High Point University’s School of Art and Design recently awarded eight students $25,000 in scholarship funds as part of the university’s virtual Creative Innovation Lab Design Competition. This was the first year of the competition. HPU’s Creative Innovation Lab, located inside the Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, and newly formed competition were made possible through a gift from an anonymous donor.
Influential designer Martin Roberts, president of Martin Roberts Design, passed away on Friday, May 29, due to complications from surgery, according to a press release.
Luxury furniture designer and wholesaler Eichholtz has appointed industry veteran Dallas George as managing director for Eichholtz USA effective June 15, 2020.
The much anticipated Style Report for Summer/Fall 2020 has been released by The High Point Market Authority (HPMA). The HPMA is also now accepting submissions for the 2021 Style Spotters team.
The Architecture & Design Film Festival, in conjunction with NeoConnect, NeoCon's dynamic virtual hub serving online resources, programming, and events during the month of June, will present four nights of great films about architecture and design taking place from Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17.
H Contract, Hooker Furniture’s contract division and supplier of upholstered seating and case goods for the senior living market, has tapped industry veteran Mark Craven for the new position of vice president of sales and merchandising. The move is part of a reorganization of its sales management, marketing and product development operations in an effort to accelerate sales growth.
Marc-Michaels Interior Design has received the honor of being included in Interior Design Magazine's 2020 "Top 100 Giants" for the 21st year in a row. Marc-Michaels was also named the 2nd largest U.S. interior design firm in Interior Design Magazine's "Top Residential Giants."