Advancing the textile industries through the promotion of education, networking and collaboration year-round, the International Textile Alliance is launching a major, dual-city initative to connect wholesale fabric, leather, and trim suppliers with buyers during its bi-annual Showtime Textiles show in November.
WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, has announced the nominees for the 2020 WOW Awards. Due to the pandemic and uncertainty about safe gatherings, the board of directors has postponed the gala celebrating the WOW Awards until Friday, April 16, 2021. Finalists and recipients will be celebrated during a small gathering. The 2021 WOW Awards gala will return to celebrate 2020 and 2021 recipients Friday, October 16, 2021.
National retailer and maker of artisan-quality lighting, furniture and accessories Kingshaven has opened a new showroom at the trade-focused Decoration & Design Building (DDB) in New York City. The KingsHaven showroom opened to design professionals with a wide range of ready-to-ship light fixtures and custom lighting options through the company’s Customization Workroom concept.
IMC’s Market Snapshot program has recognized Ti Amo Sierra Tee Pee Bed and Trundle by Bivona & Co.; Revive Performance Velvet Sofa by Modway and Great Sea Turtle by Paragon as its People’s Choice winners.
As all industries tackle the ongoing effects of COVID-19, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has sought to understand the resiliency of the design industry and profession through times of uncertainty. The 2020 ASID Interior Design Resiliency Report has released the results from its first phase, conducted during the summer of 2020 in partnership with Cosentino, Benjamin Moore and Emerald to further investigate interior design resilience by examining the impact of the pandemic, the response from the interior design community and the changes necessary in design to move forward.
Award-winning interior designer and author of Four Season of Entertaining, Shayla Copas has announced the launch of an additional brand to her growing line up. The Hive Marketing and Public Relations is a boutique marketing and public relations firm specializing in the branding and promotion of companies and individuals in the creative industries and non-profit sectors.
Feizy Rugs, well-known for creating on-trend groupings that span style and price spectrums, will debut 33 new collections at the upcoming High Point Market, Oct. 13-21, 2020. Serving a discerning clientele Feizy has grown to become one of the country’s largest rug manufacturers.