High Point Market Spring 2013 Highlights: Color Comfort and Style at CR Laine

June 6, 2013 Design Scouting
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Attending High Point Market created wonderful opportunities for me to get an introduction to some pretty awesome brands that I previously wasn’t all that familiar with and one of those awesome brands is CR Laine…a family owned, North Carolina based company specializing in stylish, comfortable and colorful upholstery.  I was aware of CR Laine but since they don’t have a New York show …

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High Point Market Spring 2013: A Tour of Hickory Chair’s Gorgeous 25,000 Square Foot Showroom

June 1, 2013 Design Scouting
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Suzanne Kasler for Hickory Chair

At the end of April I headed to High Point, North Carolina, also known as America’s furniture capital, to attend the biannual High Point Market which is a trade show showcasing the best in home furnishings. My friends from Hickory Chair brought me to High Point this season and my first stop, naturally, was a tour of the company’s gorgeous 25,000 square …

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NYIGF Spring 2013 Highlights

February 9, 2013 Design Scouting
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Twice a year, the NYIGF (New York International Gift Fair) showcases the best home and lifestyle goods in the market for buyers, press and other members of the design industry. I always look forward to going to check out the latest trends and to discover amazing new products and brands.  (As a side note, The NYIGF is officially rebranding and changing it’s name to “NY NOW, the Market fo …

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Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2012: The Spirit of Albert Hadley Lives On

May 19, 2012 Decorating
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The design industry lost a legend earlier this year when Albert Hadley passed away in March at the ripe age of 91. So at this year’s Kips Bay Show House, his spirit was definitely alive as so many of the designers paid tribute to Mr. Hadley in their spaces. Above is a living room designed in honor of Hadley by Bunny Williams (who is also the event’s chair) along with Brian McCarthy and D …

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Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2012: A Look Inside My Favorite Rooms

May 19, 2012 Design Scouting


Bedroom by Alexa Hampton

One of the most anticipated events in the design industry is the annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House which is a must-see event in New York that showcases the work of America’s top interior designers to benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. The event began in 1973 after a group of enthusiastic women on the fundraising committee up with the idea as a way to r …

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Design on a Dime 2012: Instagram Recap

April 28, 2012 Design Scouting
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The opening night benefit for Housing Works’ annual Design on a Dime fundraiser is always a super fun event that I look forward to each year. All the major players in the New York design community are there and it’s a great opportunity to catch up with one another and have a little fun while shopping for a great cause! Here’s a little recap of the night captured through the lens of my …

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