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Bobby Berk, Kelli Ellis to Host AHFA Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Interior designers, entrepreneurs and TV personalities Bobby Berk and Kelli Ellis will co-host the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration on Oct. 20 during the High…

ICFA Announces 2019 Apollo Award Finalists

The International Casual Furnishings Association today announced the finalists for the 2019 Apollo Awards. The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings…

IFDA Launches Virtual Chapter

The International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA) has established a Virtual Chapter to engage former members who have moved away from their regional chapters, retired members who still…
ICFA Lifetime Achievement Awards
Gwen and Jack Raseman (left) and Allen E. Gant Jr. (right) will be honored at the ICFA annual gala.

International Casual Furnishings Association Names Recipients of 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announced that Gwen and Jack Raseman and Allen E. Gant Jr., are the recipients of its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. “Family businesses are…

Alvin Daughtridge Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Alvin Daughtridge, retired Vice President of Fairfield Chair, has received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Specialized Furniture Carriers, a division of the American Home Furnishings…

AHFA Furniture Foundation Awards Grants for Educational Initiatives

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation this week announced that it has awarded more than $88,000 in grants to support a wide variety of educational initiatives in the home…
Anna Maria Mannarino
Anna Maria Mannarino, Allied ASID, of Mannarino Designs, Past President of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, accepting the Gold Design Excellence Award from Linda Wagner, Allied ASID and President-Elect of the Chapter.

Anna Maria Mannarino of Mannarino Designs Wins Design Excellence Awards

Anna Maria Mannarino of Mannarino Designs, Inc., an acclaimed interior, event and product designer and past president of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, has won three Design Excellence Awards. This…

Gift for Life to Honor Anne McGilvray at January 2020 Party for Life

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' sole charitable organization, has announced that Anne McGilvray, founder of the eponymous sales agency, will be honored during the 28th annual Party for…

HFA Urges CPSC to Expedite Rulemaking Process for Clothing Storage Furniture Stability Standard

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is urging the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to pursue expedited rulemaking to achieve a rigorous safety standard for clothing storage furniture…

ART Perks Deals Available at Summer Markets

ART, the creative home furnishings network, has announced ART Perks deals available during the Dallas, Atlanta and Las Vegas summer markets. The full list of participating vendors is available at www…