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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.

Podcasting Goes Green: A Q&A with CaraGreen's Jessica McNaughton

For the average consumer, going green means dropping a few cans and papers in a recycling bin and maybe investing in an LED bulb or two, but as Jessica McNaughton, President at sustainable building…

Classic Motifs, Modern Interpretations: How Today's Designs Give New Relevance to Yesterday's Styles

At every High Point Market and local designer showroom, designers are faced with droves of patterns and motifs. How can we tell new from old? Where did textile and wallpaper patterns originate, and…

How to Not Be Like Sears

In life, nothing lasts forever. This month, Sears filed for bankruptcy after years of struggling to find its place in the retail market among emerging giants like Amazon and Walmart. The company…

Ivy Launches Mobile App For Designers

Ivy, a business and project management system for interior designers and other home design companies, today announced the launch of its first-ever mobile app. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android…

Machine Age

Today’s machine-made rugs pack a one-two punch of wear-resistance with a luxurious hand, fooling even the most experienced of buyers.    Each of the rugs in KAS’ Papillon Collection is dramatic…

Idea Board: Luxe Resources

Down to Earth Woodsy neutrals and organic shapes elevate the high-end dining room and kitchen.   Best described as opulent, the Ouray Collection from Feizy translates traditional designs into…

3 Takeaways from Fall 2018 High Point Market

The fall edition of High Point Market always feels like the end of the year, even though there are still two months left in it. All the new products are out, and retailers, interior designers and…

What Is Updated Traditional: A Primer on New Trad from High Point Market

Earlier this year, a renewed interest in traditional style and design began to take shape. In our February issue, we dove into the new traditional, or new trad, style and how manufacturers and…

Premarket Parlays: The Day That Isn't At High Point Market

One of the great things about coming to High Point Market a day before its official opening is the distinct lack of a crowd. Sure, the showrooms are already writing orders, but in terms of grabbing a…

Market Shaper: Bob Maricich on What's Next For International Market Centers

"I live on Delta airlines,” jokes Bob Maricich, Chairman and CEO of International Market Centers (IMC), when we talk about the ever-growing portfolio of property and projects that his organization…
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