Global Partners

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Currey & Company is a wholesale manufacturer of distinctive home furnishings products. Currey & Company, known today for its vibrant collection of lighting products, started its existence in 1988 as a purveyor of historic garden furnishings. Chandeliers and wall sconces today form a significant part of the company’s business and these goods are characterized by the attention and detailing that goes into their manufacturing and finishing. Currey & Company brings to the marketplace merchandise that not only speaks of the touch of the human hand, but also utilizes a myriad of natural materials. Their “vision” is to create and fulfill the desire for distinctive home furnishings while serving their customers, owners and employees in an exemplary manner through a culture, which encourages all to flourish.

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Dallas Market Center is the most complete wholesale marketplace in the world. The Market Center holds approximately 50 trade events each year, including Total Home & Gift Markets four times annually and Apparel & Accessories Markets five times annually. The largest markets each attract more than 50,000 attendees. More than 2,000 customized showrooms exhibit more than 25,000 lines of gift product, decorative accessories, home furnishings, lighting, garden accessories, gourmet food, holiday and floral items.

Logo for Four Hands Furniture "Furnishing Style"

Four Hands believes there is no end to what furniture can do for a space. They mix inspiration with expertise, juxtapose materials and styles to create pieces that offer more than just a visual aesthetic—they offer a rich experience that changes the feeling of a room. Four Hand’s profound curiosity and love for creative experimentation takes us to diverse corners of the world and keeps us searching for that something extra that every piece requires. It is this passion for pushing design boundaries that fuels their creative connection to the designer community.

Orange Logo for Jaipur Rugs

Founded in 1978, Jaipur revolutionized the rug industry by creating an entirely new business model – working directly with artisans and uplifting their lives and communities as a result. Since then, Jaipur has grown to become a global, award-winning brand, sharing our unique point of view through their range of rugs, textiles and other home décor products. More importantly, Jaipur’s passion for design and inspiring people is balanced by their drive to make life better for all those involved in making their products.

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Established in 1976, Lamps Plus is the nation’s largest specialty lighting store, with dozens of locations throughout the western United States. Together with its retail locations, the company serves customers nationwide with the largest selection of functional and decorative lighting fixtures, accessories, furniture and home decor. This selection includes hundreds of designs, ranging from traditional chandeliers to the latest in home decor, available exclusively from Lamps Plus. Services offered include in-home lighting consultations, in-store workshops and installation from expert, licensed electricians.

Red and Black Logo for Leftbank Art

For over 40 years, Leftbank Art has provided the latest in art to the design world. Their line of over 8,000 pieces, including Original Hand Paintings, Giclees, Plexi, Outdoor, Glass Framed, Shadow Box Art and Murals, are created on site at their Southern California facility. Custom size options are available for most of their products to make sure that the artwork fits your needs. Their line is updated seasonally, insuring the availability of the latest trends and styles. Variety of sizes and styles by new and acclaimed talents provide our clients with their first choice in quality art. All Leftbank Art’s work is hand embellished, bringing a realistic painted look to each image.

Black Logo for Natuzzi Italia

Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Natuzzi Group designs, produces and sells a broad collection of sofas, armchairs, home furniture and home accessories. Natuzzi is Italy’s largest furniture house and the player with the greatest global reach in its sector, with seven manufacturing plants, twelve commercial offices and more than 1,200 points of sale worldwide. Ethics and social responsibility, innovation, industrial know-how and integrated management of its value chain represent the points of strength that have made the Natuzzi Group a market leader.

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For more than ten years, Noir has been designing, building and importing very unique, but ever growing collection of home furnishings. Noir emphasizes natural, simple and classic designs and they do their best to manufacture in as green a way as they can. The company was founded by Swiss designer Georg Baehler who single-handedly designs each unique piece for both Noir and sister company, CFC. Georg still builds Noir’s furniture the old fashioned way, drawing life-size sketches and using high quality and properly dried solid wood. Noir selects lumber from well-known suppliers, who guarantee their drying process specifically for export.

Black Logo for Peninsula Home Collection

Peninsula Home Collection is a family owned business headquartered in Orange County, California. Peninsula started its operations over 15 years ago, and is the leading brand of home furnishings and accessories from Peru. Argentinean born and raised, brothers Gonzalo and Federico Alonso founded Peninsula Home Collection in response to their deeply rooted interest in classic design and architecture. Peninsula has developed a rich and eclectic collection of styles that are based on traditional design with a transitional appeal. The extensive mix of raw materials, design and applications results in a diverse collection of unique pieces and experienced craftsmanship. As a founding member of the SFC council and CTPAT certified partner, Peninsula makes every effort to deliver environmentally friendly products.

