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Winner: Theresa Gresham, Theresa G. Design
Theresa Gresham's winning design.

IDS Announces Virtual Swatched Winners

The Interior Design Society (IDS) recently concluded their very first Virtual Swatched competition and game. Created by IDS Long Island and played in local chapters across the U.S., Swatched is an…
Corral stacked table
Corral Stacked Table

Allsteel Partners with Corral

In order to best meet the needs of the A&D community and empower the dealers who serve them, Allsteel Inc. is excited to add American furniture company Corral to its growing list of manufacturing…
Four Hands virtual showroom
A vignette from the Four Hands virtual showroom.

Four Hands to Launch New Products in Virtual Showroom Experience

Four Hands, global designer and wholesaler of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings, has announced their new, innovative virtual product launch experience happening on August 27. For the remainder…

ALA Virtual Symposium Registration Opens

Registration is now open for the American Lighting Association (ALA) Virtual Symposium, the premier place for all the top lighting industry survival tips. Focusing on vital actions to take to…
West Elm Designtex Performance Fabric Crypton
Designtex and retailer West Elm have partnered on a new performance fabric collection

West Elm, Designtex Partner with New Performance Fabric Collection

Designtex has announced the release of four new textile patterns with West Elm, the fourth collaboration between the two companies. The Designtex + West Elm Collection combines residential look and…
A&B Home New warehouse facility sacramento
A&B Home expects to be fully operational in its new warehouse by the middle of October.

A&B Home Moves Warehouse Facilities to Sacramento

After 17 years of calling Rancho Cucamonga home, A&B Home has announced a major step toward modernizing and growing its business. The home decor company is moving into a new 325,000-square-foot…
home construction rises after coronavirus lag
Housing starts have risen in the last three months after a lull during the height of the coronavirus lockdown.

Home Builders Bounce Back from Coronavirus with Increased Housing Starts

Construction of new U.S. homes increased 22.6 percent last month as homebuilders bounced back from a decline in housing starts caused by the coronavirus pandemic earlier this spring.  The Commerce…
Photo Courtesy Becky Peckham for Houzz
Photo Courtesy Becky Peckham for Houzz

Houzz Reports Increased Demand for Home Professionals in June

Houzz saw a 58% increase in U.S. project leads for home professionals during the month of June, as compared with the same period in 2019. During the warm summer season, searches for outdoor…

Feizy Expands Online Offering Of One-Of-A-Kind Rugs

Manufacturer Feizy Rugs is known for creating on-trend groupings that span style and price spectrums. Over the past 47 years, a discerning clientele has come to expect innovative designs from the…

July Increase in Retail Sales Continues Recovery from Coronavirus Pandemic  

Retail sales continued to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in July, growing more slowly than the month before but adding to the strong turnaround seen since this spring’s declines…