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Remodeler confidence is high, says Houzz study

news | April 21, 2017
The Q1 2017 Houzz Renovation Barometer reports “widespread” quarter-over-quarter confidence in the home renovation market for all industry sectors, including architects, designers, general contractors/remodelers, design-build firms, building/renovation specialty firms and outdoor specialty firms...

NC governor to make High Point appearances

news | April 21, 2017
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is set to stop by High Point Market today, for a two-part tour that begins at 3 p.m. He is scheduled to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration of the newly built Christopher Guy showroom, where he will deliver remarks and participate in a tour ...

Innovative furniture/design collective debuts at High Point

news | April 20, 2017
More than 25 new and anchor exhibitors at 1014 Mill Avenue are joining together as Mill Village Collective for High Point Spring Market, starting this weekend. The collective, organized by Tim Branscome, principal of Branscome International Group, who owns the former textile mill locale with Cis...

‘60 Minutes’ sits down with Peter Marino

news | April 20, 2017
A recent 60 Minutes STORY explored the life and work of Peter Marino, the iconic architect and designer whose New York firm employs some 150 designers and architects working on 50 to 100 projects each year, and who is known across the fashion, art and design worlds for his signature leather look...

Sir David Adjaye designs new speaker

news | April 18, 2017
The MOMA DESIGN STORE is the exclusive launch partner for the newest speaker from premium audio company Master & Dynamic, designed by iconic architect Sir David Adjaye.  The MA770, designed by Sir David Adjaye for Master & Dynamic, is available at the MoMA Design Store. The MA770...

Stars of Design feted in L.A.

news | April 18, 2017
Created by the PDC in 1994 to honor top California talents across interior design, architecture, landscape design, art, photography and graphic design, the annual Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise Awards also served as the culmination of WESTWEEK 2017, honoring top names like interior design...

Instagramming Salone del Mobile: A recap

news | April 13, 2017
Salone del Mobile kicked off the spring season earlier this month, bringing with it a bevy of product launches from some of the industry’s top names. Below, EAL takes a glance back at the most notable moments of the show, captured by attendees on Instagram. Swipe through and catch a glimpse of w...

New street-art-focused gallery debuts in NYC

news | April 13, 2017
An entire floor of the 4 World Trade Center building, soon to be home to Spotify’s New York headquarters, has been reimagined into a street-art gallery. The space hosts different sections: a fine-art-driven area, which faces east; a fantasy/comic-style area facing west; and text-based art facing...

Cosentino to open its new HQ in Florida

news | April 12, 2017
This summer, Cosentino North America will relocate its Houston headquarters to a new location in Coral Gables, Florida. The Spanish surfaces company currently runs 42 Cosentino Centers, including 36 located in the United States and four in Canada, as well as three Cosentino City showrooms and tw...

Amazon considers opening brick-and-mortar furniture stores

news | April 11, 2017
Amazon may be branching out into brick-and-mortar furniture store territory. A recent New York Times article reported that the e-tailer is “slowly building a fleet of physical stores” around the world.  Amazon hasn't confirmed its brick-and-mortar furniture store aspirations.  Amazon’s w...

Ones to Watch encourages diversity in the field

news | April 11, 2017
The American Society of Interior Designers has introduced a new program, ASID Ones to Watch, which aims to develop opportunities for rising leaders in interior design and increase diversity in the field. The program accepts participants in four categories: Design Excellence, Education Leadership...

Designers’ Guide to High Point debuts online

news | April 10, 2017
Bunny Williams. Celerie Kemble. David Phoenix. Steve Leung. They’re ready for High Point. Are you? The spring iteration of the seminal market returns April 22 to 26, and EAL is back with its Designers’ Guide to High Point Market, packed with news about the notable names and events and the latest...

Housing Works to honor Tamron Hall and John Demsey

news | April 7, 2017
Housing Works will fete award-winning journalist Tamron Hall and John Demsey, executive group president of The Estée Lauder Companies, at its upcoming Groundbreaker Awards Dinner. The nonprofit, which provides supportive services and stable housing to the homeless and individuals living with and...

Inside the pages of DESIGN, ASID NY Metro’s newly relaunched magazine

news | April 5, 2017
The ASID New York Metro chapter will soon release the third issue of its recently relaunched magazine, DESIGN. Founded in 2005, the original publication didn’t quite capture a design-centric aesthetic and it was relaunched this past November. “Starting last year when I became very involved wi...

Stark merges showroom, forms new brand with Decorative Carpets

news | April 5, 2017
STARK and Decorative Carpets are merging their Los Angeles showrooms, offering the area’s design trade improved product selection and a new brand: Decorative Carpets by STARK. The companies also plan to offer California-specific collections.    Chad Stark; George Sugarman “I’m thrilled to...

