Designer Education

Product designers, interior designers and lighting designers are working in a changing industry. Competition from online services, DIY and home improvement tv shows, plus changing consumer lifestyles have continued to shift the way business is done. In this section, product designers, interior designers and lighting designers can read news, trend articles and more.

Michael Caradine The Mercantile New Orleans
The Mercantile, New Orleans, LA designed by Adrian Caradine Contract Design Inc.

Interior Architecture Inspires Michael Caradine's Hospitality Designs

Michael Caradine is a founder and Principal of Adrian Caradine Contract Design Inc. with over 35 years of experience designing and managing hospitality projects. His talents are enriched by interests…

Kim Radovich Launches New Business of Design Workshop

Interior designer Kim Radovich, Principal of Kim Radovich Interiors and Kim E. Courtney Home and President of ASID NY Metro, announces Design Retreat, a special two-day workshop covering a range of…

A Madcap Journey: Behind the Scenes of John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon's Thriving Brand

What happens when two globe-trotting journalists decide to start a business of their own in licensed product design? Madcap Cottage, that’s what. With backgrounds in interior and graphic design (John…

Resimercial Style Brings Comfort to the Modern Workplace

Commercial Focus The commercial design industry heads to Chicago for NeoCon 2019. Covering 10 floors of The Mart in Chicago, NeoCon is the place to be to see the latest in commercial interiors.…

7 Savvy Reasons to Attend High Point Market

High Point Market is the largest home furnishings market in the world, but that’s not the reason you want to go. In fact, what I’m telling you here applies to every design market whether it’s High…
Furniture, Lighting & Decor Panels at High Point Market
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Plan Your High Point Market with Furniture, Lighting & Decor Hosted Panels

Furniture, Lighting & Decor editors will moderate panels at the fall 2019 High Point Market in High Point, NC, held Oct. 19-23. The panels will cover topics including design trends, product…

Sky Home and Hilary Farr Designs in Bedding Together

Sky Home and Hilary Farr Designs are heading into Market Week in bedding together, readying for the launch of an earth-friendly collection inspired by the luxurious, understated Brit chic aesthetic…

Dallas Design Week Programming Announced

Dallas Market Center, the largest open-daily design marketplace in the country, announced the full schedule of exclusive events to take place during the fall edition of Dallas Design Week, Sept. 23-…

Momeni Announces Lemieux et Cie Collection for High Point Market

Award-winning designer Christiane Lemieux and floor covering manufacturer, Momeni Inc. announced the debut of their partnership. The line will be presented at fall market in High Point, NC, Oct. 19-…
Renaissance Gateway hotel
(Photo: Eric Laignel)

Aiming Higher: Lauren Rottet Brings Her Design Vision to Airport Hotels

Lauren Rottet — Founding Principal of Rottet Studio, and the first woman to be a fellow of both the International Interior Design Association and the American Institute of Architects — is well-known…