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For thirty years, Mark and Julie Phillips have displayed a striking skill for discovery, from one-of-a-kind treasures to new trends. Starting in Southeast Asia and continuing on to Africa, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, they’ve searched the world for exciting products for their design-oriented customers. Phillips Collection thrives on market-driven execution of innovative new concepts. Taking ceramic vases into the realm of sculpture, creating striking combinations of unexpected materials, and bringing a designer’s eye to a museum collection, Phillips Collection is the conduit for a wide range of fresh ideas filtered through a sense for the market and connection to the customer. Every piece a conversation…

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Selamat Designs was founded in 1988 to make interesting use of the vast quantities of wood off-cuts left over after production of large pieces of furniture in Indonesia. The off-cuts were made into stylish office and home accessories that launched Selamat Designs into national prominence and committed to green principles. In June 2004, Thatcher and Shannon Davis, an entrepreneurial couple, acquired Selamat Designs. Since then the company has evolved and now offers an original aesthetic and product selection. Their skilled craftsmen who use sustainable timbers of mahogany and teak, marrying them with exotic materials such as rattan, leather, metal, bamboo and stone to create a diverse array of furniture and accessories.

Logo for Williams Sonoma To the Trade

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. To The Trade is your resource for impeccable style, no matter the project. WSI To the Trade invites you to discover their signature brands, each with its own distinctive character. Their uncompromising devotion to quality – and a family of brands offering the broadest selection of home furnishings available – let you meet the demands of every project with perfect style. Trade professionals enjoy exclusive pricing and services online, in our stores, or with a dedicated Trade Representative.

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Founded in 1984, Bassman Blaine represents some of the finest companies in the world. The agency is proud to have a comprehensive, cohesive and fashion forward line package ranging from classic-traditional to cutting-edge contemporary. Specializing in fine furnishings for the home, Bassman Blaine strives to be a complete resource and one-stop-shop. Bassman Blaine’s promise to their customers as well as to their vendors is to partner with them and to be an integral part of their growth and success. They pride themselves on an outstanding and knowledgeable staff and team of Territory Managers and Bassman Blaine will always realize that your success is their success.

Fermob is an eco-friendly, French outdoor furniture manufacturer. Fermob creates innovative, clever, practical and fun outdoor furniture, filling your world with color. Fermob’s business is outdoor, which is why sustainability and respect for the environment are naturally rooted in their culture – as well as their production process. Each product is personally inspected and signed off by a Fermob expert before it is ready to ship. Because Fermob works mainly with raw steel or aluminum, their furniture is guaranteed recycled and recyclable.

The Howard Elliott Collection is one of the premiere Manufacturers of Decorative Mirrors, Home Accessories, Occasional Furniture & Bedding in the Home Furnishings industry. They offer an unsurpassed selection of decorative mirrors and accessories with the most exquisite finishes. Howard Elliott services Furniture, Home Furnishings & Lighting Retailers along with many of the top Contract Companies servicing the Hotel & Building Industry Worldwide. Their success is attributable to innovative designs, a broad variety of styles & sizes, unique combinations of raw materials, extremely competitive pricing and a world class sales organization.

“Every great website starts with a great name.” is a domain registration website powered by Porkbun. Porkbun is an ICANN accredited domain name registrar based out of Portland, OR. With a passion for all things internet, the Porkbun team has come together to create an effortless website naming system for the creative professionals and businesses of the world. A porkbun is also a delicious Cantonese barbecue-pork-filled treat. Included in the service is: free version of our easy to use their “Site Builder” for building a new website, quick connect for easily connecting your existing site to third party services, Two Factor Account Authentication, DNS Management, Email Forwarding, URL Forwarding, Domain Locking, Auto Renewal, Powerful Domain Management Console.

Lexington Home Brands is a global leader in the design, sourcing, manufacturing and lifestyle marketing of upscale home furnishings. The Company’s award-winning product line of wood, upholstery and outdoor living designs encompass the industry’s most diverse range of styling for every room of the home, featuring recognized consumer brands like Lexington®, Tommy Bahama Home®, Tommy Bahama Outdoor Living® and Sligh®. The Company offers its dealers a single-source relationship with proven expertise in innovative product design, exceptional quality, strong relative value and comprehensive customer support. Residential products are distributed in the U.S. and internationally through a network of independent furniture retailers, interior designers and design firms, trade showrooms and select Internet retailers. The Company also produces home furnishings for contract, hospitality and commercial use.

