Beatriz Ball to move corporate offices and warehouse

New Orleans— Beatriz Ball currently operates in three buildings in New Orleans, but will consolidate operations in one new facility. The company’s warehouse will move this month and the office in February, after office renovations are complete. Warehouse space and shipping operations will increase greatly, the tabletop company said.

“We are in the process of hiring for every one of our departments and it is wonderful to see the atmosphere around our office, everybody is happy and cannot wait for 2022. We are very excited about this new chapter of Beatriz Ball,” said David Rive, general manager.

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IMC to explore trends of elation, growth and synthesis at HP Market

HIGH POINT – International Market Centers will be exploring three new trends: elation, growth and synthesis, at the upcoming spring High Point Market April 2-6, 2022.

“Great design encourages people to reflect on the atmosphere of its creation,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief customer and marketing officer. “The Spring 2022 TrendWatch allows market attendees to source products that will resonate with customers by exploring, amplifying and validating consumers’ current states of mind.”

For the first time, TrendWatch will explore how disparate trends in the marketplace can ultimately relate via the macro influences that inform them.

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Salone del Mobile fair postponed to June

MILAN, ITALY – Due to the global COVID pandemic, the Salone del Mobile furniture and design fair in Milan will now take place June 7-12, 2022.

According to the fair, which was canceled in 2020 and postponed in 2021, the decision to move this year’s edition was due to safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The decision to postpone the event will enable exhibitors, visitors, journalists and the entire international furnishing and design community to make the very most of an event that promises to be packed with new things – in total safety,” said Maria Porro, Salone del

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WithIt names 2022 board of directors

HIGH POINT — WithIt, an association that fosters education, mentoring, and leadership opportunities for women in the home and furnishings industries, has named its 2022 board of directors, with Renee Loper-Boyd, International Market Centers president of marketing, as president.

In addition to Loper-Boyd, the board includes: WithIt Chair, Lorri Kelley, Lorri Kelley Advisors; Vice President/President-Elect, Emily Severson Boyst, Hooker Furnishings; Treasurer, Shelly Head, Liberty Furniture; and Secretary, Bonnie Wallace, International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn.

Vice presidents and committee chairs are: membership, Sydney Harris, Furnitureland South; professional development, Jenny Barnhill, Culp Inc.; business development, Amanda Daubert, Furniture First; scholarship, Paris Gholston,

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ART Conference registration open | Home Accents Today

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — ART, the creative home furnishings network announces that registration is open now for its annual conference on May 12-15 at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio.

The 2022 program will feature programming that includes seminars, hands on workshops, social events. ART also plans a community service project in the San Antonio area during the conference.

The 2022 program will be led by co-chairs Santhi Yarlagadda, of Kas Rugs, and Colleen Daly, of The Howard Elliott Collection.

“We’ve put together a curated schedule that we believe addresses challenges many home furnishing businesses face today”, said Yarlagadda. “We’re

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New textile design firm launches inaugural line

Courtney Krug is owner and designer at new textile firm At300Nelson. Photo by Christina Karst.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – New textile design firm At300Nelson has launched its first fabric and product line.

Owner and designer Courtney Krug specializes in creating one-of-a-kind fabric that sells by the yard as well as creating made-to-order pieces such as ottomans and pillows. All the fabric is hand-designed by Krug.

“After a decade of boomeranging back-and-forth from Florida to California and everywhere in between, my husband, Jake, and I chose to move back to Florida to be close to family and so I could start

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