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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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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. 

 

 

Design Coaching Center: Attraction & Marketing

What are the keys to attracting and retaining your ideal clients?

Each piece from Gat Creek is hand-made in America from solid wood, and personally signed by the person who builds it.
Each piece from Gat Creek is hand-made in America from solid wood, and personally signed by the person who builds it.

Style Board: Sustainable Furnishings, The Way of the Future

As the world continues to go more “green,” eco-friendly is the way of the future.

Pearl Collective Interior Designer Survey
Pearl Collective, formerly Gail Doby Coaching, shares results of their latest interior designer survey.

Pearl Collective Shares Results of 2022 Interior Designer Survey

Pearl Collective, formerly Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting, has released the results of a survey which includes such information as salaries, fees and competing for talent.

IDS Incorporates Smart Home Tech in National Headquarters, Member Lounge

Features include automated window coverings, sound control and conference videoing capabilities.


 

Nominations Open for 2023 ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award

The recipient must be a member of the American Lighting Association (ALA), nominated by an ALA member, and voted upon by the WIL Committee.


 

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Leadership Institute
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Leadership Institute Class of 2022.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Opens Nominations for 2023 Home Furnishings Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute will take place in February 2023 at High Point University.

Picking the Best Retail Location for Your Business

Opening a new retail store is exciting. But before the buzz of choosing the decor and inviting customers comes, one question critical to your new store’s success: Where will it be located?

Offices of the Future: Creating Spaces Across Work Styles

With competition for talent high, 61 percent of companies are investing in the design of the office.

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