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SALON at Market Square Sold Out For High Point Show

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After a successful launch last High Point Market, MMPI announced that SALON is completely sold out with 46 exhibiting companies showing at the Fall High Point Market, October 16-21, 2010. SALON was part of a multi-phase renovation project at Market Square & Suites that included extensive physical improvements to the complex, a new web site and branding, and enhanced buyer and exhibitor services and amenities.
 
Each Market, a jury reviews current SALON exhibitors and prospective companies to select the best design-driven furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, softgoods, and decorative accessories available in the marketplace.
 
“There really is no other place at High Point Market that focuses on bringing new companies to this market,” said Brian Bunch, vice president and assistant general manager for MMPI High Point. “As more and more of the temporary showrooms in High Point became permanent, we saw a great need to create an area targeted toward high-end, design-oriented companies interested in launching into this marketplace. As is evidenced by the response, SALON fits this need.”
 
Participating Companies for October 2010:
 
26th & Soho G-6056
Couture lighting line based in Texas featuring unique shades with designer fabrics and bases accented with coordinating crystals.
 
Alinea G-6036
Hand made mirrors and home furnishings from hand selected woods painstakingly designed to emulate the intricate effects of old world craftsmanship.
 
Antiques 2000 G-6009
A line of reclaimed pine dining rooms, bedrooms, libraries, entry way pieces, and display fixtures that blend the best of antique style with the practicality of everyday.
 
Art Addiction G-6047          
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.
 
Auskin Group G-6061          
Natural woolskin products using high quality production and manufacturing processes.
 
Bella Studios G-6032
Couture dressmaker pillows are made using linens, silks, and specialty fabrics, combined with hand-made knots, trims, and cording.
          
BPSI Décor G-7000
Specializing in custom hand turned acacia wood décor, wall art, and live edge accessories.                   
 
BRC Designs  G-6002
Timeless and unconventional materials handcrafted into unique yet simple furniture designs.
 
Brown Dog Publishing/John Beard Fine Art G-7044
The fine art of Dee Beard Dean and John Beard, mother and son.  Mediums include oils, pastels, watercolors and sculpture.
 
Charles Harold Co. G-6001,G-7001
Original paintings, drawings and three dimensional sculpture in genres ranging form abstract, representational and traditional.
 
Custom Linens by Julia B. G-7057          
Handmade embroidered and monogrammed linens for the bed and table.
          
Diane Paparo Studio, Ltd.   G-6059          
Rugs, furniture, bedding and surface treatments that are functional sculptures defined by extraordinary detail, craftsmanship and mixed materials.
 
Doug Frates G-6052
Quality made one-of-a-kind handblown glass.         
 
Dovetail Furniture G7031/7039  
One of the largest West Coast importers and wholesale distributors of handcrafted furniture.     
 
Emmanuel Design Group G-6013,G-6021         
Elegant designs, innovative ideas and quality hand-crafted furniture.         
 
Etoffe Makara G-6007                      
Exquisite fabrics with historically inspired designs and classic imagery.
 
Filos Design G-7059
Collection of  pillows that bring together art, life and function in harmony.  
 
Grandeur Couture G-7020
Luxurious full bedding sets, decorative pillows, decorative throws, custom sized and designed chairs and ottomans, along with fabric by the yard, and window treatment panels.
 
Imagine Adventures G-7013
A complete line of Truck Tarp products including exotic bean bags, pillows, drum shades, market bags, handbags, clothing, and furniture. Truck Tarp is 100% cotton, vintage, recycled canvas tarps once used to cover freight trucks in Brazil.                                            
 
J M Piers G-6000          
Fine furniture and accessories, including hand crafted mirrored, tole, and wooden  accessories, custom lamps, lanterns, sconces, mirrors, and candlesticks.
          
Jamie Dietrich Designs G-6006                      
Vintage bottle art using only authentic bottles from the 1800s to early 1900s.
 
Lamps & Lighting by Design G-6014
A fine array of antique and custom chandeliers, lamps, sconces, lanterns, and decorative accent pieces.
 
Libeco Home G-7053
Producing linen for 150 years, Libeco-Lagae transforms flax into unique linen products.  Simply sophisticated, pure..... linen.
 