Orient Express Furniture is the result of a direct collaboration between the Orient Express design team and select worldwide manufacturers. Orient Express strives for exceptional offerings by combining fashion-forward design with innovative finishes. A wide selection of diverse products provide something for everyone, from unique sandblasted veneers that offer an industrial reclaimed look to popular dining, accent, upholstery and special order programs. Orient Express Furniture was founded ten years ago as a Division of Star International Furniture Inc., a 37 year veteran importer/supplier headquartered in Southern California. In addition to a sizeable container program with door to door pricing, Orient Express operates out of two Quick Ship warehouses located on the east & west coasts.

As a contemporary product design company, Sempli’s design idea connects the best of two countries – Sweden’s simple functionality with Italy’s style and elegance. While living in Florence, Italy, Semeraro discovered the essential role the wine glass played in the drinking experience. He then conceived the idea for the stemless Cupa-glass series, spawning the growing collection of Sempli products.Staying true to the craft, the glasses are hand produced by the most skilled glass blowers. The swirling rotation of the glass is both entertaining and practical. Enjoy your brandy in this glass and smell the aromas as they dissolve into their surroundings. Let your wine aerate perfectly. The Cupa-glass series is produced from the purest lead-free crystal, making it a 100% safe and sustainable experience.

Since 1977 Star International has been designing and importing fine contemporary bedroom, dining, occasional and office furniture for the residential and hospitality markets. They hold a significant presence in the mid-high end category and have garnered a dedicated client base that believes in our company’s innovative styling, unparalleled service, and ready to ship inventory. Star provides services from two unique locations in the United States, with ready to ship inventory. The west coast corporate headquarters is based in Foothill Ranch, CA, while the east coast warehouse is located in Sandston, VA. These locations allow Star International to provide efficient service coast to coast.

Industry Partners

Founded in 1957 by world-renowned architect and developer, John C. Portman, AmericasMart Atlanta is the nation’s leading gift, home furnishings and area rug marketplace and the largest trade mart/tradeshow complex of its kind in the world. The extraordinary mix of specialty product presented in its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit halls—spread among its four integrated buildings—eclipses that of any other single marketplace, anywhere. In its sprawling 7.7 million-square-foot facilities, AmericasMart’s specialty product takes center stage as the chief attraction for the more than 548,000 attendees who each year participate in its 15 annual markets. Its burgeoning product mix covers the broad gift, home furnishings and area rug landscape, and extends to include fashion apparel and accessories product in huge quantities.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people — designers, industry representatives, educators and students — committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, ASID strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. More than 24,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1975, ASID is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers. The rich, vibrant history of the organization goes back much further, to the founding of its predecessor organizations, the American Institute of Interior Designers (AID) and the National Society of Interior Designers (NSID). The History of ASID: 30 Years of Advancing the Interior Design Profession was published in 2005 to commemorate the achievements of the Society’s first three decades. ASID inspires and enriches their members by promoting the value of interior design, while providing indispensable knowledge and experiences that build relationships. The Society’s nearly 13,500 practicing interior designers work in all areas of commercial and residential design. Professional members of ASID must pass rigorous acceptance standards, including a combination of accredited design education and/or full-time work experience and passage of a two-day accreditation examination administered by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers. The Georgia Chapter has 660 practitioner members, 225 Industry Partners, and 250 student members. Of the chapter’s practicing interior designers, 32.5% practice primarily in the commercial field, 20% practice in the residential field, and the remaining 47.5% practice in both fields. The Georgia Chapter ASID is a regional resource for knowledge sharing, advocacy of interior designers right-to-practice, professional education, and expansion of interior design markets. The Chapter Office is located in the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC). Professional members of ASID must pass rigorous acceptance standards: they require a combination of accredited design education and/or full-time work experience and passage of a 2 day accreditation examination given by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).

