To the Trade: Marts, Shows, Publications
Design Centers and Merchandise Markets in the United States
If you're looking for resources for fabrics, furniture, and accessories that are out of the ordinary, you might want to check our list of design centers that are open occasionally to the public.
Visit this website for Accessory Merchandising Magazine, as well as Furniture Style Magazine and Residential Lighting Magazine.
AKTRIN Furniture Information Center
Reports, statistics, engineering standards, forums and more, on furniture topics worldwide.
Furniture Industry Calendar
Includes links to markets and design centers.
High Point International Home Furnishings Center
Information, registration, travel info, market services, and product locator for the High Point International Home Furnishings Center. Also information for international visitors.
Home Furnishings Association
The website for the National Home Furnishings Association.
Karel Expo Management
Contact info and calendar of upcoming home furnishing shows in Florida, Vegas, So. Calif., and more.
Manufacturer, Showroom, and Designer directories are available on Resources.com.
San Francisco Home Furnishing Market
Go online to see lists of exhibitors, admission policies, designers, market information and dates, and travel info.
State Licensing Agencies for Designers
Dezignare's links and lists of U.S. state agencies that oversee licensing for interior designers.
The Furniture Library
The Furniture Library is a recognized world center for research on not only furniture, but other interior furnishings, decorating and architecture. Located in High Point NC.
Trade Design Centers
Dezignare's list of links to major to-the-trade design centers in the U.S.
Unfinished Furniture Association
Click on "Events" to learn more about the Unfinished Furniture Shows.