Product introductions

Victoria McKenney on what it really takes to bring a designer furniture collection to market

Award-winning interior designer Victoria McKenney of Enviable Designs gets candid about the challenges and rewards of creating her debut furniture collection. Get her tips on working with manufacturers, identifying market gaps, managing costs without sacrificing quality, and the emerging trends she’s most excited about.

Sarah Merenda’s wallpaper obsession

As a former wallpaper installer who designs and prints her own wallcoverings, Sarah Merenda knows her medium like few others. And now she’s moving her designs into textiles, too.

Gantri Debuts innovative, plant-based pendant lights at ICFF during NYCxDesign

Gantri, a leader in designer-led lighting and digital manufacturing, is thrilled to announce the launch of its first collection of pendant lights, debuting at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) as part of NYCxDesign from May 19-21, 2024.

CarbonShack embraces Art Nouveau and the Arts & Crafts movement, delivering nature-centric, biophilic design to interiors

The embrace of nature, and consciousness of our impacts on it, are now an accepted part of the design discussion–whether discussing processes or final materials. But above all, nature is a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration, which those of the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts movements understood. CarbonShack, led by founder Stephen Pallrand, has been working and thinking through this lens for years.

Universal Furniture unveils Griffith Park and Avaline Collections

Universal Furniture will introduce two exquisite new furniture collections during April Furniture Market: Griffith Park and Avaline. The collections exemplify Universal Furniture’s continued commitment to craftsmanship, timeless design, and unparalleled comfort with the design versatility that customers have come to expect from the company.

Stylecraft announces new collaboration with artist and designer Norman Wyatt Jr.

Norman’s Lifestyle Collection is the perfect aesthetic blend with a sense of refined artistry that is all his own.

Noz Nozawa debuts lighting collection with Corbett, inspired by her passion for jewelry design

Merging Noz’s illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what’s possible when these two art forms collide.

Howard Elliott and Robin Baron Design will unveil an exclusive collaboration at High Point Market

“We’re thrilled to partner with Robin Baron to bring her creativity to our customers,” said Brian Berk, President of Howard Elliott. “Robin’s passion for design perfectly aligns with our values, making this collaboration a natural fit. We can’t wait to introduce the new collection.”

Universal’s special order upholstery adds dining chairs and counter stools

“Customers continue to tell us they want more cover options in dining chairs,” said Universal Furniture President Sean O’Connor. “We compiled our best-selling styles across modern and traditional designs, and created a domestic program that offers upholstered dining chairs and stools with the same craftsmanship as our special order sofas and chairs.”

Beyond beige bouclé: How Russell Sutter stands out in a sea of mass-produced products

DNN Editor in Chief Courtney Porter sits down with Catherine Schmetter and Joseph Palmer, the visionary founders of Russell Sutter to discuss how they prioritize standing out in a sea of mass-produced products. Together they delve into sourcing inspiration from fashion and dance, and bridging the gap between fine art and everyday design, their commitment to domestic manufacturing and the ways in which technology is challenging traditional retail models.