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Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Showroom: 101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

www.universalfurniture.com

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Universal Furniture creates quality furnishings for the whole home with a focus on function and lifestyle. The company’s casegood, upholstery, accent and accessory designs are developed under the brand names Universal Furniture (Lifestyle Collections), To The Trade (Interior Design) and Smartstuff™ (Baby and Child), and sold through retailers and interior designers throughout North America and around the world. Universal Furniture is a brand of Samson Holdings, one of the world’s largest furniture manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.universalfurniture.com, or find us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter @UniversalFurn.

Events

    Color Marketing Group® ChromaZone® Color Forecasting Workshop Hosted by Universal Furniture

    Type:
    Educational
    When:
    8am - 5pm
    Tuesday 25
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Each ChromaZone® Workshop is a collaboration of minds; a joint effort to understand and interpret what is happening in the world around us and how this will influence color. The workshops are applicable across multiple industries and multiple product lines, focusing on the directional change in colors and color families. Participants identify 16 colors, along with the influences and inspirations that define them, that they believe will trend in 2019. Workshops are open to individuals involved in either the application or analysis of color. This is an all day event, pre-registration is required. Cost: $150 CMG Members, $225 Non members, $75 Students. To register visit http://www.colormarketing.org/2017-chromazone-events.

    The Steelyard Designers Lounge

    Type:
    Social
    When:
    9am - 5pm
    Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23, Monday 24, Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Universal To The Trade and Steelyard invite you to experience the Designers Lounge in the Universal Furniture showroom, a designers-only salon and workspace complete with wi-fi, workstations, beverages and snacks. Catch up on emails and texts, review the day’s agenda, rehydrate and relax. Drop in anytime! Note - Friday opens at Noon, not 9 a.m. No RSVP required, but designers must register at universaltothetrade.com.


    Retailer Meets Designer: Sparking Creativity, Community and Collaboration

    Type:
    Educational
    When:
    11am - 12pm
    Monday 24
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Moderated by Susan Dickenson, editor in chief of Home Accents Today, this event will feature designers and retailers discussing how to unite the worlds of retail and design including building traffic, creating a sense of community and developing collaborations between retailers and designers. Featuring Claire Bell of Chic Abode Interiors, Jeffrey Baker of Jeffrey Bruce Baker Designs, Courtney and Teddie Garrigan of Coco and Dash and Jamie Merida of Bountiful Décor.

    Crypton Pooch Pop-Up at the Steelyard Designer’s Lounge at Universal Furniture

    Type:
    Social
    When:
    2pm - 5pm
    Saturday 22, Sunday 23
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Enjoy a comforting canine canoodle and snap a selfie to benefit the adorable comfort dogs of Fostering Friendship. These darling dogs go anywhere a little comfort is needed, and on Saturday and Sunday from 2 – 5 pm they will head to the CRYPTON POOCH POP UP in Steelyard Designer’s Lounge at Universal Furniture to comfort show-weary designers. So make a plan to put your hectic day on “paws,” sink into some soft, sophisticated, pooch-friendly Crypton upholstery and enjoy a crisp, dry, dirty Bark-tini or a sweet “Pom-eranian” pomegranate cocktail. Post your photo with one of these sweet pups using hashtag #PoochPopUp and @CryptonFabric will donate $5 to Fostering Friendship.

    Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd! – Essential Secrets for Designing New Construction Custom Luxury Residences

    Type:
    Educational
    When:
    3pm - 4pm
    Saturday 22
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Michelle Jennings Wiebe, ASID, will show how any motivated interior designer can break into the lucrative new construction design industry and what it takes to succeed! She will coach on the processes and schedules that are successful for luxury construction or major remodeling, specific organizational methods she employs for each project, present samples of her firm’s CAD construction drawings, provide insight into this VIP client group, offer advice on cutting edge marketing, and discuss what has made her firm thrive in this area. Attendees will leave with actionable items that can be implemented in their own firms.
    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/set-yourself-apart-from-the-crowd-with-michelle-jennings-wiebe-asid-tickets-32160873037

    Evolution of Fashion and Design in the Home

    Type:
    Educational
    When:
    3pm - 4pm
    Sunday 23
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Join fashion icon Alexander Julian as he examines how changes in the fashion industry have influenced interior design over the last 20 years. No RSVP needed. Interviewed by Stacy Kunstel of Dunes & Duchess.

