Visitors to Marge Carson's High Point Furniture Market showroom will see a completely renovated building and space.
For the past decade, Art Van Elslander, one of the most powerful furniture retailers in the Midwest, stood by as a parade of storied Chicago chains, including John M. Smyth Co., Wickes Furniture Co. and Plunkett Furniture Co., nosedived into oblivion.
Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter partnered with rug and home décor supplier Surya for a line being shown at the High Point Market.
Ellen Gefen will be given the 2013 Luminary Award by the Carolinas Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association.
The American Society of Furniture Designers honored a number of designers in 16 categories at last night's annual Pinnacle Awards dinner.
Richard and Catherine Frinier of Richard Frinier Collection will continue to sponsor 10 student memberships in the American Society of Furniture Designers annually until 2015.