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Maison & Objet Announces Rising Talent Awards Winners

Maison & Objet has chosen six up-and-coming designers from China’s fast-developing design scene as the winners of the 2019 Rising Talent Awards. Frank Chou, Chen Furong, Mario Tsai, Hongjie Yang…

4 Predictions on the Future of Interior Design

During a High Point Market discussion moderated by the Business of Home’s Julia Noran Johnston, designers Kerrie Kelly and Kimberley Seldon sat with Homepolish founder Noa Santos and pondered the…

Idea Board: Resimercial

Resimercial options make workplaces feel homey. Transitional Curate Home’s Leeward tier small end table in a Peninsula finish can function in an office for storage or as a side table. www.curate-…

What to Know About The U.S.-China Trade War Truce

Last weekend, the U.S. and China came to a truce in the ongoing trade war, alleviating (for now) one of the biggest economic concerns for both retailers and designers coming in 2019: the 25 percent…

Accentuate the Positive

Good lighting design uses various types of illumination to create an inviting overall environment. As you have heard me say before, the best lighting happens when you layer different types of…

Commercial Break

While the lines between the contract, hospitality and residential design businesses were long well-defined — some might say stark — Amanda Schneider, President of Contract Consulting Group — a…

U.S., China Halt Tariff Increases for 90 Days Amid Truce

The U.S. and China have reached a truce of sorts to the ongoing trade war. At the Group of 20 summit in Argentina this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to…

ASID Third-Quarter Billings and Index Report Shows Growth for Most

After some concerns in the second quarter billings report, the American Society of Interior Designers third-quarter billings index report showed growth for the interior design industry. The…

IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces New Design Student Scholarships

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) announced this week that it has added two new scholarships to the established lineup of design-focused awards from its Educational…

Behind the Design: ED Ellen DeGeneres Crafted by Generation Lighting

Most people know Ellen DeGeneres as a comedian, as a talk show host, as an activist or as the voice of Dory in the 2003 Pixar film Finding Nemo. But while many have likely seen a few of her…
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