Associations

ITA Executive Committee
ITA Executive Committee Members (left to right): Mendy Kearns, Treasurer; Kelly DiFoggio, President; Kathryn Richardson, Vice President

ITA Announces New Executive Committee

The International Textile Alliance is pleased to announce that Kelly DiFoggio has been named President of the 10-member Board of Directors of the International Textile Alliance, producers of the…

AHFA Regulatory Summit to Highlight Product Safety

The furniture industry will focus on product safety at a conference in Colfax, NC, Oct. 2-3. The event will include a retail panel with strong participation by Home Furnishings Association members.…

SFC to Host Events at High Point Market

The Sustainable Furnishings Council will host and co-host several events at the upcoming High Point Market. On Saturday, Oct. 19, SFC welcomes one and all to enjoy a light breakfast and discuss The…
ASID FY2020 Board of Directors
Top row: Jennifer Kolstad, Kerrie Kelly, BJ Miller, John Cialone. Middle row: Ellen Fisher, Tamie Glass, Carolyn Ames Noble, Tanya Paz. Bottom row: Elizabeth Von Lehe, Ken Wilson, Patricia Dominguez.

American Society of Interior Designers Names 2020 Board of Directors

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the members of its National Board of Directors for FY2020. Comprised of 11 volunteer members with three officers (chair, chair-elect,…

ISFD Names 2019 Pinnacle Awards Finalists

A panel of judges selected the newest class of finalists for the 2019 Pinnacle Awards. The finalists will be feted and winners will be announced at the 24th Annual International Society of Furniture…
ICFA Lifetime Achievement Awards
Brown Jordan's STILL Mobile Console Table + Serving Cart by Richard Frinier won he Lillian B. Winchester “Best of Show” award.

Casual Industry Presents Awards at 2019 Gala

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration during Casual Market Chicago…

ART to Host ART Fun Night at High Point Market

ART, the creative home furnishings network and trade association and title sponsors, High Point Market and International Market Centers will host the annual networking event, ART Fun Night in High…

2019 AHFA Regulatory Summit to Spotlight Product Safety Issues

Lawsuits, Congressional hearings, media firestorms and fast-tracked changes to safety standards have created a new landscape of product safety issues in the home furnishings industry this year. To…
Adobestock plant in hands
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Do Furniture Shoppers Care About Sustainability?

As the impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent and public discourse about the environment continues to grow, consumers are holding businesses accountable for their sustainability…

31st ARTS Nomination Panel Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the members of the 31st Annual ARTS Awards Nomination Panel, a group of independent industry professionals who…