IMC’s TrendWatch will feature three directional themes – Meadow, Penthouse and Aviary – at the Spring High Point Market, April 25 –29, 2020. The signature program illustrates leading home furnishings trends through an opening day seminar, three curated vignettes, a product tour and an at-Market publication.
Steelyard, the premier business platform for professional interior designers, took their successful Steelyard Designers Lounge to the Las Vegas Market, bringing top-tier business sessions, collaborative networking opportunities, and support for home furnishings and décor associations to attendees at the January show.
The popular “Showhouse in a Showroom” concept, introduced by Alden Parkes at the Fall 2018 High Point Market, will return in April 2020. Following the format familiar from leading showhouses around the country, five designers with distinct points of view will create inspiration-rich spaces in the company’s Hamilton Wrenn Design District showroom using Alden Parkes’ high-style furniture, bedding from Wildcat Territory, and rugs from Capa Rugs.
Large retail chains and major independents actively shopped Troy, NC-based Capel Rugs, creating an especially busy Winter Las Vegas Market for the company as buyers shopped the line for fresh looks to spice up their floors. Alongside these retailers was the contingent of smaller merchants and independent designers that regularly visit the rug source’s popular showroom in the World Market Center’s Building A.
Casegoods resource Riverside Furniture has announced the appointment of Ken Donham, a 15-year supply chain and operations specialist, as vice president of supply chain.
Global logistics provider XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) has announced David Wyshner as chief financial officer, effective March 2.
Independent mattress producer Southerland has announced Ajman-based (UAE) Symbol Mattress Inds., LLC as its second international licensee to manufacture, distribute and sell Southerland’s family of brands in five countries in the Middle East, as well as India and Pakistan.