Category: Trade Shows and Trends

My Observations at the Architectural Digest Home and Design Show 2015
New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | April 1, 2015
My Observations at the Architectural Digest Home and Design Show 2015

 The Architectural Digest Home and Design Show 2015 This year, thee Architecural Digest Home and Design Show did not disappoint, especially the MADE section.   As expected, Brooklyn designers dominated the MADE section of the show and the entire section was buzzing with artisans who were there to showcase their craft. And craft it was- a rejection of mass production,…

The Top 5 Kitchen and Bath Trends at KBIS 2015
Trade Shows and Trends | January 28, 2015
The Top 5 Kitchen and Bath Trends at KBIS 2015

  I just returned from Las Vegas, where I spent nearly a week with BlogTourVegas at the annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), where premier kitchen and bath brands come together to show off their newest introductions and innovations to designers, dealers, and editors from around the globe.  Last  year I navigated the show solo, but this year I…

High Point Market Style Report - Fall/Winter 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | November 21, 2014
High Point Market Style Report – Fall/Winter 2014

The High Point Market Authority has just released this season’s much anticipated High Point Market Style Report  for Fall/Winter 2014.  The 28-page report was developed by six home fashion trendsetters (myself included!), all part of the Market’s 2014 Style Spotters team, who scoured the High Point Market for the hottest must-have items and then translated their picks into today’s top…

Sherwin-Williams Coral Reef-2015 Color of the Year
Brands, Trade Shows and Trends | November 20, 2014
Sherwin-Williams Coral Reef-2015 Color of the Year

 Sherwin-Williams 2015 Color of the Year Sherwin-Williams Coral Reef Three and a half months after unveiling their 2015 Color Forecast, Sherwin-Williams  introduced the much anticipated 2015 Color of the Year, Coral Reef (SW 6606).  “Upbeat, optimistic Coral Reef celebrates a time for renewal”. People always wonder how a color comes to be selected as the “Color of the Year”, so I…

Best of High Point Market, Fall 2014
Home Furnishings, New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | October 28, 2014
Best of High Point Market, Fall 2014

 Best of High Point Market If you read my High Point Market Trend Recap, you can tell that there are a lot of new trends to watch out for in the home furnishings and accessories market. However, today’s post brings you the Best of High Point Market – some of my favorite product sightings.  Some items were included in my…

High Point Market Trend Recap, Fall 2014
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | October 22, 2014
High Point Market Trend Recap, Fall 2014

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…

High Point Market Fall 2014 Preview
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends, Uncategorized | October 2, 2014
High Point Market Fall 2014 Preview

 High Point Market Fall 2014 Preview High Point Market is right around the corner, and to kick off the season, Lisa Ferguson of Decor Mentor held her customary fast paced High Point Market Twitter Chat to showcase some of the newest introductions submitted by High Point manufacturers and showrooms, then curated by a select group of eight well respected interior designers…

Westedge Design Fair Brings Upscale to the LA Design Market
Trade Shows and Trends | September 29, 2014
Westedge Design Fair Brings Upscale to the LA Design Market

Westedge Design Fair 2014 Attention design aficionados! Westedge Design Fair returns to Santa Monica for a second year and brings a curated selection of leading brands and manufacturers from around the globe.  Westedge Co-Founders and Show Producers Troy Hanson and Megan Reilly travel the world to vet the best and most innovative exhibitors in furniture, lighting, kitchen, bath and design…

NYFW Spring 2015 Trends - Part 2
Trade Shows and Trends | September 10, 2014
NYFW Spring 2015 Trends – Part 2

NYFW Spring 2015 If you’ve been following New York Fashion Week, (NYFW Spring 2015), there is no doubt that you’ve noticed some of the same trends that I am covering here.  New York Fashion Week isn’t over yet, and I’m sure these trends will be popping up again and again before the end of tomorrow, the end of Fashion Week,…

NYFW Spring 2015 Trends - Part One
Trade Shows and Trends | September 7, 2014
NYFW Spring 2015 Trends – Part One

NYFW Spring 2015 Trends- Initial Observations We are in the midst of Day 5 of New York Fashion Week (NYFW Spring 2015)  and already, I am seeing a few trends starting to take shape.  First, a few initial observations: there is an absence of the saturated color we saw this past spring, and instead colors are leaning towards moody shades…

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