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Hinkley Debuts Second Lighting Guide

Hinkley’s new lighting guide

CLEVELAND–At the American Lighting Association conference this month, Hinkley Lighting released its second lighting guide, “Lighting Made Simple, Volume 2,” which targets homeowners who want to add or update their lighting. In a magazine-like format, the guide includes articles such as “29 Designs to Make Your Space Shine,” and “Hot Property,” It also has contentMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Surya’s High Point Events Include Educational, Social Opportunities

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–During High Point Market next month, Surya will host a number of events at its Showplace showroom, #4100. They will include both educational events about such topics as global design trends and how innovative technologies are opening up new design possibilities, as well as social ones. In addition, market attendees who register at surya.com/market-registrationMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Kas Rugs Unveils its 2014 Look Book

Kas Rugs’ new Look Book

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has unveiled its latest catalog, reflecting new features as well as details on the Kas brand story and stories about licensed designers Bob Mackie and Donny Osmond. At 238 pages, the bound book is larger than its previous catalogs. It’s the company’s first fashion-forward look book and includes its newest product categories—pillowsMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

ELK’s Dimond Lighting and Lazy Susan to Merge

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–Two of ELK Group International’s brands—Dimond Lighting and Lazy Susan—will begin the transition into a single brand called Dimond Home. The move will combine the strengths of both companies to become a single-source provider of designer lighting, home decor and accent furniture, ELK said in a statement. Eventually, the two brands will have consolidatedMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Gala Shifts to Friday

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–This upcoming ARTS Awards, presented by ART and Dallas Market Center, will take place on Friday, Jan. 16, rather than the traditional Saturday date pattern. The awards take place each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. “We shifted the ARTS Awards toMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Company C to Support Breast Cancer Org

Company C

CONCORD, N.H.–During High Point Market, Company C will raise money for the Pretty In Pink Foundation (PIPF), a North Carolina-based breast cancer organization that offers uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients financial assistance. Company C will have a photo booth set up on the mezzanine level of the Suites at Market Square, and attendees areMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Curtis Joins Oggi USA; Murphy to Retire

Oggi Returns to Dallas Market Center

ANAHEIM, Calif.–Housewares company Oggi Corp. has appointed Stephen Curtis as national sales manager, where on Jan. 1, 2015, he will assume the duties and responsibilities of Richard Murphy, director of sales and marketing, who is retiring at the end of the year. Curtis has an extensive background in the home, housewares and tabletop industries, andMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

ART Tabs Andrulis as President; Lowack Steps Down

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, has appointed Susan Andrulis of Imax as its new president and Kellee Hollenback Hammond with Littman Brands and Sonneman – A Way of Light as the executive vice president of ART’s board of directors. The previous president of ART, Mindy Lowack of the Dallas MarketMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2014