Materials Go Haute at High Point Market

Rope. Chain. Rubber. Driftwood. Those are just a few of the materials seen in exceptional furnishings, lighting and accessories in spring 2012’s High Point Market at North Carolina, which wrapped up April 26. Every seller seemed to get a smattering of ordinary goods reimagined. From a simple coil of rope at a bowl to an whole wall full of old love letters, these items demonstrated that making something old new again makes for great design. Here are a couple of of our examples.

More from the spring 2012 High Point Market: Natural Decor | Bone and Bone Inlay

Natural Curiosities

‘Cooking the Books’ Art

What a wonderful way to turn old books into incredible artwork! We loved this announcement piece, titled “Cooking the Books,” made of tea-dipped and sun-baked books.

Chain was a fad in High Point. Natural Curiosities used this gorgeous chain table for business cards. We’d use it as a coffee table.

BoBo Intriguing Objects

Side Show Table/Stool

Who knew reclaimed tires could be so amazing? The rubberized top of the iron occasional table is an perfect spot for setting a drink — no coaster needed.


BoBo Intriguing Objects Pharmacy Rack – $3,487.50

A drugstore rack got a second chance at being used for far more than prescriptions. We love the look for stylish storage.


BoBo Intriguing Objects Wine Barrel Stick Sconce – $737.50

The announcement lighting trend continues with such sconces made of oak barrels. We frequently consider sconces as a formal signature, but these could be integrated into a more rustic mountain or lake house.


BoBo Intriguing Objects Pigeon Basket Coffee Table – $875

A French pigeon basket becomes a exceptional rolling coffee table.


Amil Cocktail Table

This standard Moorish cocktail table is made from recycled timber. Each piece is one of a kind.


BoBo Intriguing Objects Wine Barrel Mirror – $487.50

Reclaimed driftwood was reimagined as a mirror that was stunning, ideal for a casual, inviting entryway.

More 2012 High Point Coverage:
Natural Decor
Bone and Bone Inlay

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