Building your business with Positive Pivots takes a new way of thinking. Join Libby on a visual journey of all the goodness and beauty that’s out there now. Libby will recap the best of High Point Market, and will reveal trends - not just design trends, but trends of how designers are conducting business during these unusual times. She will help us embrace transition with her always positive outlook.
Libby Langdon is an interior designer, author, product designer and makeover television personality, as well as the creative force behind New York City–based design firm, Libby Interiors, Inc. Langdon’s residential and commercial projects, which embody her “Easy, Elegant, Everyday Style,” have won industry acclaim. In 2018, the firm completed over 21 design projects for clients up and down the East Coast, and more than 17 the previous year. In addition to penning Libby Langdon’s Small Space Solutions and being a long-standing House Beautiful columnist (“Libby’s Makeover” ran for two years), Langdon is also a frequent contributor to leading shelter publications.
Travel vicariously through World Design Markets with Deb Barrett. There is no better way to feel secure Post Pandemic than by tracking the trends. Discover the latest color, product and material trends sourced for the top international design markets. Covering a year’s worth of trade shows you’ll see the most interesting, innovative and beautiful new fabrics, trims, hardware, accessories and more. This whirlwind tour brings the latest design themes to you just in time to start planning for the new year.
Deb Barrett has been an industry presence for more than 30 years. Barrett’s design career has taken many paths; her fascination with what’s around the corner has led her to her current roles as a designer, speaker, educator, trend forecaster and consultant. She combined her twin passions-design and soft furnishings- by founding Window Dressings. A self-proclaimed fabric-a-holic, Deb concentrates on textiles and the complex world of window coverings and soft furnishings. Deb travels the globe tracking developments in the ever-evolving world of design and providing designers with exclusive access to some of the world’s best design destinations through Décor Tours.
Market is all about product and trends, but our extensive list of educational seminars and signature programming offers attendees the chance to hear about color, design and consumer influences impacting purchase decisions. It’s all part of the Market experience! Check out the schedule and explore opportunities that include everything from architecture to global trends to the business of bedding. And don’t forget to take advantage of the many opportunities to network and socialize!
International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this fall – 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!
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