Here are a few random shots from our October trip to the big Fall High Point market.
… one trend that continues to gain power is gold and brass finishes. If you haven’t included them for consideration in your room… get ready.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Below is a video of some of the important design trends from around the world that are informing the style and fabric introductions this Fall at the High Point market. Fashion trends are a constant evolution. Rather than radically new things every six months, these trends are longer-term movements that are informed by fresh new [...]
Take a look at this video showing some of the new looks that Norwalk Furniture got ready for the Fall High Point furniture market. Not everything in the video will make it to the Norwalk showroom, but it’s a great preview. And you get to listen to Billy Joel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=2rO91OL42Qk We’ll get back to [...]
Fall 2013 High Point Market Video Preview The big High Point Market event is in October and by Design will be there. Laura and Bonita will be searching the millions of square feet of this amazing show to find cool new ideas and exciting new products for our store in Des Moines. Would you like [...]
Please click Read More… (over there to the right) to view the video & read the post! Now you can click on the image below to watch it… It may seem to be a bit “inside baseball”, but if you love design, new furniture and other products for the home, High Point market is the [...]
That’s not a sofa… this is a sofa. Excuse the cinematic reference, but the new Charlotte sofa is wonderful. Between the curl-up depth, the lumbar pillows and the new premium seating option, this is an amazingly beautiful and wonderfully comfortable sofa design. The Charlotte features large nailhead trim cascading down the beautiful arm. The lumbar [...]
You’ll see some of these things in our store very soon! Laura and Bonita went to the Spring High Point Market in April and we’d like to share some of their photos with you. High Point is a gigantic affair with furniture and home decor displayed in hundreds of buildings over millions and millions of [...]
The Cooper tables have solid steel frames which are complemented by a beautiful, 2¼” thick Maple top. Available as a Cocktail Table, End Table, and two Consoles, a 70-inch and a 34-inch. Made with solid, hand-welded steel, Covina boasts a clean, contemporary design. The collection includes a Cocktail Table, End Table and Console. Based on [...]
We’re really excited about the new Colton collection. Colton’s comfy button-tufted seating adds warmth to clean, handsome horizontal lines and low back cushions. Note how the T-cushion design of the seats on the pictured sectional visually extends those long horizontal lines. Pictured here is the metal base for a very contemporary look. Also available is [...]
Here is a visual report of trends, colors and objects of desire from the 2012 High Point Market. Laura and Marlene attended for by Design. You’ll be seeing the impact of this show in our store over then next few months. In our complicated world, fashion is no longer one big look. And, we say [...]
Laura and Marlene are back from market, and they took hundreds and hundreds of photos. I’d love to share a selection of them with you. But, you’ve got to promise me not to tell Marlene that I did. She’ll have me for lunch if she sees I’ve made them public. So it will just be [...]
We’re excited for you to see our new home office furniture collections: Format and Sequel. They are beautiful combinations of wood, steel and glass that will add functionality and beauty to a special home. The pieces in these collections have been designed with special attention to the way we work today. Thoughtful cable control [...]