I am just back from a long weekend at High Point Market. This was the first time I’ve been to this market and it sure won’t be the last! Talk about inspiration overload.

I was very lucky to get an edited list of what to see from Lisa Ferguson There is over 11 million sq.ft. of showrooms, and without my list I don’t think I would have seen half of what I did. I spent half of my time attending seminars and product launches and the other half wandering the halls oohing and aahing at all the gorgeous stuff.

So what did I see – lots of navy & brass & Kelly green – a stunning combination. A return to bespoke lamp shades – so many patterned and trimmed shades – bye-bye plain linen for now. Turned legs and ribbon trim on furniture. Shagreen and linen wrapped casegoods.

I have posted on my Pinterest page a board dedicated to all my finds – but here is a quick snap shot to wet your appetite.

Layered Consoles by Bernhardt.

Layered Consoles

Quatrefoil, contrast piped stool with turned legs.

Quatrefoil, contrast piped stool with turned legs.

Ivory, beaded chandelier by Aerin Lauder.

Ivory beaded chandelier by Aerin Lauder

Ivory beaded chandelier by Aerin Lauder

Aerin Lauder Room at Visual Comfort

The Woman Herself – ok I am a little obsessed. I did get my picture taken with her but it was really fuzzy and I look totally starstruck which let’s face it I was!

Aerin Lauder

This is my most coveted piece from HPmkt. Its stunning and if I had a first-born I’d gladly give them up for this table and ottoman. Its art, sculpture and furniture all in one. Amazing product and really lovely guy – Tommy Mitchell. I must have one or at the very least find a client who wants one..

Gilded Butterfly cocktail table.

Gilded Books as art – very simple, very lovely.

Gilded Books

Crisp lacquered Furniture from Bernhardt

Bernhart

High Point Part 2 coming up soon!

Have a fabulous Thursday.

Gillian

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