Associations

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…

New York Passes Furniture Stability Law

The New York State Assembly passed “Harper’s Law” on Thursday, May 30 — legislation that prohibits retailers in the state from selling clothing storage furniture that does not comply with the current…

Home Furnishings Assn. to Host Cleveland Leadership Conference

The Home Furnishings Assn. (HFA) will offer an Insights Experience in Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 14 to 15, 2019. The event will include workshops and other activities designed to help furniture retail…
Interior Design Society Designer of the Year Awards
First place in Kitchens $50,000 and Above: Mary Norris Interiors

Interior Design Society Announces 2018-2019 Designer of the Year Award Recipients

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 members and guests of the Interior Design Society (IDS) gathered in Palm Springs, CA, to honor the winners of the 2018-2019 Designer of the Year Awards. The awards were…
Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
Kerrie Kelly is a Board Member of ASID and on the editorial advisory board of Furniture, Lighting & Decor

Kerrie Kelly Talks Business and the Power of Community

Kerrie Kelly has a successful career as an interior designer. Her trademarked motto, “Everyone Deserves Great Design” has served her professional development and her business, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab…
ART + IDS Conference
The ART + IDS conference was held in Palm Springs last week.

ART + IDS Conference Offers Networking Opportunities for Interior Designers, Vendors

Hosted by the Accessories Resource Team (ART) and Interior Design Society (IDS), the 2019 ART + IDS Conference was held in Palm Springs, CA, May 1 to 4, 2019. The conference provided a unique…