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Design Today Spring 2016

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  • Susan Dickenson

    Retail Update

    Susan Dickenson

    May 19, 2016

    Time to talk overtime - What do you think?

    As we all know, the Department of Labor this week finalized a rule to update employee overtime protections. The final rule takes effect Dec. 1, 2016 and doubles the salary threshold — from $23,660 to $47,476 per year — under which most salaried workers are guaranteed overtime. The salary threshold will be automatically updated every three years. The rule is one of the steps in the President’s “effort to grow and strengthen the middle class by raising Americans’ wages," according to a White House statement which goes on to say, "This extra income will not only mean a better ...

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  • Alexa Boschini

    Millennial Musings

    Alexa Boschini

    May 17, 2016

    The Millennials have taken over

    It’s official: Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. Pew Research Center analyzed population estimates released in April by the U.S. Census Bureau and determined that the Millennial generation now totals 75.4 million compared to 74.9 million Baby Boomers. The think tank defines Millennials as adults age 18-34 in 2015 and Baby Boomers as age 51-69. The institute attributes the shift in part to fluctuations in the country’s immigrant population — the number of deaths among Baby Boomers is now greater than the number of older immigrants moving to ...

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  • Susan Dickenson

    Retail Update

    Susan Dickenson

    May 12, 2016

    Creating a licensed collection: Concept to contract

    You've got an idea, you've made some sketches, now you want to license it. Where do you start and what’s involved? At last month’s High Point Market, designers Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander and a panel of industry creatives discussed the topic during a seminar titled “Designer Branding: Making Your Brand a Collection.” Joined by branding consultant Steven Avitable and designers Larry Laslo and Julia Buckingham, the group shared tips, tales and tactics as they discussed the dos and don’ts of design and how to go from an idea to a furniture and accessories collection ...

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Sketchbook: The New Romantic

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Fall in love with feminine, yet exquisitely streamlined designs for a modern-day spring fling. Ravishing pops of pink, pretty gilded embellishments and lush floral motifs ensure this crush blossoms into true romance.  See the photos

PHOTOS

  • Hot Becara

    Best of Market: Tropical Punch

    The opening of the Cuban border has ushered in an influx of vibrant tropical designs this season, played out in lively and spirited fashion. An ode to color and energy, this fun-filled trend marries laidback casual styling with more formal colonial-inspired designs. Modern romance is also another key theme this market, expressed in forward-thinking feminine offerings. On the contemporary side, concrete and cement emerge as prominent materials along with bone for elegant, minimalist appeal. – Tracy Bulla

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  • HAT Video Services for Market

    Summer Markets are coming!

    Summer Markets are coming! Home Accents Today can help get your products in front of all your customers, even those who couldn’t make it to market. Contact us today for more information or to schedule your showroom video. Janice Lassiter, Publisher: jlassiter@homeaccentstoday.com 336-605-1026

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  • USA Premium Leather

    USA PREMIUM LEATHER

    The company's newest contemporary home theater group features a raspberry leather cover. USA PREMIUM LEATHER
    C-1440, C-1432

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