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LightFair Innovation Awards 2022 Winners

“Our independent panel of judges from the IES and IALD reviewed each submission and selected a Category Winner for each of the 14 categories. Further, they continued to review the top 14 to select…

Las Vegas Market Taps Tastemakers for Instagram Takeover

Las Vegas Market offers a live exploration of top trending product at its Summer 2022 Market through six West Coast design and retail tastemakers who will share their finds in the Market Pros…

Century Furniture Celebrates 75 Years

Century Furniture, LLC, a leader in high-end, custom home furnishings, celebrates its 75th year anniversary this year.  Founded in 1947, by Harley F. Shuford, Sr. Century Furniture has strived to be…

Houzz Reveals 2022 Emerging Summer Trends

Continued Focus on the Outdoors   With over half of home renovations incorporating outdoor upgrades, according to the 2022 U.S. Houzz & Home Study, it’s no surprise that people continue to look…

OUTWARD TO BE LEAD SPONSOR OF UPCOMING WITHIT CONFERENCE

Outward, Inc., an independent Williams-Sonoma, Inc. company, is one of the lead sponsors for this year’s WithIt Professional Conference, which is scheduled to take place from June 22 to June 24 in…
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Ferguson will acquire Minka brands such as the new Robin Baron collection.

National Lighting Distributor to Acquire Minka Group

Nationwide lighting distributor Ferguson has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Minka Group, subject to regulatory approval, the company has announced. Minka will continue to operate…

Dallas Market Center Announces New Lighting Brands and Renewals for Lightovation

Dallas Market Center has announced that more than 40 companies totaling more than 150,000 square feet have recently leased new showrooms or renewed leases in advance of June 2022 trade events.  “Our…
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Rick Wiedemer will be honored with the H Award at the Goombay Bash.

Hinkley's Wiedemer to Be Honored with the Guiding Light Award

As the lighting industry’s largest charitable event prepares for its 20th anniversary edition on July 23, 2022, The H Foundation’s Goombay Bash in Chicago also plans to honor a lighting industry icon…

Moe’s Home Collection Names Karla Kochan as Vice President of People & Culture

Moe’s Home Collection has announced that Karla Kochan has been named their first Vice President of People & Culture. With over 16 years in People & Culture/Human Resources, Karla has proven…
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Michael Amini, CEO and Founder of AICO/Amini Innovation Corp

The AHF hall of fame foundation names five new members to the hall of fame

Five industry leaders will be inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame on Oct. 23 during the High Point Market. Joining the current 126 members of the Hall of Fame are Michael Amini,…
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