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.

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Fall Design Events at AmericasMart and ADAC Create Destination for Shopping, Education

International Market Centers (IMC) and ADAC today announced a week-long celebration of design this September through their fall markets, Fall Design Week and DISCOVER ADAC. Between Sept. 23-26, these…
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Home Interiors Meet Fashion Through a Boho-Chic Lens

Trends have always paralleled between interior design and fashion worlds. Here are a few of the latest ways furniture design is mirroring the top fashion houses.  Both apparel and interior…
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Last Look With Jeremy Bauer and Jason Clifton

Before Jason Clifton and Jeremy Bauer of Bauer/Clifton Interiors came along, this entryway didn’t exist. Added as part of an extensive home renovation in Juneau, AK, this small space makes a big…
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Millennials, Baby Boomers Driving Small Space Living Trends

Home Furnishings Manufacturers Embrace Small Space Living Trends

Maximizing Tight Quarters Furnishings makers capitalize on small space living trends.  Small space living may not be all tiny homes, but make no mistake, consumers are gravitating toward smaller…
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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…
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How to Make a Good Impression on Your Retail Customer with a Welcome Email

When you’re putting your brand directly in front of customers, first impressions mean a lot. If a customer gives you their email address, they’re giving you permission to share your story with them,…
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How Are Consumers Tackling Their Inboxes?

As consumers, many of our personal email inboxes are filling up at a rapid pace. As retailers, you might be wondering how your email subscribers manage this daily influx of emails. Digital marketing…

Global Views Announces New Collection Under Lemieux Et Cie

Dallas-based Global Views and longtime collaborator, designer, Christiane Lemieux, announce their latest collection under forthcoming brand Lemieux Et Cie. Items from the collection will be on…

Cocobolo Expands to the Design Trade

Established Westchester interior design studio Cocobolo Interiors has just launched the Cocobolo Design Center, an expansive two-level design showroom, which will open this month and feature a…

Lightening the Load

Join us Monday, July 29, 2019 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Las Vegas Market in the Norwalk Furniture showroom (A225) for a thought-provoking discussion designed with your interests and challenges in mind…