Lowcountry Originals G-7012
A unique line of lighting using natural material like marsh reeds, old metals, driftwood and oyster shells, designed by Lowcountry craftsmen.         
 
Marcel Miller G-7060
Handmade textiles for top of bed, including Peruvian homespun and handlooms, Indian handmade textiles, block prints, and French handmade fabrics.
 
Mastro Studio G-6044          
Artist Peter Mastro evolves painting into three dimensions, investigating the space between painting and sculpture.           
 
Moss Studios, Inc. G-7008                      
"Industrial modern" furniture and home accessories
 
Pamela de Somov Designs G-7054
Unique, one-of-a-kind, hand poured and hand painted wall art based on European architectural elements from the 12th through 16th century.                
 
Peacock Park G-7038          
New and unique products with a wide variety of European-themed home decor items.  They travel far and wide to find lost treasures worth recreating. 
 
Pheromone by Christopher Marley G-7048
Artist Christopher Marley produces insect artwork that displays brilliant color and other worldly form.      
 
Riado  G-6041                      
High-quality wholesale furnishings, unusual furniture, home decor, lighting, accents, lanterns and luminaries, and more.
 
Ro-Sham-Beaux G-7056
Ro-Sham-Beaux pairs remarkable lighting and product design with sustainable materials, producing unique material-focused lighting concepts and accessories with an eye toward the future and a reverence of the past.
 
Sanfra G-6051          
They have uniquely blended many handmade techniques from Central Mexico with modern factory know-how to produce excellent European-style cabinetry and finishes.   
 
Sir Oliver's, LLC G-6045          
Wholesale resource for luxury hand-poured candles and accent décor.
 
Spicher and Co. G-7017
A leading manufacturer of framed artwork.  
 
Summer Haven G-6000                      
Home accessories inspired by natural surroundings.
 
Swoon G-6045          
Wholesale provider of exquisitely designed lamps.
 
Tamarian Carpets G-6020
Each Tamarian rug is woven knot by knot on an upright loom, using the Tibetan Loop Senneh knot, cut from the loom, sheared and trimmed, and given a final wash to bring out the rich hues and variations that are the hallmark of every Tamarian carpet.         
 
Tara Shaw Antiques G-7034
Original antiques from Italy, France, Belgium and Sweden.
 
Tara Shaw Maison G-7025          
True to the original 17-19th century antiques from Italy, France and Sweden, the Tara Shaw Maison collection features furniture that is hand carved with natural patinas that will compliment contemporary or antique furnishings.           
 
The Silver Root G-7058
Reclaimed furniture and wood flooring, with a commitment to sustainable environmental practices.
 
Thief River Linen/StudioPeele Home G7043/7045  
As the new home of Thief River Linen, StudioPeele Home offers comfortably elegant linens, window panels, fabrics and more.      
 
TWS of Miami Inc. G-6026,G-6028,G-6030
Beautiful paintings from Europe.
 
V Rugs & Home G-6048                      
High-end decorative pillows by multi award winning American Brand made in the USA.    
 
Vivify Lighting G-7055
www.vivifylighting.com          
Brightly elegant designs, top quality materials, and hand-blown American glass blend to create a palette of vibrant expression.   
 
VS America G-6033          
Ergonomically cutting-edge school and office furniture, as well as furniture for labs, recreation/lounge areas, canteens and group rooms.
 
“We have a waiting list of companies that would like to be considered for SALON,” said Brian Bunch, vice president and assistant general manager, MMPI High Point, “so we know there is demand for new high-end companies looking at High Point Market as a very important venue for reaching qualified buyers.”
 
Fall High Point Market runs from October 16-21, 2010. For complete information about Market events, exhibitors, featured exhibits and more, visit
http://www.mmpihighpoint.com/high-point-market/market-overview/.
 
MMPI is a trade show and property management firm, specializing in managing buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and commercial office space.
 
MMPI produces more than 300 trade shows, market events and conferences each year. MMPI manages The Merchandise Mart and 350 W. Mart Center in Chicago; Market Square, the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza and the National Furniture Mart in High Point, N.C.; the Architects & Designers Building and 7 W New York in New York; the Boston Design Center in Boston; the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles; and the Washington Design Center in Washington, D.C.
 
Vornado Realty Trust, owner of MMPI, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.

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