What's Trending: Metal Lamp Shades

While at High Point, metal light fixtures with metal lamp shades were a big trend.  The shades varied from solid to perforated pattern.  The perforated metal shades varied in patterns, and allowed fractured light to illuminate throughout the shade; whereas, the solid metal shades only allowed light to shine through the top and bottom of the shade.  There was a varying of styles, from traditional to contemporary.  ...more

How Big is Your Lamp Shade?

Last week I did a post on large light fixtures, and to keep on with the them of that trend from High Point, I thought I'd do a post on the many oversized lamp shades I saw at High Point.  Once again, I couldn't believe how many large lampshades there were. ...more

What' Trending: Large Light Fixtures

Well it's back to the grind; I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.  I had a great time spending with family, and I am in the process of getting over my turkey coma.  How about you? ...more

What's Trending: A Moroccan Leg Influence

Another big trend I saw in High Point, was the influence of Moroccan table legs on pieces.  Eastern influences has been strong, but lately I feel that it has waned.  But this market, it the Moroccan leg was seen in many of the major upholstery showrooms.   ...more

What's Trending: Brass & Black

While at High Point I'm always looking to see what is going to be the big trends for the season.  There were many, but one that stood out in particular was the combination of  Brass and Black. ...more

Fabulous Finds Friday #29

Happy Friday everyone!  For this week's fab finds I'm going to pick 5 of my favorite pieces I saw this market, and next week I will be spotlighting all the wonderful places I hit up.  Enjoy!! Note these aren't in any order of ranking. Hickory Chair introduced this new piece, which is an adaptation of the 1271-55 Townsend Wing Chair from the James River Collection.  What a handsome beauty!  ...more

More High Point 2012 Introductions

Here are more High Point Market 2012 introductions from various companies.  I cannot wait to use some of these pieces! Global Views ...more