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Two’s Company to Lend Breast Cancer Awareness Support

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ELMSFORD, N.Y.–Two’s Company will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October with its Pretty in Pink campaign. Two’s Company will donate 50 percent of proceeds from the Pretty in Pink collection sales to the National Breast Cancer Coalition in support of the coalition’s plan of action to end breast cancer by Jan. 1, 2020. PrettyMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Wedgwood Creates Exclusive Hotel Tea Ware

Wedgwood Langham Rose tea ware

LONDON–Wedgwood and The Langham Hotels have partnered to create an afternoon tea at The Langham that serves Wedgwood specialty teas in Wedgwood’s Langham Rose tea ware. The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood was first introduced at The Langham, Hong Kong last week and will be followed by the rest of The Langham hotels worldwide. WedgwoodMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Museum Weekend is for the Birds

Anna’s Hummingbird

TACOMA, Wash.–Those who love artist Oiva Toikka’s glass birds by iittala are flocking to the Tacoma Museum of Glass in Washington State later this week for a special Bird Lover’s exhibit and bird-making demonstrations by iittala master glassblowers. Toikka’s career with iittala spans 40 years, and in that time he has designed more than 400More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Julie Dasher Rugs to Exhibit at High Point

Runner designs from Julie Dasher

MINNEAPOLIS–Julie Dasher Rugs will open its first showroom at High Point Market next month, where it will show in space M-1040 in the Suites at Market Square. While the company has a showroom at International Market Square here, it wanted to come to High Point Market because “I think it is a premiere venue forMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Grand to Receive HFPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Mark Grand

NEW YORK-Mark Grand, president of Peking Handicraft, will receive the Carl Goldstein Lifetime Achievement Award from the Home Fashion Products Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 13. The award, named for the late vice chairman of S. Lichtenberg & Co., recognizes Grand’s commitment and dedication to the HFPA, its board of directors and theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Wildwood Lamps to Debut Line with Bob Timberlake

Timberlake’s Salem lamp

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.–Renowned artist and furniture designer Bob Timberlake will debut his inaugural lighting line with Wildwood Lamps at High Point Market next month. The 14-piece collection consists of table lamps in rich, earthy finishes and organic silhouettes in such materials as wood, ceramic and rattan. Timberlake, who is known for his realist paintings ofMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014

Amer to Showcase 70 Plus Designs

From Amer’s Kimaya collection

ATLANTA–At High Point Market next month, Amer Rugs will highlight more than 70 new designs and 10 new collections, as well as offer daily prize giveaways and lunch. The company shows in Showplace, suite #3415. Among Amer’s introductions are silverwashed styles, as well as ones that feature heavy abrash and textured solids. Collections include Kimaya,More »

Last updated: September 29, 2014