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Natalie Reddell Commander in Chic
Natalie Reddell, founder of Commander in Chic, shares her eye-catching designs on her Instagram page.

4 Furniture and Design Showrunners Share How They Do Things a Little Differently

In today’s world, where everyone has the ability to become a superstar on YouTube or Instagram, doing something just a little different offers the ability to have an impact. These four companies have…
Moore & Giles chair Whistler Denim Blue
A Moore & Giles chair is covered in Whistler Denim Blue, an elegantly distressed suede with a soft, “drapey” hand, velvety texture and vintage aesthetic.

Hell For Leather

When retail strategist Lee Goodman began his career at Bob’s Discount Furniture in the early ‘90s, “we sold leather packages, meaning a sofa and loveseat for $799. You could get it immediately in…
Office space designed by Kismet Interiors
Photo: Kismet Interiors

Design Gone Digital

At the moment, Amazon cannot come through a computer screen and pierce a person’s ears, and for mainly that reason, Claire’s Inc., the teen and tween jewelry and accessories brand found in every…
Doug Rozenboom
Doug Rozenboom

A.R.T. Furniture Announces Doug Rozenboom as Senior VP of Product & Marketing

A.R.T. Furniture announced this week the appointment of Doug Rozenboom to the position of Senior Vice President of Product Merchandising & Marketing, reporting to Jeff Cook, CEO. Rozenboom…
Realm Furnishings & Design Studio
Realm Furnishings & Design Studio in Babylon, NY offers design services along with products out of its 4,000-square-foot boutique.

The Shops Around the Corner

As high-end furniture stores across the country continue to dwindle in numbers — falling victim to everything from changing tastes and lifestyles to increasing competition online — small, inviting…
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Why You May Not Have To Pay For Augmented Reality

Free augmented reality (AR) services. Let that sink in. It may sound too good to be true, but right now, developers at Mozilla, creator of the Firefox browser, are working on developing an AR tool…
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Luxury interior designers are no longer design gatekeepers. (Photo: Classic Home)

New Study Finds Disrupting Trends in Interior Design Industry

Dramatic disruptive trends have reared their heads in the luxury interior design industry, according to a new study from Unity Marketing and The Home Trust International.  To-The-Trade Interior…
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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? IKEA Place app makes augmented reality easier than ever.

Decorate the Lighting & Decor Atrium with IKEA Place

In some ways, augmented and virtuality reality tools are old news when it comes to furniture. Wayfair's app lets buyers preview furniture in their homes before buying, and Lowe's and Pottery Barn…
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Macy’s green clocks have watched State Street morph into the retail powerhouse it is today, but no retailer or designer is truly safe from the internet’s grasp.

Design Interrupted

In 2005, Marshall Field & Company announced its flagship store on State Street in Chicago would be changed to Macy’s. What would become of the iconic green clocks that overlooked State Street?…
The augmented reality technology at Lowe's allows customers to visualize products in their space. (Photo: Lowe's)
The augmented reality technology at Lowe's allows customers to visualize products in their space. (Photo: Lowe's)

How Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology is Changing Retail

A recent study from U.K. mixed reality company DigitalBridge concluded that consumers are less likely to buy the right items for their home – and less likely to shop in general – because they can’t…