Caroline Hipple

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Board Members
Clockwise from top left: Caroline Hipple, David Gebhart, Martin Ploy, Scott Eckman and Tyson Hagale.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces New Officers and Board Members

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Inc. has elected new officers and board members for 2021, including the Foundation’s first female Board president.…

Meet Our 2020 Showroom of the Year Finalists

Meet our finalists in the $2 Million to $5 Million and $5 Million and Over categories. The Showroom of the Year Awards, now in its 11th year, honors the best and brightest in lighting retail. These…

Norwalk Furniture Redirects Production Efforts to PPE

In response to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwalk Furniture has shifted its production from custom upholstered furniture to sewing protective…
showroom of the year judges bobby berk, melissa galt, caroline hipple
Meet our Showroom of the Year Judges: Bobby Berk, Melissa Galt and Caroline Hipple.

Meet the 2020 Showroom of the Year Judges 

Three expert judges will make selections for the 11th annual Showroom of the Year Awards, presented in partnership by Dallas Market Center’s Lightovation – Dallas International Lighting Show and…

Norwalk Implements Virtual Initiatives in Wake of High Point Market Postponement

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and its rapidly-evolving conditions that led to the postponement of the High Point Market, custom upholstered furniture industry leader, Norwalk Furniture is…
Martin Ploy AICO
Martin Ploy

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects New Officers

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Inc. has elected new officers and board members for 2020. Martin Ploy, President, AICO/Amini Innovation Corp, has been…

AHFA Announces 2020 Officers and Directors

John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, VA, was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of…

Norwalk Adds Designer Dana Gibson Pop-Up Shop to High Point Showroom

Dana Gibson, a designer of furniture, textiles and home decor, known for her vivid colors and bold graphic designs, will have a pop-up shop inside the Norwalk Furniture showroom during the October…

WithIt Announces New Executive Advisory Council

WithIt, the women's leadership development network serving the home and furnishings industries, has announced the formation of an Executive Advisory Council. The Council is a group of influential…

Norwalk Furniture High Point Introductions to Reflect Consumer Trends

Norwalk Furniture is introducing nearly a dozen smaller-scale, contemporary pieces at the upcoming spring High Point Market. The designs appeal to Millennials and Baby Boomers, two key demographics…