Furniture

The furniture section of Furniture, Lighting & Decor covers new introductions and news relating to furniture and home furnishings. This includes all styles, such as contemporary, farmhouse and industrial to name a few, as well as multiple product categories, such as upholstery, casegoods and casual furniture. Our coverage of this section ranges from simple product introductions to news briefs to features and analysis pieces. Check back for all the latest in furniture.

Theodore Alexander Opens Chicago Showroom

Theodore Alexander celebrated the opening of its new Chicago showroom, located on the third floor of 371 W. Ontario St. in Chicago’s River North Design District, on July 18, 2019. The grand opening…
Universal Furniture to start production in 2019 in Vietnam factory
Universal Furniture will start production in Vietnam factory in October 2019.

Samson Holding Purchases Majority Stake in Vietnam Factory for Universal Furniture

To support its Universal Furniture brand and enter a well-established Vietnam furniture manufacturing community while remaining a reliable, vertically integrated partner to retailers and interior…

Ethnicraft Bok Dining Chair

Ethnicraft’s Bok dining chair now comes in an upholstered version. A seat cushion now adds extra comfort and a new look to the chair. It is available in a natural oak frame with cognac leather or…

Nourison to Open Las Vegas Distribution Facility

Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison is opening a distribution facility in North Las Vegas. Nourison will occupy 121,000 square feet of the 376,264-square-foot Prologis I-15 Speedway…
Small Space Living
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…

Mia Sofa

The soft lines and curves of the Mia sofa from Koket offer a gentle yet mesmerizing radiance. Smooth upholstery fabric completely wraps the modest frame.

Cleveland Side Table

From Worlds Away, the Cleveland side table has a hammered base and a white marble top in silver leaf. 

Wayfair Employees Walk Out to Protest Sales to Immigrant Detention Centers

UPDATE 6.27.19: On Wednesday afternoon, hundreds of Wayfair employees and supporters took to Boston’s Copley Square in protest of the company’s reported $200,000 sale of bedroom furniture to a…

Calico Launches New Performance Fabrics Collection from Inside Out

Calico today announced it is launching a new collection of Inside Out performance fabrics. Created for the 70+ Calico stores, this collection of 51 indoor-outdoor fabrics—crafted by the studio…
NeoCon Chicago 2019 commercial design
NeoCon was held June 10-12, 2019 at The Mart in Chicago.

6 Commercial Design Trends from NeoCon Chicago 2019

Held June 10-12, 2019 at The Mart in Chicago, NeoCon is a much-anticipated event for the commercial design industry, where manufacturers showcase their newest products and designers can take…