Bienenstock Library, Barbour Spangle Design
L to R: Christi Barbour and Christi Spangle of Barbour Spangle Design are supporting the Student Design Competition.

Bienenstock Furniture Library Adds Barbour Spangle Scholarship to Design Competition

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IDS Awards, Barbara Owens, Kitchen
Barbara Owens won for Kitchens over $100,000. Photo by Michael Hunter.

IDS Announces Designer of the Year Award Recipients

The Designer of the Year Awards winners were announced at the IDS Conference in Chicago.

Design Coaching Center, Cheryl Kees Clendenon, Designer Fees
Design Coach Cheryl Kees Clendenon talks fee structures.

Design Coaching Center: Determining Your Design Fees

Hourly vs. flat fees? According to Cheryl Kees Clendenon, when done correctly, flat fees can be more profitable and less stressful.

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The ARTS Nominating committee has been announced.

ART Names Awards Nominating Committee

The ARTS Awards nominating committee is comprised of independent industry professionals. 

Last Look: Circle Design Studio

1. Our client for this space was a bachelor with a 6-year-old son. He is also a doctor who works long hours and is a world traveler.
Gift for Life
Pictured (L-R): Lenise Willis, Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Nancy Michael, International Housewares Association; Sheila Charton, Springboard Futures; Angela Jacobson, Stephen Joseph; Landon Metts, Creative Brands; Andrea Padilla, Transpac; Russ Jones, Ivystone; Sarah Mount, Juniper by IMC; Emalee Hoffman, Studio Oh!; Jessica Barille, Paddywax; Peter Schauben, Schauben & Assoc.; Cathy Steel, Steel Associates; and Cole Daugherty, Dallas Market Center.

Gift for Life Celebrates 30 Years

Industry leaders raised a glass to Gift for Life’s 30th anniversary during a GHTA reception on July 14 at Atlanta Market.
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Apollo Awards Logo


The annual ICFA Awards Gala is underwritten by theMART, co-sponsor of Casual Market Chicago. 

6 eco-friendly decorating ideas for your home this summer

One of the most effective ways of building an eco-friendly home is to buy pre-loved home furniture and decorations, instead of buying new. 

Wallpaper & Maximalism: A Guide from Design Experts

Learn how you can "get the look" in your home by pairing wallpaper patterns and textures. 

International Casual Furnishings Association
The outdoor fabric trends presentation will kick off market on July 19.

ICFA Kicks Off Casual Market with Outdoor Fabric Trends Presentation

The outdoor fabric trends presentation will take place on July 19, hosted by Jason Walker of Benjamin Moore.

Outward's Aperture Platform Rig
Outward will showcase new technology in its Aperture Platform in Vegas.

Outward to Unveil Improved Photography Technology to Las Vegas Market

Outward will showcase new features in its Aperture platform at Las Vegas Market. 

Update Bathroom Lighting to Refresh Design

Replacing vintage bathroom lighting with updated fixtures can invite new life into your space. 

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Cheryl Kees Clendenon


“The key to making a flat fee structure work is the ability to create a clear and cogent scope of work, detailing the key objectives you are carefully extracting from the client.” - Cheryl Kees Clendenon

ASID NJ Design Awards Winners
The New Jersey ASID Chapter bestowed 40 awards on 17 designers.

ASID New Jersey Presents 2022 DESIGN EXCELLENCE Awards

Seventeen designers amassed 40 awards at the annual ASID New Jersey event.

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Lightovation opened to international buyers again this summer.

Dallas Market Center: Steady Traffic and Return of International Business for Lightovation

Two-hundred-plus lighting brands participated in the Dallas lighting-focused market. 


A generous grant from the La-Z-Boy Foundation has been awarded to the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Building Fund. 

Dudley Moore, Sr.
The Bienenstock Furniture Library will honor Dudley Moore, Sr., with a new scholarship.

Bienenstock Furniture Library Adds New Student Design Scholarship

The new $7,500 scholarship honors legacy furnishings designer Dudley Moore, Sr. 


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