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The pillow that went viral

Nearly four years ago, designer Aviva Stanoff introduced her Mermaid pillow, which changes appearances when a hand is swept over its surface. A video featuring the sequined pillows recently went viral – garnering more than 30 million views ... 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

Designing for Gen Y

In what seems like countless seminars, webinars and articles recently, I’ve seen designers, retailers and marketers emphasize the importance of data in developing a digital strategy. More and more businesses are using analytics and A/B testi... More

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Alexa Boschini joined the Furniture Today Group in May 2012 as assistant editor for Home Accents Today and Casual Living. 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 has also covered arts and entertainment for Go Triad at the Greensboro News & Record. When she isn't delving into the latest news and trends in home d├ęcor, you can find her at the movies, with her nose stuck in a book or volunteering to help the Triad's homeless animals. You can reach her at aboschini@homeaccentstoday.com
Jenny Heinzen York

Season of Hope

A Facebook friend of mine – a lovely Moroccan woman whom I met on a trip there a few years ago – posted this recently: “Need hope – can anybody tell me where in the world I can find this rare commodity?” It was one o... More

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Thoughts and musings on the business of home accents.

Michelle Obama Bestows the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on Publicolor

Publicolor, a not-for-profit, New York-based organization which teaches students through painting and design, received the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for their design-based after-school program. First Lady Michelle Ob... 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

Oh, Atlanta... and that #pkldinnerparty!

Wow, Atlanta, what a great start to a new year! As I type, my mobile phone is buzzing with text messages and invites for next week in Las Vegas, but before it gets too far behind us, I have to take a few minutes and comment on the great energy I ... More

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