The ASID Texas Chapter provides educational services, resources and benefits that meet members’ needs and opportunities for professional growth. We advance the public awareness of Registered Interior Designers and their right to practice in the State of Texas. The ASID Texas Chapter represents 1,700+ Practitioner, Educator, Student and Industry Representative members (1,000+ of which are Practitioners) throughout the state of Texas excluding the greater Houston area, which is covered by the ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter. Members work in both the residential and commercial fields, either as sole proprietors or as part of small or large firms. Within the state and around the world, they provide valuable services and useful products to their clients. Members strive to improve the quality of life for all of their clients through the creation of aesthetically pleasing, thoughtful design that takes into account the health, safety and welfare [HSW] of the public.

Published since 1983, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles is the city’s only monthly home and garden magazine. Dedicated to showcasing the best in design for our city, the publication also serves as a definitive guide to cultivating Atlanta style, offering unmatched entrée into the area’s most inspiring residences. A longtime champion of the Atlanta design community, AH&L’s coverage of local design professionals, premier shops and showrooms, decorative and fine arts, restaurants and cultural events is second to none.

In print since 1920, Architectural Digest is home to a discerning audience of architects and design enthusiasts. Architectural Digest Home Design Show is a four-day fair open to both the design trade and consumers. AD Home Design Show features more than 400 premium brands and covers a range of categories including: furniture, accessories, art, kitchen and bath products, flooring, rugs, carpets, electronics, ceramics, stone & tile, wall covering, lighting, outdoor products, building products and more. From product launches, theater programming and special events, the show is a must-attend for the industry’s top professionals and discerning consumers.

BKLYN DESIGNS is Brooklyn’s premier three-day design event showcasing a cross section of design, architecture and art. Founded by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in 2003, it serves as an incubator for emerging designers as well as a platform for established brands producing a range of creative products across furniture, lighting, tableware, art, textiles and jewelry. The show features inspiring collective exhibits, pop-up lounges, installations, hands-on demos and a diverse conference program in addition to an exciting array of products, including many that have received Brooklyn-Made certification by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.  BKLYN DESIGNS is the official kick-off for New York City’s citywide NYCxDESIGN initiative.

The Interior Design Society (IDS) is an independent national organization comprised of more than 2,000 members. The Interior Design Society is an association of professional interior design entrepreneurs focused on helping their members grow their businesses, develop their talents, inspire each other, and impact their communities. Founded in 1973 by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) to support interior designers based within furniture stores, the Interior Design Society has long since expanded its focus to provide support to professional interior design entrepreneurs nationwide.

Las Vegas Market is an international furnishings showcase that combines style, inspiration and productivity in an unrivaled, world-class destination. Las Vegas Market features a comprehensive array of new product from thousands of leading manufacturers and lines in furniture, mattress, lighting, decorative accessories, gift, floor coverings, home textiles, tabletop and more—delivering Today’s Total Marketplace. Twice a year, thousands of retailers and designers come to Las Vegas Market to see what’s new, what’s hot, and to get ahead of latest trends in furniture, casual/outdoor, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, tabletop& housewares, area rugs, home textile, mattress and related segments.

Steelyard is an 18 year-old company that is a pioneer in leveraging technology to power design industry commerce. Their online platform connects professional designers with compelling brands — blending inspiration and efficiency to create the commercial and residential design industry’s premier online marketplace. Steelyard provides a secure and vetted community of leading manufacturers and vendors whose interest is to serve the diverse needs of designers, architects, builders, and facility managers for professional design members. For their manufacturer brands, Steelyard provides an effective sales channel to reach tens of thousands of professional trade buyers in a diverse and lucrative B2B market that specifies over $68 billion of products in North America annually.

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Gift for Life was founded in 1992 by a small group of gift industry professionals who felt compelled to respond to the tragic loss of talented friends and colleagues to AIDS. Since then, they have grown in numbers and gained significant visibility within the gift and home industries, while raising more than $5,000,000 for life-saving AIDS research and education. In 2008, Gift For Life selected DIFFA as its sole charity partner. DIFFA is one of the country’s largest supporters of direct care for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventive education for those at risk. With fundraising efforts bolstered by strategic partnerships and unique events showcasing innovation and creativity, DIFFA has mobilized the immense resources of the design communities and granted over $40 million to hundreds of AIDS service organizations nationwide.

We are proud to be a Ruby Sponsor of the Interior Design Society! The Interior Design Society (IDS) is an independent national organization comprised of more than 2,000 members. The Interior Design Society is an association of professional interior design entrepreneurs focused on helping their members grow their businesses, develop their talents, inspire each other, and impact their communities.