ST. LOUIS -- Solutia Inc.'s Wear-Dated brand upholstery fabrics has teamped up with Wickes Furniture to offer a complimentary consumer trend seminar, "The Art of Comfort," at 7 p.m. Oct. 1, at Wickes' Vernon Hills, Ill. store.

The seminar will feature keynote speaker Randy Florke, contributing editor to Country Living magazine. He has spent the last 18 years working in fashion and interior design. The registration deadline is Sept. 26. Space is limited. To register, call (888) 346-3938.