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Digital Disruptors

1stdibs launches first-ever catalog, expanding Contemporary section

digital disruptors | November 16, 2017
The online luxury marketplace is the latest player in the native content game. 1stdibs’s “Contemporary,” a shoppable catalog replete with editorial, has launched. The catalog spotlights new and customizable products found on the website. It’s the first edition in what will be a quarterly schedul... By Katy B. Olson

Brian Patrick Flynn launches design-travel Instagram project

digital disruptors | November 13, 2017
Brian Patrick Flynn is parlaying his love for international travel and design into a video series, Flynn International, airing exclusively on Instagram. The designer launched the series on Monday, with the goal to “combine useful information about these bucket list travel experiences with design... By Katy B. Olson

Now streaming: Shoppable home shows on social network Alecia

digital disruptors | November 9, 2017
Imagine watching the design reveal during your favorite home show and being able to pause any scene to shop the items on-set. Shoppable entertainment network Alecia.com is making it possible with its video-based social channel that debuts this winter. Alecia Vimala, founder and CEO ... By Melissa Studach

Amazon breaks into the furniture business with two new brands

digital disruptors | November 8, 2017
Amazon is expanding deeper into the home space with the launch of its first-ever, private-label residential furniture lines. The two brands—named Rivet and Stone & Beam—are sold exclusively on the site and are replete with lower-cost, quick-to-ship furniture and decor. The launch is the most... By Katy B. Olson

Amazon Home launched its first-ever ‘fair’ at High Point

digital disruptors | November 7, 2017
Twelve-plus Amazon reps (or “Amazonians,” as the brand puts it), hosted the Amazon Fair at High Point earlier this month. The fair, which took place in the Amazon Home showroom at the IHFC, was designed to provide vendors with personal consulting on how to better operate on the digital marketpla... By Katy B. Olson

Wayfair, The Mine introduce latest digital designer tools

digital disruptors | November 6, 2017
In an effort to stay relevant in the age of e-design, home decor digital natives The Mine and Wayfair are adding new digital tools to their respective ensembles. The just-launched programs include a visualization app and 3-D download capabilities. Envisioned by The Mine allows users to sc... By Melissa Studach

Furniture brand Floyd appears in the Catskills, Detroit and beyond

digital disruptors | November 3, 2017
Bed frame startup Floyd has partnered with a selection of Airbnb hosts—not the brand itself—on Stay Floyd, an initiative offering a variety of escapes throughout the United States. Located in trending hotspots, including The Catskills, Detroit, Russian River, Joshua Tree, San Francisco and Toron... By Katy B. Olson

Christiane Lemieux’s next act: Direct-to-consumer custom furniture

digital disruptors | November 2, 2017
The Inside, a new custom furniture brand from Christiane Lemieux, has debuted, offering made-to-order furniture and exclusive capsule collections from the likes of Peter Som and Clare V. “We want living spaces to be the backdrop of people’s lives and every bit as unique as their individual perso... By Katy B. Olson

Chairish and DECASO's revamped trade program has a few new perks

digital disruptors | October 31, 2017
Chairish and DECASO, which launched net pricing to their trade members earlier this month, have debuted a custom trade-only shopping experience defined by three perks: trade pricing viewable only to registered trade members; a 48-hour hold request to accommodate client approval; and dedicated tr... By Katy B. Olson
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