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Patti Carpenter, Bienenstock Library
Carpenter has been appointed to the Bienenstock Library Board of Directors.

Bienenstock Library Appoints Patti Carpenter to Board of Directors

The Bienenstock Furniture Library has announced the addition of home furnishings industry veteran Patti Carpenter, Principal of carpenter + company and Trendscope, to its board of directors,…

Hooker Furnishings Promotes Parrish And Angle

Hooker Furnishings has promoted Alexandra Parrish to vice president of e-commerce (HMI Group) and Matt Angle to vice president of e-commerce (Hooker Legacy Brands) and digital marketing. Both will…
Scott Copas
Scott Copas joins Shayla Copas Lifestyle as COO.

Scott Copas Named COO of Shayla Copas Lifestyle

Shayla Copas, CEO of Shayla Copas Lifestyle and award-winning interior designer, author, and licensed product designer, welcomes the addition of her husband, Scott Copas to serve as COO of the Shayla…
Basil Larkin, NKBA Board Chairman
NKBA has announced its 2022 board of directors with Basil Larkin as Chairman.

NKBA Names Board of Directors for 2022

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on the residential kitchen and bath marketplace and owners of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), has announced the 2022 NKBA…
Vijay Shankar, Kichler
Vijay Shankar will assume the President role on November 29.

Kichler Names New President Following Irene Tasi's Departure

Kichler Lighting LLC has announced a change in top leadership. Irene Tasi, President of Kichler, has made the decision to leave the company to pursue another opportunity. Vijay Shankar, Kichler’s…
Kimberly Fasting-Berg, Kravet CMO
Kravet has added a Chief Marketing Officer position and hired Kimberly Fasting-Berg.

Kravet Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Kravet Inc. has created a new position, Chief Marketing Officer, and has named Kimberly Fasting-Berg as the newest member of the executive team. Fasting-Berg brings more than two decades of strategy…
Roger Bland, AHFA
Roger Bland has been elected chair of the AHFA Board of Directors

American Home Furnishings Alliance Names 2022 Board

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Roger Bland, President and CEO of Southern Motion, Pontotoc, MI, has been elected Chair of the AHFA Board of Directors for 2022.  Joining…
Jeffery Alan Marks for the Design Series enters into its third year of collaboration with Progress Lighting.
Jeffery Alan Marks for the Design Series enters into its third year of collaboration with Progress Lighting.

Progress Lighting to Expand Jeffery Alan Marks Point Dume Collection at Lightovation

Progress Lighting will debut Jeffery Alan Mark’s second collection for the company’s Design Series category at Lightovation, January 6 – 9th, 2022 at the Dallas Market Center, TM-3840. The Design…
Hooker Furnishings New Executives
Minoo Hinman (left) and Allison Eremita have come on board in Hooker divisions.

Hooker Furnishings Announces New HMI Group, Accentrics Home Executive Posts

Hooker Furnishings has named Minoo Hinman and Allison Eremita to executive roles with HMI Group and Accentrics Home, respectively.  Hinman joins the company with more than 25 years’ experience in…
IDS, Designer of the Year Awards, Nicole Yee
Nicole Yee took home multiple awards at the IDS Designer of the Year gala, including Whole Home.

Interior Design Society Announces 2021's Designer of the Year Winners

On Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 members and guests of  the Interior Design Society (IDS) gathered virtually to honor the winners of the 2021 Designer of the  Year competition.   “The Designer of…
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