Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, has announced that the Gift For Life/DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) team raised more than $30,000 for men, women, and families who are living with HIV/AIDS, including a generous $5,000 grant from DIFFA).
ASID will be present at NeoCon, June 10 – 12, 2019 to promote their "Design Impacts Lives" mission. In the first floor West Pass Through, the organization will showcase a custom installation designed by Elizabeth von Lehe, Allied ASID, design and brand strategy principal, HDR. The space will serve as an oasis to inspire visitors to explore the impact of design.
Voting is open for the 6th Market Choice Awards, the program recognizing new products introduced at the summer edition of Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, June 19-22. Voting is available through noon on Thursday, June 20, at www.marketchoiceawards.com and on site during the show. For this year’s Market Choice Awards, 50 Lightovation exhibitors submitted a record-setting 130 products for voting.
Las Vegas Market has announced a comprehensive lineup of programming for 2019 Summer Las Vegas Market, running July 28 – Aug. 1, offering buyers, designers and retailers opportunities to connect with peers, become educated on the latest industry trends and earn CEU credits.
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has released this season’s High Point Market Style Report for Summer/Fall 2019. The 37-page report was developed by eight home fashion gurus, all part of the HPMA’s 2019 Style Spotters team, who scoured the Spring High Point Market, April 6-10, for the hottest must-have items and then translated their picks into today’s top trends.
Furniture manufacturer and supplier, Whitewood Industries, has repositioned leadership roles in two of its four divisions. Bryan Sprinkles and Chris Morris have been promoted.
Privately held Hickory Springs has announced it will increase foam fabricating operations at its plants in Ocala, Florida, Lenoir, North Carolina, and Verona, Mississippi. As a result of this move, the company will close its Cleveland, Tennessee factory.