On November 15, after a nearly yearlong campaign process, the Decorative Frunishings Association is set to launch its #DOITFOR initiative, which promotes the use of design professionals over DIYing. As the nonprofit trade organization prepares the launch of its digital platform, DFA is requesting entries for its matching tool, a service that will pair consumers with design firms based on budget, style of work and proposed project.
From apartment building to Versace’s palace, the continual re-design of the historic Casa Casuarina remains a staple in the narrative of design in South Florida.
Since its May opening, the Perry Hotel has become a beacon of praise and accolades in the design industry with Architectural Digest listing it as one of the best-designed new hotels in the country.
After 30 years, Sonia Najman has revolutionized the quality of window treatments and fabrics by creating a better service within the design trade. Widow Designs by Sonia provides clients with the opportunity to transform ideas into a look that is beautiful, unique and functional.
Stephen Turner is a boutique showroom where designers can find the highest-quality furniture, lighting and accessories. This month, designers are encouraged to come see the showroom’s exclusive lines, particularly the Powell & Bonnell line.
Snaidero USA is the exclusive North American distributor of Snaidero kitchen cabinets, offering the finest luxury Italian kitchen design for nearly 35 years. As the leader in North American imports of European kitchen cabinets, Snaidero USA has completed over 140 multi-housing projects to date.
Scalamandré is introducing a richly layered, exotic collection of textiles and trimmings gathered from around the globe. The collection, LA BOHÈME, is launching in August. This eclectic, multicultural brand of patterns and palettes has a world-traveled sensibility ranging from colorful to subtly natural. Hand crafted ikats, block-printed linens and stitched embroideries create a unique, artisanal accent for both modern and traditional spaces.
Stark Carpet and Stark Fabrics is offering custom services for the interior design professional. Stark has the most extensive selection of carpets and rugs in Florida. Their collection serves designers working on any kind of large project: from those looking for a different carpet for each of the 5,000 rooms in the Palace of Versailles to carpeting the 132 rooms in the White House.
At the Robert Allen showroom, fabric is organized by color to make finding the perfect piece for your project a snap. The showroom not only offers fabrics, they also sell trim, drapery, hardware and furniture.
Over 70 people attended the June 14 Grand Opening Party at the Pindler showroom at the SFDP. The new showroom, located at 3880 N 28th Terrace, Hollywood, Fla., has been designed to enhance the customer experience for trade accounts. The showroom offers a spacious layout, work stations, a plethora of light and an extremely efficient self-service memo program for busy designers.