Furniture World News Desk on 09/13/2022
International Market Centers (IMC) is showcasing nearly 50 new brands among its 310+ temporary home and lifestyle exhibitors at the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) at Fall High Point Market from October 22-26, 2022.
“Designers and retailers coming to High Point Market for unique and special items will find a wealth of resources at SAMS,” said Scott Eckman, IMC executive vice president and chief revenue officer. “This fall, a full SAMS showcases an intriguing mix of new high-point brands, international collections and fresh inspiration from favorite exhibitors. From candles to rugs to outdoor living, SAMS offers buyers a complete mix of products.”
Around 310+ temporary exhibitors present themselves on three floors in the SAMS. SALON – the design-oriented, fashionably curated collection on the ground floor of SAMS – includes 50 exhibitors. The mezzanine and top floors feature a cross-category lineup of over 260 innovative brands showcasing decorative accessories, furniture, soft furnishings, lighting, carpets, wall art and more.
In Fall 2022, SALON presents eight brands that are new or returning to the High Point Market after a break: 717 Sailbags (bags, decoration and clothing handmade in France from 100% recycled canvas), Couristan Rugs & Carpets (rugs, home rugs and custom flooring), Finewerks (lighting and original art), Lubin Paris (home fragrances by a Parisian perfumer founded in 1798), Nima Oberoi – Lunares (handcrafted housewares, home decor, gifts and tableware), Olivya Stone (fully customizable handcrafted furniture in California), Pampa Living (garden furniture) and TRAME Paris (French homeware and accessories inspired by history and the Mediterranean).
Around 40+ brands make their debut at the High Point Market on the Mezzanine and Top Floor. Notable for Fall 2022 are strong displays of original art, outdoor living and rugs among the new décor exhibitors. Five new fine art brands are Allyson Monson Photography (fine photography), B. Maraffi Art and Home (luxury linens, pillows, rugs and textiles featuring original artwork), Debra Ferrari Fine Art & Home (artwork – original paintings, reproductions and art-inspired accent wallpaper), Georgette Monaghan (mixed media original art) and Palmer-K-Designs (rugs, blankets and throws, indoor/outdoor pillows and gifts featuring original art). The six new outdoor living brands include Emuamericas (easy to store chairs and tables), Esschert Design USA (outdoor accessories and garden gifts), GHP Group (barbecue grills and indoor and outdoor stove products), Outer (sustainably manufactured outdoor furniture), Royal Botania (luxury garden furniture) and Teak + Table Outdoor Living (teak garden furniture). Three new rug brands are CiCIL (rugs made in the USA from 100% natural, renewable and non-toxic materials) and Loominology (custom rugs in a variety of designs) and Olker Rugs (contemporary rugs). New one-of-a-kind finds include 47th & Main (vintage kitchen and home decor), Artish Studio (modular, interactive furniture), Botanica Candle (candles handcrafted in the US that support charitable organizations in the areas where the fragrances are native) , Calia Stone Boutique (natural stone panels and accessories), Current Luxury (innovative curtain systems, outdoor parasols and the innovative ALMA dining chairs), L&DS Lighting & Design Studio (custom chandeliers), Piffany USA (Danish handcrafted furniture, lighting and flameless candles with a strong Scandinavian design aesthetic), Post House (graphic modern fabrics, cushions and décor), Rocking the Clock (clocks, lamps and accent furniture made from vintage musical instruments) and more.
The Global Sourcing Pavilion on the top floor is also an important destination for autumn 2022. Around 50+ brands from Brazil, China, India, Italy, Korea and Turkey are jointly showing original furniture, outdoor living, mattresses, textiles, upholstery and luggage the space.
Also new for Fall 2022 are three top-floor spaces sponsored by the Sherwin-Williamspaint company: a seminar room for DesignOn HPMKT by IMC programming, a designer lounge, and an exhibition that will showcase new color inspiration.
IMC presents the only temporary exhibits at High Point Market. In addition to the 310+ at SAMS, IMC will feature over 50 temporary exhibitors in the InterHall on the first floor of the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) and over 15 furniture exhibitors on one floor in Plaza Suites.
IMC’s 17 properties at High Point include: 300 E. Green St.; 300 S. Main St.; Commercial and Design Buildings (C&D); plaza furniture; historic marketplace; International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC); Klaussner on Hamilton; Marketplace Textile Tower; National Furniture Market; Plaza Suites; scene; the Suites in the Market Place (SAMS); and five on Hamilton Street – 121, 200, 320 and 330 N. Hamilton St. and 129 S. Hamilton St. For a complete listing of IMC’s High Point resources, visit IMCHighPointMarket.com/exhibitor-directory.
About High Point Market
High Point Market is the largest home furnishing trade show in the world featuring more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and multi-building exhibit space in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each market attracts tens of thousands of home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers (IMC) owns 17 premier High Point Market showroom buildings housing 70 percent of exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. DesignOnHPMKT by IMC is the official voice for IMC’s High Point Market programming and market activities, representing a wealth of industry knowledge and connections. The Autumn Market 2022 is scheduled for October 22-26, 2022. For more information on IMC events and exhibitions, visit IMCHighPointMarket.com. Registration for the High Point Market in autumn 2022 is now possible at HighPointMarket.org.
About International Market Centers
International Market Centers (IMC) serves as a trading hub for the wholesale of furniture, gifts, home accessories and apparel. With more than 20 million square feet of prime wholesale exhibit space in High Point, NC, Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has over 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable wholesale business platforms. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multiline B2B e-commerce marketplace, empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business in markets and year-round, IMC now offers the only seamless omnichannel sales and marketing platform connecting physical and digital wholesale. Visit IMCenters.com for more information.