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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Publishes Three New Oral Histories

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has published three more books, hardcover oral histories of Hall of Fame inductees Aminy I. Audi, CEO and chairman of L. & J.G. Stickley;…

NEXT Events Launches Virtual Matchmaking Platform

NEXT Events, an emerging leader in design industry networking and thought leadership experiences, announced the launch of a new matchmaking event. Beginning in May, NEXT Virtual Meetings will bring…

Louis Poulsen Launches Virtual Coffee Talks

Louis Poulsen, the Danish lighting brand, announces the launch of Coffee Talks, a daily virtual webinar series of CEU’s, product overviews, and industry talks focusing on Louis Poulsen’s brand,…

theMART Launches Virtual Showroom Series

Design professionals from across the country who are seeking CEU programming will have a new resource with the launch of theMART Showroom Series. Hosted each week, Monday through Thursday at 2 p.m.…

Universal Launches Special Order Upholstery Program

Universal Furniture is launching a special order upholstery program featuring 425 fabrics, 200 frames and six finishes out of its new upholstery plant in Conover, NC. “Special order is the next step…

Nourison to Host Virtual Spring Market

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will host a virtual spring market from May 5-14, 2020. The two-week virtual market is designed to help Nourison connect with dealers and…

Hooker Furniture Develops Virtual Market

With the cancellation of spring High Point Market in response to COVID-19, Hooker Furniture has developed a “Virtual Spring Market” initiative to continue to service its retail and interior design…

American Leather Launches 'Heroes' Giveaway

American Leather announced it is hosting a “Heroes Deserve Comfort” Giveaway, which honors frontline workers such as medical professionals, emergency crews, essential retail workers and delivery…

ICFA Releases Results of Updated COVID-19 Business Survey

As stay-at-home orders and social distancing mandates continue to interrupt the industry’s prime selling season for outdoor furnishings, the most recent survey of International Casual Furnishings…

Sam Moore Launches 'Search For Vintage Sam Moore' Contest

In honor of its 80-year anniversary, leading custom upholstery specialist Sam Moore has launched its “Search for Vintage Sam Moore” social media contest. Using the hashtag #80MooreYears, the contest…