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Registration Opens for ART + IDS Conference

Registration is open for the third combined conference of ART + IDS in Palm Springs, CA May 2-5, 2019. This unique collaboration encourages interior designers, manufacturers, importers, retailers,…

Jesús R. Capó Leads Home Furnishings Association in 2019

Jesús R. Capó, Chief Information Officer for El Dorado Furniture in Miami, FL, has been named President of the Home Furnishings Association for 2019. The HFA is an association of more than 1,400…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Presenters Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the presenters for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The ARTS Awards, hosted…

ART Launches New Perks Program For 2019

ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the vendors participating in ART Perks during the 2019 calendar year. Formerly known as the ART Card Program, ART Perks’ aim is to provide…

AmericasMart Atlanta Opens Eco Lounge for January Market

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart Atlanta kicks off the January market season, and thus far, it is shaping up to be a busy one. So where will AmericasMart…

ASID Third-Quarter Billings and Index Report Shows Growth for Most

After some concerns in the second quarter billings report, the American Society of Interior Designers third-quarter billings index report showed growth for the interior design industry. The…

IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces New Design Student Scholarships

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) announced this week that it has added two new scholarships to the established lineup of design-focused awards from its Educational…

NY NOW Cares Benefits Gift for Life Initiatives

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization, announced today that two of its beneficiaries – LIFELINE for Feeding America and DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting…
George Revington Distinguished Service Award
George Revington (center), retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Meridian International and retired Chief Operating Officer of Hooker Furniture, received AHFA’s Distinguished Service Award in November from AHFA CEO Andy Counts (left) and Ethan Allen Interiors Chairman, CEO and President Farooq Kathwari (right).

George Revington Receives AHFA Distinguished Service Award

George Revington, retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Meridian International (HMI) and retired Chief Operating Officer of Hooker Furniture, has received the American Home…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Elects 2019 Officers

Gat Caperton, CEO of Gat Creek Furniture in Berkeley Springs, WV, was elected 2019 Chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of Directors during the organization’s 2018 annual…