See the Best Design-Oriented Experiences to Enjoy at High Point Market ⇒ Based in North Carolina, the fall edition of High Point Market started a couple of days ago and is expected to conclude on the 17th of October. The event is one of the major trade shows when it comes to home furnishings, bringing together more than 75,000 individuals in a creative business atmosphere. HPM acts as a benchmark for the furnishings industry and it is the perfect stage for buyers, interior designers, architects, among others to discover the latest trends and novelties in the sector. Today, CovetED will tell you a little bit more about the prestigious events as well as other things you can experience in the city, from hotels to restaurant and design-oriented establishments and attractions.
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Besides showcasing the work of some of the world’s best designers and brands twice a year, High Point Market also hosts a wide variety of events, including the Star Under the Stars at Fall Market, a social event that gathers friends in a playful environment, Keynote Series destined to give you the best retail experience as well as to discovering the best colours and textures to use in one’s home or design projects, the Style Spotter Trends Tours which gives you insight on the best showrooms to see in the city, and finally, the Style Spotter Live! grants you the opportunity to known more about on-trend products and looks.
Now, CovetED has gathered a compilation of some of the best design-oriented locations one ought to visit outside of the event. High Point is a cultural and historical place that brims with authenticity and uniqueness in the form of vineyards, parks, furniture shops, chic museums and art galleries as well as highly interesting sculptures and exhibitions. These charming places bring together luxury and design like no other providing the ultimate experience that one often seeks:
Best Design Attractions
World’s Largest Chest of Drawers
High Point is known as the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World”. It is a place where furniture and craftsmanship come together beautifully. One of the main attractions of the region is the world’s largest chest of drawers where it stands 36 feet tall and it is adorned with two massive yet colourful socks.
John Coltrane Statue
The city pays homage to one of the world’s most famous and talented musicians, John Coltrane, through a unique bronze statue where Coltrane is holding a saxophone. The sculpture measures 8 feet.
High Point Museum
The High Point Museum is exclusively dedicated to highlighting the crucial history of the United States. It is divided into different sections that tell the narrative of a certain individual or period that were instrumental to the development of the city.
Luxury Design Shops
Christopher Guy High Point
Last Year, the luxury furniture brand opened a stand-alone state-of-the-art building in High Point. Christopher Guy’s Showroom is an artful expression of the brand’s aesthetic and a dramatic showcase for its elegant, sensual and sophisticated furnishings.
Address: 129 S Hamilton St, High Point, NC 27260, USA
Baker Furniture has established itself as one of the leading figures of design for their rich tradition of handmade quality and craftsmanship. Collaborating with the most renowned names of the industry, the brand produces an impressive array of collections from contemporary and traditional furniture to upholstery, lighting, accessories, and much more.
Address: 319 N Hamilton St, High Point, NC 27260, USA
American Design Furniture By Monroe
The unique furniture shop exhibits superior craftsmanship that is definitely heirloom quality. They continue the tradition of hand-crafted mahogany furniture offering a wide variety of high-quality designs.
Address: 210 E Commerce Ave, High Point, NC 27260, USA
French Heritage Showroom
French Heritage is a fashion-forward furniture manufacturing company that excels in quality home furnishings, custom contract and residential design.
Address: 1638 W English Rd, High Point, NC 27262, USA
98 Asian Bistro
98 Asian Bistro offers a Korean, seafood, and Thai cuisine that displays a whimsical atmosphere complete with Zen outdoor seating next to a fountain.
Address: 1800 N Main St #106, High Point, NC 27262, USA
Owned by Robin Upson, the Marisol is a landmark on the map of fine dining in North Carolina. It opened its doors in 1997 and since then it has provided an upscale environment and seasonal menus comprised of awe-inspiring international dishes.
Address: 5834 High Point Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA
Cristina Gray’s Restaurant & Bar
This eclectic style restaurant is located in the celebrated J.H. Adams Inn, offering an unparalleled dining experience. It features a refined and relaxing ambience and it highlights a unique approach to New American Cuisine with French and Italian influences.
Address: 3116, 1108 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, United States
The Fearrington House Inn
Located on a historic farm just outside of Chapel Hill, NC, The five-star Fearrington House Inn combines the luxury and service associated with a AAA Five Diamond, Relais & Châteaux property and the charm of the South. The Fearrington House Inn offers 32 individually designed guest rooms that feature antiques, luxurious fabrics, original artwork, fresh flowers and garden views.
Address: 2000 Fearrington Village Center, 230 Market Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312, United States
Grandover Resort , Golf, Spa & Conference Center
Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina offers the utmost in guest accommodations with spacious hotel rooms overlooking the rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont and two world-class golf courses.
Address: 1000 Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA
J.H Adams Inn
With more than 100 years of history, the J.H. Adams Inn was the home of John Hampton “Hamp” Adams and wife Elizabeth. At the beginning of the 2000’s, the hotel was renovated in order to offer the ultimate guest experience. It is comprised of 31 rooms that have unique furniture collections.
Address: 1108 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, USA
As a whole, High Point Market provides all the best design solutions for one to perfect the interiors of their home, from furnishings to home fashion as well as fabrics, food options, ideas to throw the ultimate party, outdoors, and the list goes on. While it may have already started, there’s still plenty of things to see, so don’t miss this opportunity.
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