As many industry events have been canceled, rescheduled or scaled back, WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, has worked hard to keep its members engaged online in 2020. To that end the group recently launched a new fundraising raffle to help support its mission.
Three women-owned California-based textile brands, Brook Perdigon Textiles, Lake August, and Rule of Three have announced the launch of California Collective. The goal of the Collective is to better connect the California design industry with three distinct textile brands by offering a more personal concierge-style shopping service through a shared, internal sales representative.
Universal Furniture has announced the introduction of its Modern Farmhouse line this fall. The 45-sku collection includes furnishings for living, dining, bedroom, occasional and upholstery.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that 54 of its High Point Market exhibitors are finalists for Fall 2020 Market Snapshot. Voting for the final three People Choice’s winners – furniture (upholstery), furniture (case goods) and home décor – is now open through Oct. 9 at https://form.jotform.com/americasmart/high-point-market-snapshot and daily on the DesignOnHPMkt Instagram page. The winners will be announced on Oct. 13, opening day of High Point Market.
After receiving the largest number of entries in over a decade, the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) has announced finalists for the prestigious Pinnacle Awards.
Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization has announced its third annual Text-to-Give campaign raised nearly $7,000 for A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center (ASG), the first stand-alone HIV/AIDS agency in Dallas serving women (aged 13+) and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS with counseling, peer support programs, food assistance and transportation.
Rooted in nature, Urbane Bronze SW 7048 (245-C7) is Sherwin-Williams pick for the 2021 Color of the Year. As a pure, minimalistic expression of nature, Urbane Bronze effortlessly conveys a feeling of warmth and welcome. A refreshing alternative and complement to gray, the hue combines beautifully with pale woods, rich leathers, metals and understated natural stone tones.