Hall of Fame Inductees

Each year, the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation inducts individuals who have made a significant contribution to the furniture into its Hall of Fame. Furniture Today offers exclusive interviews with inductees prior to the ceremony each year, providing a preview of this important annual industry event. 

 

 

 

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  • bernie moray, gorman's

    Hall of Fame: Gorman's Moray reflects on his passion for furniture

    Hall of Fame: Gorman's Moray reflects on his passion for furniture

    American Home Furnishings 2017 Hall of Fame inductee Bernard D. Moray, chairman of Gorman's Home Furnishings & Interior Design, reflects on discovering the beauty of the home and developing a life-long passion for furniture.

    Added September 21, 2017 | Permalink

  • Donald Flanders Sr.

    Hall of Fame: Flanders: Make things better

    Hall of Fame: Flanders: Make things better

    Donald Flanders Sr., founder and chairman of Lloyd Flanders, applied his favorite quote from the Boy Scouts to everything he did: "Always leave your campsite better than you found it." His son and company CEO, Donald Flanders Jr., and board member, Gene Davenport, reflect on the truisms that this year's American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame honoree applied to his life and to running Lloyd Flanders.

    Added September 18, 2017 | Permalink

  • John Bray Vanguard video still

    Bray built Vanguard on strength of American-made customization

    Bray built Vanguard on strength of American-made customization

    Vanguard CEO and new American Home Furnishings Hall of Famer John Bray talks about how keeping production in America and customization can differentiate domestic manufacturers from importers, meeting today’s challenges – including staying attuned to the customer’s wants and needs, and plus advice he gave his children, both of whom are in the industry today.

    Added September 22, 2016 | Permalink

  • richard frinier

    Lessons from Bradley; yesterday can serve designers

    Lessons from Bradley; yesterday can serve designers

    New American Home Furnishings Hall of Famer Richard Frinier, an award winning designer and owner of Richard Frinier Design Studio, explains how Brown Jordan Designer Emeritus Hall Bradley mentored him from an early age and how Bradley's quiet, elegant demeanor reminded Frinier of his father.

    Added September 21, 2016 | Permalink