International Market Centers created the very popular and highly successful TrendWatch program to raise awareness of global interior design trends and products available at High Point Market.
RETURNING this Market with a products-packed program!
TrendWatch Fall 2022: Webinar
Wednesday, October 12 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT
Webinar via Zoom
DesignOn HPMKT by IMC’s TrendWatch program continues for High Point Market this fall, offering an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. These trends will be brought to you in partnership with home furnishings trend forecaster, creative director and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. These big picture trends are influenced by consumer insights and creative intelligence from the interiors, fashion and consumer product arenas. Julie will offer insight into how these trends will influence interior décor and product designs for furniture, upholstery, fabrics, decorative accessories, and more. This TrendWatch webinar will offer designers the inspiration and creative insight to meet the needs of their clients in the years to come.Presented by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC. (1 CEU)
TrendWatch Fall 2022: Live at Market! Seminar
Saturday, October 22 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room (SAMS, Top Floor, T-1022)
DesignOn HPMKT by IMC’s bi-annual TrendWatch presentation returns this fall with a products-packed forecast comprised of leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. Learn about the Fall 2022 program — “MODERNITY, MIDNIGHT & ENTWINE” — from home furnishings trend forecaster, creative director, and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. Attendees will examine consumer research and creative intelligence from related arenas, as well as receive color, material, and finish guidance that buyers and designers will spot in the furniture, upholstery, textiles, decorative accessories, wall decor, and lighting categories. Presented by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC. (1 CEU)
TrendWatch Fall 2022: Tour
Monday, October 24 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
Suites at Market SquareTrendwatch Display (Ground Floor)
Casual and interactive, this event allows High Point Market attendees to get up-close to the product-packed TrendWatch displays. Join home furnishings trend forecaster, creative director, and TrendWatch curator Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media, for an itinerary that moves from the Suites at Market Square and the Showplace Walkway to the IHFC Green Lobby and multiple points in between.
Pastels continue to prove their power, versatility, charm, and appeal in home furnishings, especially in their latest expression: go-to hues for confident, playful interiors. Soft or saturated, and spanning a range from pink and purples to blues and greens, pastels in TrendWatch’s MODERNITY are luminous and iridescent, and as energetic as an emerging artist earning influence on a social network.
What happens when we’re challenged? We draw from multiple sources for understanding. We analyze data. We create a “new”… it’s what is needed during this unique moment in history. Designers, meanwhile, are time-tested masters of such methods. TrendWatch celebrates their ingenuity and invention in SYNTHESIS, a captivating mix of textures, finishes, and genres. Surface treatments and unique finishes, plus confident sampling from many styles, create dynamic, inviting atmospheres.
TrendWatch rounds out 2022 with an homage to casual comfort, quiet moments, and favorite spaces. Woven natural materials; biophilic design concepts; and comforting textiles come together to deliver the feel-goods, clarity, and purpose that consumers seek.