Ethan Allen welcomed over 500 interior designers and retail management from all over the globe at its annual international convention at its headquarters in Danbury, Connecticut, from Nov. 4 – 6. This year’s theme, EA 2020 Vision, charts a bold course for the company’s future.
Active workspace solutions provider Varidesk has announced its plan to open a sales office in Washington D.C. and longtime industry executive Elliot Balis will steer the company's strategy in the metroplex.
Benefiting the retail and design community, Las Vegas Market and The International Surface Event have partnered for the upcoming markets in January 2020. The collaborative effort provides buyers with free and continuous shuttle service between the two market’s exhibit venues – the World Market Center Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay Convention Center – on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., as well as free access to both events.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2019 Research Grants. This program exists to infiltrate research into practice by funding projects that result in actionable design principles, guidelines, and/or tools that are developed into an educational resource for designers to apply in their design projects.
Luxury organic sleep products manufacturer OMI has launched a design trade program that allows qualified professionals to obtain trade pricing with no minimum order on the company’s website. The move extends the company’s reach into the growing, professional design trade segment.
H Contract, a supplier of contract-grade upholstered seating and case goods will expand into the hospitality sector as the company makes its debut at the Boutique Design New York (BDNY) trade fair, Nov. 10 – 11 at the Jacob. K. Javits Center in New York.
The world’s largest permanent showcase of seasonal and faux botanical merchandise expands in January 2020 with two new showroom debuts and five major expansions and relocations set to open for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 14-21, 2020. These gains, together with 11 renewals, represent nearly 80,000 square feet of updates for the Seasonal/Gift category.