Hit the High Points

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It's that time of year again - High Point Market time in the fall. Growing up, it was always dubbed simply, "Furniture Market," but now it is so much more. You find outdoor furniture, accessories of all kinds, florals, textiles, even jewelry! It just goes to show how trends bleed across categories … [Read more...]

Trend: Make Mine Matte

Dreamwalls Glass Trend spotted at High Point Market Spring 2014: Make Mine Matte

Glass has been so strong at market for several seasons, but this season it was all about a matte finish. Outdoor furniture, indoor furniture, lighting and accent pieces all were glowing with the suede finish of etched glass. Smart for it's durable finish, but also for the way light and color plays … [Read more...]

Trend: Rock On

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Malachite, amethyst, selenite, quartz, jadeite, and geodes of all shapes and sizes were the "it" accent of Spring 2014 High Point Market. The natural elements were not polished or were only partially, for a real textural element. The bright colors of green. purple, blues, and pinks were offset by … [Read more...]

Trend: Go With The Flow

Dreamwalls Trends Spotted at High Point Market Spring 2014: Go With The Flow

One of the favorite trends that we at Dreamwalls Glass spotted at this year's High Point Market was a softer, painterly approach to pattern. It was a looser, almost drippy approach to marbleization that was more casual than bookbinder papers. It also was present in watercolor patterns that shied … [Read more...]

Hot or Not from High Point

Dreamwalls Trends: What's Hot-or-Not from High Point Market Spring 2014

My favorite thing to do at High Point Market is sift through the sheer volume of beauty and design to see over-arcing trends. From there I like to see what was a trend the past few seasons and is no longer, as well as the hint of what may be the next trend to come. (I really hope I'm right about the … [Read more...]

Great Glass of HPMkt

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High Point Market is in full swing, and designers and manufacturers are embracing glass in all its glory. Whether it's mirrored or clear, blown or float, super shiny or marvelously matte,...the glass in these pieces makes them unique. Click on any of the brand names below to see where to find them … [Read more...]

Spot the Styles of Spring

Style Spotter Report Fall 2013

High Point Market will be starting in a few short days (April 5th-10th, 2014), and it will be full of the new trends and colors that will be stealing your heart and imagination for the next several seasons. This year's High Point Market Style Spotters are a diverse, young group with color and … [Read more...]

Local Heroes at High Point Market

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Before everyone comes into NC for High Point Market, it helps to have a game plan. With countless buildings, thousands of vendors, and so many showrooms to see, you have to make a list of the can't miss locations and showrooms to hit or your feet may fall off before you get to everything. Here … [Read more...]

Get Straight To The Point

Dreamwalls Glass Trend Spotting - Arrows - Get To The Point

Let me get straight to the point. I've been seeing arrows everywhere I look for the past several months. I firmly believe this is more than just cupid's weapon of choice, despite Valentine's Day fast approaching. I'm seeing two types of arrow motifs in home fashions: either a traditional, … [Read more...]

Raising the Bar,…Cabinet

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Bar cabinets continue to grow in popularity. At the recent High Point Market, there were some truly stunning examples of beautiful cabinets that would become statement pieces of any interior space. Most used mirrors inside and tempered glass shelves to add to the glamor and sparkle of the piece. But … [Read more...]