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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

Barclay Butera to Debut Leftbank Art Line

Butera

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–Interior designer Barclay Butera will debut his new licensed art collection with Leftbank Art at the upcoming High Point Market, which starts on Saturday. Called Barclay Butera Private Collection by Leftbank Art, the eclectic collection is inspired by Butera’s worldwide travels and will include his original photography, abstracts influenced by the colors ofMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Wendover Art to Debut Lillian August Artwork at High Point

Lillian August

LARGO, Fla.–Wendover Art Group will debut a licensed collection by Lillian August at the High Point Fall Market, Oct. 18-23. “We are absolutely thrilled to debut Ms. August’s new collection,” said Richard D. Forsyth, CEO of Wendover Art Group. “Her pieces are exquisite. The collection spans a broad range of looks—traditional, transitional and modern—and includesMore »

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

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

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Programs

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The winter 2015 edition of NY Now will offer its exhibitors an expanded Market Readiness program featuring a series of nine free, pre-market on-demand webinars and free, at-market 15-minute business consultations.  The multi-part series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address booth display, tradeshow operations, marketing andMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Picture Source Names Marks Chief Visionary Officer

Julia Marks

SEATTLE-Picture Source named Julia Marks chief visionary officer, a new position within the company. Marks will set the company’s strategic and creative course, and oversee general operations. She originally joined Picture Source in 2003 as an art consultant specializing in hospitality sales. Her most recent work for the company included sales management, marketing, mentoring, productMore »

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