With 2,900 exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of products displayed at the New York International Gift Fair, the trends can't help but reveal themselves. If last season's trend doesn't make an appearance again, it means nobody was buying it. When the same look keeps turning up, it was a best seller. And when hundreds of ...

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The great furniture fairs of the world (iSaloni in Milan, Maison & Objet in Paris, High Point in North Carolina) may illuminate the design trend forecast for the year to come, but the New York International Gift Fair reveals if the predictions came true. The savviest of the 3,000 exhibitors at the Fair followed the ...

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In honor of Fathers Day, I have found some great man design. Dad may not mind be an outright fan of home design but I bet if he was presented with silverware cast from screwdrivers or a candelabra made of pipes, he may just change his mind.

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Technology is seeping into design. And I am not talking about the advances in materials and processes, but the look, the amorphous perception of digital that's being translated into home decor. Take the Planko vanity that I saw last weekend at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair for example. When I saw this stylized jagged ...

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