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Trend Report: Brass

Brass isn’t going anywhere. The reemergence of brass within interior design began a few years ago and has continued to gain in popularity. At the most recent High Point Furniture Market, we saw the brass trend in full swing, from dining tables to drawer knobs! What is making brass so appealing right now? Well for […]
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How to Pick a Pillow

The days are shorter and temperatures are getting colder.  More than likely you have been enjoying the daylight in the morning and have struggled with coming home from work in the dark in the evenings. Due to changes in weather and sunlight, many people find that it is difficult for them to sleep well during […]
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Visit the Highboy

High·boy : (noun) a tall chest of drawers with a legged base Wondering what that 85-foot tall structure is when you enter Furnitureland South? It’s the World’s Largest 18th Century Highboy replica. Sid Lenger created the design for the Highboy. It was then traced onto a template, foam was added for flexibility and the team […]
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Bringing #HPMKT Home

As we, Meg and Kaitlyn, reported on Fall 2013 Market trends, we found ourselves feeling inspired! We don’t think trends always need to be “trendy”, so we put together a classic design using the seasons premier fashions. Using manufacturers like King Hickory Upholstery and Lexington Home Brands, we were able to create a livable, yet lively […]
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Kaitlyn and Meg | HPMKT Trends

With High Point Furniture Market coming to a close, we are excited to remember the trends of past seasons and welcome the fresh ideas featured this October. As manufacturers and designers from all over the world came together to reveal their most recent designs, we [Meg McMillan and Kaitlyn Carpenter] were reporting from the front […]
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We Bring the High Point Furniture Market to You!

It’s that time of year again. The air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors and downtown High Point, NC is all a bustle preparing for the upcoming High Point Furniture Market…October 13- 18. I encounter many customers that really don’t know what Furniture Market is exactly. To be brief, it is a collection of the […]
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Splurge vs. Steal: The Chesterfield Sofa

I am really passionate about finding great deals (and who isn’t, especially with today’s economy)!  It is so much fun to hunt for treasures at bargain prices and with the money saved, to afford the more pricey items you absolutely love!  I am so very lucky to be surrounded by 1.25 million square feet of the […]
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Furniture Market vs. Furnitureland South

Have you ever wondered what Furniture Market is all about? Since the Market is a trade show requiring special passes only available to buyers and exhibitors, we decided to give you a look through our eyes of what you may have always wanted to see. Furniture Market is full of exciting, wonderful new products – […]
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White done right

As I browsed through my twitterfeed this morning and sipped my coffee, I stumbled upon this article from Decor Arts Now. {Take a gander at their feature called “White Hot.”} What’s the report from the Spring High Point Home Furnishings Market? White is in … and pairs perfectly with Pantone’s 2011 Color of the Year, […]
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Design Rules? Break ‘Em!

Frequently I am asked by clients about design “rules.”  “Is it okay to put this with that?”  “Does this match that?”  Well, I have good news!  The rules, as we have always known them, have changed.  The trend right now is that there is no trend! Or perhaps the true trend is that of  mixing […]
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