From Home Furnishing Business
Emma Gardner to Host Trend Discussion
Designer Emma Gardner will host a showroom discussion during High Point Market in the Surya showroom.
Set for Saturday, April 16 at 2 p.m., Gardner will take part in a Q&A session in which she will share her design philosophy and the inspiration behind her aesthetic. Gardner also discuss the creation of her rug, pillow and throw collections for Surya. Audience members will be invited to ask their own questions, and an informal meet and greet with Gardner will follow.
An award-winning designer recognized for her inspired color pairings and energetic motifs, Gardner has been creating products for the home since 2002. Building on the success of emma gardner designs, her made-to-order rug label, she launched emma at home in 2010 to offer a range of home goods.
“Emma Gardner’s vibrant and artful designs transcend style, and she puts a signature spin on her creations that make them fresh and highly relevant,” said Satya Tiwari, president, Surya. “We’re excited that Emma is joining us during market to share her unique approach to design.”
Other Surya showroom events scheduled during market include:
40th Anniversary Celebration | Sunday, April 17 at 6 p.m.
Market attendees are invited to join Surya for an evening of fun and relaxation as the company celebrates four decades of service to the home furnishings industry. Market goers will enjoy complimentary cocktails, savory bites and sweet treats as they mingle, explore Surya’s latest introductions and dance the night away to tunes spun by a DJ.
Colormix 2016 – Passionate Pursuit | Monday, April 18 at 10 a.m.
Sherwin-Williams’ 2016 color forecast highlights a move toward mindfulness, happiness, indulgence and well-being. Design specialist Ruthie Minick of Sherwin-Williams will tell the stories of this year’s four dominant color palettes through inspirational imagery, research and supporting trends while also discussing key drivers and influencers used to guide the forecast. (eligible for 0.1 CEU credit)