Style Spotters Alumni All Stars
Experience Market with the best of the best.
Experience High Point Market through the eyes of an All-Star! The Style Spotters program is unique to the home furnishings industry, as it elevates the trends and products conversation through different lenses. Follow along with these design experts as they canvas 11.5M square feet of showroom space to find the newest products and moment-defining trends.
Arianne Bellizaire, a highly sought-after media personality, and CEO of Arianne Bellizaire Interiors, is a leading force in the next generation of design. Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her firm embodies hospitality in design, which is evident in her trend-forward work featured in Architectural Digest, Forbes, and House Beautiful. Arianne conceptualizes design intent, ensuring a holistic approach that aligns with client criteria, considering location, history, and cultural context. As a top interior design tastemaker, she collaborates with major brands, contributes to community resources, and educates at industry events.
Celebrated as one of the nation's top interior design tastemakers, Arianne has earned a name for herself as a relatable yet aspirational designer. Marketing teams from Pottery Barn to Wayfair have developed extensivepartnerships with her brand, and former producers of The Oprah Winfrey Show tapped her to create content for a new women-focused community resource. A sought-after speaker, she engages at events like The Kitchen Bath Industry Show and High Point Market while also serving on advisory boards for Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine and the Design Influencers Conference. With over a decade of experience, Arianne and her team are renowned for their strategic, tech-forward, and ROI-focused design approach, specializing in custom builds, luxury kitchen renovations, and multi-family developments.
An established leader in the world of design, Stacy Garcia is a successful serial entrepreneur, founder of LebaTex, Inc., a distinctive textile supplier, creator of Stacy Garcia, Inc., a licensing firm and design house, and publisher of Life-Styled.net, a digital design publication that covers the intersection between fashion, interior design, travel and entertaining. With brands like Stacy Garcia New York, Stacy Garcia Blue Label, Stay by Stacy Garcia, and Stacy Garcia Home, this internationally renowned designer has partnered with some of the world’s leading manufacturers to create products that span from floor to ceiling for resorts and homes all over the world.
As a forecasting and design expert, Garcia serves as a chair holder of the Color Marketing Group, the international association of color professionals, was voted one of the 10 leading voices in the hospitality design industry and honored by ASID for Design Excellence. Her work has been featured in Interior Design, Boutique Design, New York Spaces, LUXE, Architectural Digest and Traditional Home.
Gary Inman is a man of many hats: professor, designer, historian, writer, speaker, interviewer, brand ambassador, and former Style Spotter. He is celebrated for his design of luxury resorts and boutique hotels for clients ranging from Pinehurst Resort to Duke University, Colonial Williamsburg, the University of Virginia, and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation to his bespoke homes and product designs with Moore Councill, Jonathan Charles, Stark Carpet, and LebaTex, spanning a thirty-year career. His award-winning designs have been published in The Washington Post, Traditional Home, Southern Accents, Elle Décor, Boutique Design, Home & Design, and many others.
Inman is a respected design authority and has moderated dozens of panels and interviews at High Point Market with industry icons including Vicente Wolf, Alexa Hampton, Michelle Nussbaumer, Barry Dixon, Michel Smith Boyd, Stacy Garcia, and Kelli Ellis. He believes that “great design begins with a great story.” He states, “In all of this work, my goal has been to weave breathtaking moments of beauty into stories in space that delight the eye, inspire the imagination, and restore the spirit.
CLOTH & KIND -
Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay
CLOTH & KIND is a full-service interior design firm and boutique trade showroom led by Partners and Principal Designers Tami Ramsay and Krista Nye Nicholas. Widely lauded for crafting spaces brimming with story and substance, every CLOTH & KIND project includes a meticulous mix of one-of-a-kind finds, bespoke pieces, and a heavy dose of textiles, color and pattern.
Curators and storytellers at heart, Tami and Krista’s combined aesthetic is a unique confluence of myriad inspirations encountered in their daily lives including art and objects, other cultures - both near and far, and the natural world. Vintage and new, high seamlessly paired with low, and artisanal fibers and patterns all play into the pair’s shared vision for creating brilliantly distinctive spaces. Their reverence for the simplicity of life paired with the assignment of meaning to beautiful found things allows them to embrace the voice of each client and convey their highly personal story through space.
CLOTH & KIND engages in luxury residential and commercial projects nationwide from their two studio locations in Athens, Georgia, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, led by Tami and Krista, respectively. Their work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Better Homes & Gardens, Casa Vogue, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, The LA Times, Luxe Interiors + Design, Traditional Home and The Wall Street Journal, among others.
Ron Woodson, principal and creative director of Ron Woodson Design, and formerly co-principal in the award-winning interior design firm Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design, is based in Los Angeles and Lisbon, Portugal. RWD specializes in creating high-style interiors, combining opulence with artful living for the discerning, high-profile global clientele.
Ron has been named one of the Top 10 African American Interior Designers, 2022-2023, by the Black Interior Designers Network; Interior Designer of the Year by the National Arts Council; and one of Hollywood's Top 20 Interior Designers by The Hollywood Reporter. His work, along with his former partner Jaime Rummerfield, has been featured in over 150 design magazines and publications worldwide, such as Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful and Traditional Home. Ron has been named to House Beautiful's Top 20 Designers List; Metropolitan Home's Top 100 List; Traditional Home's New Trends; Luxe Magazine's Design Gold List; and one of California's Top 50 Tastemakers and Influencers by Modern Interiors, Angeleno. Ron is a published author of design home High Style by Chronicle Books, which was inducted to the list of Oprah's top design books.
Ron is a true style maker, decorating memorable interiors filled with beauty, provenance and the comforts of luxury living. Extensive knowledge of design history, studies at UCLA’s Architectural & Interior Design Program, and travels to over 60 countries and counting have inspired his design sensibility.
Ron is co-founder of Save Iconic Architecture (SIA Projects), a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles dedicated to preserving noteworthy architecture. The depth and breadth of expertise and passion for cultural heritage guides a spotlight on important structures that are at risk of being demolished. SIA champions important architecture such as works by Richard Neutra, Robert Farquhar, Donald Wexler and Paul R. Williams. Through landmarking, onsite activism, City Cultural Heritage hearings, and preservation projects, he is a dedicated expert in protecting and preserving iconic architecture.