Made In America Pavilion launching at October High Point Market
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, September 29, 2011
HIGH POINT — Market Square & Suites will host the new Made in America Pavilion showcasing exemplary American-made furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art and decorative accessories, at the fall market here, held Oct. 22-27.
The new 16,000-square-foot pavilion was developed to meet the increased demand for products made in the U.S., according to International Market Centers, parent company of Market Square & Suites.
"As we saw more and more domestic and international buyers coming to High Point Market in search of American-made products, we realized there was an opportunity to assist the buyers by creating a single destination for domestically produced home furnishings," said Brian Bunch, vice president of leasing for Market Square AC Management. "I have to say, this initiative has absolutely taken off from inception. There is more interest than we even imagined."
Companies exhibiting in the Made In America Pavilion include Amedeo Design, Arcanum Studio, Bedding by Design, California House, Century Furniture, Cord Coverup by A&M Designs, Designs in Wood D.I.W., Eco-Leisure & Buck Stove, Green Gables, Horse Trax by Golden B Farms, I Stand USA, J.L. Treharn Furniture, Key City, Furniture, Leathercraft, Mixture, Regina Lorraine, Sedgefield by Adams, Signature Pillows, Sandy by the Sea Designs, Summit Surfaces, Sweetwater Trading Company, The Lauren Lachance Collection, Thomas Richard Collection, Tracy Krohn Designs, Troutman Chair Company, and ZWear.
The newly themed pavilion will also feature a product showcase with examples of American-made furnishings from a number of existing Market Square & Suites tenants and exhibitors. Showcase includes product from Habersham, Itinerant Studio, White Linen, Charleston Forge, Beljen Mills, Beautiful Gems, Cabeen Originals, Doug Frates, Genesee River Trading, Traditions by Pamela Kline, John Lane Designs/Vintage Studio, Mosaic Goddess, San Souci Sisters, Art Addiction, British Traditions, Down, Low Country Originals, CHCART, Hammock Source, Longleaf Collection, Primitive Twig, Taylor Group, Rustbelt Rebirth, Charles Harold, Rennie & Rose, Barloga Studios, R. Rogers, Hudson Valley Art, Steve Hayden, Hickory Manor, Temp Paper, Swoon, Sir Oliver, Diane Paparo, Jeff Jones Home, Pheromones, D'Kei, John Beard, Etoffe Makara, Jamie Dietrich, Grace & Blake, Linwood, Woodard, Millcraft, Paladin, Valley View Oak, DeKayu Home - Upholstery, Courtney Jack, Kevin O'Brien, RoSham Beau, vanCollier, Stone County Ironworks, Industrial Age Antiques, Karen Robertson Collection, Tara Shaw Maison, and Alchemy Designs.
Also, Century Furniture, winner of the 2011 Best Made: In America Award, will display its product that won the company this national distinction.
"Buyers coming to the October High Point Market looking specifically for furnishings made in America will have an incredible selection see," Bunch said.