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Information about and for product designers, those who design the home decor products we love.

Decking the Halls

It may be the season to be jolly, but not all homeowners delight in untangling tree lights. For those clients, some interior designers have found a new calling in relieving this holiday stress. The…

AmericasMart Atlanta Opens Eco Lounge for January Market

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart Atlanta kicks off the January market season, and thus far, it is shaping up to be a busy one. So where will AmericasMart…

Idea Board: Color Trends

Mustard A favorite shade from the 70s, mustard received a golden glow at High Point Market. The Oak Vine table lamp from Pacific Coast Lighting plays with negative space as its vine-like base…

What Luxury Loyalists Want — And Interior Designers Need to Know

In the December issue of Furniture, Lighting & Decor, we introduced you to the new aristocracy in our Consumer Snapshot department. This demographic includes both older Millennials and young Gen…

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…
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