Thursday, October 22, 2009

Fun at Furniture Market!

Last week Tim, Marlene, Bart and Megan went to check out the latest home trends at the 2009 Fall Furniture Market in High Point, NC. The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 85,000 people to High Point every six months. To-the-trade only members are able to visit the world's most comprehensive product selection, including more new products than all other markets combined. Also, we are able to connect to the hottest home trends and business best practices with leading researchers and industry experts, and enjoy evenings of exciting entertainment as you network with professionals from across the industry.

High Point Furniture Market Facts:
* 188 Buildings
* 12 Million Square Feet of Showspace
* 85,000 Attendees Each Market
* More Than 2000 Exhibitors
* 110 Countries Represented
* Tens of Thousands of New Product Introductions
* Approximately 10% of Attendees Are International

Here are a few of the showrooms we visited:

Visual Comfort

Somerset Bay

Bungalow 5

Also, S&A attended the Elle Décor party. The party was in celebration of the newly released book “Style & Substance: The best of Elle Décor”.

Megan, Marlene, Margaret & Bart

It was a pleasure to meet Margaret Russell, editor-in-chief, at the Elle Decor book signing!

Sunday, October 4, 2009

ASID Design Awards!

Schelfe and Associates is proud to announce the firm picked up two new ASID Design Specialty Awards. The awards, presented this weekend at the annual ASID Carolinas Fall Conference held this year held at Wrightsville Beach, NC, recognize award wining projects from entries throughout North and South Carolina. Tim Schelfe received an award for his work on the Master Suite at the 2008 Raleigh ASID Designer Showhouse and Tim and Marlene Heymer received awards for the interior design of the Old Chatham Clubhouse, an exclusive private golf club located near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Over the past 11 years the firm has received over 20 awards for it's residential, commercial and hospitality design work.