Show Preview - October 2013

High Time
By Wanda Jankowski

A host of new resources debuting during High Point Market, Oct. 19 to 24, 2013, in High Point, NC

Accent Furniture Addition The company’s first foray into accent furniture begins with the FL Accent Furniture Series of footstools, ottomans and benches, crafted in India using wool, cotton and acacia wood. A variety of sizes, styles and designs are offered with upholstery that draws on Surya’s flatweave patterns, such as bold stripes, geometrics, medallions and houndstooth. Surya, 877-275-7847,
Tailored Sophistication Part of the ANTA Collection, the Caithness rug is made with pure wool flat-woven in Scotland. It will be on display at the company’s showroom at the Tomlinson Erwin Lambeth Directional Carter Showroom in High Point at 525 N. Wrenn, located in the Hamilton Wrenn Design District. AMS Imports, 413-253-2644,
Super Shag The Ubershag Collection from Karastan Studio consists of rugs imported from China and hand-tufted of 100 percent polyester. The color palette centers on 12 solid shades, ranging from earthtones to brights and metallics. The Beach design shown pairs an on-trend light neutral tone with softness and durability in the fibers. A variety of sizes are available. Karastan, 800-845-8877,
Sophisticated Lodge Look The Los Christos Collection features the Farrah matelassé coverlet in chocolate, a duvet cover with a woven blanket look and sophisticated lodge style accents. Traditions Linens, 518-851-3975,
Moroccan Inspiration The Moroccan inspiration behind the Casablanca Collection, combined with a soothing and natural color palette, results in a grouping of simplistic, geometric and calming transitional designs made with 100 percent wool and hand-tufted in India. Kaleen, 888-452-5336,

Seminars At High Point Market

Here are highlights of seminars offered during High Point Market. For complete listings and information on seminars, social and special events, registration, exhibitors and more, please visit

Saturday, Oct. 9: 10:00-11:30 a.m., “Creating A Viable Business Model, Setting Goals, And Realizing Your Dreams In This Challenging And Ever-Changing Business Environment,” at Antique and Design Center.

Presented by Tobi Fairley, Tobi Fairley & Associates, a full-service consulting and design company. Fairley is passionate about empowering others to cultivate their strengths and to help them create inspired solutions for business, design and life.

Saturday, Oct. 9: 12-1:30 p.m., “Boomers: Design & Sell To The Fastest Growing Market In America,” at Antique and Design Center. Presented by Mitzi Beach, ASID CAPS, interior designer. Beach discusses understanding, tapping into and unlocking the earnings potential that comes with serving the vast Baby Boomer market.

Saturday, Oct. 9: 1:30-2:30 p.m., “Fast Forward: Future-View Of Interior Trends, Inspiration From,” IHFC Green Wing, 11th Floor, Ballroom B. Presented by Greg Dunlop, ASID, global strategy director of WGSN-Homebuildlife.

Attendees will learn about the three key macro trends and how they evolved from the season prior. Industrial Evolution, Modern Myth and Rendering Reality are the directional themes for Autumn/Winter 2014-15. Each trend carries a color forecast and product design ideas that are unique to its cultural reference points. Seating is limited and advance registration is recommended. E-mail or call 336-888-3770.

