Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the ASID Government & Public Affairs (GPA) Department have been working with elected leaders and Washington D.C. policy stakeholders to secure relief for the design and construction industry, and, specifically, the thousands of small businesses and sole practitioner interior designer firms and firm employees represented by the Society.
Although Salone del Mobile.Milano has been postponed to April 2021, the world's largest furniture fair is still utilizing the power of design to bring the world together during these pressing times.
Steelyard has teamed up with the High Point Market Authority to help exhibitors showcase their April Market introductions to thousands of interior design professionals who specify products for hundreds of thousands of projects annually. Dubbed High Point at Home, the project allows brands and manufacturers who exhibit at High Point Market and who actively work with the design trade, a free online platform to present their new products, offer their market sales promotions and provide showroom videos, all at no charge.
Universal Furniture is preparing to deliver a virtual market to its retail and design customers from April 22 - 27, due to the postponement of the High Point Spring Market.
“Queer Eye” design guru Bobby Berk is one of three experts who will make selections for the 11th annual Showroom of the Year Awards presented in partnership by Dallas Market Center’s Lightovation. These awards honor exceptional independent lighting retailers throughout North America each year.
Dallas interior designer Jean Liu is using her Michigan-based outdoor furniture manufacturing plant to assist those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic by making thousands of surgical masks available to hospitals for free.
In compliance with the City of Atlanta Executive Order for residents to shelter in place and non-essential businesses to temporarily close, International Market Centers (IMC) has temporarily closed AmericasMart Atlanta, the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart, and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) as of 5 p.m., March 24, 2020.