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High Point market is the big event for furniture and interior design in North America. New products, new colors, new fabrics and new ideas are on display in dazzling abundance. We’re excited to be there, and we thought you might enjoy an expert glimpse into this world.

Grace Drink Table

More Good News From Market Drink tables are so versatile, so usable, just such a valuable furniture addition to any living room or family room. Their small size means you can fit them in almost anywhere. But they are magic when you’re entertaining and can just scoot them up beside a guest or two to [...]

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The Taylor collection is an elegant new introduction from the recent High Point market. It offers a selection of stain colors and finish options on the wood tops and several finish options for the steel bases. These wonderful tables are hand-forged in America. Their artisan quality makes them truly a piece to be prized for [...]

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An elegant and functional piece you should consider adding to your room. This Knickerboker bar cabinet was such a stunning piece at the High Point Furniture market that we knew we had to feature it in a post. Generally a cabinet is not a focal point for a room.  However, the Knickerboker may be the [...]

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2014 Fall High Point Market Report Laura Beeler, Kevin and I went to Fall High Point Furniture Market in October.  12 million square feet of display is difficult to absorb.  Impossible in fact.  So here are a few reactions in no particular order. Need some drama and vitality in your room?  Consider red. Don’t be [...]

edinburgh sofa at by Design

With embracing wings, a sculpted back, and deeply pitched seat, the Edingburgh incorporates every comfort element in Norwalk’s repertoire. We love the new Edinburgh sofa at by Design.  Photos of if only do partial justice to the depth and luxurious comfort offered by this new style.  Cushy back and seating cushions combine with wonderful depth [...]

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The Dexter is a great new design from Norwalk Furniture.  It is a wonderful combination of elegance and comfort.  The important design queues are: High flared shelter arm and back Rich button-tufting Flared arms and backs with curvy, tapering lines Elegance is emphasized by single-seating cushion This design really, really works.  As is so often [...]

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Our friends at Saloom Furniture have introduced the South End Collection.  Taking it’s inspiration from the hip, eclectic culture developing in Boston’s South End neighborhood, South End seeks to combine the visual and literal strength of oak and steel with a contemporary design aesthetic. This is the rustic-modern idea.   Industrial Design.  Executing an industrial [...]

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There is no question — going to market and finding a great new collection to bring to our floor at by Design is one of the best things that can happen.  We can’t wait to get it in… then we can’t wait to show you!  The new Modern Artisan Collection is a wonderful example.  Here [...]

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At the recent furniture market in High Point Laura and Bonita spent some time with Thom Filicia at Vanguard Furniture. More about Thom here and check out Vanguard Furniture at by Design.  

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Reyna Moore does a quick video introduction of a fun new sofa from Norwalk Furniture.  It is the Marie Sofa and the Marie chair, part of the Urban Studio collection.  Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, the Marie has sleek, contemporary lines and scale that will appeal to condo lovers and folks with less than huge [...]