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Las Vegas Design Center Holds ‘First Friday’ Program Digitally

International Market Centers (IMC) announced that Las Vegas Design Center’s (LVDC) monthly “First Friday” programming continues online while the World Market Center Las Vegas’ campus is closed to the…
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The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) has announced the winners of its new INNOVATION + DESIGN furnishings and lighting design competition. Twenty-six professional and student…
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Furniture Retailers to Talk E-Commerce in HFA Webinar

In today's economy, retailers are discovering e-commerce is their showroom's new front door. Today's Home Furnishings Association (HFA) live COVID-19 webinar features a pair of furniture retailers…
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Christopher Kennedy

Interior Designer Christopher Kennedy Launches E-Commerce for Palm Springs Store

Palm Springs designer Christopher Kennedy introduces an e-commerce addition to his eponymous Palm Springs,CA, lifestyle boutique. The e-commerce addition, launching May 23, comes at a time when…

Interior Design Society Postpones National Conference

Citing concerns stemming from the coronavirus crisis, the Interior Design Society (IDS) said in a statement that it will be postponing the 2020 IDS National Conference. The organization plans to…
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IFDA NY Chapter Establishes Career Advancement Committee

The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA NY) has launched a new “Career Advancement Committee” that will list job openings and host programs on job searching…

Norwalk Furniture Forecasts Four Textile Trends for Summer 2020

Norwalk Furniture has identified four emerging color and textile trends for the summer of 2020. From soft rose and blue colorways that echo a casual vibe to mixed browns that play up spice tones, the…
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Allen & James Design Interiors for New High Point Center for Child Wellness

The High Point Center for Child Wellness has opened as the first youth-focused psychiatric services center of its kind located in the Triad region of North Carolina. The center will debut interiors…

Ultrasuede Offers Virtual Programs to Interior Designers

The Ultrasuede brand of high-performance fabric kicks off a new series of virtual programming aimed at the professional interior designer, including two webinars and an Instagram Live event featuring…
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April Retail Sales Drop Nearly Twice as Much as March During Coronavirus Pandemic

Retail sales dropped almost twice as much during April as they did in March as the nation’s economy saw its first full month when most businesses were closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the…