The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) recently announced the recipients of the 2019 ASID Foundation Scholarship and Grant Awards. Presented to those pursuing projects that explore how interior design directly affects the well-being, health, and behavior of occupants within a space, the ASID Foundation’s annual scholarships and grants support research and expand public knowledge of the impact of design.
Matthew Briggs of Four Hands, a leading designer and global importer of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award in the Distribution, Manufacturing and Real Estate category in Central Texas. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world.
Twin Star Home, a market leader in electric fireplaces and electronic desks, is building on the momentum of their successful Showroom ‘Style Takeover’ approach for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, July 28 - Aug. 1. Four lifestyle bloggers, influencers and designers will each be given areas in the Twin Star Home showroom to stage based on popular design themes and show how four different consumers with four distinct lifestyles would feature Twin Star Home products in their homes.
Treasure Garden, a manufacturer of outdoor shade umbrellas and accessory products, is expanding the collection of its highest-quality outdoor rugs for 2020. Produced in Belgium exclusively for Treasure Garden, these 100% UV Stable polypropylene rugs bring Treasure Garden’s outdoor rug offerings to 22 total designs.
MicroD, a leading web technology provider for the home furnishings industry, has announced a partnership with sales tax compliance automation leader, Avalara.
La-Z-Boy Inc. (NYSE: LZB) has named Keith Wilson as its president international. In this capacity, he will be responsible for all international sales, merchandising and marketing. He succeeds Doug Collier, who recently retired from La-Z-Boy.
Adjustable bed producer Customatic Technologies has appointed two industry veterans to newly created executive sales roles to expand the company’s national footprint.