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Jeremy Graef, Principal of Interiors (left), with Matthew Noll, Product and Operations.

design stop - Connate Design: Californian Aesthetic

As COVID shuttered most of the world in March 2020, designers Jeremy Graef and Matthew Noll began thinking about work, life and the future. They viewed the pandemic as a “cultural reset,” using it to…

Dave Savula Joins Dallas Market Center as Business Development Strategist

Industry veteran Dave Savula has joined Dallas Market Center as Business Development Strategist, the company has announced. Savula is responsible for growth strategy across the marketplace with…
Color has begun to surface in all corners of the home, including in peel- and-stick wallpaper from Stacy Garcia.
Color has begun to surface in all corners of the home, including in peel- and-stick wallpaper from Stacy Garcia.

Style Board: Residential Design Refresh Brings Color, Pattern

In recent years, the industry has seen a significant uptick in color and patterning within home decor. While other parts of the world have already widely adopted color, print and pattern, homeowners…

IIDA TO INAUGURATE ANGIE LEE AS 2022-2023 INTERNATIONAL BOARD PRESIDENT

IIDA is proud to announce Angie Lee, FIIDA as the 2022-2023 president of the IIDA International Board of Directors with Ronnie Belizaire, FIIDA, elevated to the IIDA president-elect. Also elected to…

Sherrill Furniture Recruits New Marketing, Art Director

American-made luxury upholstery and case goods resource Sherrill Furniture Company has tapped Sydney Wells as their new Director of Marketing and Jim Morgan as the new Art Director for Marketing. “…

IIDA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 17TH ANNUAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION

IIDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Student Design Competition, sponsored by OFS and Carolina. The annual competition provides students the opportunity to showcase their talent and…

Design Coaching Center: Putting Your Company Culture to Work

Building a healthy culture is like flossing every day. Whichever employee you don’t want to lose requires daily nurturing and attention from you and your leadership team. Culture-building is one of…
Moe Kovangji, Precision Textiles
Moe Kovangji, Precision Textiles

Precision Textiles Appoints Veteran to Oversee Sustainability Program

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, has appointed its highly experienced vice…
Tom Conley, Tammy Nagem
Tammy Nagem has been named to replace Tom Conley as High Point Market Authority CEO.

High Point Market Authority Announces Tom Conley's Retirement and New CEO

Having served as the High Point Market Authority’s president and CEO for 11 years, Tom Conley plans to retire from the position at the end of 2022. Long-time employee and current COO, Tammy Covington…

KINGSDOWN PARTNERS WITH SLEEP EXPERT DR. ANGELA HOLLIDAY- BELL

Luxury bedding manufacturer, Kingsdown, the leading authority in sleep diagnostics, has partnered with physician, board certified sleep specialist and sleep coach Dr. Angela Holliday-Bell to bring…