High Point Market Trend Recap- Spring 2015
Earlier in the week I returned from High Point Market, the largest home furnishings industry trade show located in High Point, North Carolina. Collectively, High Point Market exhibitors show their wares in 11.5M ft2 of show space, spread throughout downtown High Point and its environs. Twice a year, the otherwise sleepy town of High Point nearly doubles in size and an influx of 85,000 buyers, exhibitors, and designers from around the globe flock to see the latest in home furnishings and accessories, and in doing so pump more than $5 Billion into the local economy.
High Point Market is one of my top highlights every year, as it is one of the few places where I can get so much accomplished in one place. Not only do I shop for my client projects, but I attend educational talks, network at cocktail parties, and can stay ahead of the curve by keeping on top of the market’s current offerings. Because of the breadth that High Point Market has to offer, it is also the best place to spot trends as they unfold, which brings me to what I spotted at this market. Keep in mind that the High Point Market Trend Recap I am presenting here is only a smattering of the actual offerings available at High Point Market. [Read more…]