Donghia to launch latest line in Milan

news | April 3, 2017
Donghia is debuting 12 new pieces of furniture and lighting, each one inspired by the process of alchemy, at Salone del Mobile this week.  Dee Chair and Ottoman The pieces in the new Alchemy collection include the Beaker End Table, composed of quartered walnut and blown glass; the Lute C...

Passeggiata: An Airbnb debuts during Salone

news | April 3, 2017
Curated by Martina Mondadori Sartogo, “Passeggiata” is an interactive exhibit and installation at the private home Casa degli Atellani, running April 4 to 7 during Salone del Mobile. Built in the 15th century, it once served as the residence of Leonardo da Vinci, who lived there while painting T...

Architect Hugh Hardy dies at age 84

news | March 31, 2017
Renowned New York City architect Hugh Hardy passed away on March 17. He was known for his impact on the city and its landmarks, with projects including the Eero Saarinen–designed Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, as well as restorations and renovations of the New Victory and New Amsterd...

Robert Allen and Duralee merge

news | March 31, 2017
Robert Allen Group and Duralee Fabrics have merged to form the Robert Allen Duralee Group (The RADGroup). The Robert Allen Group had been owned by investment firm Altamont Capital Partners before the merge; the firm will continue as a financial partner in The RADGroup.  Lee Silberman  Lo...

UK flooring start-up Atrafloor creates custom-printed flooring

news | March 30, 2017
Atrafloor, a newly formed start-up founded in 2016 by U.K.-based wallcovering company Milexa, is producing custom-designed vinyl flooring for designer and consumer clients worldwide.   Slant Grey; White Knit Texture  “We want to change the way people see flooring by bringing high quality,...

‘The Interior and the Carpet’ exhibit debuts at the PDC

news | March 27, 2017
A new exhibit at the Pacific Design Center, “The Interior and the Carpet,” features the work of artists Alan Belcher, Walter Dahn, Jiří Georg Dokoupil, Liam Gillick, Emilia and Ilya Kabakov, Joseph Kosuth, Ken Lum, Jonathan Monk, Peter Nagy, Emilio Prini, Julião Sarmento, Rob Scholte, Rosemarie ...

Behind the brand: Cheminne Taylor-Smith launches boutique consulting firm

news | March 27, 2017
Cheminne Taylor-Smith has started her own boutique consulting firm, Cheminne.com, bringing prior experience that includes roles at High Point Market, where she launched Style Spotters, in addition to roles at Tobi Fairley & Associates, Elle Decor, Metropolitan Home, Condé Nast and Reed Busin...

A glimpse at French legacy brand Maison Thevenon

news | March 23, 2017
In business for more than a hundred years, French fabric house Maison Thevenon has innovated its specialties with the times, from lace to sheets to hand-painted fabrics, and beyond. Olivier Gautschoux, the brand’s head of exports, discusses with EAL the legacy and the future of his firm.   F...

Dallas Market’s new Interior Home + Design Center announces opening dates

news | March 23, 2017
Dallas Market Center has announced the construction schedule for its new 220,000-square-foot marketplace. After the first phase of construction, the Interior Home + Design Center will open its doors to designers and retailers during June’s Total Home & Gift Market. Phase one will focus on sh...

Huniford Design Studio will design Collective Design Fair’s VIP Lounge

news | March 22, 2017
James “Ford” Huniford’s firm will design the VIP lounge for this year’s Collective Design Fair, to be held May 3 to 7 at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Huniford Design Studio will unveil its most recent luxury furnishings collection, a 30-piece line that was originally introduced in 2013 and now includes...

Badgley Mischka launches home collection

news | March 20, 2017
Mark Badgley and James Mischka have launched Badgley Mischka Home, spanning dining, living, and bedroom collections as well as accent furniture, case goods, upholstered items, decorative accessories, and candles, with prices ranging from $100 to $10,000. Badgley Mischka accent chair from th...

Ira Glazer acquires Avery Boardman and Carlyle

news | March 17, 2017
Ira Glazer, president and CEO of newly formed holding company Design Furniture Holdings, has acquired the assets of furniture brands Avery Boardman and Carlyle Custom Convertibles. Earlier this year, Glazer purchased Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman, which will soon be rebranded as Ferrell Mittman...

Five organizations team up on green initiative in the furnishings industry

news | March 15, 2017
“What’s it made of?” That’s what industry organizations including the Sustainable Furnishings Council, the American Sustainable Business Council, the Center for Environmental Health, the Healthy Materials Lab at Parsons School of Design, and GCI General Contractors are asking. The organizations ...

​Benjamin Moore launches leather-like paint collection

news | March 14, 2017
A new line of dimensional paint, available in 75 newly developed colors, Century by Benjamin Moore is pre-mixed and available in what the brand calls “the first-of-its-kind soft-touch matte finish, offering a tactile experience similar to that of a soft leather glove.” The tactile Century p...
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