Retail

When consumers are getting less for their money, give them more

With prices rising the past couple of years across virtually every category of goods and services, consumers are tired of paying more and more for the same thing — or, in the case of shrinkflation, paying the same amount for less product.

That makes receiving a small, unexpected gift from a company especially delightful right now.

Shades of Light partners with Chris Loves Julia to create exclusive line of premium lighting designs

Shades of Light partners with Chris Loves Julia to create exclusive line of premium lighting designs

Shades of Light partners with Chris Loves Julia to create exclusive line of premium lighting designs.

Milton & King collaborates with Bespoke Letterpress on wallpaper collection

Drawing inspiration from art, nature, and fashion. Milton & King’s competitive edge lies in the brand’s combination of high-quality luxury wallpaper designs, sustainability, and customer support.

woman lounging wrapped in bright collage wallpaper

‘The Office’ Star Melora Hardin launches collage-style wallpaper line ‘Storyboards by Melora Hardin’

You likely know Melora Hardin as Jan Levinson on “The Office,” or Jacquline Carlyle on “The Bold Type,” but there is another facet to her creativity the world should know more about: Hardin is a collage artist, and now; wallpaper and product designer. Melora sat down with DNN Editor in Chief, Courtney Porter to discuss the inspiration for her new wallpaper collection, ‘Storyboards.’ They discuss her creative process, her partnership with Canadian mural-and-fine-art printer, NumérArt, and plans for an expanded home decor line.

How Multi-Line Showrooms and Retailers Shop High Point Market

Multi-line showrooms and design brick and mortar stores are an interesting conduit between the manufacturers whose products they sell and the people who make them look good: interior designers. Showroom and store buyers have a discerning approach to market. So how do manufacturers capture the attention of these very important buyers at market? We caught up with showrooms and stores across the country to understand their priorities when they shop at market.

Italian modern furniture in Milan showroom

Exeta showcases excellence at Milan Design Week

With a long-standing reputation for creating unique and innovative outdoor living solutions, Exteta’s new collection with designs by Paola Navone and Massimo Castagna ignited the interest of thousands of international attendees at Milan Design Week, fulfilling their search for innovative outdoor living solutions that combine style and functionality.

Exclusive research: Consumers search for stores that satisfy

Consumers continue to prefer brick-and-mortar stores when shopping for some types of furniture, but they…

Retailers face the rising costs of product returns

In my role as a consumer, I was a big fan of shopping online well…

Ariel view of the Santa Monica Barker Hanger during The Other Art fair for Saatchi art

Saatchi’s ‘The Other Art Fair’ is inclusive, tech-inspired and psychedelic

There was much to glean about where commercial art is trending last week at Saatchi Art’s Los Angeles fair. The mission of “The Other Art Fair” is to support emerging artists and make contemporary art accessible to a wider audience (See: Younger millennials and Gen Z). Fair entry was $25/day and end caps between rows of artist’s booths featured curated selections of works under $500. The fair leans heavily into its ‘otherness’ and prides itself on rebelling against the mainstream.