Furniture

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 21, 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

Next Gen Lunch Planned for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is hosting a Lunch with Leaders event, Sunday, Oct. 19, at the High Point Market for Next Gen NOW members and industry leaders and influencers. Next Gen NOW members will have the opportunity to share a one-on-one working lunch with seasoned professionals in select showrooms during whichMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Twin-Star International Purchases Bell’O International Corporation

Twin-Star International

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.-Twin-Star International has completed the purchase of Bell’O International Corporation, maker of audio-visual furniture and accessories. Included in the purchase is the Bell’O Digital brand, which produces consumer electronic accessories such as digital headphones, AV cables, TV mounting brackets and power surge protection devices. Under a licensed agreement with mattress powerhouse, Serta, Bell’OMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Vietnamese Manufacturers to Show at High Point Market

Vietrade

HO CHI MINH CITY–Vietrade, the international trade development arm of the Vietnamese Government, has selected 11 manufacturers to exhibit at the upcoming High Point Market at the Pavilions on Main in the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC), in spaces M328 and M336-339. High Point Market takes place Oct. 18-23. The showcase is intended to reachMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014