As part of imm cologne 2020, there will be plenty for design decision-makers in the furnishing industry to discover in the Pure interior world. The field of exhibitors in this design-oriented segment consistently refreshes itself – this time with a ratio of around 17%. These include exhibitors returning to imm cologne after a break, or new brands who are celebrating their Cologne premieres in 2020.
Las Vegas Market is expanding its gift presentation with 22 new, expanding, relocating and renewing gift showrooms confirmed for Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market, Jan. 26 – Jan. 30, 2020. These latest leasing gains will add 47,000+ square feet to Las Vegas Market’s nearly 450,000 square feet of permanent gift resources.
Product designer, author and style influencer, Shayla Copas and home décor manufacturer Chelsea House have signed a licensing agreement for 2020. The inaugural Shayla Copas for Chelsea House Collection will include accent furniture, accessories, mirrors and lighting based on Copas’ signature sophisticated yet fun design style. The introduction of the collaboration will occur during the Spring 2020 High Point Market with the full complement of designs on display in the Chelsea House showroom at 200 Hamilton Street.
Rug and accessories producer Surya has announced that its Boston Showroom located in the Boston Design Center is officially open for business. The Boston location will allow trade professionals to interact personally with a high-end selection of Surya accessories including vibrant rugs, lighting, wall decor and accent furniture.
Veteran designers Stephanie James and Patti Allen of High Point interior design firm, Allen and James Designs, have been completing interior design projects with the addition of works by rising artists and artisans. Practicing in multiple genres from paintings to sculpture, local, regional and national artists are being sought by Allen and James and incorporated into design projects and show houses nationwide.
In a recent analysis, WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, found that their student scholarship efforts have resulted in a 99% retention rate for the home furnishings industry.
The High Point Market Authority has once again teamed up with the Design Influencers Conference to launch and co-produce a brand track for the 2020 conference, to be held in San Francisco, March 1-3, 2020.