Las Vegas Market’s signature “Ahead of the Curve” trend program will be presented as a CEU-accredited webinar on Aug. 19 in advance of Summer 2020 Market, Aug. 30 – Sept. 3. During the session, a panel of design experts will discuss the latest West Coast design trends in home furnishings.
The results are in from a Steelyard survey of interior designer professionals aimed at learning how they felt about the business given the state of the world in 2020. With “challenging” being an overwhelming sentiment, the survey highlighted the resilience of the design industry and how creative people insist on succeeding no matter what. The survey, entitled Impact of COVID and How We do Business Going Forward is part of Steelyard’s ongoing initiative to better align the needs of design professionals and brands that serve that significant market.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KAS rugs has announced they will not be attending the Las Vegas Market this Summer. Instead, as a safer option they will be offering multiple digital friendly experiences.
Rug and home accents manufacturer Nourison will host a virtual summer market on August 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST. The virtual market is intended to help connect Nourison dealers and interior designers who are unable to attend Atlanta or Las Vegas Market. Nourison will be showing at this summer’s Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets.
Classic Home will debut the Villa by Classic Home Affinity pillow collection along with natural fiber rugs at Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas Markets this summer. The new pieces will also be available at Classic Home’s showroom in Los Angeles. Affinity embraces the imperfections of craft production, letting irregular shapes, textured fabrics, and hand painted patterns inform its designs. The new rugs continue Classic Home’s focus on handwoven jute and wool creations in natural colorways. When paired together, Classic Home’s pillows and rugs create organic spaces that embrace a relaxed and calming aesthetic.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has named this year’s team of dedicated professionals to its annual SFC Ambassadors program, selected to advance the organization’s mission to promote sustainability, wellness, and social justice in the furnishings space.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) will present Environmental Justice: Why it Matters for its monthly Sustainability Essentials webinar series on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 12 p.m. EST.