One of High Point Market’s style reporters for 2018, designer Sarah Walker of The Curated House shares the highlights from this year’s trade show.
As the largest furniture market in the world, High Point Market is the go-to resource for designers across the globe who want to stay on top of the hottest trends and greatest resources in design and decor. Fresh from this year’s trade show, here are 10 noteworthy highlights.
Catherine Lisle’s “Calder Moons” is printed on hand-stitched mudcloth sourced from a women’s cooperative in Mali. Influenced by Alexander Calder’s mobiles, moon-like celestial bodies of gold leaf are thoughtfully layered onto the fabric. This study in balance and simplicity speaks to a modern day sense of art history, connection, compassion and wanderlust.
Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard was strolling through a Parisian flea market when he spotted a sconce that served as the muse for his Everly Pendant and the entire Everly Collection for Corbett Lighting. With a live finish that ages over time, the brass feels like a discovered, authentic heirloom that is at once utterly modern and truly timeless.
The Los Bench by
Bradley is inspired by the the elegance and simplicity of curved geometric forms. Alluding to architectural archways, this stunning piece’s effortless, clean lines give it a dramatic modern edge and sophistication.
Dylan hardware collection from Addison Weeks was inspired by their semi-precious gemstone jewelry collections, which has been named as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things. Traditional resin techniques create a line that is both affordable and strikingly timeless.
Designer Suzanne Kasler’s
Marais Stool for Hickory Chair is based off of an archival piece that she discovered in an antique shop. The parchment finish was inspired by the original, but the color palette and leather inset were refined by Suzanne’s exquisite eye for marrying art-like, sculptural forms with a sophisticated use of materials.
The Pyramids Wallpaper by
Florence Broadhurst for York Wallcoverings is an archival pattern from the ’70s. Referencing the architectural trends of her time, the textural depth in this geometric creates a modern 3-D illusion that mimics the Brutalist furniture pieces for which Florence was also known.
Named one of
, curved furniture is still going strong. Bernhardt Interiors’ Lumen sofa has a soft kidney-shaped symmetry that’s sophisticated in its simplicity. The floating base adds to the Lumen’s unexpected yet timeless style and refinement. House & Home‘s 2018 trends
The Tangier Sectional designed by Richard Frinier for
Century Furniture immediately transports us to the riads of Marrakesh. Referencing the fretwork of Morocco, this three-piece conversation cluster and ottoman, finished in a custom colorway Sunbrella fabric, offers an invitation to experience a globally gathered resort in your own backyard.
In her latest collection for
Arteriors, designer Windsor Smith paints a picture of a dreamy, bohemian wonderland. Inspired by her time at Burning Man and the colors of the sand and the desert sky, the sunset-hued patina on the antiqued, spherical Moon Glow Mirror evokes the magic of starlit skies and sun-drenched skin.
The Good Egg Chair, originally designed by Milo Baughman back in 1967 and lovingly brought back to life today by its original manufacturer
Thayer Coggin, is perhaps the most aptly named piece of all time. A timeless classic shown in this cozy faux shearling, it is essentially a giant, teddy bear-like invitation to curl up and get happy.