Sit & Store The multi-purpose Collapsible Leather Ottoman provides both seating and storage while adding design interest to the room. It is offered in numerous colors and designs. Design Accents LLC, 201-660-2446,
Cozy Plaid Inspired by plaids commonly rendered in wool, the Maxwell plaid mixes warm brown with soft grays and stone in 100 percent linen duvet covers, shams and pillowcases. The collection works well with the new Santiago dark grey, as well as Santiago light grey, oyster or chalk. Maxwell can be accessorized with Napoli Vintage fog and café noir, and also with the new Bayfield and Granville. Libeco Home, 212-764-6644,
Regal Tieback The T9280FJ tieback includes a 16-inch tassel. The head is wrapped in 3-inch jacquard tape from the D’Kei Trims Wide Woven Tapes Collection. The tieback is offered in nine colorways. D’Kei Inc., 800-535-3534,
Chunky Chic The Betsey throw in cream has a boucle weave that is thick and chunky with a soft, bubbly texture. The 100 percent polyester throw measures 50 by 70 inches. Woven Workz, 888-675-1000,
Globally Inspired From the Chateau Collection, power-loomed model CH4251 is made in India with 100 percent heat-set polypropylene. It is available in seven sizes. Rizzy Home, 706-602-8857,
Color Rich The Belgium 100 percent cotton velvet fabric is woven using the bed fibers to produce rich colors and texture. Its softness and luster make it ideal for draperies, upholstery, pillows and other home accessories. The fabric is available in 48 colors. World Wide Fabric Inc., 323-263-1111
Fun Outdoors Outdoor pillows from Mina Victory Home Accents feature jubilant prints, vibrant hues and festive detailing, including rhinestone, beading and fade-resistant embroidery. Nourison, 800-223-1110,
Beach Bounty The Malibu Collection of 100 percent wool flat-weave rugs personifies simplified retro living, Inspired by seaside living, the rugs are made in India. Momeni, 800-536-6778,
So Chic! Pouf ottomans, a new category for the company, offer versatility as side or coffee tables. They are available in several sizes and styles, including a 16- by 16-inch cube and a 16- by 16-inch cylinder with a high grade hard foam insert, a 16- by 25-inch cable pouf with polystyrene fill and a 24- by 12-inch round lounge constructed out of beads. The beaded construction conforms to the body for comfortable seating. The pouf ottomans are also available with Sunbrella outdoor fabrics. Softline Home Fashions Inc., 800-701-4220,
Floral & Sateen Pairing The Fiori Collection features an Italian jacquard with a floral pattern made with 60 percent cotton and 40 percent polyester. The duvet and Euro shams reverse to royal sateen in caramel. Fitted and hem-stitched flat sheets, pillowcases and dust ruffles are shown in solid royal sateen caramel. The Kashan Stripe 100 percent Egyptian cotton stripe damask is shown in a Euro sham and a neck-roll sham in celestial, with burgundy/gold, saffron and sky blue also available. The Renaissance quilt shown features a diagonal diamond pattern. Home Treasures Inc., 713-937-7716,
Pretty Pastels Kohtan from the Sari Wool Collection is made with 100 percent wool in Kashmir, India, in subtle shades of aqua and ivory. It is available in these sizes: 6 by 9, 8 by 10, 9 by 12, 10 by 14 and 12 by 15 feet. F.J. Kashanian Rugs, 201-330-0072,
Flowers & Medallion Saro Lifestyle’s Dahlia Collection crewel-work design 17- by 17-inch pillow (left) is trimmed with pompons in designer green. The Nirmala Collection embroidered pillow (right) in designer taupe with aqua tones is also 17 inches square. The Peony Collection crewel-work design pillow (bottom) in designer blue measures 12 by 20 inches. Saro Trading Co., 800-662-7276,
Ikat Influence The Tapestry Collection includes hand-tufted rugs made with 100 percent wool featuring ikat and other Old World designs rendered in on-trend colors that coordinate with a range of furniture styles. The design shown, 6814 Multi Firenze, is available in four sizes. Each day during High Point Market from 4 to 6 p.m., there is a wine and cheese reception in the company’s IHFC D301 showroom. Kas Rugs, Inc. 800-967-4254,
Basket Weave Beauty Bob Timberlake by Shaw Living introduces styles inspired by southern gardens, southwestern patterns and enduring historical design. Two space-dyed palettes are used with colors ranging from jewel tones to muted neutrals. Machine woven in the U.S. with Shaw's EverTouch® recyclable nylon, each rug is soft and durable, and available in popular sizes ranging from 1 foot, 10 inches by 2 feet, 9 inches to 9 feet, 6 inches by 12 feet, 10 inches. Shown is the Albemarle design that presents a contemporary take on the basket weave pattern. Shaw Living, 800-282-7429,
Multi-Textured Wool Cottage Grove in terracotta is part of the Kathy Ireland Home by Nourison Collection. The hand-tufted rugs are made with multi-textured 100 percent wool fibers in a hard-twist technique that offers durability and comfort. Nourison, 800-223-1110,
Lattice Loveliness The Del Mar Collection includes pattern DM-605 shown in maize. It is handmade in India with 100 percent wool and is available in sizes from 3 feet, 6 inches by 5 feet, 6 inches up to 9 feet, 6 inches by 13 feet, as well as a 9-foot runner. Jaunty Co., Inc., 800-323-3342,
Modern Brilliance Oriental Weavers has formed an exclusive partnership with color authority, Pantone Universe. Recently, four collections have debuted to kick off the collaboration. Highlighted at High Point Market is the Matix Collection of flat weaves, Oriental Weaver’s first venture into that rug category. They are handcrafted of wool and feature graphic geometric patterns in brilliant colors, including vivacious (left), horizon blue, lemon and Italian plum. Also on view at High Point are the three additional Pantone Universe Collections: Expressions, Prismatic and Focus. Oriental Weavers USA, Inc., 800-832-8020,


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