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Blog: Report from High Point Market

Jaipur rug, from Traditions Made Modern line

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Amid a positive buzz here at High Point Market, companies debuted collections and looks, including a slew of licensed lines with well-known designers and companies. Bob Timberlake was on hand to launch his lighting line with Wildwood Lamps, which he said was only the beginning. One ceramic item incorporated the Chinese design forMore »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

DwellStudio to Relaunch Furniture Line

DwellStudio

HIGH POINT, N.C.–DwellStudio announced at High Point Market that it will relaunch its furniture collection, shifting its partnership with Precedent to four other companies, whose names will be announced in the next few months. Backed by its owner, online retailer Wayfair, DwellStudio will be able to offer a more affordable line—in some cases, 40-50 percentMore »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

Surya Starts Manufacturing in the U.S.

Surya

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The launch of Surya’s handtufted custom rug program at market signals the beginning of its manufacturing within the U.S., a goal that is important to the company. Its Calhoun, Ga., facility already has four tufting machines, purchased from Shaw, and eventually, “we would like that to be 20,” Satya Tiwari, president, Surya, toldMore »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

Magnussen to Expand High Point Showroom

Magnussen

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Furniture company Magnussen will expand its showroom space in the IHFC building’s Main Wing here, occupying the entire eighth floor and the majority of the ninth floor. The Ontario, Canada-based company, formerly on the 10th floor in IHFC, is taking over space formerly occupied by Thomasville and Drexel Heritage. The new, approximately 60,000More »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

High Point Market Opens Today

High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The fall edition of High Point Market opens today. A bevy of introductions in furniture, lighting, rugs and other furnishings will be unveiled to the industry over the next few days. For a look at furniture, lighting and home decor introductions click here; for new rug designs, click here. Other product trends andMore »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

Ruth Clark to Receive IFDA Luminary Award

Ruth Clark

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The Carolinas Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) will present its 2014 Luminary Award to Ruth Clark, a pioneering visionary in upholstered furniture design. The award, given annually to a home furnishings industry icon whose innovative work has significantly furthered or promoted the home or decor industries, will be presentedMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–ELK Group Intl. has made another acquisition, purchasing furniture, lighting and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The move will strengthen ELK’s accent furniture category, the company said. Based in Springfield, Mo., GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings, and emphasizes quality through handcarving, custom finishes and utilization of solid wood construction. GuildMaster also has aMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Brown Jordan Appoints Tortorici to Executive Vice President

Vincent A. Tortorici

St. AUGUSTINE, Fla.–Brown Jordan International has promoted Vincent A. Tortorici to executive vice president. Tortorici also will continue his role as chief financial officer, which he has held with the company and its predecessors since March 1988. He has previously held positions as vice president and treasurer of the company, its predecessors and subsidiaries. “ForMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014