High Point Market, the biannual design event that brings designers from around the country to North Carolina, is just around the corner! Team Chairish is gearing up to serve up a weekend’s worth of exciting panels with some of the design world’s best talent. Come by the Antiques & Design Center’s ‘Refresh Lounge’ for some bubbly and nibbles, and don’t miss our fun and informative panel line up.
See you in North Carolina! Here’s the Chairish lineup:
What Every Designer Needs to Know
Need up or tweak your marketing game? Traditional Home editor, Tori Mellott leads our panel of influencers in a candid discussion geared to help designers uplevel their marketing efforts. Join blogger, author, designer, and social media expert, Justina Blakeney, alongside author and stylist Anne Sage as they talk about their approach to scoring press, the importance of having great project photography, and practical tips on improving your social media game, especially Instagram. A don’t-miss for discussion, even for the seasoned designer. This panel will help you stand out in a crowded marketplace while staying authentic to your design philosophy.
Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 – 3:00 pm. High Point Antiques & Center, Mezzanine Level.
Viva La Vintage
This panel discusses everything you need to know about on-trend vintage finds. As the demand for vintage furniture explodes, designers look to understand what styles, makers, and pieces are standout and client-worthy. Vintage experts, Chairish, share their analysis and insights on what’s selling, where, and why. The discussion will be lead by Noel Fahden, Chairish VP of Merchandising, and Marisa Marcantonio, Director of Trade Relations, who will discuss the results from Chairish’s newest trend report and designer survey. Designers interested in better understanding vintage style trends will want to attend this panel. Noel and Marisa’s info will help arm design pros with key information to help them source great vintage finds for their clients.
Saturday, October 14 at 4:00 – 5:00 pm. High Point Antiques & Center, Mezzanine Level.
Love It Or Hate It
Join Domino Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jessica Romm Perez and Chairish’s Mugs Buckley as they lead a lively group of top interior designers, including Charlotte Lucas, Josh Greene of Hernandez Greene, Angie Hranowsky, Tharon Anderson, Sarah Bartholomew, and Julia Buckingham as we play a raucous round of Love It or Hate It. This spirited and irreverent game gives a spontaneous yay or nay on top design trends: sunburst mirrors, banana leaf wallpaper, gallery walls – are they in, out, or somewhere in between? We’ll have some laughs while listening to industry thought leaders dish and diss design. Don’t miss the hilarity.
Sunday, October 15 – 2:00-3:00 pm. High Point Antiques & Center, Mezzanine Level.
Share Your Design POV via Podcasts & Instagram Stories
Award-winning interior designer, author and renowned podcaster, James Swan and Chairish’s Mugs Buckley will share don’t-miss tips on how designers can share their story, design POV and experiences through podcasting and Instagram Stories. Learn how to get started, ways to create memorable content, how best to promote your content, and the pitfalls to avoid.
Monday, October 16 at 2:00-3:00 pm. High Point Antiques & Center, Mezzanine Level.
Featured photo by JL Photographers