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Japan House
While wood bending is the most recognized HIDA technique, the traditional practice of hand carving wood using knife and chisel is an essential skill passed on from generation to generation. (Photo by Takaya Sakano)

Japan House Announces New Exhibition

Japan House Los Angeles has announced the exhibition “HIDA | A Woodwork Tradition in the Making,” which brings Japanese woodcraft from its spiritual homeland of the Hida region of Japan to Los…

SUNPAN Launches Mobile Site

In-line with a recent website overhaul, SUNPAN has launched a freshly optimized mobile site. “We wanted to develop another tool for our customers to learn about our products and shop our extensive…
Feizy Rugs, Feed My Starving Children
Feizy continues its holiday support for the Feed My Starving Children organization (FMSC)

Feizy Continues Support for 'Feed My Starving Children' This Holiday Season

As a family business, Feizy Rugs is committed to supporting underprivileged children and communities across the world. Again this year, Feizy has chosen Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) as the…
Louis Poulsen lighting
From left to right: OE Quasi pendant, designed by Olafur Eliasson; Yuh table lamp, design by GamFratesi; Panthella Mini table lamp, designed by Verner Panton

Louis Poulsen Partners with Little Sun and YDesign Group for Charity Cause

Louis Poulsen, the Danish lighting brand, has partnered with Little Sun and YDesign Group to give back to communities in urgent need of clean energy and access to light. From Dec. 9-25, 2019, for…

Brown Jordan Reissues Iconic Collection for 75th Anniversary

Brown Jordan, the American brand of luxury outdoor furnishings is celebrating their 75th anniversary with the launch of the Walter Lamb Aluminum Collection. To commemorate this milestone in the…
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(Photo: Unsplash user Joshua Sukoff)

House Passes SOFFA

The House of Representatives passed the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA) (HR 2647) today. The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)-backed legislation would make California’s…

Serena & Lily Opens Design Shop in Palm Beach, FL

Serena & Lily opens its first Florida brick-and-mortar location in sunny Palm Beach on Friday, Dec. 13, just in time for the start of the island’s “winter” season. The Design Shop showcases the…
Phase One of the China-U.S. Trade Deal could roll back tariffs.
Phase One of the China-U.S. Trade Deal could roll back tariffs.

Update: U.S.-China Reach Phase One Trade Deal, Tariffs to Roll Back

UPDATE: China has agreed to the parameters of the Phase One Trade deal that will delay tariffs on $160 billion in imported goods that were supposed to go into effect on December 15. The new deal will…
Room & Board Business Interiors commercial line
The modern Hudson storage desk is handcrafted of U.S.-sourced solid wood.

Room & Board Launches Commercial Line

Room & Board, the modern home furnishings company synonymous with American craftsmanship and sustainability, launched Room & Board Business Interiors with a collection of contract-grade…

Hinkley Lighting Announces Next Steps in Brand Evolution

Hinkley Lighting, a leading designer and distributor of decorative lighting and ceiling fans, has updated its branding and is dropping lighting from its name. The company’s new name, “Hinkley,” will…