Caroline Hipple

Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier
Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier will be inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame as a Trailblazer.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame to Induct Myrtle Barthmaeir as a Trailblazer

Myrtle Hayworth Barthmaier, the President and Chairwoman for 27 years of Hayworth Industries will be inducted as a Trailblazer and will receive the industry’s highest honor as a member of the…
Hilary Farr, Brian Patrick Flynn, HGTV, American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame
Hilary Farr and Brian Patrick Flynn will co-host the Hall of Fame Induction during High Point Market in October.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces Designer Celebrities as Hosts

Interior designers, entrepreneurs and television personalities Hilary Farr and Brian Patrick Flynn will host the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration on October 17…
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Video Series
The video series showcases exhibits planned in the new American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame High Point location.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Unveils Video Series for Exhibit Concepts

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame has unveiled the concept for its exhibits and activities as a world-class gathering place and center for leadership through a series of 12 short videos. The…
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…