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Friday, April 12, 2024

High Point Market takes place April 13 to 17. Get a head start with these Friday events. For more, check out BOH’s Designer’s Guide to High Point Market.

Market 101 Live!
3 p.m.–4 p.m. | The Point
New to Market, or looking for new tips and tricks to enhance your experience? Join this season’s Style Spotters All-Stars Tami Ramsay, Krista Nye Nicholas and Gary Inman to pick up tips for planning your itinerary, navi- gating the transportation system, and making the most of your time at Market.

Masters and Mavericks: A Dialogue of Differences Between Generations
3 p.m.–4 p.m. | Universal Furniture, 101 S. Hamilton St.
Diversity Advocacy Alliance presents an intergenerational dialogue that explores the contrasts and commonalities between seasoned veterans and innovative young leaders. In a panel moderated by Design Leadership Network’s Hadley Keller, designers Peti Lau, Noz Nozawa, Byron Risdon and Virginia Toledo delve into how different eras, experiences, and visions for the future have shaped the industry’s service offerings, pricing strategies, design processes, and approaches to technology and public relations. RSVP here

Spring Market Vintage Vibes Social
3 p.m.–6 p.m. | Chelsea on Green, 1st Floor
Explore each of Chelsea on Green’s 30-plus exhibitors—a mix of vintage pieces, antiques and original artworks— with your favorite cocktail in hand.

Abner Henry x Sasha Bikoff Champagne Toast
4 p.m.–5 p.m. | Abner Henry, 214 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Join designer Sasha Bikoff and the Abner Henry team for a champagne toast, and be among the first to preview the unexpected blend of Amish tradition with New York City chic in the brand’s latest collaboration. RSVP here.

Bonsai with Brownlee Currey
4 p.m.–5 p.m. | Currey & Company, IHFC, M-110
Back by popular demand, Currey & Company president and bonsai enthusiast Brownlee Currey offers insights into the design and care of the bonsai and other plantings that adorn the company’s showroom.

Oliver Gal Market Mixer
4 p.m.–6 p.m. | IHFC, C-365
Kick off High Point Market with good vibes and signature cocktails at the Oliver Gal showroom as you browse the brand’s decor to a soundtrack of great dance tunes.

Julian Chichester 35th Anniversary Celebration
4 p.m.–7 p.m. | Julian Chichester, 118 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Join Julian Chichester and his global team for an evening of champagne, canapés and live music to celebrate the brand’s 35th anniversary and the launch of a special capsule collection.

Palecek 50th Anniversary Celebration and Showroom Grand Opening
4 p.m.–7 p.m. | Palecek, 200 N. Hamilton St., Suite 200
Palecek has teamed up with Veranda editor in chief Steele Marcoux and designers Jeffrey Alan Marks and Kirk Nix to celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary and the grand opening of its new High Point Market showroom. RSVP here.

Ro Sham Beaux x Mabley Handler Launch Party
4 p.m.–7 p.m. | Ro Sham Beaux, 122 N. Main St.
Join Austin Handler, Jennifer Mabley, and Ro Sham Beaux’s Ann Yancy for drinking and dancing to celebrate the launch of their new bespoke lighting collaboration, Transformations.

Cheers to 35 Years of Elle Decor
5 p.m.–7 p.m. | Sherrill Furniture Company, 315 Fred Alexander Pl., 2nd Floor
Commemorate Elle Decor’s momentous milestone with an evening of creativity and inspiration that honors the enduring partnership between the magazine and Sherrill Furniture’s family of brands. RSVP here.

Discover Judith Leiber Couture
5 p.m.–7 p.m. | Theodore Alexander, 229 W. Russell Ave.
Experience an evening of unparalleled style and opulent fashion with Theodore Alexander and Galerie in celebration of the debut of luxury handbag brand Judith Leiber Couture’s furniture collection, displayed harmoniously beside the iconic minaudières that served as the muse for the line.

Elements of Furniture Design Book Signing with Scott Coley
5 p.m.–7 p.m. | Bienenstock Furniture Library, 1009 N. Main St.
Award-winning furniture designer Scott Coley signs his new book, Elements of Furniture Design—a celebration of craftsmanship and creativity that ensures the art of furniture design continues to thrive for generations to come.

Rowe’s First in Fashion Gala
5 p.m.–8 p.m. | Rowe Furniture, Showplace, Suite 1100
Drawing on Rowe Furniture’s rich history with Valdese Weavers, the First in Fashion Gala transports guests on an aesthetic journey from past to present, featuring vintage furniture that has been re-imagined using modern fabrics.

Hooker Furnishings 100th Anniversary
5:30 p.m.–9 p.m. | Showplace, 3rd Floor
Toast to 100 years with Hooker Furnishings, Roaring ’20s style! Enjoy complimentary dinner and signature drinks, live music by Liquid Pleasure, a photo booth and giveaways at the brand’s centennial celebration.

This article originally appeared in Spring 2024 issue of the Designer's Guide, High Point Market. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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