The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has announced plans to acquire a new permanent home in the heart of the High Point Market. Located at 311 S. Hamilton between Green and Russell streets, the 17,500 sq. ft. building and former showroom for Flair Enterprises is just one block from the International Home Furnishings Center.
The Contemporary Design Group is accepting entries for the 2019 Edward Haimsohn Design Award. The "Eddie’s” recognize manufacturers who are producing outstanding and original design in home furnishings. Designs introduced in October 2018 or April 2019 are eligible.
Luxury leather upholstery producer Bradington-Young has announced its new guide to help consumers choose the type of leather that is best suited for their lifestyle, launching on the heels of the company’s new leather care kit, released in February.
Christopher Guy Harrison, owner and founder of iconic luxury brand Christopher Guy (CG), was recently diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. The unforeseen and somber news was a shock to CG’s global team and associates, but the head of the eponymous brand remains resolute that the company will continue its success well into the future.
Florida-based Watermark Living will host a Lunch ‘N Learn during the April High Point Market featuring Marcia Blake, merchandising manager at Glen Raven Custom Fabrics. “Well-Being and Design: Elements of Positive Environments” will be the topic of the CEU eligible presentation that will be held in the Watermark Living showroom at 205 S Main Street on Monday, April 8, from 12 noon until 1 pm.
The International Textile Alliance (ITA) has revised the dates of its upcoming Showtime Market to respond to the needs of its membership, and to better align with the industry’s product introduction and buying cycles.
WithIt, the women's leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, will host luxury interior designer Michelle Workman of Michelle Workman Interiors, as the guest speaker for the organization's biannual High Point Market Educational Breakfast. This event is sponsored by Myriad Software and will be held Sunday, April 7 from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. in the IHFC ballroom.