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It’s an Editor’s Life
A trip to a Greensboro house designed by Allen and James.
At Las Vegas Market last month, I had the privilege of attending the CEO Summit, which offered an opportunity to learn about external factors affecting our industries as well as actionable strategies… more
I love it when an issue comes together. Not when the pages head to the printer (although that’s always a good feeling), but when the realization hits that the stories we’ve written, diverse as they… more
When it comes to home design trends, thinking ahead is just as important as learning about what's new and exciting.
According to its definition, small means, well, “1. of a size that is less than normal or usual; 2. insignificant, unimportant.” That definition, I believe, has some room for improvement in today’s… more
Audience engagement best practices from High Point and beyond.
Connecting with customers who share your values and goals.
I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Diane Falvey, and it’s so nice to meet you. I’m also the new Editor-in-Chief of Furniture, Lighting & Decor. I’ve been in this industry for some time but this is… more
For two sisters on a Friday night, nothing beats tapas and a trip to one of three local HomeGoods stores. In December, I flew to D.C. to visit a few showrooms for the upcoming Retail Road Trip, and I… more
One of the best parts of being in the Lighting Showroom Coalition Facebook group comes from reading the oddball questions and answers the associates and managers receive from customers. I worked at… more
High Point Market encourages the industry to look ahead to the year to come.
When news broke in September that a 10 percent tariff on Chinese imports would go into effect almost immediately, and on Jan. 1, 2019, that number would jump to 25 percent, a collective groan was… more
As we were creating editorial for this issue, a topic came up and the question stuck, leaving me pondering it for days and reaching out to people much smarter than I to gain clarity: What is the… more
It’s July, which for us is synonymous with summer Atlanta and Las Vegas markets. But this time around, things will have a different air because back in May, International Market Centers and… more
ART + IDS Conference offers networking and educational opportunities for manufacturers and designers.
Back in March, I attended the bi-annual Light + Building fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The show’s tagline, “digital future meets hotspot for design,” accurately depicts the emphasis on both… more
Heard of Brendan Ravenhill? What about Rich Brilliant Willing? Or Tracy Glover Studio? Besides the fact that they’re all talented designers with beautiful product, they also have another connection… more
At a time when contemporary furniture, edgy LED fixtures and minimalistic, modern style has permeated mainstream home decor, there is a still a yearning for traditional design. In fact, all signs… more
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