Konstantin Grcic's PRO collection of chairs has won this year's Design Museum Furniture Design of the Year award, being praised for its 'state-of-the-art ergonomics and pioneering design'.
Ulster Carpets is to invest £30m modernising and expanding its production facilities at Portadown, County Armagh.
Upholstery fabric manufacturer Bute Fabrics has been awarded a top export award.
The April 2014 issue of Interiors Monthly has the first chance to vote in the Interiors Monthly Awards 2014 and in it we look at upholstery that will set the trends for the year; report on the latest developments in the underlay sector; examine the impact Royal Warrants has on holders; look at 130 years of Morris Furniture; see the latest in the beds and bedroom market; preview the Buying Groups' National Flooring Show and May Design Series and review Maison & Objet, Heimtextil and MIFF. Plus the latest industry news, opinion, new products and jobs.