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Report Affirms Importance of Interior Design Certification

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the ASID Virginia Chapter have succeeded in supporting the interior design profession in Virginia as the Commonwealth’s Board for Professional…
Howard Elliott Digital Catalog
The five digital catalogs will be organized by category.

Howard Elliott Rolls Out Digital Catalogs

The Howard Elliott Collection, importer and manufacturer of home accents, based in Addison, IL, is launching their 2021 Digital Catalog Collection this week. The new digital catalogs are designed to…

NRF Foundation Presents 2021 Student Scholarships 

The NRF Foundation announced the recipients of its scholarship competitions in January during NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show — Chapter 1, awarding more than $100,000 to undergraduate students. “The…
Classy Art
Classy Art LLC’s CEO Gabriel Cohen, CFO Johnathan Cohen and Indiana Sales Rep PJ Lenfert join the Million Meal Movement’s Shane Scarlett and Kaila Dickinson for a meal-packing event in Indiana.

Classy Art Partners with Million Meal Movement to Fight Hunger 

Wholesale wall art and decor supplier Classy Art LLC announced a partnership with the Indianapolis-based Million Meal Movement in their effort to provide nutritious meal packages to food pantries.…
Interior Design Society Designer of the Year Awards
Kirkendall Design won in the $75,000 and up living spaces category in 2020's Designer of the Year Awards.

Interior Design Society Opens Submissions for 2021 Designer of the Year Awards

It's that time of year again, interior designers... dust off your favorite projects completed between May 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020, to enter the Interior Design Society's Designer of the Year…

Home Renovation Market Sentiment Mixed Among Home Professionals in Q1, Houzz Barometer Finds

Houzz Inc., the platform for home remodeling and design, released the Q1 2021 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity…
Nathan anthony website
A screen shot from the new website for luxury custom upholstery specialist Nathan Anthony Furniture.

Nathan Anthony Furniture Launches New Website

Luxury custom upholstery specialist  Nathan Anthony Furniture launched a new website this month with improved navigation and functionality for its trade customers. Interior designers and showroom…
storis ecommerce enhancements
Storis has announced enhancements to its eStoris platform to help retailers with ecommerce.

Storis Rolls Out New e-Commerce Enhancements

STORIS has introduced new functionality to its eSTORIS integrated e-commerce platform across logistics, financed payment options and product imagery, designed to assist home furnishings retailers who…
Kichler Lighting the Way Forward, Surreal Events
Kichler hosted a virtual Lighting the Way Forward event to connect with customers.

Kichler Wraps Up Inaugural Lighting the Way Forward Virtual Event

Kichler Lighting LLC recently delivered its inaugural virtual event and showroom: Lighting the Way Forward. The event was held on November 18-19, 2020, including a welcome ceremony and scheduled…
Nourison warehouse
The Calhoun facility will expand with an additional 308,000 square feet, for a total of 744,000 square feet once completed.

Nourison to Expand Georgia Warehouse

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison has started groundbreaking on their warehouse expansion at 201 Union Grove Road SE, Calhoun, GA.  The Calhoun facility, constructed in…