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Furniture management news and awards involving furniture manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, sales representatives and others in the industry


  • Black Dog Salvage

    India Inspiration: Destination Design by Black Dog Salvage

    Repurposed, reclaimed and refurbished materials from India are at the heart of a new furniture collection — Destination Design by Black Dog Salvage — coming to spring High Point Market. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the country that inspired a collection.

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Digital Edition

Furniture Today Digital Edition

See the digital edition of Furniture/Today, which allows you to flip through the pages, click on any underlined area to visit a website or send an e-mail, search to find content in the magazine, or share pages with your friends. See the latest issue!


  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    September 12, 2017

    Old issue provides timely look at Len Gaby’s bedding career

    While my old friend Len Gaby was in the final days of his battle with cancer, I was sorting through a big stack of old issues of Furniture Today. That stack, tucked into a corner of our bedroom for years, commanded my attention now that it was time for us to move to a condominium elsewhere in High Point. I flipped through the issues, assigning most to the discard pile, until I came to the issue of July 29, 2002. There on the cover was a picture of Len and Debbie Gaby of Sleep America, who were featured in my ...

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  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    August 24, 2017

    Going through my contact list

    Wouldn’t it be great if every time the job status of someone on your contact list updated, your contact list automatically updated. Some could argue that’s what social media platforms are all about. Once a person changes a job they change their status on Linked In, and the whole world knows. But for that to be effective, two things must happen. First, the person must actually go in and change their status. If they wait a year, what good does that do you in trying to keep in touch? And second, the salesperson who can use the information ...

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  • Design Between the Lines

    Design Between the Lines

    American Society of Furniture Designers

    August 9, 2017

    "Design Between the Lines" Episode 109 Corey Damen Jenkins

    Designer Corey Damen Jenkins (Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates, LLC) talks with John about the struggles of starting his own design firm and being discovered by HGTV, the mindset required for designing a licensed collection for today’s consumer, and remaining humble in the midst of success. See the video below, or to download the podcast please click here. 

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