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SFC and Hearst Corporation’s House Beautiful and ELLE DECOR Proclaim ‘The New Green’ for 2014

Social media-driven consumer campaign aims to raise awareness about sustainable home furnishings among home furnishings enthusiasts and purchasers

Chapel Hill, NC — The Sustainable Furnishings Council and Hearst Corporation’s House Beautiful and ELLE DECOR brands are taking to the streets of New York in 2014 to
raise awareness about sustainable design.

Beginning in March 2014, select SFC members will be featured in House Beautiful’s

hugely successful and popular Social Media Color Celebration and Chair Chase

SFC Announces 2013 Officers, New Iniatives

 CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Sustainable Furnishings Council announced today it has named its 2013 Officers of the Board.  Steve Freeman of Room and Board serves as President, Robin Wilson of Robin Wilson Home serves as Vice-President, Greg Harden of Harden Furniture serves as Treasurer, and Peggy Burns of Circle Furniture serves as Secretary.  Other new appointments to the Board include Amy Smith of WWF/GFTN and Norman Coley of Lee Industries.  SFC Board members take responsibility for the organization’s mission, developing goals annually and ensuring that program


HIGH POINT, N.C. – Gat Creek, a West Virginia-based producer of hand-crafted, solid wood furniture and Sustainable Furnishings Council Silver Exemplary Member, received the 2012 Sage Award for environmental excellence today.

The Sage Awards were launched in 2008 by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) to seek out and spotlight environmental innovators from whom others in the home furnishings and bedding industries can learn. The competition is open to retail, manufacturing and supplier companies in both the furniture and bedding industries.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Resale Outlets – The place for unique décor

Interior designers in Virginia used a Habitat for Humanity ReStore to create amazing room displays for the Home Show at the Dulles Expo Center in Metro Washington, D.C. Shopping exclusively in a local ReStore, which sells gently used and donated household material, designers crafted an urban-chic loft room, a British Colonial/West Indies-inspired master bedroom suite, and a beach room to rival anything in the finest resort homes.

Join SFC at High Point Market

SFC Events at High Point Market

Saturday (Oct 13)
Alexander Julian presents his collection for Jonathan Charles
* When: 11:00am - 4:00pm
* Where: 200 N Hamilton, Suite 125 High Point.

Alexander Julian welcomes market-goers at Ziba Rugs and Modern Traditions Furniture on Saturday, October 13th from 4 to 7pm.
* When: 4:00pm -7:00pm
* Where: 200 Steele St, 2nd floor


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