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Idea Board: Eco Style

Making environmentally friendly furniture, lighting and decor selections will not only affect the planet positively, but it can contribute to personal wellness. This new crop of sustainable products…

My Vietnamese Adventure

I’m home and back to work after a two-week honeymoon through Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Hoi An and Hanoi. While this trip was all play, I got a valuable glimpse into one of our industry…
Shown here in a Cherry Wood finish, the Orchid LED table lamp from PURillume shines bright.
Shown here in a Cherry Wood finish, the Orchid LED table lamp from PURillume shines bright.

PURillume Creates Personal Lighting Experiences

Light matters. The latest research shows that bright light in the morning and low light in the evenings help regulate circadian rhythms, which means more sleep and better health overall. In an…
Sustainable Furnishings Council member Vanguard Furniture sources solid wood, eco-friendly upholstery fabrics, natural filler and certified polyurethane foam that doesn’t contain harmful fire retardant chemicals.
Sustainable Furnishings Council member Vanguard Furniture sources solid wood, eco-friendly upholstery fabrics, natural filler and certified polyurethane foam that doesn’t contain harmful fire retardant chemicals.

“What’s It Made Of?” 5 Answers that Raise a Red Flag

We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat,” but many health and design industry experts are concerned that you are what you sit on – and they’re not alone. As we learn more about the harmful…
Diana James cuts the ribbon at the grand opening party of Living Swell on Feb. 16, 2017.
Diana James cuts the ribbon at the grand opening party of Living Swell on Feb. 16, 2017.

How Designer Diana James Launched Her Own Line

Last Thursday night, interior designer Diana James cut the ribbon in her brand new store, Living Swell. Located in Marblehead, MA, Living Swell offers “refurbished mid-century furniture, handmade…

Generation Brands Hires Adrienne Shulman

Lighting veteran Adrienne Shulman is now the Northeast Specification Sales Manager for Tech Lighting, LBL Lighting and Ambiance Lighting Systems in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. “We’re very…
Ferguson
Ferguson recently opened a new 13,183-square-foot showroom in Atlanta.

Ferguson Opens New Showrooms

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery opened a new showroom in Seattle and Atlanta. The 10,667-square-foot showroom in Seattle offers the latest in lighting and appliances, as well as…