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Trend Talk

Our 30th anniversary at Home Accents Today provided the impetus for us to look back at the history of design and trends, while also looking forward to what the next 30 years will hold. The previous 30 years saw a tremendous amount of change and yo... More

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Home Accents Today turns 30 this year, and we are celebrating our evolution from an occasional print supplement to Furniture Today to the ever-expanding brand that we are today -- encompassing print magazines, digital editions, website, newsletters, conferences and events, proprietary research, custom content, videos and more.

Highlights from the #FloorTour

I recently hit the road to visit a half dozen rug manufacturers in South Carolina and Georgia to learn more about their operations, business practices, and in one case, to cover the groundbreaking of a new world headquarters. Stories from this ex... More

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Thomas Lester is an assistant editor of Home Accents Today. A veteran journalist and storyteller, Lester will bring the stories behind the partnerships, product innovations and personalities in the home accents industry to life in this blog.
Alexa Boschini

Virtual Territory

Last month, Marxent Labs CEO Beck Besecker shared some insights about the rapidly evolving world of virtual reality and augmented reality and its potential impact on the retail space. But how do you actually implement AR or VR in a brick-and-mor... More

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Alexa Boschini is the associate editor of Home Accents Today. A native of Greensboro, N.C., she graduated from Elon University in 2010 with a degree in journalism. She spent two years as an award-winning education and features reporter with The Sanford (N.C.) Herald and four years covering arts and entertainment for the Greensboro News & Record's Go Triad before joining Progressive Business Media in 2012 as assistant editor for Home Accents Today and Casual Living. She now writes about business, trends, generational dynamics and technology. You can reach her at

Jenny Heinzen York

Where things stand with HB2

The North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory enacted the controversial legislation know as House Bill 2 back in the spring. It caused great uproar nationwide and in the home furnishings industry, and led to many threats of boycott of t... More

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Thoughts and musings on the business of home accents.

Taylor Burke Home Debuts TAILORED, a new collection of upholstered chairs and sofas at an attainable price point

Luxury home décor brand Taylor Burke Home has introduced TAILORED by Taylor Burke Home, due to customer demand. Currently encompassing chic, classic upholstered chairs and sofas, the initial 12-piece launch retails at approximately 40 to 50... More

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What's going on in design and fashion.
Susan Dickenson

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Highlights, events, editors picks, what's hot, retailer chatter from the home furnishings markets.

Susan Dickenson

San Ginés ceramics artistry unveiled in Miami

A stunning tiled interior created by artists from the San Ginés ceramics workshop in Talavera de la Reina, Spain, is the backdrop for a new Miami restaurant from award-winning chef Jose Andrés. Just in time for Art Basel, the Philip... More

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Susan Dickenson, Retail Editor, Home Accents Today, @susandickenson