The weather may be cold and wintery, but the introductions in the area rug category will be hot at the Atlanta International Area Rug Show. New products will exhibit every hue imaginable, and at every price point. The consumer has a lot to look forward to this year.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE
The new year kicked off in Atlanta last week—and the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market itself had plenty of celebrity buzz. Music icon Donny Osmond and his wife Debbie talked to HFN about purple socks, Weird Al Yankovic—and Donny Osmond’s new home collection. Having launched products with 11 manufacturing partners in Atlanta—from floor fans … More »
The lighting and home decor industry heads to Dallas this month for the first Dallas International Lighting Market and Dallas Total Home & Gift Market of 2014. Introductions showcase clean lines, a mix of materials—from wood to crystal to metal— and more use of such technology as LED. It’s all about making each item a … More »
Rug companies reflect on the year’s highlights By Andrea Lillo As 2013 comes to a close, it’s natural to reflect on what went well for the year—and what was a teachable moment. For the rug industry, companies felt more comfortable trying new things this year than they have in the past, as the economy slowly … More »
It’s time to celebrate the holidays, and what better way to do so than with home decor made in the U.S.? Consumers prefer to buy American-made products if possible, research has shown, so the momentum for this category continues to grow. Here are a few items that will help make merry this season.—by Andrea Lillo … More »
Ed Koch, the former three-term New York City mayor who died earlier this year, was known for many things, but perhaps not so much his furnishings. However, the chance to own something from his home will be up for sale next week, as Doyle New York will hold an auction that includes 46 lots from … More »
It’s all things High Point this month for the rug indus-try, which descends on North Carolina to view the newest looks during the last trade show of the year. Whether designs are sophisticated with a hint of shine, of bold, saturated hues with striking patterns or something in between, it’s all available at High Point … More »
TLC’s Randy Fenoli, star of “Say Yes to the Dress” and author of “It’s All About the Dress,” introduced Tervis’ new bridal collection during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.