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    IMC Names Six Market Snapshot “People’s Choice” Winners at Fall 2021 High Point Market

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (October 17, 2021) – International Market Centers (IMC) has named six products – including furniture, textiles and architectural elements by Hooker Furniture, Modway, Native Spun, Pearl Mantels, Poetic Pillow and Union Home – as the Fall 2021 High Point Market “People’s Choice” Award winners. The winning products, as well as resources from another 45 IMC exhibitor finalists, are debuting at High Point Market, which runs through October 20, 2021.

    “After a nine-week Market Snapshot exploration of product for the whole home, buyers have identified items for bedrooms, home offices, small spaces and outdoor living that are top of mind while they are buying at High Point,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief customer and marketing officer. “We congratulate these furniture and home décor brands on their trendsetting winning designs.”

    Furniture winners are:

    Hooker Furnishings – Melange Zola Writing Desk

    This handcrafted desk features three drawers with a removable writing slide, pencil tray and dividers. The center drawer has a drop-front with rooster catch on both sides and a cutout for wires. The light wood finish features contrasting gray drawer fronts and silver colored metal base with antique pewter metal and acrylic hardware. Materials are Elm, Maple, Walnut Veneers and Metal. Overall product dimensions: 30 1/4"H, 28”D, 56”W.

    International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) - C1058, IH301, Commerce, Floor 10

    Modway - Celine Channel Tufted Performance Velvet Queen Bed

    The headboard is upholstered in stain-resistant performance velvet with a channel tufted detail. The platform bed style eliminates the need for a box spring with a wood slat support, reinforced center beam and support legs. Available in Twin (42.5"L x 76"W x 48"H), Full (64"L x 87"W x 48"H), Queen (64"L, 87"W, 48"H) and King (80"L x 87"W x 48"H) in Dusty Rose, Emerald, Gray, Light Gray, Maroon, Navy, Pink, Teal and White.

    IHFC - H704, Hamilton, Floor 7

    Union Home - Rotunda Chair Ivy

    This handcrafted chair is upholstered in cotton velvet on a round oak swivel base in a charcoal oil finish. It is designed in Chicago and manufactured in India. Overall product dimensions: 29.75''H x 33.5''W x 29.5''D.

    IHFC - IH308, Commerce, Floor 1

    Home Décor winners are:

    Native Spun – Performance Throws

    Handwoven in the U.S., these throws are fade-resistant, machine washable and bleach-cleanable. Available in Bark Slate, Bark Moonlight, Sisal Night, Bark Dove, Waffle Snow. Overall product dimensions: 46"W x 72”L (custom lengths available).

    Suites at Market Square (SAMS) - M-6056, Mezzanine

    Poetic Pillow – Cream Azaleas Pillow Sham

    This printed cotton sateen sham is designed in California with inspiration from the pioneer photo mechanical printer Ogawa Kazumasa and is made-to-order in Canada. Machine washable in cold gentle cycle. Available in King and Queen.

    SAMS - G-6038, Ground

    Pearl Mantels – The Zachary Non-combustible Mantel Shelf

    This patented light weight, non-combustible shelf can be used indoors or out. It is hand painted, hand distressed and hand poured. Mantel is 5”H X 7.9”D and available in 48, 60 and 72” lengths in Wood Texture River Finish, Wood Texture Fontana Finish, Smooth Whitewash Finish and Smooth Graywash Finish.

    SAMS - M-7015, Mezzanine

    People’s Choice Award Winners were selected from 54 products via online voting at IMCHiPointMarket.com/market-snapshot and on the DesigOn HPMKT by IMC Facebook and Instagram pages.

    Products selected from 51 Market Snapshot finalists are featured in a display outside of the Suites at Market Square in High Point. In addition to the six winners, the other finalists include: Amisco, AntlerWorx, Belle Meade Signature, Bontepi Casa, Bradington-Young, Bungalow 5, Camerich USA, Cane-line, Celadon Art, Couture Jardin, Crystorama, Dome Deco, Eikones Studio, Elk Home, Elran Furniture, Fabulous Furs, Furniture Classics, Hi Teak Furniture, Himolla, Hubbardton Forge, Jo-Liza International, Kalalou, Kenneth Cobonpue, Lagoon, Libeco Inc, Lily's Living, Mercana Furniture & Décor, Minori Casa, Moe's Home Collection, Native Linum, Ngala Trading, Nourison, Regina Andrew Detroit, S & H Rugs Inc., Sam Moore Furniture, Seed Design, Sorella Glenn, Sugarboo & Co., Tempaper, Textures in Wallcovering, TOV Furniture, Tree Masters, TRRA and Yutzy Woodworking.

    (NOTE: Images of the winners are here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/844ng7ah4ji131q/AAA6qb8vdqUsn7o3JTgTThlJa?dl=0 )

    High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, with more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each Market attracts tens of thousands of retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers (IMC) owns 17 prime High Point Market showroom buildings, which contain 70 percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. DesignOnHPMKT by IMC is the official voice for IMC’s High Point Market programming and at-market activities representing a wealth of industry knowledge and connections. Fall 2021 Market is scheduled for October 16-20, 2021. Registration for the Fall 2021 High Point Market is open now at HighPointMarket.org. For more information about events and exhibits presented by IMC, visit IMCHighPointMarket.com.

    About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.imcenters.com.