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High Point Market sets Design Viewpoint seminars

The High Point Market Authority and American Society of Interior Designers have announced their seminar series for the October High Point Market.

The Design Viewpoints Series includes three seminars that will take place Oct. 20-22 at the High Point Theater.

The series is sponsored by Horchow, and all seminars are free to interior designers and retailers at the market. Each segment also offers 0.1 continuing education credits. The segments include:

From All Corners: Exploring Diversity in Design in the 21st Century, noon, Oct. 20. This panel discussion will be led by Aphrochic founders Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason. Topics will include the influence of ethnic background on design style and meeting the needs of a multicultural clientele.

Researching Home: Evidence-Based Residential Design, noon, Oct. 21. Sally Augustin and Barbara B. Miller will address how each element of design impacts psychological perceptions and comfort level of a client, as well as why interviewing clients enhances your design programming.

Let the Color Tell the Story - Trends to Watch in 2014, noon, Oct. 22. Steve Shorthouse, PPG's National Color and Design Consultant, will address the biggest trends and societal influences on residential interior design and also will discuss the effects of color on design.

For more information, contact Mona Delia at the High Point Market Authority at (336) 888-3230 or email