A preview of resources on display during High Point Market, Oct. 13 to 17, 2018, in High Point, NC
From Elaine Smith’s Fabric Collection, debuting are three new designs created with 100 percent Sunbrella® yarn that are available as indoor/outdoor pillows (shown) as well as fabric by the yard. The jacquard fabrics are Floral Pop (left), Birds & Cages (center) and Polka Stripe (right). Elaine Smith, 561-863-3333, elainesmith.com
Tribal & Contemporary
A new addition to the hand-knotted Silk Shadows Collection is the SHA19 Ivory Gray design that presents an array of tribal and floral symbols shimmering in silvery gray. This wool blend rug features a silky texture, subtle highlights and hand-carved finishes. Nourison, 800-223-1110, nourison.com
Garden of Paradise from the new Afghan Collection is hand-knotted in Afghanistan and offered in 4- by 4-, 6- by 6- and 8- by 8-foot square sizes. Southwest Looms, 919-489-8362, southwestlooms.com
Flynn Bedding includes this striped duvet cover that features hidden corner ties and button closures. The prewashed 100 percent linen bedding is woven from pure French flax. Its rich natural color contrasts subtly with yarn-dyed stripes in lake (shown) or ivory. Over time, the softness of the durable, easy care fibers will be enhanced with laundering. Company C, 844-242-6567, companyc.com
The Fairmont Collection features transitional Wilton power-loomed designs. Made in Turkey with polypropylene and shrink polyester, the rugs embody affordable elegance. Amer Rugs, 770-300-0900, amerrrugs.com
The Artistry Collection rugs look like authentic hand-knotted pieces, but are actually innovatively power loomed. Side woven to create flexibility and softness, the rugs are made with pure New Zealand wool accented with shimmering viscose highlights. After the weaving is completed, each piece is sent to the company’s handmade facility where it is hand washed, hand carved and hand surged exactly as authentic handmade carpets have been finished for centuries. Rizzy Home, 877-499-7841, rizzyhome.com
Moroccan Rug Inspiration
Made with 100 percent textured cotton and filled with a down/feather blend, the Cruz Persimmon Multi 22- by 22-inch pillow design is inspired by the colors and textures of Moroccan rugs. Vibrant persimmon blends with cool blue shades and woven shag chevrons add playful accents. Classic Home, 323-266-8993, classichome.com
Vela Ivory is crafted with hand-quilted cotton velvet and backed with cotton sheeting. The Vela Collection is designed to elicit an airy, yet sensual appeal. ELISABETH YORK, 888-889-9886, elisabethyork.com
The collaboration with Scott Living, a furniture and home décor line by Drew and Jonathan Scott from HGTV’s “Property Brothers” television series, has produced two Karastan rug collections: Expressions and Artisan. Shown from the Expressions Collection is Imprinted Blooms, a casual indigo garden made with eco-friendly EverStrand recycled polyester yarn. The collection is influenced by casual coastal California vibes and includes a modern and artistic assortment of designs. Karastan, 800-845-8877, karastan.com
Mixing It Up
From the new Madcap Cottage by Momeni line, the hand-hooked, indoor/outdoor Spencer rug is made with 100 percent polypropylene and exhibits the Madcap Cottage trademark flair for fresh blends of patterns and colors. Momeni, 800-536-6778, momeni.com
Winslow is a grouping of simple abrushed designs in subtle colors that are popular today in fashionable homes. Handmade by artisans in India, the rugs are created using blended New Zealand wool and viscose. Amer Rugs, 770-300-0900, amerrugs.com
These Roman shades are ideal for minimalist design themes and are available in more than 500 color and texture choices. LuXout Shades is a to-the-trade supplier of quality window shades made in Richmond, VA. LuXout Products, Inc., 804-264-3000, luxoutshades.com
Blending Of Neutrals
Hand-tufted in India, Lexington Collection rugs are made with 100 percent natural undyed wool yarns in a range of neutral shades. Colorways offered include fog (shown), granite, marble, sand and slate. Sizes range from 3.5 by 5.5 feet up to 9.5 by 13 feet with a 9-foot runner and an 8-foot round. Jaunty, Co., Inc., 800-323-3342, jauntyinc.com
Hand-hooked in India with 100 percent wool, this grouping of simply crafted rugs features tonal geometrics and minimalistic transitional patterns that lend themselves to enhancing a range of decorating styles. Shown is the Gramercy design. Kas Rugs, Inc., 800-967-4254, kasrugs.com
The Lexington Collections present richly textured fabrics, including cotton, linen and velvet. Elite Textile, Inc., 213-689-3247, elitetextileinc.com
Cotton mixed with rayon adds weight and dimension to the throws in this collection. Woven with oversized yarns, the throws are sensual and warm. With a nod to menswear and neutrals, the collection includes items in granite, silver, navy and natural. Sizes available are 42 by 72 and 52 by 72 inches. Textillery Weavers, 800-223-7673, textillery.com
From the Mina Victory line, new Rose hair-in-hide pillows include this 20- by 20-inch hand-stitched diamond patterned design. Nourison, 800-223-1110, nourison.com
High & Low Textures
Made in India, the new Dara Collection of 100 percent wool flat-woven designs is offered in three colorways: smoke (shown), flint and natural. Each pattern is finished with fringe on the ends and incorporates a high/low pile texture. Sizes include 3 by 5, 5 by 8, 7 by 9 and 8 by 11 feet. Capel Inc., 800-334-3711, capelrugs.com
Exclusive Seminars & Events Enliven Fall High Point Market
International Market Centers (IMC) has scheduled a variety of seminars, tours and hospitality offerings at Fall High Point Market, Oct. 13 to 17, 2018. The 24 CEU-accredited seminars and eight designer-hosted tours allow retailers and designers to complement buying activities with complimentary programming that encompasses trends, business strategies and forecasts. Here are highlights from the seminar program:
• Saturday, Oct. 13, 10-11 a.m.
“Colors, Finishes And Forecasting: What’s In A Forecast & What You’ll Be Seeing Soon!”—Kathy Andersson, Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. – S Ct. 110, co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes.
• Sunday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
“Recipe For Success”—Barclay Butera, Amy Flurry, Nick May, Jane Dagmi and Christine Phillips, Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014).
• Monday, Oct. 15, 10-11 a.m.
“How To Set Client Expectations & Keep Them, And You, Happy”—Gail Doby, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting for Interior Designers, Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014).
• Tuesday, Oct. 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
“360-Degree Design Perspective—How Showroom, Retail And Residential Design Drive Innovation For One Another”— Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design, Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014).
In addition, trendsetting designers will lead tours through the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton-Wrenn, Commerce & Design (C&D) and IHFC showrooms. A range of social events are planned, from the Market Kickoff Party and Tuesday Night BBQ to Afternoon Socials, Complimentary Gourmet Coffee, Breakfast and Afternoon Bars, and more.
For more information, visit imchighpointmarket.com.