Digitally native and vertically-integrated furniture brand, Interior Define (ID) has hired home decor industry veteran, Jill John, as the new chief customer officer. A strategic leader with over 20 years of experience in sales and business development, John will be charged with establishing the voice and visual identity of the brand, and continuing to build a genuine, unparalleled connection with the consumer.
High Point, NC-based Allen and James Designs have announced that Gina Hopkins has joined the firm as an interior designer. With seven years of experience working on residential projects nationwide, Hopkins is a graduate of Salem College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design. She will work in conjunction with the team of award-winning designers from Allen and James on interior and exterior curation and design.
The Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company, a leading global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical, healthcare and floor covering manufacturing expertise, has key new placements for Fall Market for its popular Breathe by Milliken collection of eco-elegant performance fabrics.
Martyn Lawrence Bullard, an award-winning interior designer recognized internationally for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated and inviting interior designs and licensed collections, will be honored as the 2020 Design Icon during Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market, Jan. 26 - 30, 2020. The award highlights the achievements of exemplary design and architectural professionals and offers Las Vegas Market attendees an opportunity to connect with and learn firsthand from living legends.
The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market kicks off International Market Center’s (IMC) 2020 trade show year with a week of new product introductions, new showroom presentations and a line up of tastemaker events, educational seminars and industry celebrations. The Winter 2020 Market presents more than 8,000 brands Jan.14 - 21, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta.
Universal Furniture and international supermodel businesswoman and mother Miranda Kerr have announced the introduction of Love. Joy. Bliss. a new collection inspired by the global style icon that captures her ideals of tranquility, authenticity and beauty transforming them into timeless yet practical home furnishings. The new whole home collection features nearly 50 furnishings for living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and office.
The International Textile Alliance (ITA) has announced that Kelly DiFoggio has been named president of the 10-member board of directors of the ITA, producers of the semiannual Showtime Market and governing body of the ITA Educational Foundation. DiFoggio is the first female President of the 29 year old association. Kathryn Richardson, Libeco, will serve as vice president and Mendy Kearns, Hamilton Fabric Sales, as treasurer to complete the first all-female ITA executive committee for the two-year term.