Dallas Market Preview 2014

2014 Dallas Market Residential Lighting Preview

The most recent International Lighting Market in Dallas offered plenty of fresh new designs, many of which are ready to be shipped within the first quarter of the year.     Lite Source: Part of the Museum collection, this 31.5”-high contemporary table lamp is enhanced by a hand- finished bronze patina sculpture on substantial pedestal […]

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IMAX Celebrates 30 Years Of Success At Market

Tulsa, Ok.-based IMAX Worldwide Home is celebrating its 30th anniversary during the winter markets. The company – which has permanent showrooms in Dallas, Atlanta, High Point, and Las Vegas – is marking its three decades of success in the home furnishings and accessories industry with champagne toasts and parties in its market showrooms. Founded in […]

Furniture Your Way and Santangelo Lighting Join Forces in Dallas

Furniture Your Way & Santangelo Lighting Join Forces in Dallas

Furniture Your Way & Santangelo Lighting Join Forces in Dallas: Furniture Your Way, Inc. and Santangelo Lighting are partnering to expand their showroom presence on the 10th floor of the World Trade Center at the Dallas Market Center (10-10080 & 10-10027) during the upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 15-21, which includes the International […]

Dallas Market Center Continues Support of Dwell With Dignity

Dallas Market Center Continues Support of Dwell With Dignity

Dallas Market Center Continues Support of Dwell With Dignity: The Dallas Market Center has announced its corporate sponsorship of Dwell with Dignity to offer continued support of its effort to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design. Throughout the year, Dallas Market Center will make monetary and in-kind contributions to support Dwell’s mission. “We’re proud […]

ARTS Awards to Celebrate Original Founders

25th Annual ARTS Awards To Honor Founders of ART

The Dallas Market Center has announced that the original founders of ART, the creative home furnishings network, will receive the Academy of Achievement award at the 25th annual International ARTS Awards. The founders include Gil Bailie, Eric Bauer, Ralph Chancey, Henry Goldman, and Harvey Hollingsworth. “To commemorate 25 years of the awards program and 28 […]

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It’s Nomination Time for the ARTS Awards

The Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (the creative home furnishings network) have announced the call for nominations for the 25th annual ARTS Awards. Anyone in the home accents or home furnishings industries can nominate their peers for these prestigious awards online at www.dallasmarketcenter.com/artsawards. The ARTS Awards are presented each January during the […]

Dallas Market Center Announces Winners of The Next Big Give

Dallas Market Center Announces Winners of The Next Big Give

The winners of the Next Big Give 2013 – the National Search for Retailers Giving Back – were also announced at the end of the June Market. The winners are: Leon & Lulu – a furniture, gifts, and accessories store in Michigan run by Mary Liz Curtin – and Journeys of Life in Pittsburgh, Pa., […]

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Lighting One In Full Force At June Dallas Market

Lighting One members are in “full force” again this week at the Dallas Lighting Market, with 39 member companies in attendance, making this summer market the most-attended by their group in several years. The group was welcomed for some pre-market meetings and special receptions by top manufacturers who continue to support and help fuel Lighting […]

10 Facts about the Dallas Market Center

10 Facts You Did Not Know About The Dallas Market Center

 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Dallas Market Whether you’re a market newbie or a multi-decade industry veteran, we bet there are a few things you don’t know about the Dallas Market Center (DMC)  — some of which are new features that debuted at the successful International Lighting Market and Total Home & Gift […]

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Breaking Bad Behavior: A letter From the Editor

I was disappointed to hear about some very bad behavior going on among manufacturers during the January Dallas Market. Specifically, I heard complaints that several companies – I wish there were only one culprit – sent a few members of their staff stampeding into competitors’ showrooms to photograph (and in one case, videotape) the new products that their competition had on display. Now, never mind the […]