Product Designers

Get inspired by the latest in home furnishings products and the creative people behind the designs. 

Smith, Sampson, Workman, Bilhuber, Phoenix, Leung
Smith, Sampson, Workman, Bilhuber, Phoenix, Leung

Several New Designer Collections Set to Debut at Spring High Point Market

Product introductions at the spring High Point Market, April 22-26, are highly anticipated, especially with the collections ready to debut from some of the biggest names in the design industry. From…

IFDA Scholarship Competition Open

The Educational Foundation of IFDA, the International Furnishings and Design Assn., has announced that a total of $12,500 in scholarship funding will be awarded this year to seven selected attendees…
Vermont Modern's style drastically differs from the Hubbardton Forge aesthetic.
Vermont Modern's style drastically differs from the Hubbardton Forge aesthetic.

Designer Q&A: Vermont Modern

Last January, the Hubbardton Forge showroom toasted the launch of its new brand, Vermont Modern, at Lightovation. The new line brought color and sharp designs to the showroom with unique fixtures…
Hulton Pendant  with a round, open, metal cage surrounding a shaded light source from Crystorama
Brian Patrick Flynn Crystorama Hulton Pendant

Brian Patrick Flynn Hulton Pendant

Brian Patrick Flynn introduced his first lighting collection with Crystorama at the 2017 winter Lightovation show; Hulton was one of the standouts. With its strong sculptural qualities and bold…
The shower gets an update with U by Moen.
The shower gets an update with U by Moen.

Shower in Style: How U by Moen Is Taking Smart Technology to the Shower

It truly is the time to be alive when you can control your morning shower in between hitting the snooze button. This year, Moen launched the first Wi-Fi/cloud-based app driven digital shower system…

Capel Rugs and Anthony Baratta to Collaborate

Capel Rugs has forged a partnership with designer Anthony Baratta to develop a new line of rug designs that will be introduced at the October 2017 High Point Market. “I am thrilled and honored to be…
Trace sputnik swing arm lamp with Chrome accents and a Matte Black finish from Quoizel
Quoizel's Trace chandelier has adjustable arms, so how do you determine how high to hang it? Lighting Doctor Randall Whitehead has the answer.

Best Mounting Height for Swing-Arm Lamps

Getting the correct height for these bedside fixtures is crucial, says our expert. See what advice Lighting Doctor Randall Whitehead has to offer curious readers in this blog. Q.: Randall, what is…
Lenny pendant with a Natural Iron finish from Arteriors, which displays its UL listing
The Lenny pendant from Arteriors Home has a UL lighting listing for damp/covered outdoor spaces. Here's what that means.

UL Lighting Listings Explained

Randall Whitehead, IALD, explains the omnipresent UL designation and what it means for your product offering. Q.: Randall, what is a UL lighting listing, and why is a label from UL required on light…

Trisha Yearwood Partners with IMAX

Trisha Yearwood is partnering with IMAX Worldwide Home on four accessory collections. “We are very excited about our new relationship with Trisha Yearwood,” said Rex Yoakley, Vice President of Sales…

All American with Trisha Yearwood

Q: How did a country music star end up with major furniture and accessory collections? A: Good question! It all started with writing the first cookbook, which led to two more cookbooks and a TV show…