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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…

Throw Open the Doors

As outdoor living continues to enjoy wild popularity among homeowners — from lush container gardens on a loft patio to expansive decks with vistas across swimming pools to outdoor kitchens for…

Pinterest Is Becoming Shoppable: What You Need to Know

Facebook and Instagram may get the bulk of attention from social media marketers, but Pinterest is about to give both platforms a run for their money. As Pinterest prepares for an IPO, the company…
Badgley Mischka Home app
A rendering from the mobile entertainment app Design Home features furnishings from the Badgley Mischka Home collection.

Badgley Mischka Home Launches Collaboration With Design Home App

Badgley Mischka Home today announced the launch of its first collaboration with Design Home, a mobile entertainment app from Glu Mobile, that is free to download through the App Store and Google Play…
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…
Brick and mortar storefront
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3 Big-Box Strategies to Borrow and Improve

Although they are inherently different, independent showrooms and big-box retailers like Restoration Hardware, Target and West Elm compete for consumers’ business, and it can sometimes feel like an…
Pedestrians walking in city street
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Where Millennials Are Moving, And How Retailers Are Responding

When you think about the cities that Millennials are congregating in, hubs like New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. likely come to mind. But according to research from real estate analytics…
Amazon's newest furniture brands are available online
Amazon's newest furniture brands are available online.

Amazon's New Furniture Brands and What They Mean for Your Showroom

After months of speculation and a few trade market appearances, Amazon officially entered the furniture game this month with the launch of two new private label brands, Rivet and Stone & Beam.…
Millennials want good furniture. It's up to the industry to teach them how to buy. (Photo: Caracole)
Millennials want good furniture. It's up to the industry to teach them how to buy. (Photo: Caracole)

5 Blog Topics to Teach Millennials About Buying Furniture

The comments sections of news articles can be some of the most enlightening places on the internet (provided you stay off hard news comment sections). A comment from the article "Why Does This Couch…