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GoodWeave Founder Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi

OSLO, Norway–Kailash Satyarthi, a decades-long activist for children’s rights and the founder of GoodWeave, has received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. He shares the award with 17-year-old Malala Yousafzay, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting the right for girls to be educated—and still continuesMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

Josie Natori to Launch Rug Line with Kalaty

Josie Natori

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.–Fashion designer Josie Natori has signed an agreement with Kalaty Rug Corp. to produce a licensed area rug line, which will debut in January at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and the Las Vegas Market. The initial launch will include around 20 designs in two collections, each which will showcase Natori’s high-fashion philosophyMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

Registration is Open for Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-Registration for the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, running from Sunday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register. Pre-registration ensures attendees will receive their badges in the mail before market. “Building on the momentum of the strongest market in our history, Winter Las Vegas Market brings even more resourcesMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

Surya Partners with DwellStudio on New Line of Rugs

Surya Dwell

CALHOUN, Ga.–The modern, graphic design house DwellStudio has teamed up with Surya to launch a licensed line of rugs at the upcoming High Point Market. The inaugural line will complement DwellStudio’s design aesthetic and feature clean, graphic lines and rich texture in a sophisticated color palette. They include: Ludlow and Thompson, two handknotted collections thatMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

55 Downing Street Launches Catalog

55 Downing Street

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–55 Downing Street—the home furnishings e-commerce site from Lamps Plus—has debuted its first catalog, allowing both existing and potential consumers a print version of its offerings. This catalog was the next step in the marketing plan for 55 Downing Street, Dennis Swanson, CEO, told HFN. “Though the catalog was designed to reach a broaderMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

High Point Market Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Fashion Panel

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Are the fashion and home decor industries colliding? That’s the subject of a panel discussion between fashion and home industry trendsetters at the upcoming High Point Market. Panelists will discuss the common threads that bind the fashion and furnishings worlds and look toward the future for both industries. The panel will include KellyMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

ART Card Program Adds Two High Point Vendors

art card

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Bliss Studio and Feizy Rugs have been added to the ART Card program from ART, the creative home furnishings network, for the upcoming High Point Market. A total of 21 vendors will now be offering special deals and services to participating retail members of ART. A new vendor for the program, Bliss Studio (SuitesMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Twenty-One Vendors to Offer ART Members Market Deals

art card

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Twenty-one vendor members of ART, the creative home furnishings network, are participating in the organization’s ART card program during the upcoming High Point Market. Member retailers are eligible for the market discounts and services below when they present their ART cards while placing an order during the show. Retail membership costs $250 a yearMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2014