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Product designers, interior designers and lighting designers are working in a changing industry. Competition from online services, DIY and home improvement tv shows, plus changing consumer lifestyles have continued to shift the way business is done. In this section, product designers, interior designers and lighting designers can read news, trend articles and more.

DIFFA National Grants Nearly $300,000 to 26 Grantees Combating HIV/AIDS Nationwide

With the help of Gift for Life, this week the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) National granted $285,000 to 26 organization nationwide providing treatment, direct care and…

How to Interpret the 2019 Color of the Year Picks

With Pantone’s recent announcement of Living Coral as its 2019 Color of the Year, all the major paint companies have now made their picks. Here’s a roundup of the selections from Pantone, Sherwin-…

Stylecraft and Harp & Finial to Expand Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

StyleCraft Home Collection – manufacturer and home decor industry leader – and its sister company, Harp & Finial, today announced they would both be expanding their showrooms at Las Vegas Market…

New Rug Company Boundless Brings Rugs to the Direct-to-Consumer Market

The direct-to-consumer e-commerce model could be one of the biggest disruptors to hit the home furnishings and decor industry. Players like Campaign Living, Burrow and bed-in-a-box companies like…

The Top Social Media Trends for 2019 and How to Do Them Right

Another year gone, another one dawns. As you sit down and think about your digital marketing strategy for the next year, you will likely ask yourself, "What should I focus on with social media?" We'…

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…

Sage Advice

A cooler shade of green, versatile Sage moved to floors at High Point Market this fall, lending itself to creative interpretations.   Modern Moroccan style defines the bohemian and authentic hand…

High Point Market Authority Opens Call For Spring 2019 Design Bloggers Tour Submissions

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today announced that it has partnered again with Esteem Media to develop a Design Bloggers Tour for the 2019 spring market, April 6-10, and is now accepting…
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