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Better Wood Products’ Rebranding Effort Leads to Busy 2017

Better Wood Products’ Rebranding Effort Leads to Busy 2017

BetterWood Products International introduces “Life is Better with Fire” campaign with renewed focus on FatWood and BetterWood Products marketing. WHAT: BetterWood Products launches its new logo and product packaging under its 2017 “Life is Better with Fire” marketing campaign. WHEN: Logo and packaging are now available. WHY: Building on the success and brand recognition of its signature FatWood product line, all natural charcoal, planks and wraps, and holiday products, Wood Products International has invested in new marketing and packaging efforts to help increase brand awareness, distribution, and ultimately sales. All of these combined tactics support the company’s new “Life...

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OW Lee Introduces Ridgewood Collection

OW Lee Introduces Ridgewood Collection

ONTARIO, CA – OW Lee, a manufacturer of high-end outdoor furniture, fire pits, and accessories located in Ontario, Calif., announced today the introduction of their new Ridgewood collection. Ridgewood is an iron collection that has transitional lines with a rustic flair. It will be available for the 2017/18 season. 

The rustic design of the Ridgewood collection was inspired by the classic log-and-beam trestle work of railroad bridges found throughout the American West. Details like hammered rivets and wood-grain embossing further add to this distinctly American design. 

“The distinct profile and wood-grained embossing offered on Ridgewood...

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CASTELLE Awarded ADEX for 2017 for Casual Furnishing Design Excellence

CASTELLE Awarded ADEX for 2017 for Casual Furnishing Design Excellence

June 22, 2017 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – CASTELLE is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2017 Award for Design Excellence (ADEX) for its Roma Deep Seating Collection and Fire and Ice Fire pit. The popular transitional outdoor furniture collection was honored with a Platinum ADEX award.

“We are honored to have been once again recognized for this prestigious award,” said Derek Ritzel, president/ CEO, CASTELLE. “With each season, our design team works to bring innovative original designs to market for our customers and their consumers and the Roma is an example of their successful efforts in this...

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Registration Opens, New Expo Hours for International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo

Registration Opens, New Expo Hours for International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo

ORLANDO, FL - Registration is open for the 2017 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, which returns to the Orlando, FL for the first time since 2014. The exposition, sponsored by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, will be held November 1-3, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center. Pre-show conference begins October 29, 2017 with extensive educational offerings throughout the duration of the show days.

The largest exposition of its kind in North America, the 2014 event attracted 11,103 total attendees and 552 exhibiting manufacturers spanning over 148,000 of exhibit space. “The success and turn-out of the show often mirrors the economy,” explained Tracy Garcia,...

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Split Raw Dining

Split Raw Dining

As with our own fingerprints, so every teak tree is one of a kind. Even within the managed plantation environment, no two trees share the same ground or reach for the light in the same way and thus, each grows and matures in its own unique way with the natural variations and irregularities that give timber it’s inherent appeal. Every growth ring, every knot and the graceful ebb and flow of the grain stands testament to its journey from young sapling to mature tree – a journey of up to 70 years.

In normal mass production, timber is...

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Names Four New Members

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Names Four New Members

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Four industry leaders will be inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Oct. 15 during the High Point Market. Joining the current 108 members of the Hall of Fame are Donald H. Flanders, Sr., founder and chairman of Lloyd Flanders, Inc.; Vladimir Kagan, contemporary furniture designer; Samuel Kuo, cofounder and chairman of Samson Holding Ltd.; and Bernard D. Moray, chairman of Gorman’s Home Furnishings & Interior Design.

“We look forward to honoring these four extraordinary leaders, each of whom has transformed the home furnishings industry in powerful and significant ways,” says...

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Phifer’s Design Team Crafts Color Collections for Year Ahead

Phifer’s Design Team Crafts Color Collections for Year Ahead

TUSCALOOSA, AL - Phifer Incorporated’s 2018 outdoor furniture fabric color trends are marked by cool, clean hues that are anything but blue.

Seven carefully-cultivated palettes showcase the newest cushion and sling pattern and color findings alongside industry bestsellers. Overall, the colors appear more mindful and minimalistic and ease away from the heavy, yellow-based palettes of the past. Still, playful brights remain important as consumers desire an element of surprise.

Phifer’s 2018 color collections closely mirror trends in the interior world but take it up a notch to complement today’s outdoor color demands. Monochromatic color...

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ICFA Calls for Design Excellence Entries by June 23

ICFA Calls for Design Excellence Entries by June 23

HIGH POINT, N.C. –  Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Design Excellence Awards, the premier design recognition for home furnishings and accessories produced for outdoor living.

The competition is open to all companies exhibiting at the 2017 Casual Market Chicago, as well as outdoor fabric suppliers, who are not required to be exhibitors. The entry fee is $100 per product for members of the International Casual Furnishings Association, which coordinates the competition.  Non-members may enter for $500 per product.

The entry deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017.

Entries are sought in 11 categories: dining...

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