Upcoming Events

October 2021 Communications Week | Fall MKT

We are in the middle of what has been an amazing Fall MKT! October 2021 Communication Week registration is now open! ​ We're looking forward to more brilliant events in celebration of innovative design! ​ Join DesignerInc's own Céline Derreumaux each day from October 11th to 15th from 2-3pm Eastern. Let's celebrate the season with delightful interviews and tours. Together, we will experience a wide variety of product and, as always, our focus will be on inspiration and craftsmanship. So grab a pumpkin latte, some spiced chai or your favorite fall drink and we'll see you at MKT! ... Read More...

September 2021 Communications Week | Fall MKT

Inspired Group Discussions Hosted by Leading Manufacturers The French Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire once wrote, “The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.” These days, our “books” have become online meetings. Our industry is working together, like a symphony, to share their creations with the community in this new format, changing the way we think, live and interact – and underscoring the great impact design has on our daily lives. Sharing knowledge in this way is each person’s gift to the trade community.... Read More...

Manufacturer Spotlights

Robert James | Manufacturer Spotlight

Named after Erik's two sons' middle names, Chad Robert and Brandon James, Robert James, embraces the juxtaposition between organic textures and clean contemporary lines. And in case you weren't aware, Erik is also the President and Creative Director of Artifacts International, a line most of you will recognize for their outstanding custom furniture founded over thirty-three years ago.... Read More...

ANNA New York | Manufacturer Spotlight

I am drawn to the fusion of high tech and low tech. I am also fascinated about how a manufacturing technique for one type of material can then become an inspiration for processing another - the bleed between manufacturing processes is exciting.... Read More...