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Salon at Market Square adds 13 companies for High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Salon, a showcase for innovative, fashion-forward furnishings across a wide range of styles and categories, will feature 13 new companies at the Spring High Point Market.

The new exhibitors join 31 returning companies that will be showing the latest introductions to their collections in the Salon, located on the ground floor of the Suites at Market Square. Among the products featured in the area are furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textiles and decorative accessories.

Launched in April 2010, Salon is a juried presentation of furnishings that is organized with the help of a jury of retailers, designers and national style editors.

"If you are a retailer, buyer or designer searching for new products, fresh ideas and timely inspiration, Salon is a must-see," said Julie Messner, vice president of leasing for International Market Centers. "We have a waiting list to get into this area now and are looking at potentially trying to expand next market to meet growing demand."

This market's participating companies include:

26th & Soho - Couture lighting line based in Texas featuring unique shades with designer fabrics and bases accented with coordinating crystals.

Aqua Creations (new) - Aqua Creations features an extensive array of lighting and furniture lines, including site-specific, customized solutions. All pieces are handmade with care and respect for heritage; the atelier explores materials and techniques with sensibility for form and advanced technology.

Art Addiction - The Art:Lex collection features contemporary imagery printed on a sleek acrylic material. Each piece is affixed to an invisible mount, creating a three-dimensional floating effect.

Arthur L. Bailey & Company - This Atlanta-based, family-owned furniture design company has specialized in custom upholstery for more than 40 years. Master craftsman and furniture designer Arthur L. Bailey is known for his exclusive designs and celebrity clientele.

Astele (new) - Astele is a collection of handcrafted tables and European lighting featuring materials such as brass, nickel, zinc, leather and crystals.

Auskin Group - Auskin is a source for natural fiber home accents, including 100% natural wool rugs, pillows and seating.

Authentic Models - Authentic Models is a European home décor manufacturer specializing in furniture, lighting, globes and nautical, flight, museum and kids items.

Bliss Studio - Bliss Studio collaborates with designers around the world to create progressive, chic and whimsical decorative pillows, luxury linens, furniture and accessories.

Cabeen Originals (new) - Growing up as a carpenter's son, Aaron Cabeen developed a passion for making original woodwork. Using as much reclaimed lumber as possible, each of his pieces is unique and possesses its own history from its previous use.

Cake Vintage & Knobstoppers - Cake Vintage is a company that takes vintage items and repurposes them into beautiful and useful items.

Casa Bonita Trading - Case goods crafted by master artisans inspired by Old World designs, using tropical woods such as Mohena and Tornillo.

Charles Harold Co. - Original paintings, drawings and three-dimensional sculpture in genres ranging from abstract to representational and traditional.

City Collection by August Avery (new) - Antique case goods and accessories from China and Tibet selected based on their uniqueness, history, design and overall quality. In addition, August Avery offers a signature line of custom upholstery, custom wood furniture and contemporary and transitional lighting.

Daniel Stuart Studio (new) - This Toronto-based custom upholstery and bedding company caters to the design trade and specialty retailers. The passion of the studio's two design partners - Daniel Penciner and Stuart Handelsman - for luxury and innovative design is what keeps fans loyal to this award-winning brand.

Diane Paparo Studio - Rugs, furniture, bedding and surface treatments that are functional sculptures defined by extraordinary detail, craftsmanship and mixed materials.

DK Living (new) - High-quality, original designer furniture, housewares and collectibles, ranging from mid-century to modern styles, imported directly from Denmark.

Doug Frates Glass - A custom, made-to-order glass company featuring products in an infinite range of colors, shapes and sizes. The company caters to the design trade and retail, and commission work is always available.

Dovetail Furniture - One of the largest West Coast importers and wholesale distributors of handcrafted furniture.

Etoffe Makara - Exquisite fabrics with historically inspired designs and classic imagery.

Europe2You - Furniture and accessories featuring found objects and repurposed materials that are precision-crafted and hand-finished by European artisans, making its entire offering 100% sustainable.

Fino Lino (new) - Luxury linens that bridge the gap between traditional and modern, full of lush colors and textures and crafted with strict attention to detail. Products include supple silk charmeuse duvets, cotton sheeting and crisp linen tablecloths and runners.

