High Point Market Recap!

We sent a team to High Point Market last week to scope out the latest in furniture and home decor trends, and the report they came back with was outstanding!

Marty, Lisa, Todd, and Elizabeth got some amazing new furnishings for the showroom floor, but since we don't have any of them yet, they also brought back literally hundreds of pictures for us to see so the rest of us could feel like we were there.

Since we couldn't put all of their pictures up, here are a few of the highlights!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 SummerHouse staff with THE Thom Filicia![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2326" align="aligncenter" width="550"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Beautiful new buffet/console from Vanguard[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2327" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 We love the new eyelash trim detail Lee Industries now offers on their upholstery![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2328" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 How gorgeous is this desk!?[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2329" align="aligncenter" width="550"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 This waterfall milk glass table from Tara Shaw took everyone's breath away![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2330" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 What a great light fixture![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2331" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Great idea for snazzing up a traditional wooden dining chair[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2333" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 That's limestone, which our team fell deeply in love with this market![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2334" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Vanguard now offers custom striping on case pieces! How great is this table?![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2335" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Another great shot of a lodgey setting at Vanguard. This beautiful buffet table looks so different in this setting than it does in our store![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2337" align="aligncenter" width="550"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Lacquered metal and teak planking were used by Artesia for a new outdoor collection[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2338" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 GREAT sectional for a media room![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2339" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Very cool bedroom setting at Hickory Chair[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2340" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 This entire photo is absolutely breath taking![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2342" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Concrete and mirror side table from Lee Industries[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2343" align="aligncenter" width="500"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Really fun and modern tufted chair![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2344" align="aligncenter" width="400"]SummerHouse High Point Market Recap | Spring 2013 Elizabeth getting cozy in this beautiful tall back chair[/caption]

Overall, the team says the trends they noticed were things they see fitting in really nicely into SummerHouse designs!

{  Blush / Soft Purple Undertones  }

{  Limestone  }

{  Tall Lamps  }

{  Return to Refined Interior Elements  }

Do you have a favorite trend you're excited to see more of in the near future?

Color Trends for 2011

We recently came across a post on the Merida Meridian blog that really caught our eye.  After some intense research, they have predicted the ready-to-wear and interiors colors for the coming year.  We like what they've put together.  Take a look.  What do you think?  They were dead on for 2010, so let's see how they do for 2011!

[caption id="attachment_1087" align="aligncenter" width="564" caption=""Midsummer Night’s Dream is a theatrical expression of color and emotion. It has a dramatic combination of Boudreaux reds mixed with rich plum and olive greens. It’s as if the colors were pulled from a winery. The textures consist of luxurious surfaces such as velvets, brocades and taffeta and are used together in the same composition to create an over the top display." "][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1090" align="aligncenter" width="564" caption=""Here we are starting to see mid range neutral tones warm up rooms of harsh black and white. It’s a softening of the usual heavy contrast by using ivory as a base color and white as an accent. Oak, tan and ivory are paired with deep black giving depth to the space they encompass.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1089" align="aligncenter" width="564" caption=""Making a fierce, evocative statement, Roaring Red stands bold and confidently with a nod to an Asian influence. Glossy lipstick tones of red paired with heavy contrasts of black and white allow for the vibrant color to pop. You’ll also start seeing these reds paired with quieter tones of navy and camel to soften the palette and highlight silhouettes.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1088" align="aligncenter" width="564" caption=""Mysterious and intriguing, the unusual combination of indigos, icy grays and camel tones define our Mystic Blue category. The cool blues are warmed up by the use of the rich browns and camels to create a deep, sophisticated palette.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1086" align="aligncenter" width="563" caption=""Forrest is rugged and rustic with it’s down to earth color combination. Olive oil and army greens ranging from light lime to deep avocado are paired with each other in the same palette. Each green is typically combined with a deep chocolate, cream or camel. Rich textures of fleece, fur and leathers lend themselves well to the theme.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1085" align="aligncenter" width="563" caption=""One of our favorite combinations revealing a new twist on a retro feel! For us, this palette reflects the colors that glow at the first ray of light when the sun hits the earth each morning. The washed out acidic tones of celery greens, chartreuse, corals, blush and camels are refreshing and new. The hazy atmosphere tries to wash out the saturated colors, but they still are illuminated.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1084" align="aligncenter" width="563" caption=""Black Ice is unexpected and refreshing, going against traditional fashion taboos of combining deep blue with black. Deep, dark, rich tones of cobalt, navy and midnight black reveal themselves with highlights of icy white and silver.""][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1083" align="aligncenter" width="564" caption=""Fresh, clean and without any color at all, this trend uses all shades of white to define it’s palette. This trend reminds us of priming a canvas with gesso before painting however, once it’s been primed you decide the picture is complete! No need for frills or explosions of color, just a calm, simple serene atmosphere is the goal to express a very strong, controlled environment.""][/caption]

 Thank you, Merida!  Visit www.meridameridian.com/blog to see what else they are up to!

October 21, 2010 by SummerHouse