The Fall 2014 High Point Furniture Show

High Point Market | Images in Design

In the interior design industry, nothing is as important as having your finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends. Next week, I am heading off to the world famous High Point Furniture Show for my 26th year. This exclusive event happens only twice per year, and it’s truly a blessing to be able to attend each year. The High Point Furniture Show is located in North Carolina, but it is so worth the distance to be able to view fresh furniture designs from around the world. This experience gives me and other industry professionals the opportunity to expand our horizons and become inspired by new pieces. It’s truly the “Fashion Week” of the home design industry.

 

In total, the High Point Furniture Show boasts 11.5 million square feet for show space. I’ll have so much to look at while I’m there! Not only is a great opportunity for me to check out amazing selections of furniture, but hundreds of furniture designers are present from over 100 countries around the world. If you can’t find it at High Point, it doesn’t exist.

High Point Market | Images in Design

This year, industry leaders are expecting the trends to be bursting with richly colored furniture and accessories. Multiple shades of red, including burgundy, bright poppy and deep wine colors are going to be very popular. It’s also anticipated that blues will remain a huge hit in every shade. Florals have been popular for a while, and I’m predicting that they’ll still be used in brightly patterned accessories. Contemporary furniture has been making its way back in the past few years and I’m sure we’ll be seeing more of it at this year’s market.

High Point Market

In addition to browsing and buying furniture, High Point Market features educational seminars aimed at providing professionals with new insight and inspiration. Many times, celebrity guests are present to share their experiences within the home design industry. Past presenters include celebrity designer Dann Foley, and HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder, among many others.
I’m looking forward to taking advantage of this opportunity to view the thousands of innovative designs, and come back to New Jersey with unlimited inspiration!
For more information about The High Point Furniture Show, visit the High Point Market website.

Tips for Seniors About Kitchen Safety

Safety within the home is an important, if not THE most important, consideration for all seniors. Unfortunately, accidents, like falling over, and other common household problems happen to anyone, regardless of age at any given time. Seniors in particular have more accidents occur in the home during normal, everyday, routine activities. Many of these troubles… Read more »

The Benefits of having a Kitchen Design Project Manager

Building a dream kitchen is a challenge. There is no “one-stop-shop” when it comes to designing or remodeling this impactful space.  The kitchen is where the family can all come together, and it’s one of the most important rooms in the house. Without any extra help, it’s up to you, the homeowner, to develop a… Read more »

Welcome To Our New Blog! A Place To Find Out More About Living In Place

AIP Designs new site has arrived—welcome to our blog and new website. We’re all about “aging in place,” which means we’d rather see people stay in the homes they love than have to go somewhere else where they’d feel out-of-place. Our motto is Live Safely and in Style, and we try to bring that ambition… Read more »

Advice for Planning a New Bathroom

A major room that must function properly (as well as look great) is the bathroom. There are so many design elements in a bathroom, which can make re-designing difficult and overwhelming. As I mention often, instilling the assistance from a professional will make the process easier and deliver supreme results. What’s great about a bathroom… Read more »

8 Important Things to Consider with Home Extensions

  Home Extensions When someone begins to feel bored or cramped at home, he or she may begin to think it’s time to move. If you’re this type of person, rest easy. The good news is that you don’t have to move, you can simply improve. The fluctuation of the current real estate market is… Read more »

The Importance of a Qualified Project Manager

When you decide to revamp or remodel your home, your priority is finding an experienced professional to oversee all work. With me, you get both; I’m also a project manager, so I can deliver only exceptional results for my clients. Since I employ a meticulous system and thorough planning, working with me eliminates the risk… Read more »

Welcome to our Interior Design Blog!

Welcome to Images In Design’s blog.  I’m Tammy Kaplan -Associate ASID, owner of the firm and Certified New Jersey Interior Designer. We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year and this blog is a new step for us.  In design, you must always embrace change and move forward. It is our belief that your Home is your… Read more »