The Colors of Fall HPMkt 2015

The 2015 Fall High Point Market just closed up for the winter, and there were a few new trends in color worth noting. The color palette seemed more optimistic and bright than in past years, and I felt that feeling through the sales associates I spoke with as well. They were looking forward to a … [Read more...]

How We Work: NeoCon 2015 Trendspotting

The biggest trends of the 2015 NeoCon show were natural progressions of emerging trends from last year that talked to flexibility, personalization, and the customization of elements. Colorful and functional, they are all an interesting snapshot of how we work now, and how we'll work in the … [Read more...]

Antique Mirror and Indigo Blues at Market

The most prominent color at Spring 2015 High Point Market was a deep-dyed indigo blue. There were lots of shades of blue, but the deepest indigo was the one that was most visible. It popped with the popular bright golds, shimmered in velvet finishes and had the artistic touch of hand-applied … [Read more...]

2 Break Out Trends of High Point Spring 15

The Dreamwalls team loves to go to High Point Market and see the trends that will be pushing into the home furnishings and decor industries in the coming months. Even though we are a bit more involved in the commercial and contract markets; the colors, motifs, and over-arcing trends find their way … [Read more...]

High Point Market

High Point Market Spring 2015 is just around the corner starting April 18th. Now is the time to look through all the directories and start mapping out my strategy to see as much as I can in a short amount of time. But now is also the time to look through last year's trends that were big and … [Read more...]

What’s Next in Glass?

Last week I was in Las Vegas for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference. GANA is the glass industry association that creates informational bulletins and white papers for architects, professional glaziers, and end users of glass products of all kinds: tempered glass, insulated … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Rock It Out

There was a bit of retro-rock vibe happening in High Point Market this Fall. Why? Is it that we're all getting our attitude back after the recession? Maybe that we're all a little nostalgic for our youth. But going to see a rock show were some of the best nights of my life, and I'm sure I'm not … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Taste The Rainbow

You could feel the optimism of High Point Market this year; which was quite an accomplishment. Everyone seemed to think it was back to business and I saw more smiles than I'd seen in a long time. That attitude was reflected in the bright colors that popped throughout showrooms, and what I found … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Artistic Flair

One of my favorite trends of High Point Market, is the one that gets away from the look of mass production and uniformity. These products want you to see the hand of the artist: a brushstroke, a imperfect line, a spark of creativity and looseness that makes one feel as if the piece was created just … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Better Than Blue Jeans

When looking at the "it" color of High Point Market, I found I couldn't pick just one,...there were actually two - and they combined quite beautifully. Like a classic pair of blue jeans - a dark indigo rinse with rustic copper rivets - it's a combination that can stand the test of … [Read more...]