High Point Market Highlights
GDA Staff -- Casual Living, June 5, 2012
The High Point Market was home to close to 200 casual furniture and accessory manufacturers and distributors this spring. Casual furnishings played a prominent role at the April 21-26 market, with major players like Agio, Lloyd/Flanders, Telescope Casual, Lane Venture, Brown Jordan, Summer Classics, Palm Springs Rattan & Garden Classics and numerous others in attendance. Outdoor style was at an all-time high with minimalist and industrial looks competing with the glam and vibrantly colorful. Here are some of the recurring themes the show revealed.
Selamat's woven aluminum Calabash lighting group shines a light on glam styling.
The Phillips Collection's Copper Patina grouping adds glitz to clean design.
|Eurostyle lends a hand to stark white styling with the Mano.||Terra Furniture introduces upholstered outdoor club chairs, combining marine leather and Phifer woven fabrics for cool comfort.|
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Furniture Classics' Two Palms Casual line demonstrates the progression from indoor to outdoor.
Seasonal Living offers bench dining in teak.
Lloyd/Flander's showroom is awash with white and light gray tones this season.
A Marcia Blake design for Sunset West takes a cue from lighter neutrals.
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Kingsley-Bate showcases the Cape Cod in nautical navy and white.
Viducci's Garden introduces a red colorway to the organic pot line.
Palm Springs Rattan & Garden Classics' tortoise sculpture stole the show from the less nature-driven objects at market.
|Elaine Smith’s Kaleidoscope Collection is
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Jonathan Adler doesn't miss a deconstruction beat with his fabulously wacky, color-saturated planters.
Lane Venture introduces its slipcovers to the Swivel and debuts a new, industriallook occasional line.
|Kannoa’s industrial side table and dressed-down slipcovers embody the emerging look.|
|Tozoi partnered with Dransfield & Ross this market and one of the epiphanies of the collaboration is the outdoor rug grouping made to look like antique, weathered Oriental rugs||Jaipur rides the wave of modern coastal looks.|