Flambeau Lighting (new) - Flambeau unites sophisticated shapes and silhouettes with distressed finishes of gold and silver to create 21st-century antiques. These jewel-like lamps, chandeliers and sconces add a touch of whimsy and intrigue to any interior.

French Laundry Home (new) - Line of fabrics, bedding and finished goods inspired by vintage, European grain sacks made of linen. Designed by Debbie Jones, the line includes bedding, pillows and furniture.

Jamie Dietrich Designs - Vintage bottle art using only authentic bottles from the 1800s to early 1900s.

John Beard Collection - A premiere supplier to the design industry of original works of art and limited-edition prints at affordable pricing.

Kevin O'Brien Studio - Textile company known for fun patterns and craftsmanship. Velvets are painted by hand, linens are printed and intricately embroidered by hand, and dyes are hand-mixed. The line includes a rug collection with Capel Rugs as well as pillows, bedding, stuffed animals, scarves and throws.

Libeco Home - A 150-year-old, family run Belgian linen mill. Its finished product line - Libeco Home (bedding, tabletop items, kitchen linens and decorative accessories) - is sold in 46 countries around the world and is known for timely design and timeless quality.

Lowcountry Originals - A unique line of lighting designed by Lowcountry craftsmen using natural materials such as marsh reeds, old metals, driftwood and oyster shells.

Michael Ferrand (new) - A French manufacturer of distinctive and luxurious furniture with a refined rustic elegance. Each piece is handmade with exceptional craftsmanship.

MSM 4 Imports - Specializes in high-quality wrought iron furniture, lighting and pottery.

Pheromone by Christopher Marley - Designer Christopher Marley travels to remote locales the world over to find rare natural artifacts - exquisite butterflies, metallic beetles, deep sea creatures, carnivorous plants, rough precious gemstones, crystal formations and authentic fossils. These artifacts are then used as the medium in signature designs that are sold by the world's most exclusive retailers.

Phillips Scott Collection - Features furniture pieces inspired from classic handcrafted antiques to 19th century-style pieces.

Prima - An extensive line of art glass, sculptures, pottery and wall décor. The styling is soft contemporary to transitional with a broad range of finishes.

Ro-Sham-Beaux - Produces unique lighting concepts and accessories in sustainable materials with an eye toward the future and a reverence of the past.

Signoria Firenze (new) - Signoria Firenze luxury bedding is made with the finest Egyptian cotton in Florence, Italy. Recognized for its contemporary styling paired with a luxurious collection of basics, Signoria entices the senses. All items are stocked in Greensboro, N.C.

Sir Oliver's - Wholesale resource for luxury hand-poured candles and accent décor.

Sivaana (new) - Sivaana emerged on the home fashion scene in 2008, filling a niche in the home world with unique pillows, coverlets and throws of the highest quality. The synergistic effects achieved by combining the finest, hand-woven fabrics with Swarovski crystal, stone elements and unusual metal pairings have become trademark Sivaana.

Spicher and Co. - The latest in artwork and design that can accent any decor - with a touch of whimsy and class.

Stone County Ironworks - An artisan-led maker of highly-crafted, hand-forged iron products for hearth, home and hospitality institutions all across the country.

Swoon - Wholesale provider of exquisitely designed lamps.

TWS of Miami - Beautiful paintings from Europe.

V Rugs & Home - High-end decorative pillows by an award-winning American brand. Made in the USA.

VanCollier - Marries historic elegance with contemporary design using traditional influences to create its collections of metal and upholstered furniture, as well as lighting and accessories. All of its pieces are manufactured by artists and artisans in North Carolina.

Yves Delorme/Mis En Demeure (new) - Yves Delorme has partnered with Mis en Demeure, the French interior décor brand. Together, they offer a complete lifestyle concept for the home, featuring exclusive home furnishings and accessories.

A sneak peek at some of the new products to be featured in Salon this market can be found at www.marketsquareandsuites.com/salon.

Salon is also home to the Market Square Café, the only place in downtown High Point offering a full Starbucks hot drink menu as well as a variety of breakfast and lunch items.

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