Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) and the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) are now accepting applications for the seventh annual ANDYZ design awards through April 30 with specially-priced “early bird” submissions available through March 31.
The Design Influencers Conference has announced its first digital event, DIConnect, will run March 1-2. The free pre-registration closes next week.
Upscale Naples, Fla., home furnishings retailer Clive Daniel Home (CDH) has added the exclusive Italian luxury brand Fortuny, famous for their legendary textiles and furnishings, to its offerings. Highly regarded in the global design industry, Fortuny creations are of the finest quality, with a rich history and tradition.
HGTV has announced Elise Kaiser, a physician’s assistant from Seattle, Wash., as the winner of the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2020. The prize package is valued at over $650,000 and includes the brand-new approximately 2,000 square foot, three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home, and all of its furnishings.
Lillian August, a destination for designer home furnishings, has announced the engagement of RMP Partners (RMP) as their designated, strategic e-commerce consultant. Lillian August plans to leverage RMP's digital experience and extensive involvement in the home furnishings industry to reposition the company's online footprint.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) has announced that Kurt L. Darrow will retire from his positions as president and CEO on April 25, 2021, after more than 40 years of service to the company. His retirement follows the end of La-Z-Boy’s fiscal 2021 year. He will remain chairman of the board of directors, in a non-executive capacity.
Furniture manufacturer Ekornes, Inc., through its North American dealer network, has raised over $1.2 million in 2020 for local charities. The company has run their annual Stressless Charity promotion for a decade each year from Nov-Jan but last year expanded the event and ran it three times beginning June 5.