Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Educational & Social Events This Fall

Educational Events
All events take place at The Antique & Design Center


Friday, October 16
4pm
The Antiques Diva Happy Hour Tour of The Antique & Design Center

The early bird gets the worm at the ADC with Toma Clark Haines, owner of Europe's largest antiques touring and buying service company, as she takes you on a tour of the major antique periods and styles to identify their key characteristics utilizing modern day metaphors and featuring inventory found at the Antique and Design Center in High Point.  No passport required.   Focusing on the antique trends in Europe- The Antiques Diva(R) is taking antiques out of the past and bringing them into the future of design. Visit www.hpadc.com for details.

Saturday, October 17
1:30pm
"East Coast to West Coast Design via High Point Market with Jeanne Chung, Jennifer Mehditash, Paloma Contreras and Robin Baron"
Hosted by Luisana Designs, MS M 68 ADC


From NY to LA, America's top Designers, Bloggers, & Editors discuss their latest projects, inspiration & what's hot in their part of the world today.
-Jeanne Chung is an interior designer based in Pasadena, California and the founder/editor of  www.CozyStylishChic.com design blog. She's known for her classic yet fresh and modern design aesthetic.
-Jennifer Mehditash is a bi-coastal interior designer based in Newport Beach, California & Larchmont, NY who's style blends traditional with contemporary.  She blogs at www.Dec-a-Porter.com and is an editor at California Home + Design Magazine
-Paloma Contreras of www.LaDolceVitablog.com is an interior decorator, & award winning blogger based in Houston, Texas, with a modern take on traditional style.
-Robin Baron, is the interior designer and lifestyle expert behind  www.SimplifyingFabulous.com Blog, and is the President-Elect of ASID NY Metro Chapter.

Saturday, Oct 17
4pm
"The Narrative of Wallpaper" with Melissa Mittag of Fromental
Hosted by 20th Century by HKFA, MS G 34 ADC
Melissa Mittag is the Managing Director for North America for Fromental, a global luxury brand specializing in scenic wall coverings and fabrics.  With over fifteen years of experience in luxury textiles, Melissa has had the opportunity to collaborate with some of the most successful and talented Designers of our day.  The Narrative of Wallpaper will offer a brief overview of the history of wallpaper and focus on the use of antique and reproduction papers in today's interiors.

Sunday, Oct 18
1:30pm
"Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating" discussion and book signing by Lauren Liess
Hosted by The Barn On Sweetwood, MS G 22 ADC

Lauren Liess, an interior designer and founder of the popular blog Pure Style Home, fuses her love of design and the great outdoors into all her work. In Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating, her first book, Lauren invites readers to bring nature inside by mixing the textures of natural elements such as wood and stone with eclectic groupings of modern and quirky vintage pieces. Readers will be inspired by the unique style of these rooms, which include lovely framed botanical prints and Liess’s own textile patterns inspired by wildflowers and weeds. A book signing will follow Lauren's talk.

Sunday, Oct 18
4pm
"Turning Relationships and Resources into Dollars" with Victoria Sanchez
Hosted by Nancy Price Home, MS G 35 ADC

You’ve heard a million times you can’t run a business by yourself.  It takes a team. 
But who’s your team?  Learn why your relationships with your vendors and
resources should be a part of your team and how they can be an invaluable asset to your business. Victoria is a highly sought after interior designer, retailer and college professor based in Alexandria VA.

Monday, October 19
9:30am
Timeless, Elegant & Tailored Tour of the Antique & Design Center with Rivers Spencer
Join Rivers Spencer of Rivers Spencer Interiors as she guides you through the Antique and Design Center here at High Point Market. Rivers will be leading a group through how she finds amazing treasures which she not only uses in her design but also in her store on Magazine Street in New Orleans Louisiana. This will be a can't miss tour as she shares her secrets of choosing everything from antique mirrors to Louis XIV chests. Rivers looks forward to seeing you for this timeless, elegant and tailored tour. Visit www.hpadc.com for more details.

Monday, October 19
1:30pm
Cari Cucksey partners with Laura Ashley for a fun and informative re-upholstery demo.
Hosted by 20th Century by HKFA, MS G 34 ADC

Find out what really happens when you send a piece off for recovering.  Cari Cucksey is an Antiques Matchmaker who gives dusty relics a new lease on life. Energetic, entrepreneurial and fun, she’s the host of the network television hit show Cash & Cari, she runs RePurpose Estate Services, operates the RePurpose Shop, and refurbishes just about anything she can get her hands on. From antique furniture and vintage toys to retro electronics and classic luxury cars, she's always on the lookout for obscure treasures as she combs through basements, attics and garages. 

Monday, October 19
4pm
"Design Trends – Looking A Year Ahead" A discussion with Bill Indursky of Design Life Network and Gary Inman of Baskervill"
Hosted by The Scout Guide MS-M Above Boiler Room Bar

Bill Indursky is an award winning designer, architect, and one of the country's leading trend experts. He is founder of the Design Life Network (DLN), a site that promotes inspiring design from all eras on-line and on TV.
Gary Inman, a former High Point Market Style Spotter, is an award-winning designer of fashion, furniture, fine homes and luxury hotels. He is V.P. of Hospitality with Baskervill, named an Interior Design Top 20 Hospitality Giant for more than a decade, and one of America's most enduring firms.  Baskervill's luxurious and trend forward designs set the highest standards coast to coast.

Tuesday, October 20
9:30am
Tour of The Antique & Design Center with World Traveling Design Duo, 31 Westgate

World travelers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie of 31 Westgate take you on a tour of the Antique and Design Center. Colin and Kenneth travel through Europe, the Americas and Asia searching for the pieces that take an interior to the next level of design. This taste-making duo will share that same international shopping know-how they learned from Paris flea markets and Mexico street fairs that has made both of their design locations in Halifax, Canada must see's for design enthusiasts.

Social Events

"Antique & Design Center  Celebrates 5 Years at High Point Market with Milieu Magazine"
Saturday, October 17th
5-8pm
Location: Antique & Design Center - Market Square Ground and Mezzanine
You're Invited to a special affair at The Antique & Design Center as we celebrate our First Five Years at High Point Market! There will be delicious food and drinks along with some unexpected entertaining surprises, and of course... fabulous antiques shopping! Co-hosted by Milieu Magazine.


"Adele Sypesteyn Interactive Art Show"
Saturday, October 17th
5-8pm
Location: Nancy Price Showroom – Antique & Design Center MS-G 35
Join us for an interactive art  show featuring the work of renowned artist Adele Sypesteyn.  Visit with the artist and enjoy cocktails and crudités and watch as Adele creates her latest work of art.


“Sip and Scout with The Scout Guide at The Antique & Design Center Refresh & Recharge Lounge”
Sunday, October 18
4-7pm
Location: The Scout Guide Refresh & Recharge Station at The Antique & Design Center -Mezzanine level above the Boiler Room Bar
Please come and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, pick up Guides to your favorite cities, and mingle with The Scout Guide Co-founders and Editors. The Scout Guide is a network of 50+ city guides that highlights excellent artists, artisans, entrepreneurs, and independent businesses in print and online. Through beautiful print publications and inspiring and informative online editorial, The Scout Guide showcases experts in categories including architecture, design, home furnishings, and more.

Antique & Design Center Happy Hour
Daily 4-7pm
Whiskey Tastings compliments of Troy & Sons Distillers in the Boiler Room Bar and complimentary Hors D'oeuvres & Live Music throughout the Antique & Design Center on Ground & Mezzanine of Historic Market Square, including everything from Bluegrass to Latin Jazz to French Favorites on Accordion to accompany your Happy Hour shopping.