Feeling Blue at High Point Market

While other shades have come and gone, the staying power of blue at High Point this spring market proved the universal popularity of the hue. Whether fashion forward Yves Klein cobalt, classic navy or the pop of peacock, blue was prevalent in almost every showroom I visited. Within Alexa Hampton‘s stunning suite of rooms at Hickory Chair was this beautiful blue bedroom, featuring her Tompkins bed and Simon bench customized with a Martyn Lawrence Bullard marbleized fabric from Schumacher.

Alexa Hampton bedroom in blue at High Point

Classical allusions abounded, including her own “cobaltized” version of the Winged Victory surrounded by a series of Caesar intaglios and her Kina console.

Alexa Hampton included blue at High PointHer charming new Serena resin cocktail table appeared in blue but can be produced in any color and is the type of versatile piece at home in any setting.

blue at High Point

In the red room, Alexa paired a beefed up version of her Roberts sofa in blue velvet with rich red walls of Maya Romanoff’s textural Weathered Walls Paper. Her new Gemma mirror, here as a pair in blue and silver adds an updated play on neoclassic lines.

Alexa Hampton Roberts sofa in blue at High Point

Throughout her rooms, Alexa added fabulous trim details from Fret Fabrics that took her pieces from beautiful to amazing.

Alexa Hampton Roberts sofa in blue at High Point

Blue is a staple at Bungalow 5 and here showed off their new mirrored console optimally.

blue at High Point

Sometimes a new iteration of a product, presented in new colors and fabrics can make all the difference. That was the case at Century where their New Tradition console looked smashing in Buckland Blue lacquer

Century New Traditional console in Buckland Blue at High Point

And their distinctive Serenity chair looked fresh in a slate finish with Asian influenced blue print.

Century Serenity chair in blue at High Point

One of the major color stories at Thibaut was a crisp blue and white.

thibaut in blue at high point

Their tufted Avalon ottoman looked tailored in the new navy woven Maximillian

Avalon ottoman in Maximillian

and the Princeton wing chair made a bold style statement in the new Myanmar ikat.

Princeton Wing Chair Myanmar Ikat in navy blue at high point

Trending florals and chinoiserie looked fresh in blues with Nemour against the embroidered Halie.

Thibaut Nemour and Halie in blue at high point

Wesley Hall updated a traditional look in blues with the fun greek key tape and velvet on a wing swivel chair combination

wesley hall chair in blue at high point market

and presented a more contemporary version in blue with pattern and nailhead detailing.

Wesley Hall chair in blue at high point

Oomph debuted several blue pieces in their new showroom in Market Square. The Eaton Chest, available in two sizes, gets its decorative appeal from a choice of tassels and beautiful hardware available in different finishes – such a clever way to add a colorful touch. The Easton Mirror, shown in their first ever silver finish can be trimmed in your favorite Oomph color. Their lamp collection was introduced earlier this year. Here the Charleston lamp in Oceanfront glaze completes the vignette.

Oomph in blue at High Point

The gorgeous hand printed Tillet Textiles had a myriad of blue fabrics within their one of a kind selections.

tillet textiles in blue at high pointtillet textiles in blue at high point A discovery from last market, Reprotique, showed their playful chic sconces in addition to beautiful fine art reproductions. The blue leopard shield sconce would be a perfect pick for fun powder room.

reprotique blue leopard shield sconceAnd I loved the size and appropriate chubbiness of Dunes and Duchess‘ new Sweet Pea table lamp in this lovely shade of turquoise.

Dunes and Duchess Sweet Pea table lamp My favorite stool at Pearson appeared in blue this market.

Pearson stool in blue at high point

although vying for attention was this charming pair.

Pearson elephant stools in blue at high point

Stools are a great addition to any room, available for double duty as seating or side table. More decorative ones in blue were found at Taylor Burke. Their James Ottoman covered Cotton + Quill‘s ShiShi is another updated take on chinoiserie.

taylor burke James ottoman in blue at high point market

V Rugs and Home is a source worth noting. I loved these decorative perches with personality.

V Rugs and Home stool

V Rugs and Home stool

I’l be bringing you more from High Point in the coming weeks.

8 thoughts on “Feeling Blue at High Point Market

  1. Stacey, I never tire of all the beautiful shades of blue. Alexa’s bedroom with that draping is simply sumptuous and those Century Serenity chairs are gorgeous beyond!

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  2. Am loving the product news from HP. Use to run Chelsea House Port Royal showroom when it was owned by Alvin Cain. I also started a mail order catalogue called MARBLE ARCH…

  3. Gees, I see ottoman’s featured everywhere…possibly because I’m looking for one!! Blue is my go to! franki

  4. One of my all time favorite colors and I love pretty much everything that caught your eye, Stacey. Those Thibault fabrics are fantastic. The Ikat makes me want to give our wing chairs a makeover! XOXO

  5. Loved everything in this post!! I am certainly living vicariously through everyone’s photos and posts from HPMKT since I was unable to attend…..glad Taylor Burke Home was still able to show my Shishi fabric on her ottomans!! Thank you for including them!

  6. Every magazine that I picked up since February this year showed Blue as a Predominate, Subordinate or Accent color used in decorating. Blue, a classic that always was and always will be loved and used. You never tire of the blue sky, why should a person ever tire of the restfulness of blue.

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