April 2018

03/27/2018
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When Arianne Bellizaire creates a powder room, she designs for the current owner, not the next one. Discover the Baton Rouge, LA-based designer’s approach to packing a lot of style into a small space…
In 2016, Kerri Hall drove an hour from North Carolina to Virginia to pick up items she’d bought at an auction. Vaughan Furniture filed for bankruptcy and had auctioned off equipment in its factories…
When news hit that high-end casegoods and upholstery producer Harden Furniture was closing the doors of its factory in McConnellsville, NY, industry observers shook their collective heads in…
As durable as they are chic, these new indoor/outdoor rugs spruce up patios, decks and high-traffic interior areas alike. Bold & Bright Surya’s Maritime Collection, made of Bella-Dura®…
Domestic manufacturing is alive and well, creating product worth its stars and stripes.    Lantern & Scroll’s core collection of copper and brass lanterns feature period reproductions of…
When it comes to winning over Millennials in your showroom, the traditional “hard sell” method is not likely to bring you success. This cohort is strong-minded, does their own product research,…
Ambiente is the world’s leading consumer goods trade fair. Held annually in Frankfurt, Germany, it’s among the must-see events on every serious trendspotter’s calendar. Over five days in February,…
Sixty-eight percent of U.S. workers expect to be working from home in the future according to Flexjobs. Help them do it right with these office essentials.   Available as both a floor and table…
It’s officially spring in this industry when High Point Market, April 14-18, hits. Get a first look at new products making their debut this month.   Figured maple in a polished Dark Roast finish…
No one puts designer Celerie Kemble in a corner. Her new collection with Arteriors, which makes its debut at the spring High Point Market, feels at home in a coastal setting or an urban loft. Check…
Everybody loves a good story, and if you’re a business owner, you should get good at telling them. Storytelling marketing is a long-term digital strategy that establishes a human connection with…
Every showroom has one. Maybe it’s a sofa. Perhaps a table lamp. Whatever it is, it’s been sitting in on your floor for months and hasn’t sold. While your first instinct may be to discount the…