I’ve been to a number of great design shows this past year, but my recent visit to the fall High Point Market was a highlight. North Carolina has a unique charm—between the food, landscape, and easy southern pace—and the show itself was full of cool furniture, interesting vignettes, and a number of other displays that caught my eye. Overall, this was a really inspiring trip!
The market, which focuses on residential home furnishings, is a great place to spot upcoming trends. I spent several days touring the many showrooms with my friend Karen, a fellow designer. I found some great items for projects I’m currently working on.
Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite displays and discoveries from the market:
This pillow company combined animal fur, linen and velvet in chic ways – check out the navy throw with fur trim.
I see a lot of these starburst mirrors, but this Silverleaf one from Christopher Guy was gorgeous in person.
I loved the design of this bar, even with nothing on it. The two pieces open for great surface area.
Hardcover decorative books in lovely graphic themes.
This walnut cabinet was great — simple and chic.
Love the dangerous shear and the antler sculpture.
Graphic yet soft nature inspired prints.
Shadow box side tables.
One-of-a-kind antique finds for Mexico City.
Glamorous combination of mirror and white lacquer.
Chic, industrial accessories.
Alexa Hampton’s fun presentation of her new Somerset Tufted Bed for Hickory Chair.
Made Goods inlayed stripe tables.
Plexiglass bar cart with green inset trays—so cool!
Love the contrast of dark, light, crisp linens with warm fur.
A showroom’s rest stop.
Pure luxe—Christopher Guy.
Love the oversized silver ball mirror—this is a statement.
Shot of the Market building’s roof . I love the contrast of the rosy red pipes against the sky.