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2012 Fall Trends from High Point Furniture Market

Here is a pictorial journal of the  trends we saw recently during our Fall trip to High Point Furniture Market. What trends are you seeing?

1. Lounge furniture

 

 

2. Horns/antlers/animal heads

 

 

3. Gold, brass, bronze

 

 

4. Chevron

 

 

5. Pink 

 

 

 

6. Greek Key details

 

 

7. Geode/malachite/moiré

 

 

8. Citrus Tones

 

 

 

images: Taken all by DLL

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Recap from Spring 2012 High Point Furniture Market

Each season we gather trends from High Point Furniture Market- this year we were uplifted by a trend with staying power- one that we don’t see going anywhere anytime soon: bold geometric patterns. There is something energizing about the rhythm of these patterns. We saw this trend from walls, to floors to pillows, to upholstered furniture covered entirely in it Below, some images for you to drool over….  

While our coolest market find this trip was the Lucy Smith Collection,  here are 5 other Market favorites from our trip to High Point!

1-      Mid Century Modern Recliner from Thayer Coggin

We love how this chair is an undercover recliner, rather than screaming aloud “Watch Football here!”  With it’s hidden reclining mechanism and foot rest, it provides sleek comfort. Something Don Draper might come home and have a cocktail in.  It’s Mid Century Modern aesthetic is something available from Thayer Coggin. 

2-      Serge Ottoman from Hickory Chair

With it’s angular hourglass figure, the Serge is a made to measure ottoman whose presence in a room is sure to make you smile.

3-      Chin Hua Collection from Century Furniture- the whole thing. From the gorgeous Zircote veneers, to the malachite and Sapphire finishes, to the bold shapes of the bar cabinet, we loved Century’s re-imagined Asian collection. 

4-      Walnut Counter Stools from Nuevo

Simple & Beautiful. We see these in a modern kitchen, paired with stainless steel…

5-      Golden Feathers piece from Natural Curiosities-

I fell in love with how unique these pieces and love that gold as a metallic was a theme throughout Natural Curiosities collection.

Brittany

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Vote For Laurie’s Furniture Design

 

Hickory Chair Cenntennial Design Challenge Screen Shot

 

Laurie, our Business Administrator took inspiration from a carved detail panel from the collection and designed this bed for the Hickory Chair Centennial Furniture Contest. Her entry was submitted into the general public category, so take a look and vote!

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Vote for Judy’s Footstool Design

 

 

 

Vote for Judy’s furniture design submital for the Hickory Chair Furniture Company’s  Centinnial Design Challenge. Spread the word!!

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We Need Your Votes For The Hickory Chair Furniture Contest!

Hickory Chair Cenntennial Design Challenge Screen Shot


 


We need your votes for the Hickory Chair Furniture Company’s Centennial Design Challenge! Entries receive $10,000 worth of Hickory Chair product or the opportunity for Hickory Chair to make your own entry.


Design Lines Ltd. Submittal for Centennial Chair Contest


Rob has entered his design of a The Gothic Chair. The chair has an elaborate cut-out back inspired by English Gothic Architecture, which can be used as a dining chair or hall chair. Made of Mahogany with an upholstered seat and brass tack detailing, this chair would be equally suited to a traditional or contemporary setting.


So, go to Hickory Chair’s Facebok page and vote for Rob’s entry! You can vote for as many people as you want so be on the lookout for more entries from our firm. We will let you know when the submit their entry!


images: DLL

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High Point Furniture Market Trend #5 & #6: Warm Grays to Mixed Media Composition

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Warm Grays

Our Market blog series is coming to an end – we’ve had a blast sharing our thoughts and we hope you have enjoyed all the wonderful eye candy. For these final trends we focused on the warm grays and the mixed compositions -we just couldn’t leave them out.

Isn’t this bed to die for?! I love it.

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Warm Grays 2

The Bolier & Co. showroom was so lush – the repetition with the draperies and lights made an incredible statement.

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Warm Grays 3

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Mixed Finishes

Leave it to Swaim to show us some stunning and unique furniture pieces. The table (above) is so cool with the metal base and wood top.

