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NKBA Announces the 2023 Design + Industry Award Winners

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), owners of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) opened the 2023 live event with the highly anticipated National Kitchen & Bath Association…

Digital Bulletin: Is it Real? Or is it Live Furnish?

I may be dating myself with this headline — “Is it real or is it Memorex?” — but Live Furnish is bringing a realism to photo rendering that Memorex claimed to impart to sound back in the 1980s. As…

NKBA Global Connect KBIS 2023 Pavilion Programming Announced

The National Kitchen & Bath Association(NKBA), representing close to 50,000 kitchen and bath industry professionals and owners of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), announces the 2023…
Furniture photo using Outward Aperture
Retreat Home is using Outward's Aperture to get good angles and silos on its furnishings.

Retailers Tout Benefits of Outward Photography Technology

To create a more efficient product photography process, some independent retailers have adopted the Aperture Platform by Outward, Inc., an independent Williams-Sonoma, Inc. company and pioneer in…

Sherrill Investment in New Upholstery Plant Has Expanded Capacity and Reduced Lead Times

Sherrill Furniture is continuing to make strategic moves and investments like workforce expansion and a  new upholstery operation to meet the demand among high-end retailers and designers. Their new…

Nominate Mentors for 2023 WithIt WOW Awards

WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, has opened nominations for mentoring in advance of it’s planned 2023 Special Mentoring Edition of the WOW…
Live Furnish V2
This second, web-based version of Live Furnish allows for collaboration among teams.

Live Furnish Goes Cloud Based with Version 2

Live Furnish has launched V2, the newest version of its 3D content creation technology platform. Cloud-based technology moves Live Furnish from a standalone desktop application to a web-based…
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WithIt has named its board of directors for 2023.

WithIt Announces 2023 Board of Directors

WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, announces its 2023 Board of Directors.  The WithIt Board of Directors oversees events for the year,…

Trends in Home Furnishings E-commerce

The global pandemic provided the home furnishings industry with an unexpected boost. As people stayed at home, they spent disposable income on improving their living environments. In September 2020,…

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Calls for Nominations through February 15

Nominations for the Class of 2023 for induction into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame, the industry’s most prestigious award, are now open.  All members of the American Home Furnishings…
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