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Snubbed by Architectural Digest: The struggle of the American artisan

Gerald Olesker of ADG Lighting discusses a recent dispute with Architectural Digest’s cover story featuring the home of actress Sofia Vergara, which kicked off an industry-wide conversation over attribution. But the story spans beyond AD not giving proper attribution. The story is about what happens after: how it affects Main Street USA.

New research: impact of extreme weather conditions on interior design

American Society of Interior Designers Releases Collaborative
Design Research Brief with Chemical Insights Research Institute

Creative Accents announces new collaboration with artist, Parker Heath, at Spring High Point Market

Creative Accents capsule collection with PAR KER made will debut their newest collaboration at Thayer Coggin, starting on April 13-17, 2024.

Luxury brand Global Views announces new collaboration with celebrity designer, Jennifer Farrell going into April High Point Market

The Jennifer Farrell for Global Views licensed collection will feature a world of designs within 20 product categories.

Design Magic: Tamara Day shares styling techniques for homes, retail and TV

Tamara Day, host of Magnolia Network’s top hit show Bargain Mansions, knows how to mix furniture and accessories to create stunning rooms on showroom floors, in customers’ homes or on her Bargain Mansions TV show.

Howard Elliott unveils a new showroom, new collaborations, and events at High Point

Kicking off the market on Friday Howard Elliott invites press members from 1-3 pm to an exclusive press review for the Grand Opening / Howard Elliott x Robin Baron collaboration. Howard Elliott and Robin Baron have designed a line of Home Accents, called The Robin Baron Collection. Categories launching in April include Decorative Accessories, Accent Furniture, and Mirrors. 

Hooker Furnishings eliminates the position of President

MARTINSVILLE, VA – March 2024 – Hooker Furnishings has announced a new approach to merchandising…

Interior designers in Nebraska pass historic practice rights legislation

Nebraska has become the 29th state and 31st U.S. jurisdiction to institute reasonable regulation of the interior design profession. Legislative Bill 16 (LB 16) was passed by the Nebraska State Senate and signed into law by Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen on March 5, 2024.

Hooker Furnishings expands leadership team

Cameron Cook-Sellers has joined the company as vice president – brand marketing & communications. In this new role, she will oversee brand marketing, growth marketing and insights, partnerships and licensing, and global communications.  In her new role, she will report to Johne Albanese, Chief Marketing Officer.

Palecek opens High Point showroom in Hamilton Design District

PALECEK is moving to a new location in the prestigious Hamilton Design District encompassing the entire first floor of  the 200 N. Hamilton building. “This stunning location enables us to offer a whole new level of visual storytelling and a greatly enhanced shopping experience,” says PALECEK Chief Creative Officer Andrew T. Palecek.