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  • 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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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    November 2, 2017

    Your best future customers may not be who you think

    It seems sometimes that all anyone wants to talk about these days is Millennials. There are 80 million of them (possibly more depending on who's counting). They're already the biggest demographic in the market and are about to take over the purchasing world as they get jobs, set up houses and start having kids. You’d think they were the only customers that matter. They’re not. Aside from the millions of still-buying Baby Boomers and the only slightly smaller and often forgotten Generation X, there’s another highly influential, widespread and likely bigger-ticket-buying group you may be ...

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  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    October 3, 2017

    What will the industry look like in 5 years?

    Here we are at another furniture market. My father Emmet reminisces about his early days going to 120 or so North Carolina markets, so my 35 years pale in comparison. But it’s a long time no matter who’s counting. There have been lots of changes over the years, but I don’t think we’ve seen anything like the rapid changes this past 24 months. Retailers think about what they need to do to compete with the Internet players. Factories have to drill down efficiencies to compete for relevancy with major retailers. Faster deliveries, no questions asked returns ...

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  • Design Between the Lines

    Design Between the Lines

    American Society of Furniture Designers

    September 28, 2017

    "Design Between the Lines" Episode 113 Sarah Marriage

      In this episode John Conrad highlights a maker-designer who is working to shape the face and future of woodworking; Sarah Marriage. Her award-winning work is beautiful, meticulous and thoughtful and has been shown at galleries and trade shows across the US.  See the video below, or to download the podcast please click here .

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