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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Design Coaching Center Nancy Ganzekaufer
Join us for a discussion on Attracting and Selling to your Ideal Clients

Design Coaching Center: Attracting and Selling to Your Ideal Client

Don't miss our panel on attracting and selling to your ideal clients. 

January 26, 2:00 PM ET, zoom

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5 Consumer Retail Expectations for 2023

Here are some thoughts on what consumers will expect from retail this year from Hootsuite.

Erik Mueller
Erik Mueller has been named Chair of the ICFA.

Erik Mueller Named Chair of International Casual Furnishings Association

With his background, Erik Mueller brings a unique perspective to the ICFA Chairman role. 

Houzz: How Home Renovations Shape Up for 2023

According to a recent Houzz study, consumers aren’t planning on trading spaces as much in 2023.

fiVO Design furniture
fiVO Design won a Top Score on the Wood Furniture Score Card.

fiVO Awarded Top Sustainability Score

fiVO was one of 14 companies to earn a top score in the 2022 Wood Furniture Scorecard. 

Pearl collective findings and insights survey
The Pearl Collective (Gail Doby) has released its interior designer Findings & Insights Report.

The Pearl Collective Debuts Interior Design Findings & Insights Report

The Pearl Collective, along with Interior Talent, debuts its findings on interior design salary, fees and competing for talented employees. 

Finding the Success Formula: Design Coaching Center

In their own words, read how design coaching helped transform designer businesses.


Retail Guide: Holiday Spending

Holiday retail sales are predicted to grow by 6 to 8 percent this year.

Joe Johnston
Joe Johnston is the new Chair of the AHFA board.

Joe Johnston Named AHFA Chair

The American Home Furnishings Alliance has elected the Johnston Casuals Furniture CEO to chair its board in 2023.

Designhounds, KBIS
Designhounds returns to KBIS in 2023.

Designhounds Returns to KBIS in 2023

A team of 21 designer influencers will make up the Designhounds team at KBIS January 31-Feb. 2, 2023.

LSA Levar augmented reality
The LSA has partnered with LEVAR to introduce augmented reality ecommerce.

Lighting Showroom Association Launches Augmented Reality Program

The Lighting Showroom Association (LSA) has partnered with LEVAR to bring augmented reality and 3D technology to the residential lighting and fan industries. 

Mary Cook Associates Discusses The Role of Color in Interior Design

The white paper discussion stresses the importance of understanding the why behind a color choice and how it works with other design fundamentals. 

Houzz Adds New Bathroom Features to Houzz Pro 3D Floor Planner

Easy-to-use visualization tools help pros communicate project plans with current and prospective clients.


Is Buy Now, Pay Later For You?

BNPL began as an online pay-over-time option, which has surged since the pandemic.

Retail Guide: Create A Store Employees Love

What can you do to create a retail store that employees will love?

Miles Sherrill, ISFD photo of chair
Miles Sherrill took home the People's Choice photo winner for this image of the Cio Arm Chair by Brian Boggs.

ISFD Names Innovation + Design Photo Winner

Miles Sherrill took home the ISFD Innovation + Design People's Choice Award for his photograph of the Cio Arm Chair. 

Rimadesio, Daun Curry, Karolina Zmarlak
Fashion and Interior Design intersect on sustainability initiatives.

Fashion, Interior Design Connect on Sustainability Issues

Three forward-thinking designers came together to discuss the intersection between fashion and design at a brand meetup during Climate Week and Fashion Month.