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High Point Market: Fall Edition

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High Point Market: Fall Edition

HIGH POINT MARKET: FALL EDITION OCTOBER 22 – 26, 2016 This week we’re off to North Carolina again for High Point Market: Fall Edition!  We’ll be scoping out the latest styles and bringing the best items back to our store showrooms.  Ahead of our departure, we’d like to review and share with you some continuing trends, as well as others that are on the rise.  But first, how about a little history on the market itself? HISTORY LESSON: HIGH POINT, NC In March of 1909, the first official “Southern Furniture Market” was held in the small town of High Point,...

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2

Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2 (Annnd we're back!  In continuation of the blog detailing our recent trip to Spring 2016 Highpoint Market, we present you with the second half, including more highlights, insights and pretty pictures... hope you enjoy!) We see a continuance of oriental inspiration from The Far East and Middle East (think India and Persia); characteristic combinations of angles and curves that convey a spirituality and mindfulness of the different earthly elements (land, water, wind & fire) and how – rather than clashing -- they instead work together, in harmonious dance and balance. We...

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1

Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1 So Don, Fiona & Mindie made it back safe & sound from their trip to North Carolina and the Spring 2016 High Point Market. They gleaned quite a bit of inspiration from this year’s offerings and selected an abundance of new items to feature in-store as well as incorporate in upcoming design projects.  We have so much we want to show & tell you about, that we're breaking the blog into two parts!  One this week, and the next in a couple days.  Without further ado, here are our observations and what got us most...

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