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Lightovation Announces Expanded Showrooms, More Innovative Products for January 2019 Market

Lightovation will offer a full slate of educational programming and an expanded selection of new innovative products for the January 16-20, 2019 show. Lightovation takes place concurrently with…

Julian Chichester Hires New VP of Business Development and Showroom Manager

Julian Chichester announced today the creation of an executive sales position and the addition of a new showroom manager to support the design brand’s growth in New York City and throughout the…

How to Create a Buyer Persona

If you own a small business, you likely have a pretty solid understanding of who your customers are. But if you want to formalize the process of understanding your ideal customer (and the potential…

Podcasting Goes Green: A Q&A with CaraGreen's Jessica McNaughton

For the average consumer, going green means dropping a few cans and papers in a recycling bin and maybe investing in an LED bulb or two, but as Jessica McNaughton, President at sustainable building…

Classic Motifs, Modern Interpretations: How Today's Designs Give New Relevance to Yesterday's Styles

At every High Point Market and local designer showroom, designers are faced with droves of patterns and motifs. How can we tell new from old? Where did textile and wallpaper patterns originate, and…

How to Not Be Like Sears

In life, nothing lasts forever. This month, Sears filed for bankruptcy after years of struggling to find its place in the retail market among emerging giants like Amazon and Walmart. The company…

Idea Board: Luxe Resources

Down to Earth Woodsy neutrals and organic shapes elevate the high-end dining room and kitchen.   Best described as opulent, the Ouray Collection from Feizy translates traditional designs into…

3 Takeaways from Fall 2018 High Point Market

The fall edition of High Point Market always feels like the end of the year, even though there are still two months left in it. All the new products are out, and retailers, interior designers and…

What Is Updated Traditional: A Primer on New Trad from High Point Market

Earlier this year, a renewed interest in traditional style and design began to take shape. In our February issue, we dove into the new traditional, or new trad, style and how manufacturers and…

Premarket Parlays: The Day That Isn't At High Point Market

One of the great things about coming to High Point Market a day before its official opening is the distinct lack of a crowd. Sure, the showrooms are already writing orders, but in terms of grabbing a…
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