high point market | Oct 11, 2022 |
Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market

It’s easy to get lost in High Point Market’s vast offerings, but heading in with a game plan can help. We’ve highlighted every showroom mentioned throughout our Market coverage for the season (along with other key buildings and notable debuts) to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Make no mistake about it: The quest for the perfect piece is every bit as fun as bringing it home. To help expedite your Market endeavors, we’ve highlighted every showroom featured in this fall’s Designer’s Guide to High Point Market (plus other key buildings and notable debuts) so you can explore the best of each neighborhood. Plus, you’ll spot corresponding colors and motifs on signs throughout town to help you find your way.

Want to see the entire map? Download the PDF edition of our guide, or pick up a copy at bins throughout Market. You’ll also spot the same colors and motifs on wayfinding signs at the trade show. 

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Alais 2.0 chair, Plaza Extension dining table and Marigold display cabinetMap: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

In the International Home Furnishings Center, pop into Nathan Anthony Furniture to see the Alais 2.0 chair—a curvy design with cool cone-shaped feet. While at the IHFC, check out the Plaza Extension dining table by Essentials for Living, a rustic showstopper with a sandblasted acacia wood veneer. Next, make time to stop by Universal Furniture and catch a glimpse of the voluptuous Marigold display cabinet from the brand’s Newstalgia series.

On the map:

A | Markor Art Center (122 N. Hamilton St.)
B | Showplace (211 E. Commerce Ave.)
C | Universal Furniture (101 S. Hamilton St.)
D | Eichholtz (129 S. Hamilton St.)
E | Center Stage
F | IHFC (210 E. Commerce Ave.) 

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Art Retreat Two Door cabinet, Isla coffee table and Murano Vessel pendantMap: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

On Fred Alexander Place, step inside Sherrill Furniture’s new showroom and seek out the Art Retreat Two Door cabinet, a dreamy hand-painted design with silver leaf accents. Once you’ve caught your breath, make your way into The Bank on Wrenn and stop at Made Goods to admire the onyx-colored Isla coffee table made from openweave rattan. And don’t leave the neighborhood before seeing the ethereal Murano Vessel pendant by Thomas Pheasant at Baker Furniture, which floats on a brass loop like a dangling piece of jewelry. 

On the map:

G | Gabby/Summer Classics (333 N. Hamilton St.) 
H | Baker Furniture
I | Sherrill Furniture
J | 200 N. Hamilton
K | 200 Steele
L | The Bank on Wrenn

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Bond jewelry armoireMap: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

Swing by Hurtado to feast your eyes on the Bond jewelry armoire, a delightful hardwood design with a sleek metal base, geometric door fronts and eight drawers of inner storage space.

On the map:

M | Congdon Yards
N | Hurtado

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Jardin Bloom mural, Maritime Coffi table and Pippa tiered drum chandelierMap: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

At Market Square, head straight to Thibaut to see the bird-and butterfly-filled Jardin Bloom mural—the same pattern that appears on this guide’s cover—in all its enchanting glory. Once you’ve made your way to the Suites at Market Square, bask in the bold hues of the Maritime Coffi table by Fivo Design, which (gasp!) requires no tools or hardware to assemble. Next, step inside the Commerce & Design Building to discover the breezy Pippa tiered drum chandelier by Arteriors, which draws inspiration from traditional macramé art. 

On the map:

O | Market Square Tower
P | Market Square
Q | Antique & Design Center 
R | Suites at Market Square
S | Commerce & Design Building

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Leone, a limited-edition abstract print Map: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

Get lost in the sea of colorful artwork at Zoe Bios Creative inside Chelsea on Green. While there, keep your eyes peeled for the lovely Leone, a limited-edition abstract print adorned in painterly strokes of blush, lilac, black and charcoal gray paint. 

On the map:

T | Chelsea on Green

Treasure hunt: A handy guide to getting around High Point Market
The Paradiso chandelier, Subtle T console table and Aurora ottomans Map: Courtesy of High Point Market Authority. Products: Courtesy of brands

Take a moment to marvel at the Paradiso chandelier at Currey & Company, a biomorphic beauty that mimics a bird-of-paradise plant. Then make your way to Lancaster to check out the clean- lined Subtle T console table by Henry Wilshire, which can be customized with a pair of curly shearling-upholstered Aurora ottomans that tuck neatly underneath.

On the map:

U | Lancaster
V | The Point
W| Currey & Company

This article originally appeared in Fall 2022 issue of the Designer's Guide, High Point Market. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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