COVID-19

mark richardson, post covid home renovation
What should we be paying attention to as we move to post-COVID in home renovation best practices?

Post COVID? What Comes Next in the Home Renovation Business?

I am writing about this topic not because we are past COVID but because most of us are so ready to think about and be past COVID. For all the reasons you know, remodeling has been a silver lining…
Photo by Naveed Ahmed on Unsplash
Photo by Naveed Ahmed on Unsplash

Surya Donates $100,000 Toward COVID-19 Relief in India

Surya has teamed up with non-profit humanitarian organization Sewa International to help obtain medical equipment and distribute supplies to hospitals, institutions, and individuals battling the…
Las Vegas Market
April's Las Vegas Market signaled a recovery from previous attendance lags.

Strong Regional Attendance Gives Lift to April Las Vegas Market

April’s Las Vegas Market showed signs of recovery with attendance increasing 346 percent over summer 2020 Market. Las Vegas Market attendance was predominantly regional – with 69 percent from the…
Dallas Market Center March Lightovation
New exhibitors and products were on display at the March Lightovation at Dallas Market Center.

March Lightovation Draws Buyers from Across the U.S.

The rescheduled edition of Lightovation, held March 23-26, welcomed buyers from across the U.S. back to the largest marketplace in North America for residential lighting. Buyers from more than 40…
Randall Whitehead, layered lighting, lighting doctor, box lights
Luminous box-shaped pendants descend from the ceiling, creating a festive atmosphere. Photo by Randall Whitehead

Layers of Light Add Ambience to a Restaurant Atmosphere

As things are beginning to open up a little bit, we are venturing back to inside eating at 25 percent capacity. I was quite taken by this dim sum restaurant, called Palette Tea House, which we…
Dallas Market Center, Lightovation, Covid-19
Dallas Market has updated its safety protocol for March markets.

Dallas Market Announces Updates Safety Protocols for March Markets

Dallas Market Center has announced updated health and safety guidelines for upcoming March markets including Apparel & Accessories Market, Total Home & Gift Market, Lightovation and KidsWorld…
Robin Baron Design
The new Robin Baron Design website will feature product and design services.

Robin Baron Designs Launches New Website

When the COVID pandemic hit, the interior design community was affected quickly, leaving many businesses scrambling to make sense of it all. Having just  celebrated her 30th year in business, Robin…
Air Quality in the Home, Laurence Carr
Air Quality can impact home wellness, especially in this year of coronavirus.

How Air Quality Can Enhance the Home Environment and How to Attain It

It has been a unique year that has reshaped how important things are that we used to take for granted. As the Holiday season is here, I wanted to touch on the topic of indoor air quality to optimize…
High Point Market exhibitors off-market opportunities
High Point Market Exhibitors are opening their showrooms in December to buyers.

High Point Market Exhibitors Offer Off-Market Opportunities

The ongoing shifts and disruptions from COVID-19 are creating new opportunities for exhibitors to connect with buyers via their High Point showrooms. For  approximately 100 High Point Market…
Las Vegas Market and Atlanta Market IMC Coronavirus
IMC says Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets will be showroom-only this August.

IMC: August Markets Will Be Showroom Only Due to COVID-19 Developments

International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that its August markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas will run as scheduled, but will be staged as showroom-only buying opportunities – with no tradeshow…