Designers

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.

The Get Along Gang: New Design Collaborations Hitting High Point Market

With High Point Market gearing up this week and into the next, a number of new collaborations will be hitting showrooms and wowing marketgoers. Before you make it to market, take a sneak peek at the…

First Look at Last Look Interior Design Competition Returns for January 2019 Issue

After its success last November, the editors at Furniture, Lighting & Decor will open the First Look at Last Look competition to residential interior designers once more. The winner of this…

4 Tips for Strengthening Interior Design Contracts

Interior designers attending Design Chicago last week came ready to learn and report. On Wednesday morning in the Century Furniture showroom at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a large group of…

3 Business Communication Tools To Try

Research from Towers Watson found that organizations that are highly effective at communications are nearly twice as likely to financially outperform their competitors as those who aren’t effective.…

Senators Introduce New Upholstered Furniture Flammability Legislation

Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced on Thursday the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA). Senate Bill 3551 is legislation that would require the U.S.…

The Inexhaustible Variety of Design

Interior designer Denise McGaha would have felt right at home in Jay Gatsby’s mansion. The Dallas-based designer’s new collection for Currey & Company takes cues from the Art Deco and fashion…

High Point Market Preview: Fall 2018

These new product intros are ready to make their mark at the fall market, Oct. 13-17.  Placed in a white floater frame, the glam cockatoo in Oliver Gal’s Cockatoo in Sydney piece features hues of…

Generation Lighting Collaborates with Ellen DeGeneres on Collection

ED Ellen DeGeneres has collaborated with Generation Lighting on a new decorative lighting collection, set to debut at the fall High Point Market. Francis floor lamp ED Ellen DeGeneres Crafted by…

Progress Lighting Partners with Jeffrey Alan Marks

Progress Lighting announced today a collaboration with acclaimed interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks for its Design Series brand. Launching at Lightovation in January, the 35-piece collection will…

U.S., Canada and Mexico Reach New Trade Deal to Replace NAFTA

After more than a year of negotiations, representatives from the United States, Mexico and Canada announced last night that they had reached a new trade agreement to update the North American Free…
Subscribe to Designers