Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Marketplace Fairness Act is Taxing for Online Retailers

If you read, watch or scan the news today, you are likely to see a large number of articles about the “Marketplace Fairness Act”. This bill seeks to collect state sales tax from online merchants regardless of whether they have … Continue reading

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New Home Designs Made from Old Trucks: 3 Inspirations from dornob

The thought of transforming something like an old truck into housing immediately conjures up images of rickety old trailer parks and DIY motorhomes, but some enterprising designers and architects have come up with some stylish and unusual ways to transform … Continue reading

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Spin a Yarn at Market with AICO and the American Furniture Hall of Fame

This post is third in a series that is covering the upcoming High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina. Of all the things to see and do at High Point Furniture Market this year, one of the most unique might … Continue reading

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Tetris Inspired Furniture Stacks Up to Great Modern Design

Tetris, that iconic game of block stacking, will turn 30 next year. It is the game that has been a part of our home computers since we’ve had them. Many an hour were spent in my household playing Tetris on … Continue reading

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Timeless Furniture Advice from Katharine Hepburn

It isn’t often that we get sage advice from celebrities, especially about furniture, but check out this clip from The Dick Cavett Show in 1973. His guest star is Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn who compares playing a great role with … Continue reading

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High Point Market: Suites at Market Square is Where Its @

This post is the second in a series covering the upcoming High Point Furniture Market that is set to take place April 20 – 25, 2013 in High Point, NC. Suites at Market Square is one of the major showrooms … Continue reading

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High Point Market: The Biggest Event in the Furniture Industry

In two weeks, the sleepy town of High Point in North Carolina will host one of the biggest bi-annual events in the home furnishings industry. High Point Furniture Market is THE trade show for home furniture manufacturers, designers and sellers. … Continue reading

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