February 2019

02/04/2019
Kitchen with island and two pendants, cover of Furniture, Lighting & Decor February 2019 issue
South by Southwest Traditional design gets a little rugged in living rooms when covered in geometric-patterned upholstery and paired with rich browns and iron finishes. Part of the Quintessence…
Reflecting a growing interest in designing outdoor living spaces, these pendants suited for outdoor use bring a range of styles, from farmhouse to nautical.   With a solid brass body and Antique…
We’ve all heard the saying “Don’t mess with a good thing.” While that laissez-faire strategy may work just fine for your grandmother’s sticky buns recipe or possibly your stock portfolio, businesses…
If the recent Showtime Fabric Fair was any indication, and it is, the name of the game in upholstered furniture at spring market will be texture, mod patterns, performance and plenty of color. Trend…
Who doesn’t love a good deal? Very few people, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Consumer View quarterly survey. For the fall 2018 edition, the NRF surveyed more than 3,000 U.S.…
This Valentine’s Day, we’re skipping the flowers and candy and turning up the heat with pieces designed to add spice to any space. What’s not to love?   Isn’t It Romantic: The Emmet club chair…
When design is in your blood, it’s hard to imagine doing anything else. For Chris Cooley, owner of Michael Alan Furniture & Design in Lake Havasu City, AZ, a lifetime career in interiors began at…
When Gallery Furniture in Houston opened for business in 1981, the home furnishings store offered same-day delivery based on the need to make room for more product. “If he didn’t deliver the…
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Feb. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, packs a ton of great products and events for interior designers of all specialties. This year, the boutique-…
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…