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We’re Back! High Point Market Recap

We’ve spent the week resting from a long trip to High Point fall market and today we’re feeling energized and inspired! Here’s a little recap of some of our favorite things and trends that we saw at market… One of the trends we quickly picked up on as we drifted from showroom to showroom was the abundance of pinks and florals. We say this in rich textures and beautiful new fabrics that were introduced this fall. This market trend is [...]

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Our Guide to Mid Mod Design

Photo Credit: Joe Schmelzer There is no denying that the furniture and decor introduced during the 1950s and 1960s were beautifully designed, clean, and sophisticated. We also cannot deny that despite the passage of time, these designs have remained a huge part of interiors. Today we see the mid-century influence in nearly all design magazines, and there’s no escaping its presence at furniture market. In this post we are going to explore practical ways and ideas to use mid-mod pieces into [...]

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Our Favorite Interior Design Instagrams to Follow

Like everyone else, we are totally obsessed with Instagram. We love the daily dose of inspiration from scrolling through our feed and seeing what other designers are creating. Here’s our list of favorite interior design accounts that we follow! Check them out! @Pencilandpaperco Husband and wife design team Benjamin and Gen Sohr living a creative life in Nashville, Tennessee. @Kellywearstler Designer. Mom. Art and Nature Lover. www.kellywearstler.com @Ryankorban We’re obsessed with Ryan Korban’s urban glam style that he incorporates into each of his uber luxe [...]

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High Point Market History

High Point, North Carolina’s furniture roots date back to 1889 when the first furniture factory opened in the small city. Since then it has become a global hub for the furniture and design industry making the city home to the world’s largest furniture market. Twice a year, over 80,000 people descend upon this sleepy town for High Point Market, but how did it all begin? And why here of all places? The attempt to determine how it all started is [...]

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Preview the New JKM Home Collection

In the midst of High Point Market, we’re so excited about the new introductions to the JKM Home line! The line was so well received – catching the attention of Traditional Home editors – and today we’re giving you an exclusive peek at some of the new pieces which are just as beautifully designed as the rest of the line. The new additions include cocktail tables, accent tables, consoles, and a desk that will make your mouth drool. All of [...]

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Ways To Display Art

Forget about grabbing the hammer and nails, art doesn’t always have to be hung. We admit that there’s nothing better than a perfectly placed piece of art, but you don’t have to put holes in your walls to display your collection. Let’s talk about the lean. Simply setting art on the floor, a shelf, atop a credenza – really anywhere – and leaning it against the wall results in a casual look that also feels refined. Unconvinced? Check out [...]

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We’re Packing for High Point Market

We can hardly believe it’s time to head back to High Point. Where does the time go? It may sometimes feel like we’re always in some state of prepping for High Point, but the two trips a year we make are very important to our business – and you. For Obelisk Home, we travel to High Point Market for a number of reasons. The first reason being a search for new things to fill the local store with. If you’ve [...]

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99x Gilded Coast Glamour at the Springfield Art Museum

We are excited to be part of the Museum’s signature fundraising event blending spirits, music, fashion, food, and frivolity to benefit our Conservation & Preservation Fund. The name is funny, but the concept is simple. Hosted on an annual basis, this event helps preserve the collection for the next 100 years, so that it can continue to delight and educate audiences for generations to come. During this event, guests will explore living tableaus set up my local taste makers and [...]

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We’re Receiving an Impact Award!

We are honored to be traveling to Washington D.C. to accept the Impact Award for setting new standards in business and also making a significant impact within our community. Progressive Business Media will also be awarding two other businesses along with Obelisk Home, and we’re thrilled to be sharing the stage with some truly inspiring retailers. The Impact Awards will include three Innovator Awards that honor forward-thinking and community-minded retailers across the home furnishings industry. The Impact Awards ceremony is sponsored by bedding [...]

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Why We Love Artist Hunt Slonem

In honor of a very exciting event here in Springfield with Hunt Slonem, we thought it would only be appropriate to share a little bit about the artist we love so much. Since the late 1970’s, Slonem has made his impact on the world’s art scene with his exotic paintings. His art story truly began in New York City after meeting other artists like Andy Warholm Liza Minnelli, and Sylvia Miles. Novelist Tama Janowitz put it succinctly, saying, “His [...]

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