Associations

AHFA Announces 2020 Officers and Directors

John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, VA, was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of…
Patrick Ryan
Patrick Ryan of Patrick Ryan’s Office is one of the honorees this year.

IFDA to Present the "Rising Stars of Design" Awards

The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA NY) will hold its 13th annual “Rising Stars of Design” awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 21 at FAIR, the resource…

ISFD Announces New INNOVATION + DESIGN Competition and Exhibition

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) today announced INNOVATION + DESIGN, a new juried and curated furniture design competition and exhibition open to ISFD members as well as…

AHFA Launches Consumer Education Initiative

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces an industry-wide education initiative with the goal of communicating key furniture safety information to American consumers. The 20+20 Project…
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation
Rendering of the outside of the new American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation building.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Reveals Plans for New Permanent Building

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has unveiled the vision and plans for transforming its new permanent home at 311 S. Hamilton Street into a 23,500-square-foot showplace. Designed…

Interior Design Society to Create IDS Foundation

The Interior Design Society (IDS) is in the process of creating the IDS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  The purpose of the foundation is to enable IDS to expand its educational…

AHFA Helps Buyers Find Compliant Products at High Point Market

Recent product recalls issued by manufacturers and retailers in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) point to the high cost of ignoring the industry’s voluntary…

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Announces the Leaders Circle Inaugural Event

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame launches the Leaders Circle in conjunction with establishing its new state-of-the-art permanent home. The inaugural gathering, which includes Hall of Fame…

2020 ART Conference Location Announced

ART, the creative home furnishings network will hold their annual conference April 2 - 5, 2020 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa. The 2020 program will feature programming that…
Thom Filicia
Celebrity designer Thom Filicia will make a guest appearance.

Party for Life Moves to Atlanta in January 2020

Gift for Life’s annual fundraiser, Party for Life, is moving to Atlanta for its 2020 celebration, to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, 6:30-10 p.m., at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.…