Designer Resources

New Product Picks

Select Fall Market Debuts

Get the inside track on some of our exhibitors’ favorite new products for Fall Market. Featured in our New Product Premiere Twitter Chat, Style Spotters Fall Market Preview, and by various High Point Market media partners, this is your most comprehensive collection of the latest looks in home fashion.

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Fashion Snoops Macro Trends Report

A look into consumer behaviors that are paving a decision path to tomorrow’s purchases

In today's “always-on” world, the way people connect and interact means that what's going to be popular next is essentially a constantly moving target. Understanding and tracking the baseline of how consumers shift is critical to validating and confirming how High Point Market attendees should shop the show this fall.

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Luxe Magazine: Bold Style Shapes The New Season

Kate Bergeron, Style Editor, selects her High Point highlights

I love anticipating the unexpected when traveling down to High Point, and Spring Market was no exception. Among the bevy of beautiful things and exciting trends (I’m talking about you, canopy beds), I found myself drawn to pieces with a rich, sometimes moody color palette – strong and chic objects that could truly hold their own in a warm and highly edited space. And as always, I returned home inspired, happy, and hungry for what’s to come in the fall.

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Editor’s Spotlight: Traditional Home

Clara Haneberg, associate style editor, highlights five dazzling designer collaborations

There was no shortage of designer collaborations at Spring 2017 High Point Market. Jeffrey Bilhuber for Henredon, Michelle Workman for French Heritage, Jamie Merida for Chelsea House – and many more – offered a feast for the eyes. I’m particularly drawn to pieces that have classic roots, but with a modern bent. Here are my five favorite finds.

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Keynote Series

Ideas from the leading edge of today’s lifestyle landscape

Explore the power of design to transform communities throughout the world with Paula Wallace, president and founder of Savannah College of Art and Design. Then, discover how staying focused on the details is the critical connection to building a global brand with Drew and Jonathan Scott, founders of Scott Brothers Living and stars of HGTV’s popular series, The Property Brothers.

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Design Viewpoints Series

Design industry leaders present leading-edge ideas in CEU-accredited seminars

Presented in partnership with ASID, these inspiring and engaging sessions present today’s most powerful business-building ideas. Created to meet the needs of professional designers, these exceptional events are held in the High Point Theatre at the Transportation Terminal.

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Bringing Lifestyle Home

Mark Badgley and James Mischka guide their brand of glamour and elegance to interiors

As fashion, furnishings and home entertaining converge and fuel personal expression, a curatorial approach to decorating is also gaining traction. The Badgley Mischka Home collection, which returns to High Point Market Oct. 14-18, is in front of these intersecting trends.

“Fashion, home, entertainment … it’s all becoming one, because they relate to one another so well,” says Badgley.

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Sixty Billion Reasons to Go Green

Increasing demand for healthier home furnishings can be a big new revenue opportunity

Consumer desire for eco-friendly, sustainable, clean, toxin-free, and natural products is growing as rapidly as the number of words that describe them. Responding to this trend has moved Robin Wilson to the forefront of a major design disruption. In her Design Viewpoints Series keynote, Wilson showed Market guests how to reap new revenues from sustainable and hypoallergenic furnishings.

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What does Market mean to you?

It seems everyone has their own reason for coming to High Point. What’s yours?

A place to meet friends, catch the trends, network, get inspired, see what’s possible - and do an incredible amount of business. Those are just some of the reasons industry leaders gave us when we asked, “What does High Point mean to you?”

The Faces of High Point Market: Sophie Donelson

The Editor in Chief of House Beautiful shares her reasons for coming to High Point

When you lead the editorial team for America’s largest and most established home magazine, you travel the world to tell the stories that help people live more beautifully at home. Find out why High Point Market is one show Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, never misses – and always looks forward to visiting.

A Day In My Shoes, Part 2

Industry leaders share ideas and make connections in the evenings at High Point Market

After a busy day touring new product launches, Tori Mellott, Sr. Design and Markets Editor for Traditional Home, is just getting started. Join Tori as she tours the new Barbara Barry launch at the Baker showroom, moderates a panel discussion at C. R. Laine, and finishes her day at the gorgeous Pandora’s Manor, recently redesigned by Eastern Accents owner Ridvan Tatargil, and featuring the work of world-class designers Alexa Hampton, Barclay Butera, Celerie Kemble, and Tobi Fairley.

A Day In My Shoes At High Point Market

Traditional Home Sr. Design and Markets Editor Tori Mellott tours exciting new lines

Follow the Traditional Home team as they explore stunning new collections from leading brands and designers. Highlights include the new Barry Benton collection for Highland House, an eclectic mix of new introductions from Lee Industries, the new David Phoenix line for Hickory Chair, the Jeffrey Bilhuber collection for Henredon, finishing with the latest from Kate Spade at E. J. Victor.

Style Spotters Duo Trends

Design insights from our trend-tracking leaders

To create a richly engaging experience, our Style Spotter duos mix high and low, angles and curves, fussy and clean-lined, new and old, according to their inspirations and preferences. Find out how they blend forms, styles, textures, and finishes to create gorgeous spaces.

So, You Want To Be A Style Spotter

Get the inside skinny on our official trend-tracking team

Find out what being a Style Spotter involves, what it can do for you, and how to be considered for a spot on the team.

Designer’s Guide to Market,
Part 1

Setting your schedule and finding the right showrooms

High Point Market is a spectacular feast for the eyes and a trade show experience like no other. A little strategic planning will help you maximize your return on investment.

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Designer’s Guide to Market Part 2, Showroom Savvy

How to make the most of your exhibitor meetings

You’ve created a stellar Market schedule. Now, here are a few tips for how to make the most of your time with exhibitors.

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