Highlights Tours

Discover the destinations our leading designers never miss

There is always a new discovery waiting just around the corner at High Point Market. Finding the one you’d love to discover, though, can be a daunting task. No worries! Just take a Highlights Tour, and let one of our design leaders show you their favorite destinations.

C&D Highlights Tour with Denise Morrison

Saturday, October 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm, tours depart from the Ground Floor of C&D Building, in front of escalators

If you are searching for those Market highlights, join us for a first-hand look at what acclaimed interior designer and trailblazer Denise Morrison, Founder and Principal Design of Denise Morrison Interiors in Newport Beach, CA, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall. Join us as she introduces you to her favorite finds in lighting, casual, home furnishings and more, in the Commerce & Design (C&D) Building - a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. The tour will end in the Visual Comforts showroom, for lunch and an opportunity to attend a 30-minute snapshot session of "Architectural Recessed Lighting for the Home".

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Made In America Tour with Bauer/Clifton Interiors

Saturday, October 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm, tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge, on the 11th floor of IHFC, D1121

For those in search of American made products, look no further! Join designers and floral retail owners Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton, co-founders of the residential, commercial and hospitality award winning design firm Bauer/Clifton Interiors and owners of Frenchie's Floral Studio, as they explore floors 11 and 12 in IHFC, highlighting some of the exhibitors that manufacture in the U.S., showcasing the quality of craftsmanship, and the favorite trends being found in American made products.

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Contemporary Highlights Tour with Lori Paranjape

Sunday, October 20, 11am – 12pm, tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge, on the 11th floor of IHFC, D1121

Searching for those Market highlights? Join us for a first-hand look at what celebrated Nashville designer Lori Paranjape, Founder of Mrs. Paranjape Interiors + Design, thinks are the must-see items in contemporary furniture at High Point Market this fall, and spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Lori will introduce you to her favorite contemporary finds in IHFC, on floors 10 & 11 - a crowd-pleasing tour for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative.

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TrendWatch Tour (New!) with Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media

Monday, October 21, 1:30pm-2:30pm, tour departs from Suites at Market Square Trendwatch Display (Ground Floor)

IMC's TrendWatch program expands this Market with the premier Trendwatch Tour, to give attendees an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. Join home furnishings trend forecaster, editor and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media, as she leads attendees through the three key design directions she predicts will most impact the home furnishings market in the future. The tour will visit the three TrendWatch displays within IMC properties: Suites at Market Square Lobby, The walkway between IHFC and Showplace near the Transportation Terminal and IHFC Green Lobby.

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Hamilton Highlights Tour with Christi Barbour

Monday, October 21, 11:30am – 1pm, departs from Eichholtz - 129 S. Hamilton St.

Join Christi Barbour, Allied ASID & LEED AP, Founder and Partner of Barbour Spangle Design, on this intimate tour of the Hamilton Wrenn Design District. She will take you on a guided tour though her favorite finds of 129/200/330 Hamilton St., North Hamilton, highlighting what’s new, trending and innovative to design in each building.

Space is limited. RSVP required.

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