International Home Furnishings Market
Carole Sloan -- Casual Living, April 15, 2005
We received a record nunber of submissions for this month's product spotlight on Hot Products in High Point, N.C., during the International Home Furnishings Market. Accessories are finally taking center stage in showrooms and retail stores to complement casual furniture sets. From outdoor lighting and rugs to storage pieces and wall decor, be sure to pick up some new accessories to accent the casual collections at your store.
Capturing the look of natural rattan and bamboo, the Sail Collection from Veneman Collection is made of cast aluminum with the lounge chair fabric suspended so it can billow in the wind.
An antique yellow finish marks the contemporary cone-shaped pots and adds a vintage style, from Mathews & Co. hand-thrown pottery collection.
A solid teak frame paired with deep seating cushions creates a contemporary and simply elegant design for the Algarve Collection, designed by Frederic Spector for Kingsley-Bate.
The teak beach lounger with sinuous curves from Jewels of Java is a modern addition poolside.
Warm metallic accents with buds of sunny yellow and rustic red water lilies captivate in the Water Lilies outdoor wall sculpture from Artisan House.
Spare pieces of teak root are carved into blocks showcasing textured bark on the outside of decorative plant stands from Groovystuff.
Laneventure's double swing features a multicolored synthetic wicker and hearkens back to country goodness, from the Ernest Hemingway Collection.
Simplistic lines define the Chat Collection from Uwharrie Chair, paired with Sunbrella cushions in five fabrics.
Chili peppers heat up Home Comfort's jellybean rug, spiced with Southwestern influence from designer Davin Gerber.
Ficks Reed's Catalina line in the WeatherKing Collection combines contemporary and transitional themes with clean, sleek lines.
Terra's Chelsea Collection expands and now includes a table and floor lamp with the same bamboo styling as the dining and lounge pieces.
Have some fun with Tyndale's Outdoorables floor lamp, designed by Jill Rosenwald, topped with a shade in oceanic hues.
A cloudy green finish is featured on CBK's terra cotta box-style square planters.
Perfect for apartments and condominiums, the Tall Chair and Table from Riverwood Casual allow consumers to enjoy the view from above.
Bursts of red Onicidium Orchids are placed in a modern square bamboo pedestal planter, from Palmyra's Cabana Joe Collection.
The One-and-a-Half Chaise from Acacia Home and Garden is cozy enough for two with a reclining back for extra comfort.
The exotic Cimarron Collection from Woodard Landgrave adds a touch of the South East Sea to the cast aluminum line with cast wrappings hinting at bamboo style.
A mosaic bistro table highlights the Carthage Outdoor Lamp from Shady Lady, featuring a polystone base and iron construction, topped with a creamy-colored Sunbrella shade.
Sinuous curves and a detailed tulip pattern create a romantic style with Stuart Clark's Tulipe Collection from Brown Jordan International.
This handmade piece from Pangaea's Sonoma Wine Storage Collection holds 15 bottles of wine and is complemented by a tabletop area that doubles as a bar.
Stainless steel and teak complement each other in the chic Equinox Collection from Barlow Tyrie.
Tumbled marble tops the Gigi cast aluminum dining table from Pietrarte, complemented by elegant side and armchairs, influenced by design from the 1930s and '40s.
Circles of various marble designs catch the eye on Ancient Mosaics' Verona mosaic tabletop.