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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…

Bringing Fashion Home: Miranda Kerr Shares the Inspiration Behind Her Collection with Universal Furniture

This October High Point Market saw a unique collaboration in home furnishings. Australian-born international supermodel Miranda Kerr teamed up with Universal Furniture to launch the global style icon…

Kevin O'Connor Receives AHFA Distinguished Service Award

Kevin O’Connor, former President and CEO of Samson Marketing/ Samson Holding, received the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Distinguished Service Award during the organization’s 2019 Annual…
Pinnacle Award winners
2019 ISFD Pinnacle Award winners and presenters

2019 Pinnacle Award Winners Announced

Winners of the 24th Annual International Society of Furniture Designers Pinnacle Awards were announced at a gala, held on Monday, Oct. 21 at High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences…
Universal Furniture Miranda Kerr
Runway console designed for media, with geometric 3-dimensional door fronts in taupe lacquer with a soft-gold finished base.

Universal and Miranda Kerr Introduce Love.Joy.Bliss Collection

Inspired by the positive, refreshing energy created from savoring time at home, Universal Furniture is introducing a fresh perspective on home interiors. Partnering with global style icon, Australian…

Samson Acquires Southern Furniture

Samson Holding (0531.HK) has acquired Southern Furniture, a 96-year-old custom upholstery manufacturer based in Conover, NC, to support its Universal Furniture brand. The acquisition reflects Samson’…
Furniture, Lighting & Decor Panels at High Point Market
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Plan Your High Point Market with Furniture, Lighting & Decor Hosted Panels

Furniture, Lighting & Decor editors will moderate panels at the fall 2019 High Point Market in High Point, NC, held Oct. 19-23. The panels will cover topics including design trends, product…
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…
Universal Furniture to start production in 2019 in Vietnam factory
Universal Furniture will start production in Vietnam factory in October 2019.

Samson Holding Purchases Majority Stake in Vietnam Factory for Universal Furniture

To support its Universal Furniture brand and enter a well-established Vietnam furniture manufacturing community while remaining a reliable, vertically integrated partner to retailers and interior…

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…