Outdoor highlights from the High Point Market
The Casual Living Fabric Fashion Show returned this year to the ICFA Awards Gala, held Sept. 19 at the Field Museum in Chicago. Take a look at some of the creations that lit up the catwalk.
Whether it's a swing, rocker, recliner, glider or lounger, motion means an extra level of comfort as evidenced by this season's deep-seat cushions for total relaxation as well as sumptuous seats that swivel full circle. - By Jamie Sorcher
Bold colors and a fresh twist on classic designs deliver thoroughly modern appeal.
A show highlight for Casual Living was the opportunity to judge the Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living Innovation Awards. Publisher Norman Hamilton served as emcee for the presentation.
Geometric looks and pops of color appeared across the High Point Market, showing few lines between indoor and outdoor styles.
A timeless look and comfortable vibe make wicker a top pick at the High Point Market.
The 47th Showtime in High Point, N.C., June 2-5, is a fabric fest. The semi-annual event is a fairly accurate barometer of looks and trends that will be on display later this year at the fall furniture markets. Color palettes range from variations of Pantone's color of the year-Emerald-to marine-inspired and metallic hues. From blues to greens to golds, they are easy on the eyes and ideal for outdoors.
Changes are coming. And they are going to be driven by the Millennials and the Hipsters. They're the ones who have lived a mostly digital life and they are bringing it to outdoor cooking - in a big way.
Karen Robertson likes to summarize her lifestyle in one word: "relaxed."
The Garden Gates found fertile ground in the New Orleans area for its boutique of French influenced lifestyle products, so Beth and Chad Harris branched out to connect online with consumers.
Heading to the desert this month? It's a safe bet there will be an interesting mix of inspired and practical products on view in Las Vegas at both the Hospitality Design Expo + Conference (HD Expo), headquartered at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, and the National Hardware Show, situated at the vast Las Vegas Convention Center. Everything from luxe loungers and chic shades to colorful cushions and custom kitchens will be on display. Here are some of the winning looks.
Whether taking a break from the sun to dine, to keep the glare off electronics or to provide a place to daydream for hours, an umbrella not only offers shade and a central gathering point, but also a bit of eye candy with a techy edge.
The best products from High Point's Spring Market are featured in Furniture/Today.
The inaugural Casual Living conference drew positive responses from retailers, manufacturers and designers who attended.