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Barbour Spangle Design
With a multi-faceted design portfolio, Barbour says residential design has helped Barbour Spangle continue to grow during the pandemic.

Barbour Spangle Design Thrives by Diversifying

Trish Cossart
Trish Cossart founded Cossart Design in 2007.

Cossart Design Markets Main Street

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Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay

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Gat Creek table
Domestic manufacture and the use of local woods are some of the ways Gat Creek lowers its carbon footprint.

Consumer Awareness Drives Home Furnishings Sustainability Efforts

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Alibaba.com: How to Succeed in the Global B2B E-commerce Marketplace

Alibaba shares insights on digitalization in the construction and real estate industries.

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How Retailers and Designers Can Maximize Home Furnishings Markets

You want to focus on eye-catching content you can use across social media platforms.

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3 Web Chat Services for Your Home Design Business

Live web chat gives customers an instant connection to your business. 

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Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay

NKBA Projects Kitchen & Bath Sales to Top $170 Billion in Revised 2021 Outlook

The robust forecast is expected to beat pre-COVID-19 estimates by a significant margin.

BEW WHITE TO RECEIVE 2021 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Summer Classics founder William Bew White III is this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the International Casual Furnishings Association.

AHFA Summit To Combine Sustainability, Regulatory Topics

Sustainability initiatives, environmental leadership and a broad range of legal and regulatory issues impacting the home furnishings industry.

ICFA Announces 2021 Apollo Award Finalists

ICFA members will vote via an online ballot for a winner in each of two categories later this summer.

New Jersey ASID Presents 2021 Design Excellence Awards

The event and competition celebrated its 25th anniversary and reinforced how good design impacts lives.

New Juniper CEO to Address E-Commerce Trends

Leadership Perspective: A One-on-One with Bill Furlong, CEO of Juniper by IMC, on Thursday, July 8.

Women In Lighting Mentorship Matching Deadline Today

The deadline for applying for a Women in Lighting mentor is June 30.

How Consumers Use Buy Now, Pay Later

Research shows increased use of buy now, pay later services since the pandemic started.

IMC July 2021 Market Insights Webinar to Focus on Regional Design Trends

“Designing & Sourcing What's Next in 2021” will be presented on July 7.

3 Buy Now, Pay Later Options for Retailers

Adding these services gives customers an alternative payment option.

Thermador, IDS Address Lack of Diversity in Interior Design

Thermador commissioned survey reveals mentorship and financial support are critical for underrepresented demographics to break into the interior industry.

Houzz Home Survey: Renovation Spending Increases in 2020
According to the Houzz & Home Survey, kitchen remodels contributed to the increase in renovation spending. Photo: Caroline Sharpnack

2021 Houzz & Home Survey: Renovation Spend Rises 15% as Homeowners Invest in Kitchen

More homeowners are renovating and they are spending more to do so. Kitchen renovations are most popular. 

High Point Market Authority Announces Summer Webinar Lineup

The High Point Market Authority is adding two additional webinars to its IdeaStreams series for the summer months.

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