March 2020

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HOM Gabberts
The grand entrance to Gabberts in HOM’s Little Canada, MN store complex was designed by Connie Post, with an 18-foot faux fireplace flanked by see-through window grids for a striking and very upscale, glamorous look.
Despite the near weekly headlines about store closings across the country, Andy Bernstein, Founder of FurnitureDealer.net, is convinced that “we’ve passed the mid-point of the so-called retail…
When it comes to setting prices, retailers are tasked with striking a delicate balance. Price items too low and you won’t turn a profit; price items too high and they’ll never leave your showroom…
e-design decorist
An example of a design Henle provided to a client.
Online interior design companies are taking over the internet, with options available at a variety of price points. Their premises are all relatively similar: clients fill out a questionnaire about…
Design Kollective
Design Kollective is an e-commerce platform designed to create a seamless online/in-store shopping experience for consumers shopping boutique home furnishings showrooms.
Home furnishings is a category where brick-and-mortar retailers still have a competitive edge, as many consumers still want to see and feel their furniture before opening their wallets. However, that…
These colorful abstract art pieces across styles and mediums bring intrigue and wonder to a room.   Warm spicy tones with a painterly texture contrast against a fresh white ground in Mod Linear…
home staging
Adding home staging to an interior design services can add a revenue stream to your business.
At January’s Las Vegas Market, Kevin Htain, Owner of Identity Home staging+design and International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP) board member, discussed why and how interior…
Sandra Asdourian started out as a New York City fashion model. Now an award-winning interior designer in Naples, FL, and Babylon Village, NY, Asdourian is known for clean, open, textured designs…
This past Christmas, while visiting my Millennial kids in New York, my daughter needed a pen. I grabbed a favorite pen out of my bag and handed it to her. Her reaction: “Mom, this pen is amazing! Can…
Progress Lighting
This Cherish Hall common area gets a dramatic custom lighting look by using multiples of the same Progress Lighting overhead fixture throughout.
For Carrie Fusella, Owner and Lead Designer at Design Alternatives, in Toms River, NJ, designing common spaces — hotel lobbies, restaurants and clubhouses — while lucrative and exciting, also present…
Fabric lamp shades take center stage on these wall sconces in a variety of styles and finishes, softening silhouettes, focusing light and minimizing glare.   From ELK Lighting, the Natural Rope…
KingsHaven
Lauren Wylonis has established KingsHaven through interior design, retail and her product lines.
There’s a new lighting collection coming to High Point Market next month — KingsHaven — and while the line may be new to the North Carolina home furnishings market, its founder/designer is not new to…
From cabinets to tables to chairs, these neutral pieces are fit for any stylish dining space. The Arches dining chair from Global Views is covered in luxurious leather with a dyed eucalyptus…