High Point Market Trend Recap, Fall 2014
I returned from High Point Market late last night after six full days of non-stop action. First and foremost of things to do was to fulfill my duties as one of the eight High Point Market Style Spotters for 2014. As a Style Spotter, I did my best to navigate through the 11.5 million square feet of showroom space to find the freshest and most noteworthy finds. I spoke on two panels, where I discussed my findings and presented both audiences with where I see color and trends going, and I also led a group of buyers and designers to a VIP tour of two of my favorite showrooms, Taracea and Christopher Guy. Both a little bit off the beaten path because I find that people want to go where lots of showrooms are clustered together or they are intimidated to go to a stand alone showroom, but definitely worth the trip.
In addition to these official duties, I also managed to get some shopping in for clients and attend a few design and business seminars. Oh, and can’t forget about the parties – there were tons and I tried my best to hit up as many as I could, but unless I really had a clone of myself, it was nearly impossible. My feet are tired and sore but I am happy to say that I am home and will be wearing running shoes for the next week! Enough of my chitter chatter – I know what you’re really here for, so here you go: [Read more…]