We’re back from High Point, the bi-annual furniture market in North Carolina and have lots of new pieces to share with you. Going to High Point is a whirlwind because it is huge and there are tons of vendors to see in a very short amount of time. We always come away feeling inspired, though. It’s sort of like fashion week for the design industry. Every company sets up a showroom to feature their latest designs, whether it be furniture, accessories, fabric, or other home goods. It’s fun to see what’s new for the season, but it’s also very important that we see and sit in every new piece of furniture so that we can make educated recommendations to our clients. There were lots of unique pieces that caught our eye this market, below are a few that we’re looking forward to using in future projects. We discovered Lucy Smith’s line this time. She makes these sculptural cocktail tables in lots of bright colors. They’d be great in a first apartment or even a playroom.
This is a new style of sofa from Hickory called the Marquette Tufted Dressmaker sofa shown in a new plum-colored Sunbrella fabric. We noticed lots of plums and purples being used on upholstered furniture.
A new fabric for Hickory on the Marler Tufted sofa.
Visual Comfort came out with some great new light fixtures. We were especially drawn to this new design, below, which is being made in three different iterations.
This is a bed that has been in the Bernhardt collection for a while, but we never tire of it.
CR Laine made a vintage French inspired club chair for this market with our favorite mustache back. A pair of these are definitely on our short list.
An elegant club chair by Oly caught our eye for a new client.
New slipper chairs at CR Laine in a new fish fabric. We want these for our nonexistent beach house!!
Bungalow 5 rolled out an entire line of lacquered trays and boxes in Hermes Orange, Cartier Red and Tiffany blue.
A graphic piece of art from Natural Curiosities.
A Moroccan-inspired cocktail table from Dransfield and Ross. We’re always looking for little tables like this; this one will be a good addition to our arsenal.
Bernhardt made this scalloped Lucite coffee table for Spring. It’s a nice alternative to the often boxy, more streamlined Lucite coffee tables being made.
After a long day of running from one showroom to another, we walked outside the IHFC to find a Temptations concert going on in the main parking lot. What a way to end the day! Here we are getting our soul on.