Category: Trade Shows and Trends

Neutrals and Greys Paired with Metallics At Every Turn at Las Vegas Market
Trade Shows and Trends | January 31, 2014
Neutrals and Greys Paired with Metallics At Every Turn at Las Vegas Market

Hello!!! I’m back – barely.  I returned home from a whirlwind 2 1/2 days at Las Vegas Market 2 days ago but and jumped right into bed, where I have spent the last 48 hours.  Yes, the cold and dry desert air in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas took a toll on my immune system and I caught a…

My Top Picks of Extraordinary Finds from High Point Fall 2013 Market
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | November 4, 2013
My Top Picks of Extraordinary Finds from High Point Fall 2013 Market

If you’ve been following Cozy•Stylish•Chic for some time, you probably know that one of my favorite past times is to identify trends and scout out interesting finds.  I recently returned from High Point, where I sought to find new resources for a huge project I am working on, and while there, I took the time to shop the trends and…

Recap of the 10 Biggest High Point Market Trends, Fall 2013
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | October 28, 2013
Recap of the 10 Biggest High Point Market Trends, Fall 2013

Stanley Furniture HIGH POINT MARKET TRENDS, FALL 2013 As you may know, I recently returned from five days at the world’s biggest furniture show in High Point, North Carolina.  180 buildings, back to back trade seminars, numerous showroom parties and furniture introductions, but I made it.  Last week marks my second trip to High Point, and I must say that…

High End Kitchen Appliances seen at Westedge Design Fair
New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | October 7, 2013
High End Kitchen Appliances seen at Westedge Design Fair

As one who loves to cook and bake, but who also has an eye for design, I can truly appreciate a kitchen that caters to both the chef and the designer.  While walking the aisles of the Westedge Design Fair that took place this past weekend in Los Angeles, I couldn’t help but be drawn into the Purcell Murray space…

Tribal Influences are Coming on Strong for Spring/Summer 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | September 30, 2013
Tribal Influences are Coming on Strong for Spring/Summer 2014

As always, the trends in fashion and interiors go hand in hand, but instead of fashion paving the way for the trends in interiors, this past season I have seen the opposite with interiors leading the way.   While attending High Point Market this past April, I noticed a few subtle references to African tribal art, and then while attending…

Las Vegas Market Summer 2013 - My Picks of Fresh and Colorful Finds
New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | August 23, 2013
Las Vegas Market Summer 2013 – My Picks of Fresh and Colorful Finds

I recently returned home from Las Vegas Market, held over the course of five days at the World Market Center,  in close proximity to downtown Las Vegas.  Being held in 3 buildings, as opposed to the 150+ buildings at High Point, this market was more manageable, although quite a bit smaller, but it is definitely gaining more momentum as more…

Trend Alert/Fresh New Find - Stylish Wall Art from Mitchell Black
Brands, Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | August 11, 2013
Trend Alert/Fresh New Find – Stylish Wall Art from Mitchell Black

One of my favorite things about going to market to walk the halls, see what’s new, spot new trends, and occasionally come across a fresh, new resource.  While at Las Vegas Market last week, I did exactly that, and spotted a newly launched lifestyle brand,  Mitchell Black, that has a collection of stylish wall art that marries the past with…

It's Shark Week and Shagreen is IN!
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | August 8, 2013
It’s Shark Week and Shagreen is IN!

This week is Discovery Channel’s much anticipated SHARK WEEK, and to commemorate the occasion, I am bringing you SHAGREEN, shark and stingray leather, which has a rough and granular texture.  As reported in my recent recap of High Point Market, shagreen has been trending in the home furnishings market and judging by what I have been seeing, it has yet to…

Ahead of the Curve Trend Recap - Las Vegas Market, Summer 2013
Trade Shows and Trends | August 2, 2013
Ahead of the Curve Trend Recap – Las Vegas Market, Summer 2013

The “Ahead of the Curve” tastemakers –  Alexa Hampton, Ron Woodson, and Windsor Smith I’m finally back in LA after spending 3 days in Las Vegas for Market Week.  After every market, I swear to myself that the next time I am going to attend in my comfy running shoes, but that never seems to happen, and every time I…

Design, Trade Shows and Trends | July 2, 2013
Trending Now: Walnut and White Lacquer

WALNUT AND WHITE LACQUER Walnut and white lacquer- once again, what’s old is now new again.  A past trend from the 50s-60s,  walnut and white lacquer furniture is now making a comeback in furniture and consumer products, and was recently seen at this past season’s modern trade shows – Dwell on Design in Los Angeles and ICFF in New York. In…

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