Slideshow: Making a Splash
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    Castelle CEO Derek Ritzel, designer Barclay Butera, ICFA Chairman and Outdoor Elegance owner Doug Sanicola, and ICFA Executive Director Jackie Hirschhaut celebrate the launch of Butera’s collection for Castelle.
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    Maison & Object global trend ambassador Patti Carpenter shares design insights from the European market in the Kannoa showroom.
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    Lexington Home Brands CEO Phil Haney, Casual Living Editor in Chief Waynette Goodson, Lexington Home Brands Marketing Manager Shannon Baugh and Casual Living Senior Publisher John Emerick celebrate the Lexington Design Studio opening.
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    Designer and Casual Living columnist Libby Langdon shares secrets for working with designer show houses in the Braxton Culler showroom.
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    Exterior Design had its launch party at the String & Splinter Club on Saturday, April 22. The first 25 attendees received these embroidered goodie bags.
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    In the High Point Theatre, Phillips Mitchell presented on "winning moments" and how to win customers through online ad campaigns. "Be there, be useful, be quick and connect the dots," Mitchell said.
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    Matt Slaine, CEO of Progressive Business Media, poses with Diem K. Troung (left) and Anna T. Le. The Le family was the recipient of the Habitat for Humanity home, which was dedicated at High Point Market.
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    Ashley Furniture jammed to the tunes of a Backyard Bash to celebrate its new outdoor category. Andy Sokol, vice president of merchandising, outdoor, taps his foot in the background.
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    Bentley, The Travelling Poodle, made an appearance at Market Eve Salon, an event sponsored by Steelyard and Universal in the Designer’s Lounge. Bentley obviously set the chic bar high with his pink mohawk, pink anklets and pink puff of a tail.
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    Summer Classics Vice President of Marketing Mark Griggs and Bew White, president and CEO, are all smiles at their showroom in InterHall.
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    In a rare moment, Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott get behind the cameras.
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    Seated on the couch, (l-r) Barclay Butera, his publicist Christine Phillips and Jay Anna Mize, home interiors director, Fashion Snoops, listen intently at Market Eve Salon, an event sponsored by Steelyard and Universal in the Designer’s Lounge.
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    Robert Stamper, senior vice president of marketing, Lexington Home Brands, toasts to the opening of the new Lexington Design Studio.
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    Laurie Bell and Claudia Mejia, sales and marketing coordinator, Kannoa, are right at home in Kannoa’s new Eddie Bauer collection.
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    Striking up the jazz at in the Curry & Company showroom.
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    Ron Wanek, founder of Ashley Furniture HomeStores, signs copies of his new book “Furniture Is My Passion: How Ron Wanek and Ashley Furniture revolutionized an industry.”
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    Casual Living Editor Waynette Goodson stops to chat with Meaghan Robinson, marketing and advertising coordinator, C.R. Plastic Products, (left) and Barb Ballantyne, sales representative (right).
 
From parties to educational programs, there were ample opportunities to learn, network and even relax a bit during the High Point Market.
 
Posted: April 28, 2017