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Inside the ‘Wonderstruck’ Design Team’s Cabinet of Wonders – IndieWire

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

If New York’s iconic American Museum of Natural History is the focal point of Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck,” then the tactile Cabinet of Wonders exhibit is the epicenter. That’s where the worlds of Rose (Millicent Simmonds) and Ben (Oakes Fegley), the two deaf children, converge 50 years apart (1927 and 1977). “It was like winning the production design lotto,” said Mark Friedberg, who practically grew up at the museum and became a…

Colorado appliance chain opening Columbus store – The Columbus Dispatch

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Tim Feran The Columbus Dispatch @timferan Colorado-based Appliance Factory plans to open its first store outside of Colorado in the next few weeks in the Sun Center shopping center on W. Dublin-Granville Road near Sawmill Road on the Northwest Side. Columbus-based real estate organization Casto recently leased the 37,000-square-foot store to the appliance retailer. Appliance Factory is the nation’s 28th largest independent appliance retailer and carries…

How Gallery Furniture used AI to boost digital sales more than $270000 – Digiday

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Artificial intelligence is hot in ad tech, and Houston, Texas-based retailer Gallery Furniture — that has 400 full-time employees and three showrooms in Texas (two of which are over 100,000 square feet) — made its first foray into AI marketing this July. Nearly four months in, the brand has seen a year-over-year digital sales increase of around $277,500, thanks to a robot called Albert. Gallery Furniture has worked with the…

Furniture movers hurt in DeKalb neighborhood shootout – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Police said they were called to the house on Waldrop Hills Drive on Wednesday night and found the men who’d been delivering the furniture, ages 27 and 30, shot in the driveway. A third man, now identified by authorities as shooting suspect, Larry Dixon, 26, was also shot.

Inside the ‘Wonderstruck’ Design Team’s Cabinet of Wonders – IndieWire

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

If New York’s iconic American Museum of Natural History is the focal point of Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck,” then the tactile Cabinet of Wonders exhibit is the epicenter. That’s where the worlds of Rose (Millicent Simmonds) and Ben (Oakes Fegley), the two deaf children, converge 50 years apart (1927 and 1977). “It was like winning the production design lotto,” said Mark Friedberg, who practically grew up at the museum and became a…

How A Robot Is Changing Furniture Making At A Factory In Fitchburg … – WBUR

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This story is part of a BostonomiX series called “The Future Of Work” that examines the jobs of the future and the skills needed for those jobs. Furniture runs in Josh Weissman’s blood. In 1976, his dad started the company Moduform, which he now owns and operates. The Fitchburg-based furniture-maker supplies nightstands, beds, chairs, desks and more to college dorms and hospitals. “Back in the ’80s and ’90s, we had craftspeople,” Weissman said….

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

UK Harassment Scandal Escalates as Cabinet Minister Named – Bloomberg

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Pressure mounted on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May late on Monday after her defence secretary admitted to inappropriately touching a journalist, bringing the growing uproar about endemic sexual harassment at Westminster to the heart of her government. Michael Fallon said he apologized at the time for repeatedly touching the knee of Julia Hartley-Brewer at a dinner 15 years ago and they had put the incident behind them. Hartley-Brewer, who said…

Kuwait’s ruling emir orders Cabinet dissolved amid turmoil – The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait’s ruling emir ordered his Cabinet be dissolved Monday, heading off a potentially embarrassing no-confidence vote by parliament against one of his ministers as political turmoil continues in the stalwart U.S. ally. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah’s order, carried by the state-run KUNA news agency, sets up the current Cabinet as a caretaker government. The government offered no explanation for the move. However, it…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Kuwait’s ruling emir orders Cabinet dissolved amid turmoil – The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait’s ruling emir ordered his Cabinet be dissolved Monday, heading off a potentially embarrassing no-confidence vote by parliament against one of his ministers as political turmoil continues in the stalwart U.S. ally. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah’s order, carried by the state-run KUNA news agency, sets up the current Cabinet as a caretaker government. The government offered no explanation for the move. However, it…

SA cloud startup Digital Cabinet raises $355k – Disrupt Africa

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

South African cloud storage startup Digital Cabinet has secured a ZAR5 million (US$355,000) equity funding round, with plans to step-up marketing efforts and expand its team. Digital Cabinet offers companies cloud-based paperless document and workflow management solutions.  Disrupt Africa reported in July the startup mandated investment and advisory firm HAVAÍC to undertake a ZAR5 million (US$355,000) capital raise. With the round now fully subscribed, HAVAÍC itself…

UK Sex Scandal Escalates as Cabinet Minister Named – Bloomberg

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Pressure mounted on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May late on Monday after her defence secretary admitted to inappropriately touching a journalist, bringing the sex scandal swirling around Westminster to the heart of her government. Michael Fallon said he apologized at the time for repeatedly touching the knee of Julia Hartley-Brewer at a dinner 15 years ago and they had put the incident behind them. Hartley-Brewer, who said she had threatened…

With New General Election Mandate, Japan’s Abe to Retain Cabinet – The Diplomat

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Fresh out of a snap election with a strong and renewed mandate, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will retain his cabinet and leave the leadership of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) unchanged. According to LDP General Council Chairman Wataru Takeshita on Friday, Abe had told the party earlier last week that “it is natural for everyone to be retained.” In early August, amid dwindling approval ratings, Abe had moved…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Money Talks News: How to save on furniture – WTOL.com

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The gingerbread house at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Arizona is in a category all by itself- life-size.

Updegraff Furniture to move into Cox Gift Shop building – The Herald Bulletin

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ALEXANDRIA — The former Cox Gift Shop location has been sold to D.J. Updegraff and will be transformed into Updegraff Furniture and Mattress. After operating four other furniture stores, mostly in Elwood, Updegraff said the former gift shop, 307 N. Harrison St., will reopen in late November. He already has moved some furnishings to be sold into the building, which has been vacant for about a…

Terrifying ‘haunted’ restaurant camera shows furniture moving on its own – AOL

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This viral footage may prove ghost skeptics wrong.  One local spot in California is making headlines for some spooky incidents — and it was all caught on camera.  Cronies Bar and Restaurant uploaded two separate videos to Facebook to verify the creepy encounters. One shows the rocking of a chair during business hours, which had some of its customers spooked. The other video shows the toppling of a barstool after the business had closed…

Furniture First Adds Members, Plans to Open Symposium Sponsorship Nov. 1st – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. Middletown, PA: In their September meeting the Furniture First board of directors approved the applications of two retailers to join the furniture and mattress cooperative buying group: J. Allan’s in Brookhaven, MS and FX Marcotte in South Portland, ME. Both operations have staff with experience at other Furniture First member stores that brought them…