    Semi-Annual Soiree

    Type:
    Social
    When:
    6pm - 10pm
    Monday 24
    Exhibitor:
    Universal Furniture International, Inc.
    Showroom:
    101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
    Bustop:
    15 (Red Line)

    Join Universal Furniture for its semi-annual celebration of Market. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music. No RSVP necessary.

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Alexander Julian Event

Alex will be interviewed Sunday by Stacey Kunstel about how traditional style has changed over the last 20 years. Location: Universal Furniture showroom, 101 S. Hamilton

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Scrimmage Makes the Play!

Scrimmage is the latest introduction for youth and baby from Smartstuff Furniture.

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Alexander Julian & Universal Collaborate in Postscript

Alexander Julian returns to furniture market in a new collaboration with Universal Furniture.

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Universal Announces Spring Designer Events

Education, relaxation and fun are on tap for designers this spring at Universal Furniture.

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WELCOME TO BUNGALOW FROM UNIVERSAL FURNITURE AND PAULA DEEN HOME

The fifth collaboration between Universal Furniture and Paula Deen

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Universal Broadens Upholstery Line

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Universal To The Trade Adds Styles to Designer-Only Line

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Universal Introduces Modern Collection

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New Axis Collection Elevates Youth Style

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Exclusive Designer Lounge Launches at High Point Market


Steelyard partners with Universal To The Trade to host the first designer-only, pop-up workspace at High Point Market

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Introducing Curated By Universal Furniture: A Collected Look with an Eclectic Style

A synergy of smart business with beautiful style, Curated by Universal Furniture takes the guesswork out of an eclectic presentation with casual and inviting combinations of exclusive introductions and top performers from Universal’s existing line.

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The Past Meets the Present with Authenticity By Universal Furniture, An Honest Take on Design

For those who appreciate a genuine, sincere approach to decorating, Authenticity by Universal Furniture juxtaposes refined forms with rustic wood. It updates traditional European silhouettes with honest materials, casual finishes and fresh details.

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Take a Break with Sojourn by Universal Furniture: Life's Respite

Inspired by beloved English, French and Swedish antiques in tranquil, timeless finishes, Sojourn by Universal Furniture combines familiar forms with fresh tactile details.

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#myRoom: A Hip New Smartstuff Collection for Today's Connected Kids

Distinctly contemporary with a dorm-room vibe, #myRoom by Smartstuff is designed with today’s well-connected kids and parents in mind. The collection, for boys and girls of all ages, is refreshingly streamlined with crisp profiles and distinctive details that blend style with a sense of purpose.

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Remix by Universal Furniture is a Favorite Tune with a New Vibe

Like a classic song that is transformed with the energy of a new artist, Remix by Universal Furniture blends timeless silhouettes with unconventional details, textures and finishes. Crisp, smartly-scaled silhouettes in hickory veneers create a casual feeling in a Banister finish with a soft sheen.

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Welcome Home with the Paula Deen Home Dogwood Collection by Universal Furniture

Dogwood, new from the Paula Deen Home collection from Universal Furniture, captures the tradition, mystery and whimsy of Paula’s Savannah in casual, traditional, welcoming silhouettes. Several finishes highlight birch veneers, select hardwood solids and accents of fancy face oak veneers.

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Chosen Harmonies Come Together with Playlist by Universal Furniture

Coordinated but not matched, Playlist by Universal Furniture comprises classic transitional silhouettes that also can play a contemporary tune.

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Universal Furniture Launches Universal To The Trade: An Edited Portfolio of Products for the Interior Designers

Universal Furniture presents To The Trade, a carefully edited furniture portfolio, created to define a room and add personality. Exclusively for distribution through interior designers, the point of view of To the Trade is not as a particular theme or style but rather the integrity of each piece.

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