Didn’t get enough? Head over to our Facebook page and we’ll post all the Market pictures for you to look though at your leisure. We hope you enjoyed the recap!

Showroom images: 1. Hickory Chair 2. Bolier & Co. 3. Swaim

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High Point Furniture Market: Trend # 4 Chairs Take Shape

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Chairs

 

On to trend #4 –  Every showroom we went into had the coolest chairs with new shapes and details.  Above, the bottom right photograph, shows our rep Kristin holding an original picture of a chair that was re-introduced this year as a part of Hickory Chair’s new line called 1911 collection. This collection commerates 100 years of excellence in the furniture design business. How neat!  

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Chairs 2

 

Brittany and Lauren trying out some of Lee Industries chairs for comfort.

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Chairs 3

 

I love the shape of this yellow chair below. Don’t you?

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Chairs 4

 

We are all about a good recliner – below American Leather showed three different sizes of one recliner. One for baby bear, one for mamma bear and one for pappa bear.

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Chairs 5

 

Tomorrow we will finish the High Point trends with the continuation of warm grays and also show you the mixed media compositions we found, so stay tuned!

Showroom Images: Hickory Chair, Lee Industries, Swaim, American Leather

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High Point Furniture Market: Trend # 3 A Pop of Color

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Pop of Color

Everywhere we turned there were pops of color at High Point Furniture Market. Here are a few of the highlights – blues, green, coral yellow, and orange. There is more colors to come on Thursday as we showcase all the different chair shapes.

Don’t you just love the Osborne & Littleflocked silhouette wallpaper?

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Pop of Color 2

 

This red ottoman from Lee Industries is popular among the DLL staff – because the ottoman is actually fabricated in a one-of-a-kind rug!  

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Pop of Color 4

 

Yellow is so cheerful!

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Pop of Color 3

 

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Pop of Color 5

 

We were especially drawn to the peacock blue featured in the vignette at Hickory Chair.

 

Showroom images: 1. Ann Gish 2. Dransfield & Ross 3. Ryan Studio 4. Mr. Brown 5 -7.  Lee Industries 8 -10.Swaim 11-13. Hickory Chair

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High Point Furniture Market: Trend #2 Mirrors Galore

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Mirrors Trends 2

Sometimes elegance can be found in a reflection, which is why we chose mirrors for our second trend this season at High Point Furniture Market. We saw so many shapes and sizes mounted on the wall or casually leaning on the floor – mirrors can totally change an entire space.

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Mirror Trends

So come back tomorrow as we take you through a color adventure for trend #3.

Showroom images: 1″ (left to CW) Bolier & Co. , 2:Lee Industries, 3&4:  Hickory Chair 5: Barbara Cosgrove 6: Artistica

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High Point Furniture Market: Trend #1 Block Printed Cotton

Twice a year the Design Lines team piles into a car with a tablet and pen in one hand and a camera in the other in search for the latest trends, furniture styles, and new industry products at High Point Furniture Market.  This Spring season we were overwhelmed with wonderful finds – including this new trend of block printed cotton and linen fabrics.

Spring 2011 High Point Furniture Market Hickory Chair

Debuting this season within the Suzanne Kesler Collection for Hickory Chair is this block pattern above, I love the pop of orange!

These lightweight fabrics seemed to be everywhere from textiles and bedding to entire sofas.

Spring 2011 High Point Furniture Market Hickory Chair 2

Pile on these fabrics for an effortless aesthetic. Don’t you just love that bed above? Nap please!

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Lee Industries 2

(Above & Below) More block prints from the Lee Industries Showroom. Wouldn’t any of these chairs go great in a sun-room or family den?

2011 Spring High Point Furniture Market Lee Industries

Can’t forget about the accessories – blocked printed linens and even outdoor pillows.

Spring 2011 High Point Furniture Market Inner Hall - Ryan Studio & Vintage Vagabond

Tomorrow we’ll bring you our next trend that we saw – mirrors galore so stay tuned!

Showrooms: 1,2,3,4: Hickory Chair 5,6,7,8: Lee Industries 9,10,11: Inner Hall – Ryan Studio (bottom Left a Trina Turk pattern) & Vagabond Vintage

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