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High Point Furniture Market Sneak Peak

High Point Furniture Market Sneak Peak

High Point Furniture Market brings more than 75,000 people to High Point, North Carolina in search of the latest furniture market trends and finds. For Gabby, it is an all hands-on deck event full of hustle and bustle. With market only a week away, our design team is putting their final touches to our new product introductions. “It’s been exciting to see all of our new products arriving,” says Gabby Designer, Kai-ning Huang, “We love the new finishes we are introducing and can’t wait to see how our customers at High Point react to them.” … read more

Walk A Day In a Designer’s High Point Market Shoes

Walk A Day In a Designer's High Point Market Shoes

As editors, designers and furniture lovers from around the globe ascend on the Southern city of High Point, North Carolina (aka Furniture capital of the world), for the biannual spring market April 13-17, you may think the talk will be about the latest new launches and furniture designs. But, here, in the Gabby showroom, we know the truth––it’s all about the High Point Market Shoes! Admit it. When you’re walking the halls and catch a glance at a designer walking effortlessly in a pair of stilettos, you do a double-take, and wonder how in the … read more

Wendy Jane by Gabby High Point Market Preview

Wendy Jane by Gabby High Point Market Preview

Infused with happiness, energy, and colorful prints, Gabby is thrilled to welcome a new sister-company, Wendy Jane by Gabby, to the family. With the official launch just around the corner, our new High Point Showroom will feature this new curated collection of indoor and outdoor performance pillows, comprised of more than 600 pillow options, each handcrafted in the USA using fashion forward fabrics durable enough to withstand weather, pets, and whatever else life brings to the table! The innovative pillow line is the inspiration of Wynne White Martin, daughter of Summer Classics founder Bew White, … read more

Lights Fantastic! Gabby Favorites + 2018 Introductions

Lights Fantastic! Gabby Favorites + 2018 Introductions

Some designers say that lighting is the jewelry of the home. With Gabby, it’s the finishing touch to the perfect Gabby home design. Lighting is a statement maker. It’s that eye-catching detail that is both artistic and personal. And, like jewelry, it may be the last thing you put on, but it should be one of the first things you consider. Gabby lighting designer Jill Harlan makes it easy with a wide variety of transitional lighting meant to be mixed and matched to create personal style. Chandeliers, sconces, lamps, oh my! Like Gabby’s collection of furnishings, Gabby lighting … read more

Tiny Table Trend Alert

Tiny Table Trend Alert

Design is not only about the aesthetic. It is about how we live. And never has it been more about the flexibility in how we live than it is today. Our entertaining style has changed; therefore, we cannot afford to waste precious square footage and we want to feel comfortable in our spaces. Which is why the tiny table trend, also known as cocktail tables, is hot in the design industry! As long as they can hold a cocktail glass (or water), these tables add function and style to your space. And, not only are they … read more

One of Gabby’s First Customers Shares Her Gabby Style

One of Gabby's First Customers Shares Her Gabby Style

Designer Kristin Capel of a Bit of Britain in Kingsport, Tennessee has been with Gabby from the company’s beginnings. Kristin grew up in the design business, as her mother owned a shop with the same name in Virginia, and Kristin would often work in the shop while her mother would travel to Europe in search of new antiques. And that’s one of the things that Kristin loves so much about Gabby, the products remind her of the antiques she loved growing up. Kristin also loves how the Gabby pieces all mix and blend together so … read more

Atlanta Designer Beth Johnson Shares Her Favorite Gabby Finds

Atlanta Designer Beth Johnson Shares Her Favorite Gabby Finds

  Beth Johnson of B Interiors in Atlanta, Georgia always loves the chance to visit the Gabby showroom to see what’s new. While some of her favorite, go-to pieces are the Seth Coffee Table, the Arnold Chandelier, and the Percy Chandelier, she shops at Gabby because of the amazing mix of case goods and she knows that she can find products that are always on trend. We were glad to have a chance to talk with her this past Atlanta market to hear a little more about her design style, how she pulls a room together … read more

Designer Secrets to Sophisticated Storage

Designer Secrets to Sophisticated Storage

Let’s face it. When you think of storage, do you automatically think of the endless plastic storage displays that pop up in January as soon as the Christmas decorations go on markdown? While all these containers can be practical, Gabby believes that designing storage that’s both beautiful and useful is important in today’s homes. We  looked to a few designers for their favorite pieces that are storage friendly and best of all, hide the clutter. Interior designer and antiques dealer Shannon Eldredge loves the simplicity and style of the Rosalyn Chest. “With its marble top, the … read more

An Inside Look at Gabby’s Quick-Ship Essentials Program

An Inside Look at Gabby's Quick-Ship Essentials Program

The most consistent feedback Gabby has received from our customers is that they love our products so much that they wanted quicker delivery. Our goal then became to create an in-stock program for Gabby in styles that we feel are “Gabbycentric,” representing what the line is all about. We selected  55 casegood skus and 9 tailored frames to be part of our Essentials Program, which is a quick-ship program that we keep in stock so that they will be ready to ship to our customer quickly once the order is made and credit is approved. … read more

