FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vice President of Marketing, Home Furnishings
KOlson@IMCenters.com | (336) 821-1502
SALON AT MARKET SQUARE & SUITES EXPANDS, ADDING 14 FASHION FORWARD EXHIBITORS FOR OCTOBER HIGH POINT MARKET
High Point, N.C. (October 14, 2013) — High Point Market’s trend-setting showcase for the hottest and hippest furnishings — the SALON area — will feature 14 new exhibitors for the Fall 2013 High Point Market, running October 19-24.
SALON is a centrally located destination on the ground floor of Market Square & Suites, with a recent expansion to the mezzanine level on the second floor. The upstairs area is easily accessed by an escalator located in the center of SALON, just behind Market Square Café/Starbucks.
“SALON is the destination to see what’s fresh in High Point. Some of the newest, most eclectic and fashion-forward furnishings across a wide range of styles and product categories can be found at SALON,” said Julie Messner, vice president of leasing for International Market Centers. “Cutting-edge retailers, lifestyle stores and interior designers will not want to miss a visit to SALON to see some of the most creative and compelling lines at market.”
Launched in April 2010, SALON is a presentation of masterfully designed furnishings presented in a curated environment. This market, SALON features a total of 56 exhibitors, offering a comprehensive selection of furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textiles and decorative accessories.
This market, some of the hottest new lines in SALON will include—to name a few—purveyor Aidan Gray Home, with its nod to Mid-Century Modern; Mitchell Black, whose line is all the buzz in the industry after their recent launch of fresh wall décor, fine stationery, and tabletop; the highly unique custom candelabra and sconce designs by the fashionable Dunes & Duchess; and Stray Dog Designs, a fun and funky lighting and housewares line made of recycled glass.
The 14 NEW exhibitors to SALON for the Fall Market include:
Aidan Gray Home, Inc
Aidan Gray Home is a purveyor of classically aged home accents, lighting, furniture and upholstery, bringing timeless, architecturally significant, pieces into beautiful homes. Aidan Gray Home focuses on strong, clean lines with a nod to Mid-Century Modern through upholstery, accent and lighting as it trends forward.
Alder and Tweed Furniture
A family-owned company based in Park City, Utah, Alder and Tweed offers one of the largest selections of genuine leather dining and occasional chairs in the industry that combines style and value.
DeMorais International presents four distinct collections: Boca do Lobo, BRABBU, Delightfull, and Kokett:
BOCA DO LOBO furniture is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind; beautiful pieces which are passionately inspired and handcrafted in Portugal.
BRABBU is a design brand that reflects an intense way of living, bringing fierceness, strength and power into an urban lifestyle. The line features a diverse range of furniture, casegoods, upholstery, lighting, rugs, art and accessories that tells stories from the nature and the world.
DELIGHTFULL's unique collection, Heritage, is full of a broad selection of high quality lighting designs, versatile enough for many types of atmospheres and spaces. Heritage assorted 30’s, 40’s and 50’s Soul and Jazz inspired lamps takes on the legacy of – WISDOM – of men who craft with their own hands.
KOKET is devotion to the seduction of the exquisite and to the provocation of love. Highly influenced by the decorative arts, fashion, flora and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras reappear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends.
Dunes & Duchess
When photographer Michael Partenio and stylist and writer Stacy Kunstel are not creating memorable images for their clients, they’re playing the roles of Dunes and Duchess in their bohemian island getaway, where they dream up wildly romantic products for the home. Each piece is made-in-the-USA, hand-finished piece carries a little of their love.
Emilio Robba is the world’s most recognized name in permanent botanicals and landscaping environments. He creates sculptural floral arrangements with sensitivity to fashion and interior design trends. His designs are not simple flower bouquets, but true works of art.
Gaisbauer Furniture Austria
Each Gaisbauer piece of furniture has its origin in Austria, from the factory near the Danube, and is based on traditional Biedermeier-style. Each unique Gaisbauer original is manufactured carefully by hand and has been part of an ambitious style tradition since 1888.
Age-old American traditions that Italians love—like a flannel shirt, a Hudson Bay blanket, a pair of jeans—inspired this line of woven leather pillows, benches, rugs and tote bags. The idea behind Lance Wovens was the merging of two cultures, founded by Stefano Bruni, an Italian native, who started the furniture and accessories company with his American fiancée, Anne Arnold.
Lucy Smith Designs
Lucy Smith Designs is a metal furnishings collection with sleek modern lines and classic details, artfully made in the US.
The newly-launched Mitchell Black product line includes fine papers and stationery, framed wall art, and tabletop. Its collection of stylish wall art that marries the past with the present by showcasing etchings from the 16th to 19th centuries in a variety of colors and using their own unique, modern framing technique.
Nine O Nine Home Collection
Focusing on the authenticity of each of its handmade pieces, nature being the main theme, Nine O Nine Home Collection is proud to offer its products designed by brothers Nicolas and Ricardo Cardenas Eddy whom with their culture and passion of creating and innovating unique pieces is reflected on the home collection.
Stray Dog Designs
Inspired by life, made by hand, Stray Dog Designs is a line of fun and funky lighting and housewares. Their line is made of recycled glass, tin and paper maché in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Stuart Lawrence Design
Stuart Lawrence Design was launched in 2003 by Lare McCreary. His design projects have covered a broad
range of commercial and residential environments and his pillows and upholstered furnishings range from traditional to transitional to contemporary. Lare takes pride in creating products that are both functional and timeless.
Offering stunning, luminous one-of-a-kind lamps, each Vivify Lighting lamp is hand-blown by highly skilled American craftsmen using centuries-old techniques. Vibrant colors, contemporary silhouettes and top of the line materials blend to create a heirloom quality piece that is both functional and beautiful.
Wink Gaines Photography
Rara Avis Collection features gallery-worthy nature photography dynamically reproduced on metal creating distinctive, high-definition images. Original, eco-friendly, and durable art works by North Carolina photographer Wink Gaines.
“The reputation of SALON as a cutting edge showcase continues to draw new lines from across the country, which we are very proud to feature,” added Messner.
For a full list of participating companies in SALON, see below list of exhibitors: http://imchighpointmarket.com/high-point-market/salon/
Aidan Gray Home (G-7054)- NEW
Alder & Tweed Furniture (M-7047) – NEW
Auskin Group (G-6051)
Cabeen Originals (G-6055)
Camilla House Imports (G-6033)
Charles Harold Co. (G-6001)
Chelsea Textiles LLC (G-6060)
Dallas A. Saunders Studio (M-8029)
Daniel Stuart Studio (G-7001)
DeMorais International (M-7055)- NEW
Doug Frates Glass (G-6057)
Dovetail Furniture & Designs (G-7031/ 7039)
Dunes & Duchess (M-7043) - NEW
Duxbury Coastal Teak (G-600)
Emilio Robba (M-6059) – NEW
Etoffe Makara (G-6013)
Gaisbauer Furniture Austria (M-7058) - NEW
Jamie Dietrich Designs (G-6006)
John Strauss Furniture Design (G-7013)
Kevin O'Brien Studio (G-7046)
Kim Salmela Atelier (G-7018)
Lance Wovens (M-7051) NEW
Libeco Home (G-7043)
Low Country Originals (G-6007)
Lucy Smith Designs (G-6048) – NEW
LuLu & Co. Home (G-7017)
Luxe Sleep (M-8037)
Mirror Image Home (G-7010)
Mitchell Black (M-7057) – NEW
MSM 4 Imports (G-6041)
Nine 6 (M-8053)
Nine O Nine Home Collection (G-7048) – NEW
Outpost Original (G-6002)
Pheromone by Christopher Marley (G-6020)
Phillips Scott (G-7034)
Phylum Design Inc. (M-8052)
Piper Collection (M-7046
Roguewood Furniture (G-7053
Signoria Di Firenze (G-6059)
Solaria Lighting (M-7033)
Stuart Lawrence Design C(M8044) – NEW
Stray Dog Designs (G-7025) – NEW
Tables & More (G-7038
Taylor & Burke (G-7055)
Tommy Mitchell Co (G-6009)
V Rugs & Home (G-6032)
Vivify Lighting (G-6052) – NEW
Wink Gaines Photography (M-7048) NEW
SALON is also home to the Market Square Café, proudly serving Starbucks® — the only place in downtown High Point offering a full Starbucks hot drink menu, as well as a variety of breakfast and lunch items.
For complete information about market events, exhibitors, featured exhibits and more, visitwww.imcenters.com/highpointmarket.
About International Market Centers, L.P.
International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., and Las Vegas. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers that is comprised of more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.