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Generation Brands Hires Mark Gorog as New Head of Customer Service

Mark Gorog

SKOKIE, Ill.—Generation Brands, the parent company of Feiss-Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, has appointed Mark Gorog as the new director of customer service. Most recently, Gorog was director of customer service for Protective Life Corporation, where he directed all customer service support functions and led the design and implementation ofMore »

Last updated: December 18, 2014

StyleCraft to Launch Harp & Finial at Las Vegas Market

A preppy look from the new Harp & Finial brand

SOUTHHAVEN, Miss.–StyleCraft Home Collection has teamed up with retail veterans Jay and Christine Howard to create a new fashion-forward brand called Harp & Finial, which will launch at next month’s Las Vegas Market. The brand will also have its own 2,800-square-foot showroom, A-348. Harp & Finial’s line will be divided among five fashion-forward looks—tailored, modern,More »

Last updated: December 17, 2014

Hinkley to Unveil 350 Designs, Largest Catalog

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CLEVELAND—At next month’s Dallas International Lighting Market, Hinkley Lighting will unveil more than 350 lighting designs, along with its largest and most innovative catalog in the company’s 93-year history. The 2015-2016 catalog is 764 pages; the 2013-2014 catalog was 620 pages. The company will also host its annual Hinkley Rocks cocktail party on Friday, Jan.More »

Last updated: December 18, 2014

Abbyson Living to Expand at Las Vegas Market

Abbyson Living

LOS ANGELES–Abbyson Living said it will introduce 25 outdoor designs, 30 Monica Pedersen designs, 100 lamps and accessories, and 75 living room sets, accent chairs and upholstery leathers in fresh colors at Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Jan. 18-22. The company added that it is currently recruiting for customer service, marketing and account management positions.More »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

‘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

Carolyn Kinder to Receive WithIt Legacy Award

WithIt 2013 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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

Home and Garden Trading Company a ‘Rising Star’

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DALLAS–An emerging resource for home furnishings and interior design, Home and Garden Trading Company of McKinney, Texas, will receive the Rising Star Award at the 26th annual ARTS Awards next month. The Rising Star Award recognizes innovation and modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years,More »

Last updated: December 12, 2014