The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has partnered with One Room Challenge to present the first-ever virtual edition of the popular six-week design event. Kicking off Oct. 7, One Room Challenge – High Point Market Edition will exclusively showcase products from High Point Market exhibitors.
kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW) has partnered with leading Italian leather upholstery furniture brand Di Giò for leather sofas. The announcement was made by Giovanni Sforza, General Manager and Stylist of Matera, Italy-based Di Giò. The kathy ireland Home by Di Giò and Kathleen Marie Italia by Di Giò made their debut last week at the High Point Pre-Market.
While High Point Market will be a bit different this fall with extended dates, attendees organized by region and the requirement of masks, Universal Furniture will deliver educational events to its visitors, both in-person and virtually. The events will run Saturday, Oct. 17, through Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Surya continues to expand its vision to provide designers and trade professionals with year-round local accessibility to the brand, with the recent opening of its newest to-the-trade luxury showroom at the Denver Design Center. The 3,300 square-foot Denver location showcases a curated selection of Surya rugs, lighting, wall decor and accent furniture. In addition to 650+ top-of-the-line Surya rugs, a hand-selected offering of unique one-of-a-kind hand knotted antique rugs is also available for purchase. Thoughtfully designed with inspirational lifestyle vignettes, easy-to-shop product displays, and collaborative workspace, the showroom is set up to simplify the buying experience for both designers and their clients.
The High Point Market Authority has announced the lineup of virtual programming for Fall Market. The virtual Keynote Series will offer three sessions during the Fall Market dates, October 13-21. The virtual Style Spotters LIVE! event will take place in November to recap the products spotted by the team in October.
The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) will host their annual Pinnacle Awards via a TV-style program on the organization’s You Tube Channel. Acclaimed interior designer Corey Damen Jenkins will keynote the awards ceremony.
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has named the award finalists for manufacturer leadership, sales representative of the year, and design excellence. All winners will be announced at the virtual ICFA Awards Gala on Sept. 23.