“High Point was one of the most successful markets we’ve ever had,” said Bew White, Summer Classics founder and CEO. “The designers and dealers really enjoyed the ability to see our products in the special and friendly environment that we created.”
As the outdoor furniture industry continues to grow, clean lines and contemporary styles continue to increase in popularity. That was seen in the showroom with some of our stylish collections, which included Sedona, Rustic and Avondale. Homeowners want luxury furnishings and outdoor rooms that are comfortable extensions of their indoor spaces.
One luxury piece that drew a good deal of attention was the Cayman Daybed. This unique piece is made with a king-size thick reticulated foam cushion featuring a four-poster bed with a canopy. Other lounge pieces shown were the Halo chaise lounge and our Coast easy chairs.
These luxury furnishings showcased in various vignettes caught the eye of the many magazine editors and publishers who visited our showroom, including Brooke Stuckey of Milieu magazine. “Visiting Summer Classics, we stepped outdoors with your visuals, plants and collections,” she said. “Durability and performance are a must in outdoor furnishings and we find that Summer Classics always has these key points on the top of their design list.”
One of the biggest trends we saw in the outdoor furniture market at High Point was customization. As consumers do want their outdoor rooms to reflect their style, they come to the Summer Classics to see how easily the pieces mix together and for the wide selection of fabrics for cushions that they can use to create their own unique look.