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Sunday, April 15

Morning Glitz: A Deco-Inspired Breakfast 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Designers Today editor in chief Jane Dagmi and designer Michelle Workman hold court over coffee and a European breakfast while exploring the re-emergence of art deco themes in contemporary interior design. Burton James, 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Getting More Bang From Your Marketing Dollars 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. The duo behind Pulp Design Studios, Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry, give expert advice on making your marketing dollars work harder and smarter for you. In this fun and fast-paced presentation, they share their secrets to getting the best return on your marketing investment. Q&A to follow. (0.1 CEU) Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St., 110

Sunday, April 15
Jaye Anna Mize

Trend Talk with Fashion Snoops: A Look Ahead 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Shop with confidence knowing that the products you’re purchasing now will still be on-trend for years to come. This interactive roundtable discussion with Fashion Snoops’s home interiors director Jaye Anna Mize explores the macro and micro trends influencing home furnishings, and forecasts what’s on the horizon for 2019. Presented by the High Point Market Authority. The Point on Commerce (between Wrenn and South Main Sts.) 

Making Lighting Choices with Confidence 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Join interior designer and tastemaker Corey Damen Jenkins as he shares tips on how to make strong design decisions with decorative lighting fixtures. He also discusses new trends and how designers can overcome obstacles in light-challenged spaces. Brunch will follow the presentation. Hudson Valley Lighting, Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., M-90

Brunch with Replacements & Design Partners 10:30 a.m. Denise McGaha, Lisa Mende, MA Allen and Parker Kennedy come together for brunch. Discover how each designer weaves china, crystal and silver into their vignettes, creating stunning and inspiring spaces. Replacements Ltd., Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., M-1015

Sunday, April 15
David Kleinberg

Mentorship in Design 11 a.m. Join Henredon for a panel discussion led by Parker Bowie-Larson of Architectural Digest, featuring panelists David Kleinberg and Matthew Blemis of David Kleinberg Design Associates, Alexa Hampton, and Jack Eger of Crypton. Light refreshments will be served. Henredon, Market Square, 305. W. High Ave.,  MS500

Brunch with Celerie Kemble 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join Mark Moussa, founder and creative director of Arteriors, and designer Celerie Kemble for a brunch celebrating the debut of her collection, a natural materials-inspired lineup of lighting, accessories and furniture being introduced this Market. Arteriors, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., H320

Sunday, April 15
Jana Beck

Jana Bek Collection Preview 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Meet Jana Bek, the designer behind the NDI + Jana Bek collaboration, debuting this High Point Market. Bek’s vibrant brushstroke ginger jars with NDI flowers create an easy, elegant collection of timeless designs. NDI, 200 Steele, 200 Steele St., Suite 101

Solutions that Boost Client Satisfaction 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. From the realities of living with kids and pets to entertaining, your clients need homes that are not just beautiful but comfortable, functional and practical. In a fast-paced, informative presentation, designer Libby Langdon shares tactics for positioning your business messaging. A light lunch will be served. RSVP: libbypr@libbylangdon.com. KAS Rugs, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., G270

Design Transformation: Magic at the Table 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Designers Natalie Reddell and Danielle Rollins reveal how tablescapes can transform any room from drab to fab. Their talk and demo will provide tips and techniques to harness your creativity in a new way. Q&A to follow. (0.1 CEU) Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St., 110

Jumpstart Your Design Career: Learning From Young Leaders 1:30 p.m. Hear from Kyle Hoepner, New England Home editor in chief, as he discusses how to put your design career on the fast track with the magazine’s “Five Under 40” award winners: Ellisha AlexinaKristina Crestin, Maggie Mink, Jill Goldberg and Josh Linder. RSVP online. Universal Furniture, 101. S. Hamilton St.

To Showhouse or Not to Showhouse: Pros, Cons and Tips 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Michael Berman, Michel Smith Boyd, Susan Jamieson and Justin Shaulis share the good, the bad and the secrets of participating in a showhouse! Learn all their tips in a panel moderated by veteran showhouse producer Lori Lenis, vice president of advertising and brand partnerships at Aspire Design and Home magazine. RSVP: lisa@lisamcmahon.com. Zio Bios Creative, 108-110 S. Elm St.

Meet and Greet with Consort 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Join Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone,  the founders of the celebrity interior design firm Consort, and shop for Champagne to celebrate their new Parisian-inspired furniture collection. Consort, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., IH202

Sunday, April 15
Barclay Butera

Tea and Trends with Barclay Butera and Home Accents Today 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Attend a meet-and-greet with interior designer Barclay Butera, and Home Accents Today editor in chief Susan Dickenson and senior fashion editor Jane Dagmi, followed by a panel on the latest trends in color, design, carpets, and indoor and outdoor offerings. See Butera’s all-new collections, including the Lido, Newport and Brentwood collections. Mix and mingle, and enjoy tea, sweets and afternoon treats! Nourison, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., IH101

Sunday, April 15
Tony Duquette and Hutton Wilkinson

Maitland-Smith Launches the Tony Duquette Collection 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Join Maitland-Smith for a lively celebration as it unveils an important collection of furniture, lighting, sculpture and accessories in collaboration with the talented Hutton Wilkinson, president of Tony Duquette Inc. This extensive collection features boxes, lighting, furniture and accessories reproduced from and inspired by pieces found at Dawnridge, the home of the late Duquette, and from the Beverly Hills home of Wilkinson. They are known as masters of maximalism, who have impacted the world of interior design with exuberant installations for decades for clients like Doris Duke, J. Paul Getty, Vincente Minnelli, Elizabeth Arden and Herb Alpbert. Maitland-Smith, Market Square, 305 W. High Ave., MS348

Inside the Designer’s Studio with Thom Filicia 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned designer and TV personality Thom Filicia covers a variety of designer-focused topics and shares insights from his life. He also offers design how-to’s and various trends, while discussing his approach to design, clients and working within the design community. Q&A to follow. (0.1 CEU) Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Seminar Room T-1014 SFC’s

#GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Take part in a vibrant discussion among the winners of Sustainable Furnishing Council’s 2017 #GetYourGreenOn competition. Grand prize winner Katherine Snedeker of The Arrangement, Kirsten Flynn of Sustainable Home, Jessica Garcia of Des-Syn, and Bernadette Upton of EcoDecor join Sean Sullivan, group marketing director and associate publisher of Hearst Design Group, and moderator Julie Smith-Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. (0.1 CEU) Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Seminar Room T-1014

Sunday, April 15
Orient Express Furniture

Designer Happy Hour 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Drop by for a drink and to meet contemporary and transitional design wholesalers Star International Furniture and Orient Express Furniture. Both have been in the biz since 1977, offering designers inventory that’s in stock from both their East and West Coast distribution centers. (Can’t wait? View the collections and sign up for an account online: StarInternationalFurniture.com and OrientExpressFurniture.com.) Star International Furniture and Orient Express Furniture, Showplace, 211 E. Commerce Ave., 3148

This article originally appeared in Spring 2018 issue of the Designers' Guide, High Point Market. Subscribe for more.

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