They don't call it the Furniture Capital of the World for nothing. High Point, North Carolina—a city just minutes from Greensboro is home to the world's largest furniture store as well as the world's largest furnishing industry trade show. The trade show, appropriately named The High Point Market is a twice-a-year exhibit that draws in more than 75,000 industry professionals and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the world. What do they come for? They come to explore 12 million square feet of show space featuring up-and-coming furniture trends and new product launches from best-in-class vendors.
Retailers, interior designers and other industry professionals walk away with insider's knowledge about the trends that will soon hit the market. Spoiler alert: swivel chairs are hot and merlot is popping up everywhere. Here are a few of the other trends we think you should have your eye on in 2020.