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    Top Tastemakers Take Over DesignOnHPMkt Instagram

    Designers and Industry Influencers Share Their Favorite Spring Market Moments

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (April 2, 2019) – Twenty leading designers and tastemakers will take over International Market Center’s (IMC) DesignOnHPMkt Instagram account to share their favorite new lines, exciting events and fashion-forward trends for the “Instagram Takeover” during Spring 2019 High Point Market, running April 6 to April 10, 2019. Each day, a different group of tastemakers will give a behind-the-scenes look at their favorite High Point Market finds.


    “Designers, bloggers and tastemakers identify and communicate leading trends in the home furnishings industry and are critical influencers at High Point Market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “IMC’s Instagram Takeover, which covers the breadth and depth of IMC’s High Point Market furniture and home décor offerings, shares real-time product highlights and trend insights from industry thought leaders.”

    From Saturday to Tuesday of Spring Market, a number of trend-spotters will provide an

    inside look at their favorite finds, friends and more on Instagram. The program is limited only to IMC properties. Below is a day-by-day schedule of participants:

    Saturday, April 6:Beth Webb of Beth Webb Interiors; Chad James of Chad James Group; Jesse and Mara Carrier of Carrier and Company; Justin Shaulis of Justin Shaulis Interiors; and Lisa Kahn of Lisa Kahn Designs.

    Sunday, April 7: Ariene C. Bethea of Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio; Christi Barbour of Barbour Spangle Design; David Phoenix of David Phoenix Inc.; Lauren Nicole of Lauren Nicole Designs; Lisa Kahn of Lisa Kahn Designs; andMelissa Galt of Melissa Galt Interiors and Prosper by Design.

    Monday, April 8:Cheryl Luckett of Dwell by Cheryl Interiors; Jeremy Bauer and Jason Clifton of Bauer/Clifton Interiors; Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab; Lisa Kahn of Lisa Kahn Designs; Mikel Welch of Mikel Welch Designs; and Sandra Funk of House of Funk

    Tuesday, April 9:Brittany Roux and Robert MacNeill of Roux MacNeill Studio; Haneen Matt of Haneen’s Haven; Kelli Lamb of RUE Magazine; Lisa Kahn of Lisa Kahn Designs; Molly Kay of MK Interiors; and Theresa and John Dorlini of Circle Design Studio

    Find out all of the latest Market happenings from these prominent personalities through these URLs and hashtags: https://www.instagram.com/designonhpmkt/, #DesignOnHPMkt: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/designonhpmkt/, during the Spring 2019 Market for complete behind-the-scenes action and insights. Learn more about the IMC Instagram Takeover at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/instagram-takeover.

    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 owns the vast majority of the prime High Point Market showroom and exhibit real estate, which contain seventy percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. Spring 2019 High Point Market runs April 6 – April 10, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com.

    About International Market Centers, L.P.: International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.

    Press Contacts:
    Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507
    Cathy Steel, 203-340-9251