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Gil Sturtzel and Jake Blake
Gil Sturtzel and Jake Blake

Elk Home Adds New Hires to Product Development, Marketing Teams

Elk Home welcomed the addition of several new team members this month, furthering the company’s expansion following the corporate rebranding which began in January. Gil Sturtzel and Jake Blake…
Hilary Farr, Brian Patrick Flynn, HGTV, American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame
Hilary Farr and Brian Patrick Flynn will co-host the Hall of Fame Induction during High Point Market in October.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces Designer Celebrities as Hosts

Interior designers, entrepreneurs and television personalities Hilary Farr and Brian Patrick Flynn will host the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration on October 17…
Clark Linstone, Lamps Plus
Clark Linstone has been promoted to President of Lamps Plus

Lamps Plus Promotes Clark Linstone to President

Lamps Plus has announced that Clark Linstone has been named President of the company. Linstone has been with the company for more than 30 years and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer.…
Feizy Rugs, Thom Filicia Home
Feizy's new rug collection with Thom Filicia will debut at High Point Market.

Feizy Announces Collaboration with Thom Filicia Home

Feizy Rugs is partnering with powerhouse interior and product designer, tastemaker and television personality Thom Filicia on a new line of rugs slated to debut at High Point Market; June 5-9, 2021…
Andy Pacuk and Elise Gabrielson
Andy Pacuk and Elise Gabrielson

Andy Pacuk, Elise Gabrielson Join ITA Board of Directors

Elise Gabrielson, Marketing Director of Crypton Home Fabric, and Andy Pacuk, Sales Executive with Ultrafabrics, have been elected to join the International Textile Alliance (ITA) Board of Directors…
Alora Lighting, Charles Pavarini
The Celeste is one of a collection of lighting from Charles Pavarini III for Alora Lighting

Alora Lighting to Debut Charles Pavarini III Collection in June

Vancouver-based lighting manufacturer Alora Lighting introduces its new Guest Artist Series designed in collaboration with renowned interior designer Charles Pavarini III. The collection will be…
Neil MacKenzie, Universal Furniture
Neil MacKenzie has been with Universal Furniture since 2015.

Universal Furniture Names MacKenzie VP Marketing

Universal Furniture has announced the promotion of Neil MacKenzie to Vice President of Marketing. MacKenzie joined Universal in May 2015 as Director of Marketing, responsible for overseeing the…
Eric Graham, Magnussen Home
Eric Graham is the new Senior Vice President at Magnussen Home.

Magnussen Home Names Graham Senior Vice President

Nathan Cressman, CEO of Magnussen Home, announced Eric Graham’s appointment as Senior Vice President today at the company’s headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Cressman will continue to serve as…
Candice Olson, interior design, high point market, ideastreams
Candice Olson is set to headline the spring IdeaStreams for High Point Market.

Candice Olson to Headline High Point IdeaStreams Virtual Education Series

Candice Olson is set to headline the second edition of the High Point Market Authority’s virtual educational series, IdeaStreams. Scheduled for March 25, the webinar will take place via Zoom at 2pm…
Kia Weatherspoon
Kia Weatherspoon

Black Interior Designers Network Names Kia Weatherspoon Chief Development Officer

This spring, the Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN) welcomes Kia Weatherspoon, NCIDQ as chief development officer, filling a role that is necessary in moving the network forward to best serve…