Veteran designers Stephanie James and Patti Allen of High Point interior design firm, Allen and James Designs, have been completing interior design projects with the addition of works by rising artists and artisans. Practicing in multiple genres from paintings to sculpture, local, regional and national artists are being sought by Allen and James and incorporated into design projects and show houses nationwide.
In a recent analysis, WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, found that their student scholarship efforts have resulted in a 99% retention rate for the home furnishings industry.
The High Point Market Authority has once again teamed up with the Design Influencers Conference to launch and co-produce a brand track for the 2020 conference, to be held in San Francisco, March 1-3, 2020.
International and multi-award winning interior design firm, Contour Interior Design, has introduced Warren Knight as the company’s Global Brand Director. Knight’s creativity and international experience in the design industry is anticipated to be an influential asset for the expansion of Contour Interior Design Hospitality Division and in assisting Creative Director, Nina Magon in the continued creation of her luxury lifestyle brand through commercial and residential design.
More than 90 new and returning exhibitors will be among the 450+ temporary gift and home resources showcased in the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market for Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 26 – Jan. 30, 2020.
WaterMark Living, the designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior leisure furnishings, announces its Polisoul lumber to be featured in the brand’s collections for the 2020 season. Available in two natural look finishes, the synthetic lumber carries density and durability elements that are design and structural components of seating and dining furniture as well as multiple fire feature designs.
Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison has been honored for Graphic Design’s (GDUSA) 2019 American Graphic Design Awards for the 2020 Collective Catalogs, Volume 1 & 2 and Mina Victory Brand Catalog Assortment. The Awards showcases the increasingly expansive ways in which graphic design shapes business, society, products, services, commerce and culture. The Awards recognizes outstanding work done by design agencies or inhouse designers.