Design & Designer Series
In depth interviews with the top furniture designers
Designer, retailer, furniture industry consultant and manufacturer Dixon Bartlett shares his views on ways to improve retail merchandising and buying.
Stay tuned for changes in home furnishing design aesthetics, customer moods and purchasing preferences that will roll out in 2023-24.
The Future Designers Summit, a program of High Point’s Bienenstock Furniture Library, brings together some of the best and brightest young minds for the future benefit of the home furnishings industry.
How do we want our brands to make people feel?
Editor, curator and trends watcher Julie Smith Vincenti explains how she identifies and presents design ideas to retailers and designers
in advance of the High Point and Las Vegas shows.
Interior designer Young Huh talks about current trends and how to engage with clients on an emotional level.
Product developer and trend analyst Patti Carpenter provides insight into color, retail trends and ways to connect with the value systems of consumers.
The trend and design consultant comments on trend styles and colors, plus discusses how retailers might adjust the percentage of core vs. trend merchandise in their stores.
Designer and “Joyful” author discusses how retailers can adapt in-store environments to influence moods and affect shopping behaviors.
Interior designer, store owner and style spotter shares her thoughts on selling,
supporting the interior design community, High Point Market and current trends.
Inman and Hodgin anticipate a post-pandemic flood of designs focusing on new materials and colors. Get ready for less beige and boring plus a number of hard-to-reconcile, diverse design trends.
Fashion Snoops’ expert forecaster Jay Anna Mize looks at what’s now and what’s next in style and consumer buying behaviors.
A discussion of furniture design trends consumers will be looking for as we exit the pandemic.
Interior designer, blogger, brand ambassador and style spotter Erika Ward provides insight into what furniture consumers and families want and need right now.
Fashion Snoops' Jaye Anna Mize explains how a shift in consumer values is likely to affect how and what they buy for the fall selling season and into 2021.
Designer Corey Damen Jenkins shares his experience about persistence and emerging design trends.
Madcap Cottage's John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon explain how to take retail
customers on a journey.
Fashion Snoops' Jaye Anna Mize shares what brands and
retailers can do to connect the dots between culture, consumer behavior and new product development.
Interior designer, blogger, style spotter and influencer Lisa Mende shares her perspectives on uniquely southern design, new trends and more.
Interior designer, retailer, style spotter & influencer shares her thoughts.
Interior designer and furnishings retailer Keith Baltimore shares his thoughts about the design & retail experience.
Interior and furniture designer, media personality and consultant, shares his thoughts about design, sales & marketing.
Kim Salmela doesn’t believe in making safe furnishings decisions. She says, “There are no rules. That’s the rule!”
Furniture designer and ASFD president discusses women in our industry and the value of leaving open avenues for
creativity in product design & retail displays.
Author, retailer, interior/ product designer Kerrie Kelly talks about consumers, trends, customer engagement and retailing.
Product designer and trend expert Nancy Fire talks about consumer design preferences, color and style trends for 2018.
Libby Langdon talks about what consumers want, and how retailers can do a better job of connecting with them.
An interview with award-wining designer Todd Bracher about design, consumer & retail trends.
Furniture designer Gary Inman discusses design, consumer & retail trends and how to tell a story at retail.
Legendary designer talks about home furnishings design, visual merchandising and store display.
Award winning design team Richard and Catherine Frinier discuss the past, present, and future of outdoor furniture.
Three generations of furniture designers at Otto & Moore reflect on furniture design’s past and future.