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As summer heats up, you’ll probably start to re-think that Italian leather sofa. Imagine sticking to it after coming inside on a warm day. Not my cup of tea, y’all!

But replacing furniture is an ordeal, as it’s hard to find the right upholstery for the room, or the right shape or scale of furniture.

Don’t sweat it! IBB Design Fine Furnishings has in-house design staff that can help you accomplish any look, and there’s no better time to replace your thigh-sticking sofa than right now. The Frisco showroom is hosting their biggest upholstery sale of the year, with 20 percent off all in-stock upholstered furniture starting today and running through Saturday and Monday.

So, what will you replace your leather furniture with?

 

 

Denise McGaha went trend spotting at High Point Market. See what's hot for home decor this season!

Denise McGaha went trend spotting at High Point Market. See what’s hot for home decor this season!

By Denise McGaha
Special Contributor

I have been attending High Point Market for more than five years. High Point Furniture Market is the world’s largest furniture market held twice a year in High Point, N.C., and has over 75,000 attendees. It’s like Fashion Week for the furniture industry, and with all of the manufacturers sharing their new introductions, hosting events and hosting world-class speakers, the excitement level is ultra-high.

I spent 7 days in High Point this trip, so I had a chance to see over 75 showrooms.  I was also honored to be a High Point Style Spotter.  Style Spotters highlight their top 25 “picks” from showrooms. To be “Spotted” is an exciting opportunity for manufacturers because their spotted items are pinned to a High Point Market Pinterest Board and each of these pieces are showcased at the Style Spotters “Live” breakfast as part of the trends presentation each market.

Three distinct trends stood out from the crowd this market. Some were a carryover of trends we saw the last few markets, like gold and brass. But as usual, we see a new color trend every six months without fail. Jump to find out more!

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