January 2020

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Unique shapes, colored glass and shiny accents adorn these lamps, making them a whimsical addition to any table. From Pacific Coast Lighting, the Calypso table lamp has an ocean blue finish and…
Beyond the beauty of the style and textile choices, a lot takes place under the hood of that stunning sofa or chair to ensure a comfortable ride that’s designed to last.  Accent chairs, such as…
Mitzi
Color and dimming capabilities in today’s LED allow for lighting design and use indoors and out. Pictured: The Lola Pendant from Hudson Valley Group’s Mitzi division.
What started as an opportunity in energy efficiency for manufacturing and commercial spaces in the mid ‘90s is not the same LED lighting technology we have today. The same energy efficiencies apply,…
Gary Inman
To deliver a complete experience, Gary Inman of Baskervill, says the most important thing is to make the story about them.
At a time when the ability to work with an interior designer is within the reach of more consumers than ever, thanks in large part to inexpensive online design services, little appears to be changing…
Coco & Dash
Coco & Dash, Dallas, TX
The relationship with your retail customer doesn’t end when the sale is made. It doesn’t start there either. Successful home furnishings and lighting retailers know a lot goes into making that…
American Leather motion furniture
Inspired by Italian luxury cars, American Leather’s sleek Turin chair earned the company a Pinnacle Award at the October 2019 High Point Market.
When you hear the word “recliner,” the words “elegant,” “modern,” or “chic” might not be the first that come to mind. For many design-oriented folk, the classic La-Z-Boy recliner has always been…
adobestock
Customer retention is key to a thriving retail business. These three loyalty programs are designed to help. (Photo: JackF / stock.adobe.com)
Did you know acquiring a new customer can cost five times as much as retaining an existing customer? And increasing customer retention by 5 percent can increase revenue by as much as 25 to 90 percent…
julien pier belanger
(Photo: Unsplash user Julien-Pier Belanger)
Despite what several years of sensationalized headlines may have you believe, the retail industry isn’t dying. Cries of a “retail apocalypse” might not reflect imminent end times for the retail space…
Nanimarquina rug
Natural materials help achieve the textured look many clients are asking for. Nanimarquina’s Wellbeing rugs are handspun, made of natural and local materials with no bleach or dye.
Good design involves creating a multi-sensory experience. Sure, we want our rooms to look great, but we can also fill them with items that offer interest beyond the visual. From upholstery to wall…
Fairfield Chair upholstery
Quality upholstery seating relies on several layers of construction, starting with the frame. At Fairfield Chair, skilled artisans build the pieces.
Seating comfort is a uniquely personal choice, and quality upholstery can come with an “investment” price tag. Being able to talk about the mechanics, processes, materials and options that go into…
church & rose
Church & Rose’s homepage is easy to navigate and places the design work front and center.
Now that telephone books and TV commercials are going by the wayside, most interior design clients find their designers on the internet. Because your website is often the first impression you make on…
KUFRI
Mili Suleman with her KUFRI textiles designs.
Deep in the heart of Texas, two women were dissatisfied with a design scene they felt was years behind New York and Los Angeles. So Mili Suleman, founder and designer of Dallas-based KUFRI, a textile…