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ASID's 2nd Quarter Report Reveals Uncertainties for Interior Designers

The American Society of Interior Design's (ASID) Second Quarter Billings Index report, released last week, made one thing exceptionally clear: The interior design industry has deep ties to the…

ALA President Testifies on Tariffs

Earlier today, Eric Jacobson, President and CEO of the American Lighting Association, delivered testimony to the Section 301 Committee regarding tariffs on products imported from China. ALA has taken…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the full list of finalists for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019. The ARTS…

Know the Score

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor in consumers’ eyes when they go to purchase a new piece of furniture. Last month, the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and The…

ASFD Rebrands as International Society of Furniture Designers

The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) has rebranded as the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD). The move answers a growing call for an international organization devoted…
Traci Connell kitchen
Traci Connell took home an award for her kitchen design.

2017 Designer of the Year Awards

The Interior Design Society (IDS) named the winners of its 2017 Designer of the Year competition in Savannah, GA, during its annual conference on May 2. Award recipients were selected by an expert…

SFC to Host Webinar August 16

The Sustainable Furnishings Council is hosting a Sustainability Essentials Webinar titled "One Green Deed Spawns Another: Tales of Inspiration on the Quest for Sustainability" on Thursday, August 16…

AHFA Solution Partners Division Slates Education Golf Tournament

The Solution Partners division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) will hold its 28th Annual Education Golf Tournament Wednesday, September 12, at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory,…
Winners of the Retailer of the Year accept their award
HFA CEO Sharron Bradley poses with Retailer of the Year winners at a reception in Las Vegas.

Meet HFA's 2018 Retailers of the Year

Each year, the Home Furnishings Assn. (HFA) honors retailers across the country who exhibit exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability and store…

ASFD Awards Annual Scholarship

The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) has awarded its annual scholarship to Annina Fremgen, a rising star at Kendall College of Art and Design, for the second year in a row. A senior…