From Home Furnishing Business
Design-Driven Exhibitors Debut in InterHall, Spring HP Market
2019 by Laurie Northington in Business Strategy, High Point, Industry, Market
The new exhibitors will debut in Interhall, joining more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of High Point’s signature destinations.
Located on the first floor of the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC), InterHall covers 80,000 square feet of exhibit space with a curated assortment of up-and-coming furniture and home décor exhibitors chosen during a juried selection process. InterHall opens on Friday, April 5 for Spring Market.
“InterHall is truly an area of discovery and inspiration, offering buyers and designers a curated presentation of fresh, new and exciting resources from across the globe,” said JoAnn Miller-Marshall, president of tradeshow leasing for IMC. “InterHall is a go-to destination for the industry’s premiere style setters.”
New exhibitors showing in InterHall for Spring Market include: Belle Meade Signature (high-end residential, hospitality and gaming furniture); Colección Alexandra (exclusive handmade furniture from Spain); James by Jimmy DeLaurentis (luxury furniture, pet sofas and candles); Lily Koo (hand-carved home furnishings from Indonesia); LUC (high-design home furnishings); Newport Cottages (high-quality furniture for children and infants); Rawan Isaac (mid- to high-end home furnishings) and Tronk Design (modern tables, seating, shelves/storage and bedroom).
Lily Koo was founded in 2010 on the island of Java, Indonesia and is known for its high-end craftsmanship and high-quality products that showcase the artistry of the island.
“For years, my atelier has offered a unique selection of high-quality hand-carved furnishings to interior designers in residential and hospitality firms outside the United States,” said Lily Koo, founder and CEO. “This year we are excited to be making our U.S. debut at High Point Spring market, in InterHall, the premier design destination.”
Rawan Isaac is a mid- to high-end home furnishing company founded by designer Rawan Alsahsah. The line features expertly crafted furniture, lighting, and decorative home accessories.
"Rawan Isaac is my refined, contemporary living line that I am thrilled to debut at High Point this spring,” said Rawan Alsahsah, founder and CEO. "My premiere designer collection features clean lines, bold finishes, and exquisite details that embody modern elegance. Each design is a subtle statement piece that can transform a room, set the tone, and complement many styles without overpowering other elements."
Founded in 2013, Tronk Design is a Cincinnati-based furniture company known for its unique designs, high-quality materials and craftsmanship. Tronk’s line reflects American design aesthetic and includes clean lines, sleek styling and distinguished features.
“This is Tronk Design’s first time exhibiting in InterHall,” said Fernanda Vegara, vp of sales and marketing for Tronk Design. “Although we have exhibited in Salon in the past, we have always known InterHall as a place to be. We feel very ready and excited about this transition and have a much more well-rounded collection with several introductions happening at April Market.”
A number of newcomers are using Spring Market as a springboard to debut new product. Colección Alexandra will showcase the Bowie Sofa, Flute Armchair, Oslo Armchair, Detroit Coffee Table, Durban Sideboard and the Alexandra Bar Cabinet, among other products; Newport Cottages is launching the Swizzle Stick Collection by John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon of Madcap Cottage; and Tronk Design will debut the sLEDz Lighting line and Chapman Storage line. Tronk Design will also be introducing the Gallagher Lounge Chair, Gallagher Coffee Table and Gallagher Shelf.
InterHall’s distinguished product lines and designer-friendly resources will be on display during Spring Market in IHFC, Commerce Wing, Hamilton Wing and Design Center on the first floor. In addition to these new exhibitors, notable returning tenants include: Adriana Hoyos Furnishings; Bungalow 5; Eichholtz; Kannoa; Nathan Anthony Furniture; Noir; Selamat Designs and World’s Away.
Additionally, InterHall is home to The Mix Bistro, which includes food, beverages, coffee, cappuccino and lattes. Marketgoers can also enjoy specialty martinis at four different locations throughout InterHall from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday.