The state of color has never been more restless. New spirituality, cultural flux, feisty self-expression and soulful nostalgia are combining to paint an emerging portrait of our shared future. Join Nicole Ruffing, of Sherwin Williams, as she takes us through Colormix™ 2017. This course will take the participant on a visual journey with stimulating imagery, factual statistics and perceptive research that supports the 2017 forecast for color and design trends. We will explore the drivers influencing future color and design trends that include global, technological, historic, psychological and economic factors with specific information on four dominant color stories.
Co-Sponsored with IMC - DesignOnHPMkt
Additional partnership with Interior Design Society.
There’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes of an interior design photography shoot before the photographer even shows up. Did you hire the right photographer? Did you negotiate your image rights? Is your room properly staged for photography? VanderVeen Photographer’s Bert VanderVeen explains the ins and outs of hiring the right photographer, how to get what you need from your photographer, and how to make your projects’ photos to be magazine-worthy. There will also be a Q&A with Bert. Refreshments will be served.
Join WithIt for a special evening honoring women of excellence in the home and furnishings industry. In celebration of our 20th Anniversary we will also honor our founders. Tickets - $150/individual Table of 10 - $1500. WithIt Platinum sponsor: International Market Centers. For more information visit: http://www.withit.org/EventInformation.aspx?event_id=393
Join Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander, two well-respected names in design, for exclusive tours & events at High Point Market. Complimentary private showroom tours run through market week and include 4-5 showrooms per day. Information & free registration at: http://glenandjamie.com/hpmkt
Running a successful design business requires far more than fabric and furniture savvy and general good taste. With nearly a half century of design experience, a namesake furniture line and nine licensed partnerships under her belt, Bunny Williams shares her knowledge about avoiding design mistakes, keeping clients happy, getting press, enjoying fruitful partnerships and becoming a brand.
Join color marketing expert Kathy Andersson in a visually rich presentation exploring color, materials, and surface trends in 2017. Kathy Andersson will provide expert insight on color choices, surface applications, and materials influencing tomorrow’s consumers, as well as costly pitfalls to avoid when making design decisions. By the end of this seminar you’ll have the tools to help you better communicate with manufacturers and customers about your color decisions. There will be a Q&A at the end with Kathy. An afternoon pick-me-up will be served.
Win an iPAD Mini! Pick up a playing card in each host showroom and turn in your resulting “hand” by 6 pm at designated area – the best five-card poker hand wins! (Participating showroom to be announced soon)
High Point Market brings a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this summer – offering attendees a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future. Take advantage of these great resources, register to attend Market today!