The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) is pleased to announce that it has partnered again with Esteem Media to develop a Design Bloggers Tour for the 2020 Spring Market, April 25–29, and is now accepting submissions from bloggers and social media influencers interested in being considered for the tour. The High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour will bring a group of 10 leading design bloggers to High Point Market for 2 full days of tours in sponsoring showrooms. Participating bloggers will visit each sponsor for an up-close look at the exhibitors’ company, showroom and products during a 45-minute presentation and tour. The tour will kick off on Sunday, April 26, and conclude on Monday, April 27.
ART, the creative home furnishings network has announced that registration is now open for the ART Conference 2020 taking place April 2-5, 2020 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa in Fort Myers, FL. The unique conference encourages manufacturers, importers, retailers, product designers, interior designers and other industry professionals to connect outside of markets for better business relationships.
Leading European lifestyle and home furnishings brand Dôme Deco continues to make bold moves to position themselves in the U.S. market.
Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen and Pottery Barn, divisions of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) have announced the launch of Flour Shop x Pottery Barn Brands, the colorful home furnishings collaboration with Amirah Kassem of Flour Shop, the bakery known for its signature treats and social media-famous “Rainbow Explosion Cake.”
Home accessories supplier Surya has announced it will feature a variety of accessories in Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year, Classic Blue, at the Dallas and Atlanta winter markets.
The Contemporary Design Group announced the winner of the 2019 Edward Haimsohn Design Award at their Annual Conference this week. Top prize went to Reflex S.p.a., for the Esse 72 Table designed by Tulcinski. Originally introduced at Salone del Mobile Milano in 2019, the Esse combines fluid and sculptural lines. The design features a unique “S” shaped glass base; the product name is Italian for the letter “S”.
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.