Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting businesses across the country. Here you'll find the latest developments, including event cancelations and postponements, larger impacts to the home furnishings and interior design industries, and solutions businesses are implementing to stay operational.

See COVID-19 Through the Eyes of Our Suppliers This Thursday

Join Comm Collective and Furniture, Lighting & Decor Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey for a conversation with some of furniture and lighting’s most respected suppliers about what they think of the…
Chris Snook © 2016 Houzz
(Photo: Chris Snook © 2016 Houzz)

Major Home Improvement Projects Continue During Coronavirus Pandemic, Houzz Study Finds

More than half of homeowners who were in the midst of a home renovation or design project when the coronavirus pandemic was declared on March 11, 2020, were able to continue with their renovations (…
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Desks are delivered to Bolingbrook High School.

Twin Star Home Donates Desks to High School and Transitional Education Students

In an effort to support students in need during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Florida-based home furnishings producer Twin Star Home donated 500 desks to Chicago-area Bolingbrook High School and the…

ICFA Cancels Preview Show

The International Casual Furnishings Association is canceling the Preview Show slated for July 14-16 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and has shifted its focus toward Casual Market Chicago…

Designtex and West Elm Partner to Create Masks

Designtex, a leading company in the design and manufacturing of applied materials for the built environment, announced their partnership with West Elm in the design, manufacturing and production of…

Dallas Market Center Reschedules Summer 2020 Total Home & Gift Market

Dallas Market Center, the only complete lifestyle marketplace in North America and a hub of daily commerce and global trade events for retailers and interior designers, has announced that its summer…

American Leather to Produce Masks for Retailers and General Public

American Leather, a leading premium furniture manufacturer based in Dallas, is expanding its assistance in the fight against COVID-19 by making face masks available to the general public. Available…

The Company Store Donates More Than $1.2 Million Worth of Product to Protect Health Care Workers

The Company Store has donated more than 10,000 units or $1,200,000 worth of their bedding products which are being made into more than 500,000 masks for health care workers. To make the masks, The…

Norwalk Furniture to Resume Production May 4

Custom upholstery manufacturer, Norwalk Furniture, will resume production at its 440,000-square-foot facility on Monday, May 4. The company halted production in mid-March, following the lead from…
Fairfield Chair PPE Gowns
Fairfield Chair has turned its attention to PPE gowns during the coronavirus crisis.

Fairfield Chair Turns to PPE Gown Production During Coronavirus Crisis

Like so many other companies in the home furnishings industry, Fairfield Chair has heeded the call for the need for PPE (personal protective equipment) from healthcare workers around the country, and…