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2019 grant winners
2019 IFDA Educational Foundation grant recipients: From left to right, Sally Ann Swearingen; Diane Williams; Glen Jeff Fulton, Jr; Dr. Migette L. Kaup and Nelly Arnold.

IFDA Educational Foundation Grant Deadline Extended until July 31

Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2020, for five professional grants from the Educational Foundation (EF) of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA). Since the early…

WAC Lighting InvisiLED CCT Receives 2020 Lightfair Innovation Award

WAC Lighting announced that its new InvisiLED CCT Color Temperature Adjustable Tape Light System has received a 2020 Lightfair Innovation Award. InvisiLED won in the category of “Dynamic Color,…

Buyer Activity and Sales Levels Surge On ShopZio B2B Marketplace

Buyer activity and sales levels are surging on ShopZio, a B2B digital marketplace powered by IMC_di, International Market Centers’ digital innovation division. Key online content and activity metrics…

INDEHO Digital Design Community Set to Launch This Month

INDEHO (INternational DEsign HOuse), the first digital community created for the design industry, will make its official debut on June 25. The platform will roll out with the launch of the Design…

MLILY Introduces Value Mattress Line

Expanding its product lineup to target price-conscious consumers, leading mattress manufacturer MLILY USA is offering Max Colchon. The addition of the six value-priced brand gives the company’s…

Hinkley Launches New Lighting Products Virtually

Hinkley, a leading designer and distributor of decorative lighting and ceiling fans, today announced the debut of its Summer Edition. The company’s first-ever digital product release will be…

IDS Charlotte Chapter Offers Video Tours of Charity Designer Showhouses

The Interior Design Society (IDS) of Charlotte is offering virtual tours of three designer showhouses in the wake of closure in March due to COVID-19. Libby Langdon of Libby Langdon Interiors, Inc. …

IDS Announces Virtual SWATCHED Interior Design Game

The Interior Design Society (IDS) along with their virtual chapter announced a digital edition of their popular design game, SWATCHED, to take place later this month. Created by IDS Long Island and…

Sam Moore Launches Exclusive Contest for the Interior Design Community

As part of several year-long initiatives celebrating its 80th anniversary, leading custom upholstery specialist, Sam Moore has launched “80 Great Room Designs Featuring Sam Moore,” an exclusive…

Stout Introduces Collection With Textile Designer Victoria Larson

The Art of Color, an artisanal textile line under Stout, introduces the exclusive Spring 2020 Victoria Larson collection, marking the second collection with the Chesapeake Bay-based textile designer…