On our last day at the High Point Furniture Market last week, we decided to tackle the Interhall Building. We started on the 6th floor, where we admired the beauty of this display...
In spite of the large signage, it took us a moment to realize that we were appreciating the new furniture line of our friend, Amy Howard.
Amy launched Amy Howard Home last July in Atlanta. I heard that it was "all the buzz" during that market (no surprise!), and I was hoping to get the chance to see her pieces in person while in High Point. I cerainly wasn't disappointed.
Amy has been manufacturing and designing custom furniture for many years, and her experience and expertise in finishes, proportions, and details is evident in every piece of the Amy Howard Home line.
I asked Steve to take a picture of a few of my favorite pieces...
The Addison Chair is upholstered in a Flax Slubby Linen with a Gray Velvet. The Walnut Nouveau stained legs compliment the rich finish of the pedestal dining table.
All of Amy's furniture is made in the United States, which enables her to have better control over the quality.
Amy is very hands on during each stage of the design and manufacturing process. She selects the fabrics, the finishes, the detailing. I loved the pop of orange that she choose for her displays.
Amy Howard Home combines reproduction European pieces with more contemporary designs, like this coffee table.
The Cecilia Chair, upholstered in a vibrant orange linen bridges both traditional and contemporary design worlds.
A beautiful sofa, with nail head detailing on the arms, is accessorized with Ryan Studio pillows.
The finishes and the European detailing of this headboard made it one of my favorite pieces.
A natural wood finish gives this demi lune a fresh new look.
The Swedish Rococo Armoire in a Toscana Alma Grey finish is a very impressive piece.
The Gabriella Chest, with a Toscana Parisian Gray finish and a Toscana Chocolate Mousse Top is stunning. The drop pulls are a charming detail.
Is there any that Amy can't do? When I admired this painting, Amy told me that she painted it herself! Wow!
How does Amy do it all? Not only is Amy focused on her furniture line, she is also designing a fabulous new home with my favorite architect, Steve Giannetti. It's going to be something truly unique and unexpected. What a great collaboration!
We can't wait to share it with you...
If you would like help creating the home of your dreams, email me about our design services. You can also purchase many items found here on Velvet and Linen as well as "to the trade" furnishings through Giannetti Home. Email Kelly about the details.
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