Home Improvement

Winners of Natural Light - International Design Competition Present Their Winning Design of a Special Edition Solar Lamp in London

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In London, 3 September at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium, the winners of the international design competition Natural Light presented the first prototype of a solar lamp. 14,500 editions of this lamp will be distributed in Africa at the beginning of next ...

2015-09-04 20:58 2375

Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2015: Silicon Valley Explores the Endless Possibilities Created by Technology and Convergence in the Connected Home

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era massed with technology in our hands, cars and clothes, technology has gradually taken a leap into our homes. Frost & Sullivan, the growth partnership company, announced that its flagshipGrowth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL): Silicon...

2015-07-30 23:28 2096

China's First Domestic Furniture Trade Fair - The 16th International Furniture Fair Chengdu (IFFC) Successfully Closed

CHENGDU, China, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJI SEIKI came to Chengdu, Sichuan, China on July 26, 2015, signing a $10 million purchase contract with Chengdu TFLiDo Sofa, whose products will landOsaka, Kyoto and other Japanese cities in this October. Those products will be sold through e-commer...

2015-07-27 17:03 2128

109th China Daily-use Articles Trade Fair Launching in August

SHANGHAI, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's longest standing one-stop event for the houseware industry, the 109thChina Daily-use Articles Trade Fair (CDATF), is ready to lift its curtain. 1,600 exhibitors are now waiting to shine and amaze buyersAugust 6-8th, 2015 at Shanghai New Internation...

2015-07-14 22:00 2126

Increasing Energy Efficiency Needs Keep Demand for Energy Management Systems Strong

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise in energy prices and consumers' focus on energy efficiency have compelled facility and home owners inNorth America to adopt energy-saving solutions. Suppliers in the region are diversifying their portfolios with respect to system design...

2015-07-08 20:00 2037

Benoy Establishes an On-The-Ground Presence in Melbourne, Australia

HONG KONG, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Benoy, the international Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, is excited to announce the firm's expansion intoAustralia with the opening of a Marketing and Liaison Office inMelbourne. The establishment of Benoy's on-the-ground presenc...

2015-07-08 11:30 2486

Johnson Controls Offers New Range of YORK Air Conditioners to Keep Customers Cool

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, today unveiled a new range of unitary air-conditioners through its wholly-owned entity, York Malaysia Sales and Service Sdn Bhd (YMSS). ...

2015-07-01 13:18 4401

China (Guangzhou) International Building Decoration Fair: The Strongest Voice in the Industry

GUANGZHOU, China, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As Asia's leading building decoration industry trade fair, China (Guangzhou) International Building Decoration Fair, also referred as the CBD Fair, has been unrelenting in its innovative efforts over 16 years. From 2015, the CBD Fair will be held tw...

2015-06-16 15:54 1763

International Building & Construction Trade Fair 2015

SHANGHAI, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Asia's leading trade fair for the building decoration industry -- theChina (Guangzhou) International Building Decoration Fair -- attracted over 2,200 exhibitors and over 640,000 visitors in four days. With a total exhibition area of 340,000 sqm, it ...

2015-05-27 16:24 2039

Winner Announcement: Natural Light - International Design Competition

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the Natural Light - International Design Competition have now been chosen from the 172 impressive Natural Light Lamp designs submitted from 65 countries around the world.  The winners are two very talented Argentinian Industrial Des...

2015-05-26 19:16 1846

Fiskars Corporation Acquires the Renowned WWRD and Extends Its Portfolio With Iconic Luxury Home and Lifestyle Brands

HELSINKI, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiskars Corporation (Fiskars) ( NASDAQ OMX Helsink : FIS1V ), a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors, has agreed to acquire the WWRD group of companies (WWRD) and its portfolio of iconic luxury home and lifestyle bra...

2015-05-11 23:35 1871

RS Components Appointed First Global Distributor for GripIt Fixings, Brings Revolutionary Plasterboard Fixing to Asia

HONG KONG, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has become the first global distributor of GripIt Fixings for securing heavi...

2015-05-07 11:00 2662

Big Ass Fans Launches its Low Profile Haiku 52 Ceiling Fan in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Ass Fans (http://bit.ly/1zrjJ0t ), the leading fan company in the United States, today introduced theHaiku 52 (52 inches or 1.3 meters in diameter) low profile ceiling fan toHong Kong. The Haiku 52 is a great fit for smaller reside...

2015-05-04 14:49 4021

Benoy to Complete IFS Portfolio in Major Cities

HONG KONG, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Benoy is proud to be involved in two further International Finance Square (IFS) malls which are being developed by majorHong Kong property company The Wharf Holdings (Wharf). Set to follow the success of the already completed Chengdu IFS, Wharf has appoin...

2015-04-28 15:40 3280

New Design Leader to Create Great Places

BRISBANE, Australia, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Place Design Group is excited to announce the appointment of a new design leader.  Joining Planning DirectorChris Isles, Finn Jones has taken on the position of Design Director to lead the strategic growth and evolution of the organisation. ...

2015-04-28 07:48 1444

Benoy's First Arts Centre In Jakarta -- Ciputra Artpreneur

HONG KONG, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Benoy, the acclaimed global studio of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, is excited to share an inside look at its first Arts Centre which has opened inJakarta, Indonesia -- Ciputra Artpreneur.

2015-04-16 14:00 4252

The 3rd ALEEX Show in Guangzhou to Capture Golden Sourcing Timeslot in April

HONG KONG, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapping into the vast business opportunities available inthe home appliances, lighting and electronics industry inboth China and global markets, the 3rd edition of ALEEX featuring Asian-made home appliances, lighting and consumer electronic products will t...

2015-04-08 09:00 2622

Mohawk Industries, Inc. Invites You to Join the First Quarter 2015 Conference Call on the Web

CALHOUN, Georgia, April 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) First Quarter 2015 earnings release onThursday, May 7, 2015, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live onFriday, May 8, 2015 at 11:00 am ET. What: Mohawk In...

2015-04-04 00:37 2360

A New Look CIFF - The 35th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) is Opening

GUANGZHOU, China, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 35th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) ("CIFF") opens at the China Import & Export Fair Complex onMarch 18, 2015. CIFF will be presented with new concepts and a new look based on 18 years of history in the industry.

2015-03-19 18:21 2592

Haze -- The Constant Struggle with Invisible Pollution

SHANGHAI, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- During the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a self-financed documentary film made by MsChai Jing, former anchor of China Central Television aboutChina's haze unexpectedly drew the attention of the media...

2015-03-12 10:00 2439