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Surya to Showcase Living Coral Accessories at Winter Markets

Surya will be spotlighting an array of accessories in Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral, at the Atlanta and Dallas winter markets. This “animating and life-affirming coral hue” appears…

Nice Link Home Furnishings Sells Over 1 Million Yards of Handwoven Fabric in 2018

Nice Link Home Furnishings, a leading resource to top furniture brands for upholstery fabric and leather, hit a major milestone of selling over a million yards of its best-selling Echo Essentials…

Abbyson Posts 66 Percent Increase In Black Friday Sales Year Over Year

With the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales drawn to a close, Abbyson finished strong with one of their best seasons to date, recording more than 20,000 shipments during the holiday weekend and…
Phillips Collection commercial grade furniture
Phillips Collection began its move into the hospitality sector 15 years ago and today, 95 percent of the company’s product line is commercial-grade, including the Silver Riverstone tables, Reclaimed Live-Edge end tables and Lime Green Seat Belt rocking chair above.

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While the lines between the contract, hospitality and residential design businesses were long well-defined — some might say stark — Amanda Schneider, President of Contract Consulting Group — a…

U.S., China Halt Tariff Increases for 90 Days Amid Truce

The U.S. and China have reached a truce of sorts to the ongoing trade war. At the Group of 20 summit in Argentina this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to…

Decorative Fabrics of America to Unveil Celliant Home Brand at Showtime

Decorative Fabrics of America is unveiling its exclusive Celliant Home brand of performance textiles at the Showtime Fabric Fair and throwing a three-day sock-hop celebration (complete with socks) in…
Artwork from an artist at the Arc of High Point
Artwork which inspired JLA Fabric's new collection

JLA Fabrics to Debut Curate Collection at Showtime Market

JLA Fabrics, a leading textile designer and producer is unveiling its new Curate Collection inspired by original artwork from local non-profit The Arc of High Point at the upcoming Showtime Market,…
Julian Chichester Mr Brown London showroom
Julian Chichester and Mr. Brown London's shared showroom space at the New York Design Center offers a glimpse of what the new showroom will have to offer. (Photo: Brittany Ambridge)

Julian Chichester and Mr. Brown London to Open Atlanta Showroom

Julian Chichester and Mr. Brown London today announced the opening of a new 4,500-square foot trade showroom at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) in February 2019. This will be the luxury…
Abbyson executive team
From left to right: Steve Segvich CFO, Doddy Rafieha EVP, Yavar Rafieha President, Bob Maricich CEO IMC, Rodd Rafieha SVP, Abby Rafieha Founder, Julie Messner SVP of Furniture Leasing IMC.

Abbyson Debuts New High Point Building for 2019 Spring Market

Starting with the spring 2019 High Point Market, Abbyson will debut a brand-new building in High Point, NC. The standalone building is located at 300 E. Green St., at the corner of Hamilton and Green…

Fine Furniture Design Announces Winners of Biltmore Estate-Themed Contests

Two consumers and a St. Louis interior designer have been chosen as the winners of several giveaways sponsored by Fine Furniture Design to celebrate the October launch of the Quintessence collection…