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Fall 2014 High Point Furniture Market Redux

One last post on all the fabulous finds at this years International Home Furnishings Market in High Point.

Natural hickory branches are crafted into an impressive floor lamp at Deanna Wish Designs

Wish Designs Tree Lamp

A dog portrait looms out over the showroom

Brown dog portrait

Hand painted fused glass and stainless steel form this graceful Global Views Peacock table

Global Views Peacock Table

 Jaunty Rugs featured a modern wool and viscose collection

Jaunty Rugs

Glass fish float in a sea of bubbles at Lite Source

Lite Source Seabright Chandelier

Long know for its exquisite hand painted cabinetry, Habersham created this wine room vignette at this Fall’s show.

Habersham wine cabinet

Swaim’s new cracked glass top cocktail table

Swaim cocktail table

Global Views whimsical “Golden Conga Line” metal sculpture.

Global Views Dog conga line

Mr. H says: Make a home for yourself inside your head instead of in a place-Enjoy!

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2014 High Point Market Trends

Fresh from the Fall High Point Furniture Market these are a few of the recurring trends

Metallic Gold-The movement towards warmer metal finishes has been on the upswing these last few years and it dominated this Fall’s market

Twisted gold roping form the base of this Uttermost lamps

Uttermost gold lamp

Avenue B gold dining table base and sling chairs

Avenue B gold dining table and chairs

Transitional Visual Comfort chandelier

Visual Comfort Lighting gold chandelier

Shapely Modern-Streamlined yet soft silhouettes

Curved wood forms a waffle design console base at Oggetti

Oggetti Waffle Console Table

Long known for their curves, the Swaim showroom was overflowing with luxurious style

Swaim dining table and chairs

Global Views chartreuse “guitar” vases

Global Views Guitar Vases

True Blue-Navy, Cobalt, Federal and Cobalt to name a few were ubiquitous colors throughout many of the showrooms

Craftmaster Furniture

Navy and white pillows at Callisto Home

Navy and white bedding Callisto Home

Blue bolsters on a sexy Weiman-Interlude bench

Weiman Interlude Bench

Mr. H says: Create a trend of your own-Enjoy!




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Kitchen Design Trends

The Kitchen and Bath Business web site recently highlighted a Zillow Digs study of the top kitchen remodeling trends expected for 2014.  The Zillow Digs Home Design Trend Report is based on the most popular kitchen photos on Zillow Digs.

Top trends include:

Black countertops: Back granite, Soapstone, and Quartz countertop material add sophistication to any kitchen design.  Create contrast with lighter color cabinetry.

Photo by Sunset Builders of South West Florida, Inc.

Open shelves or glass front cabinets: Displaying everything from crystal glasses to soup cans has become fashionable in all types of kitchen styles.  Be sure you can to keep things neat before embracing this trend.

Photo by Erotas Custom Building 

Darker Wall Colors: Black, brown, red and copper walls are appearing more frequently.  Lighter cabinetry is striking against these darker tones.

Red kitchen walls

Mr. H says: The best way to get rid of kitchen odors is to eat out-Enjoy!