03/19/2016 by Joan Waddell 0 Comments
Spring Market Peek!
|courtesy of High Point Market|
Spring Home Furnishings Market in High Point, NC.
But it’s just one of many I will visit in search of the best new trends for 2016.
In fact, there are over 2000 exhibitors in 11.5 million sq ft of showroom space,
so I will be spending 4 days here, on my feet, to cover as much territory as possible.
Yes, it’s an endurance test, for sure, but really…
it’s so exhilarating that none of that matters.
It’s total immersion in everything related to "Home"
from furniture to lighting, rugs, accessories and more
and I’m in creative overload from the time I arrive
to when I board the flight home.
Even though Market is a month away,
I’m already checking out what seems to be bubbling up as hot trends
so I can put them on my radar when touring the showrooms.
Here are a few I’m watching…
|John Richard cabinet|
Metals, like brushed brass, are big,
especially in combination with gorgeous woods
|Currey and Co Galactica Chandelier|
Materials are being re-purposed in the most exotic ways,
This chandelier uses a mix of recycled glass and silver leaf to create its
"Femme Fatale" is taking its place at the top.
Covered in Rose Quartz, Pantone’s color of the year, this chair at first seems demure…
take a closer look…
This time it’s a little edgier than the past.
Strong curves pair with angular details in a new interpretation of
I’ll keep you posted on other Pre-Market discoveries
so check back!
"EMBRACE THE JOYS OF GOOD DESIGN!"