Sunday's events include a chat with Jamie Drake on merging his firm, a reveal party with Haiku Home and Windy O'Connor, and Jeffrey Bilhuber's collection launch with Henredon.
Design Viewpoints Series Gradients of Green, Designing a LEED Platinum Home 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. How sustainable can the home design process be? Learn about the process behind what started as a simple remodeling project in Austin, Texas but evolved into a new build, high-performance sustainable home that achieved LEED Platinum certification. Explore how the house, originally built in 1951, was moved to a new site in order to make way for a functional, beautiful and healthy environment with sensitivity to the end user’s needs. Interior designer Laura Britt, ASID, will share the design team’s decision-making approach. (0.1 CEU) High Point Theatre, Transportation Terminal, 210 E. Commerce Ave.
The Art of Wallcoverings: A Discussion with Candice Olson 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. All aspects of using the luxury of wallcoverings to enhance and elevate spaces and the bottom line will be discussed in this broad-ranging seminar with one of America’s favorite designers, Candice Olson. Discover how wallpaper can define spaces and create new and exciting ways to decorate. Q&A to follow. (0.1 CEU) Alden Parkes, 200 N. Hamilton St., 110
Brunch with Jay Jeffers 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Join Mark Moussa, founder and creative director of Arteriors, with interior designer Jay Jeffers for a brunch celebrating the debut of the Jay Jeffers Collection for Arteriors, a fully realized lineup of lighting, accessories and furniture being introduced this Market. Arteriors, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., Floor 3
Giving Your Home a Boutique Vibe with The Novogratz 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Kelli Lamb, managing editor of Rue Magazine and Rue Media, leads a discussion with Robert and Cortney Novogratz, stars of HGTV’s Home by Novogratz and Bravo’s 9 by Design. They will discuss the well-traveled home, designing with a cultured approach to give your home a boutique vibe, stories of traveling with seven kids, and bringing home beautiful artifacts from all over the world. Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Seminar Room T-1014
Design Viewpoints Series Merging Design Legend and Rising Star 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. The decision to merge design firms is filled with questions: How do you know it’s the right time to merge with another firm? How do you find the right partner? How should the new firm be structured? Editor at Large’s Arianne Nardo will chat with design legend Jamie Drake, FASID, about his experience merging his incredibly well-regarded and established design practice with on-the-rise star, and former Drake Design Associates employee, Caleb Anderson and will share what he has learned along the way. Presented by the HPMA and ASID. (0.1 CEU) High Point Theatre, Transportation Terminal, 210 E. Commerce Ave.
Brunch and Bellinis: The Reveal of the Barclay Butera Outdoor Collection for Castelle 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Meet designer Barclay Butera and celebrate the launch of his debut collection of outdoor furnishings for Castelle. The new product features intricate aluminum side and back castings and strong curves, combined with the designer’s signature navy and white color story. Inspired by a European ceiling tile-like motif, the handcrafted line includes outdoor dining, seating and occasional tables. RSVP at castelleluxury.com/barclay. Castelle, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., Floor 1
Inside the Designer’s Studio with Jeffrey Bilhuber 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Following the Inside the Actors Studio format, design icon Jeffrey Bilhuber will have a lively conversation with Parker Bowie Larson, market director for Architectural Digest, discussing a variety of designer-focused topics as well as sharing insights from his life. Bilhuber will share design how-tos 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
Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman of The Art of Fine Living 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Designers, bloggers and social-media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow. To get a firsthand look at what trendsetters think is hot at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with one of them. Join Gary Inman, of the blog, The Art of Fine Living, as he takes you on a guided tour of his favorite finds of The Suites at Market Square. Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Top Floor Departure
Love It or Hate It 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Domino magazine editor in chief Jessica Romm Perez and Chairish’s Mugs Buckley lead a lively group of top interior designers, including Kara Cox, Mark Cutler, Cortney Bishop, Krista Nye Nicholas of Cloth & Kind and Kevin Walsh, in the panel game of Love It or Hate It. Have some laughs while watching industry thought leaders dish and dis design. Romm Perez will be on hand to sign Domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home following the panel. Antique & Design Center, 316 W. Commerce Ave., Chairish Lecture Room, Mezzanine Level
Evolution of Fashion and Design in the Home 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Fashion icon Alexander Julian examines how changes in the fashion industry have influenced interior design over the last 20 years. Universal Furniture’s Learning Center, 101 S. Hamilton St.
Book Signing and Bites with Kristy Woodson Harvey 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Join CODARUS to celebrate the launch of acclaimed Southern author and design blogger Kristy Woodson Harvey’s new book, Slightly South of Simple. Shop the latest styles from CODARUS product partners and be the first to take the new book home. Enjoy drinks, treats and merriment, all with a little Southern charm! CODARUS, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce St., Floor 2
Book-Signing Party with P. Gaye Tapp 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Raise a toast to P. Gaye Tapp’s tome, How They Decorated: Inspiration From Great Women of the Twentieth Century, and scope out Currey & Company’s latest lineup of home furnishings. Currey & Company, IHFC, M110 on Main St., Street Level
Kravet Furniture Cocktail Party 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Celebrate Kravet Furniture’s latest introductions with a cocktail or two among friends and industry insiders. Kravet, Market Square, 305 W. High Ave., Suite 217
Meet-and-Greet with Anthony Baratta 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Designer Anthony Baratta will hold court at Wildcat Territory to launch his second collection of bedding. Cocktails and canapes will be served. Wildcat Territory, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave., Floor 2
Art is in the Air Reveal Party 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Come for the fans, stay for the champs: Join Haiku Home to toast the unveiling of the newest addition to its specially commissioned Artisan Collection, a beautiful, abstract work by one of North Carolina’s own, artist Windy O’Connor. Sip champagne and discover why Haiku is the interior designer’s fan of choice. Haiku Home, Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Mezzanine Level, Suite 1011
Jeffrey Bilhuber Launch, presented by Henredon and Architectural Digest 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Join Henredon and Architectural Digest to celebrate the brand's new Jeffrey Bilhuber Collection of upholstered furniture, wood products and accessories. The collection reflects the designer's uniquely American perspective and redefines traditional design with Bilhuber's innate understanding of modern sensibilities. See firsthand how his confidence and clarity mixing periods and design ideas have placed him in the uppermost echelon of America’s design community, rendering him a constant fixture on the prestigious AD100 list. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Henredon, Suites at Market Square, 200 W. Commerce Ave., Suite 348
Black Interior Designers Network’s First High Point Mixer 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Join the Black Interior Designers Network as it explores the wonder of Mitchell Black’s latest collection. Members of the BID Network will be on hand to share their favorite market trends and how High Point Market is changing how they are doing business. Couture Lamps, IHFC, 210 E. Commerce Ave. G263