Pendulux adds Steven Yarbrough as creative director

Pendulux adds Steven Yarbrough as creative director
Home décor maker Pendulux has added industry veteran Steven Yarbrough as creative director and launched its first collection with him last month. Yarbrough brings close to three decades of experience to this new role, and most recently served as creative director for Studio A Home, part of the Global Views family of brands. Yarbrough said the decision to move onto this new venture with Pendulux sprang from wanting a new challenge and build the five-year-old brand up. “I saw in this opportunity to join Pendulux to use my years of experience as a designer and product developer. It’s not every day one gets the chance to be a part of building and expanding a company into a total home provider,” Yarbrough said. “Pendulux was already a little gem in the industry and had a solid message in their product which was rooted in history, I love history. I draw inspiration... Read More

New virtual Total Home Market goes live

New virtual Total Home Market goes live
Total Home Market, the recently announced virtual complement to disrupted physical markets, has formally launched and is now available for use at totalhomemarket.com. Developed by BridgeTower Media, the publisher of Home Accents Today, Furniture Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Home Textiles Today, Designers Today, Home Furnishings News and Casual Living, the new virtual marketplace brings together companies across a broad spectrum of home furnishings, gift and housewares business segments and offers manufacturers an opportunity to showcase their products and programs to a diverse buying audience. Total Home Market offers a new year-round, easily accessible, digital sourcing solution for manufacturers and suppliers that want to showcase new products, highlight key licenses or relationships and offer educational information to retailers and designers interested in their products. Users can view offerings by company or product category with 15 umbrella categories being featured at the launch. Additional categories and sub-categories will be added … Read More

Zuo’s Ruesga to talk product on Zoom broadcast

Zuo’s Ruesga to talk product on Zoom broadcast
Home furnishings designer and supplier Zuo is teaming up with DesignerInc.com for a Zoom conversation focused on the launch of its 300 piece spring collection. “We are doing everything possible to keep up with electronic tools and communications to facilitate our customers to explore the Zuo Line, providing digital content such as product videos, 3-D Files, CAD files and digital showrooms to help the design community to find the perfect piece for their next job,” said Luis Ruesga, Zuo founder and CEO. The broadcast will take place at 2 p.m. ET on June 10. Preregistration is requested at https://designerinc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEocuCtrTkiGtEW-O6oikpRqlGwUmjZZG1p. Home Accents Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more. … Read More

Sagebrook Home announces launch of new PPE resource

Sagebrook Home announces launch of new PPE resource
Home accessory, lighting and furniture manufacturer Sagebrook Home announced the creation and launch of Comfort & Care Health Co., a sister company that offers personal protective equipment resources. Marketing Director Serena Martin said the company built on its 35 years of importing and began sourcing PPE in February in order to provide those resources to the trade community and to support customers. “We offer wholesale PPE supplies in bulk to all our Sagebrook Home customers and to other resale businesses,” Martin said. “Whether our customers want to ship a small amount of PPE with their home decor orders or if a business is strictly looking for a wholesale resource for PPE, we offer drop ship or LTL shipments from our Los Angeles distribution center.” Products offered include facemasks, face shields, gloves, isolation gowns, safety glasses, touchless thermometers, hand sanitizers and more. As states begin reopening, Martin said helping customers feel... Read More

Furniture Today, sister publications unveil Total Home Market

Furniture Today, sister publications unveil Total Home Market
HIGH POINT – BridgeTower Media, the publisher of Furniture Today, Home Accents Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Home Textiles Today, Designers Today, Home Furnishings News and Casual Living is leveraging the power of the home furnishings and gift industries’ leading brands to launch Total Home Market, a new media platform to connect buyers and sellers disrupted by the recent wave of market cancellations. “At a time when the industry is confronting unprecedented challenges and is finding it more difficult than ever to connect in person, we felt it was critical to provide a platform that offers critical product and merchandising information and simple, user-friendly ways to connect buyers and sellers,” said Robin Martinez, Group Publisher. The industries’ leading B2B brands will bring their respective communities together into one comprehensive network to provide product, merchandising and trend information along with access to product suppliers across a broad spectrum of home furnishings,... Read More

Arteriors reopening Dallas Design District showroom

Arteriors reopening Dallas Design District showroom
Home furnishings, accessory and lighting producer Arteriors will reopen its Dallas Design District showroom on Monday, May 18. The showroom, the company’s largest and one that serves design professionals and consumers, had been closed since March 23 when Dallas County initiated restrictions on non-essential businesses on March 23. “The safety of our employees, our clients and our community remain paramount, so we have taken our time in evaluating and planning for the re-opening of our Dallas location continuing to be measured and cautious. We have set up thoughtful ways of welcoming and engaging with clients during their visits so that we remain hospitable, while at the same time using best practice COVID-19 preventative measures,” said Steve Davis, president and CEO of Arteriors. “Our brand ambassadors are excited to be safely back in the showroom surrounded by all new product and eager to reveal this year’s assortment to their visiting clients.”… Read More

DIY Painted Countertops and Reviews

DIY Painted Countertops and Reviews
Painted Countertops can easily change the look of a kitchen or bathroom counter on a budget. But, how well do they hold up? We’ve gathered research and are ready to share the painted countertops durability in multiple cases. After you’ve painted your countertops, consider adding a banquette bench to your kitchen and dining nook. Or add functionality with these IKEA kitchen hacks. And add a custom touch to your kitchen island. When it comes to DIY countertops, painting can be a great option. If your countertops are still structurally sound but just a dated or unpleasant color — a couple coats of paint and sealant can give you new countertops on a small budget! But, just like with concrete countertops, wood countertops, or even painted cabinetry — you want to make sure that you do your research and know what you’re getting into. So today … Read More

Surya releases 2020 catalog | Home Accents Today

Surya releases 2020 catalog | Home Accents Today
Notable expansions in the rug category, lighting and accent furniture get top billing in Surya Inc.’s newly released 2020 catalog. Now available online, the company opted to launch this season’s edition digitally as an eCatalog in advance of the printed version’s release as part of its COVID-19 strategy. “With most designers and buyers working remotely, our eCatalog is easy to browse online and to use alongside Surya.com to quickly hone in on the perfect product options for clients,” explained Satya Tiwari, president. The 912-page book showcases the company’s 1,000+ spring additions to its full scope of products – which are presented in inspirational lifestyle photography as well as close-up imagery that vividly relays each item’s pattern, color and textures more tangibly. “We’ve added a lot more close-up photography across the board to help highlight textural details and finishes,” Tiwari noted. Detailed information about construction, fiber content, designs and … Read More

HiEnd Accents celebrating 15th anniversary in 2020

HiEnd Accents celebrating 15th anniversary in 2020
Camille Buffalo Check bedding set from HiEnd Accents. HiEnd Accents, a producer of luxury top of bed and home accessories, is kicking off a yearlong celebration of its 15th anniversary at the January markets in Dallas and Las Vegas. The company began in 2005 as a small home textile manufacturer in Dallas. Its rustic designs quickly propelled HiEnd Accents to a leading position in the rustic bedding market. In 2012, with the success of our Lifestyle Rustic Collection, HiEnd Accents expanded into transitional and traditional beddings and accessories with the addition of its Landmark Home Collection. In 2013, HiEnd Accents launched its home décor line to respond to the growing demand of the market. “We feel very blessed and fortunate to see our company grow through the years. HiEnd Accents is committed to providing quality and inspired designs to our customers with a focus on creating products that enrich and... Read More