylic from major textile manufacturers Outdura, Sunbrella and Docril. Also, within the new offerings is an array of 100% solution-dyed polyester fashion stripes from O’bravia, a proprietary fabric line of Treasure Garden.
Leading European Lifestyle brand Dôme Deco, known for creating interiors with a high-end cosmopolitan identity, has announced the theme for their 2020 Fall/Winter collection. With the tumultuous times in the world today, the brand’s choice of the theme—Quality of Life—could not be more apropos.
Customatic Technologies has announced the launch of its newest direct-to-consumer product, the Independence Bed, through a 360° marketing campaign. The new bed is a patent pending design that provides adult seniors who have mobility and balance concerns with sleep comfort, safety and self-sufficiency.
Designer, manufacturer and importer of case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture Hooker Furniture has announced its partnership with television personality Breegan Jane, a noted interior designer and lifestyle expert, as its first digital brand ambassador in a move to further engage with consumers and the interior designer community. Launching this fall, the new partnership is aimed at strengthening the brand’s presence on social media and connecting with a broader audience.