Furniture

‘The Good Wife’ Set Designer to Launch Imax Line

Beth Kushnick

TULSA, Okla.—Beth Kushnick, the set decorator and designer of such shows as CBS’s “The Good Wife,” has inked a licensing agreement with Imax Corp. Called the BAK Home collection, it will feature timeless and versatile home accessories, lighting and accent furniture and debut at next month’s markets. With BAK Home, Kushnick offers Imax customers aMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Jackson Furniture to Debut Vegas Showroom

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LAS VEGAS-Jackson Furniture Industries will debut a 15,254 square-foot showroom on the 8th floor of Building B (B-800) at Las Vegas Market next month. Founded in 1933, Jackson Furniture Industries’ portfolio includes sofas, recliners, sectionals, camouflage furniture, lift chairs, accent chairs, tables and rugs. “Looking at the steady progression of resources being added on aMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Carolyn Kinder to Receive WithIt Legacy Award

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HIGH POINT, N.C.—Carolyn Kinder, the designer and founder and CEO of Carolyn Kinder, will receive the Legacy Award from WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home furnishings industry, during the 2015 WOW Awards dinner and ceremony. The annual awards recognize business leaders nominated by their peers who have contributed to the success ofMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Carleton Varney to be Honored as Design Icon in Las Vegas

Carleton Varney

LAS VEGAS–Carleton Varney, one of America’s best-known interior designers, will be honored as the 2015 Design Icon during the Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 18-22. Varney is president of New York-based Dorothy Draper & Co. Inc., one of the oldest established interior design firms in the United States. His design philosophy stresses the use ofMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Hooker: Casegoods Bolsters Bottom Line

Hooker Furniture

MARTINSVILLE, Va.-Hooker Furniture posted a gain of 51.4 percent in its fiscal third-quarter net income, which totaled $3.2 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Nov. 2, reached $63.2 million, up 6.8 percent. The increase was fueled by higher average selling prices, which offset a relatively flat unit volume performance. Casegoods turned inMore »

Last updated: December 10, 2014

Temporary Exhibits Up at Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas Market announced that growth in temporary exhibits is expected to make its winter 2015 edition the largest market to date. Nearly 500 new and returning temporary exhibitors will participate in the upcoming Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 18- 22. “Las Vegas Market will present record numbers of temporary exhibitors at the WinterMore »

Last updated: December 8, 2014

Howard Elliott Signs Ivystone for Southeast Representation

Howard Elliott Collection

ADDISON, Ill.-The Howard Elliott Collection, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and importer of decorative mirrors, accessories and occasional furniture, has partnered with Ivystone to a sales representation agreement. Ivystone, a multiline sales representation group, will cover North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida and Georgia for Howard Elliott, effective immediately. Ivystone will also represent all ofMore »

Last updated: December 8, 2014

ICFF and Fiera Milano Team for HO.MI.

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NEW YORK-The International Contemporary Furniture Fair is combining with Fiera Milano to introduce HO.MI., a lifestyle exhibition featuring Italian designers and brands at this spring’s ICFF. More than 120 top Italian designers and brands who exhibit at the bi-annual HO.MI. Milano exhibition held at Fiera Milano in January and August will travel to New YorkMore »

Last updated: December 5, 2014