The early bird gets the Airbnb: Top 5 Salone rentals

industry insider | July 24, 2017
International design fair Salone del Mobile doesn't officially kick off for another 267 days (not that we're counting down...). But reps from the design show say that one of the biggest hurdles for would-be attendees is the cost-prohibitive nature of travel, both air and accommodations alike. Ou... By Katy Olson

Designer Camp returns to West Hollywood

industry insider | July 13, 2017
Interiors-loving teens are invited to attend Interior Design Camp, part of West Hollywood Design District's Designer Camp in partnership with Varola Gallery at the Pacific Design Center, which will explore furniture design, home staging, styling and textile design, among other topics, over July ... By STAFF

Mies van der Rohe restoration will showcase architect's lesser-known work

industry insider | July 13, 2017
It’s been referred to as the “other” Mies van der Rohe home near Chicago, getting lost in the shadow of the iconic Farnsworth House. But recently announced plans to restore the Elmhurt-based McCormick House may balance the scale for Mies’s lesser-known, prefab work. “There’s so much written a... By Melissa Studach

Parachute debuts gender-neutral baby collection

industry insider | July 13, 2017
The Venice, California-based home goods company is expanding with a baby branch, offering a neutral-toned collection that's been designed to match the brand's core pieces. The debut includes percale and linen crib sheets, a quilt and sham, a swaddle blanket, a cashmere blanket and a toddler pill... By Katy Olson

Target to launch new modern home brand

industry insider | July 13, 2017
Over a dozen new brands are launching at Target over the next two years, replacing others in the process. Frontrunners include decor brand Project 62, which the retailer calls "a thoughtfully designed modern home brand featuring approachable pieces for everyday life," as well as three new appare... By STAFF

Young architects tackle U.S.-Mexican border wall, other issues in exhibit

industry insider | July 12, 2017
Twenty-five young architecture firms take on topics as diverse as the income gap, immigration, technology and globalization in an exhibit opening this week at the Center for Architecture. The exhibit, 5x5 Participatory Provocations, spotlights models from each participating firm in an effort to ... By STAFF

Global influences, sustainability and wellness focus of latest CIDA report

industry insider | July 11, 2017
Earlier this year, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Board of Directors gathered to discuss the results of a study commissioned the prior year. The resulting Summit Report tackles topics and trends near and dear to the design industry, notably: "big picture trends," interior d... By STAFF

Luxury kitchen salvage nonprofit celebrates anniversary

industry insider | July 11, 2017
Call it Dumpster salvation: Renovation Angel grew out of a veritable pile of rubble that president-cofounder Steve Feldman encountered back in 2001. Today, the company is the top recycler of luxury pre-owned kitchens and showrooms displays, with partners including Walker Zanger and Sub Zero and ... By Katy B. Olson

How to grow: Surya president Satya Tiwari on expansion and innovation

industry insider | July 10, 2017
Surya president Satya Tiwari, whose father Surya Tiwari founded the company in northern India in 1976, began with a limited inventory and a limited staff. Under his leadership, the now-multinational brand has expanded with showrooms in locations as diverse as Atlanta, Dallas, High Point, Mexico ... By STAFF

Valspar releases region-specific paints

industry insider | July 10, 2017
A data-driven approach to paint design has yielded a collection of three new Valspar Reserve exterior paints: Extreme Weather Paint + Primer with SunStopper Technology; Extreme Weather Paint + Primer with RainRelief Technology; and Extreme Weather Paint + Primer with SeasonFlex Technology. The S... By STAFF
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