West Coast Style Abounds in the Gabby Las Vegas Showroom

West Coast Style Abounds in the Gabby Las Vegas Showroom

Gabby returned to Las Vegas Market this past July in a shared space with sister company Summer Classics in showrooms C-1396 and C-1388. Our designers have even more introductions planned for the winter market to be held January 28 -February 1 that have a hint of the unexpected and a sophisticated, casual feel. Visit our Las Vegas Showroom to see great West Coast Style. Rattan will be a big material used for Gabby this market. Since it’s a very organic and natural material, we’re able to do unique things with it–softer lines that we can … read more

Nashville Designer Incorporates Gabby Style Into Home Makeover

Nashville Designer Incorporates Gabby Style Into Home Makeover

When a design-savvy family relocated to a new Nashville neighborhood, they called upon Natalie Hager, their longtime interior designer, to create a luminous space with weightless warmth. Belle Meade Highlands, located about twenty minutes from Downtown Nashville, is a neighborhood filled with Southern charm. Cottages are nestled amongst new construction, creating a harmonious blend of old and new architecture. When Natalie Hager began work on this Brookfield Avenue home, the interiors felt dull and divided—hardly suitable for the new owners, a vivacious young family. One element the designer hoped to preserve: the French-inspired detailing. Yet … read more

Gabby Showcases the Latest Looks for 2018 at AmericasMart

Gabby Showcases the Latest Looks for 2018 at AmericasMart

More and more, consumers want their homes to be comfortable spaces where they can relax and express their own sense of style. They want their homes to be an experience. Gabby’s Atlanta showroom will be filled with new introductions that reflect this with a mix of beautiful designs, a hint of the unexpected and furniture that elegantly mimics the way people live today.     One-of-A Kind Rattan Designs We’ve reinvented this 1970s trend in fresh, modern new ways that still has a laid-back feel but adds a sense of style to current designs. Many of our Atlanta … read more

Five Designer Holiday Decorating Ideas

Five Designer Holiday Decorating Ideas

Usher in the holidays with decorations and traditions in your home to create memorable moments that will last long after the torn wrapping paper and ripped bows have been discarded. Follow five designer holiday decorating ideas for inspiration to creating your own unique holiday designs.  A Well Dressed Home, Dallas, Texas The first of our designer holiday decorating ideas comes from Carolyn Hrncir and Liz Villarreal of A Well Dressed Home. They love having a mixture of textures to add a festive sparkle, but a warm, comfortable vibe is their goal. “You can do this by mixing burlap and … read more

Gabby Shares Hope with the WellHouse

Gabby Shares Hope with the WellHouse

Gabby was founded on the belief that Life’s Best Moments happen around your home––and that the spaces where you live should be filled with beauty and things that you love. That’s why when Birmingham Designer Jan Ware approached us about a new design project she was undertaking for the WellHouse, we knew that we wanted to be involved. The WellHouse, begun by Tajuan McCarty, exists to extend God’s grace to victims of human sex trafficking. The WellHouse was born of her vision to create a home for women who have been  victims of exploitation. It’s a place where … read more

Three Designers Share Their Most Desired Dining Tables

Three Designers Share Their Most Desired Dining Tables

Dining tables can be the heart of the holidays. With Thanksgiving just days away, it is time to reconnect and enjoy the many simple pleasures of the season that are shared over dining tables—indulgent meals, heartwarming conversation, and cozy gatherings of family and friends. Where does this holiday magic happen? Around dining tables, of course. Below, three designers share their favorite Gabby dining tables, each fit for a decadent feast. Whether your table is laid with sparkling crystal, heaping with glittering gifts, or frosted with a light powdering of baking flour, Gabby has designed timeless pieces perfect … read more

Selecting the Perfect Accent Table for Transitional Spaces

Selecting the Perfect Accent Table for Transitional Spaces

No matter what you call it – end, side or accent table – it’s all about the selection. And whether it serves as an occasional table for cocktails or bookends a bed or sofa, this little table is perhaps one of the most utilitarian pieces in a room. Born out of necessity, the end/side/accent table can deliver a powerful punch to any interior. Here are a few considerations when making your choice. Size It Right If the tables are going to flank a sofa, make sure the height and depth are similar to the sofa arms. And … read more

Gabby High Point Showroom Features Distinctive Design

Gabby High Point Showroom Features Distinctive Design

Tens of  thousands of designers and retailers converged on High Point Market, known as the furniture capital of the country, October 14-18 in search of inspiration and the newest furnishing trends to pass along to their clients. This highly discerning group covers nearly 11.5 million square feet of showroom space to curate thousands of new products to find the freshest resources for their clients. And the Gabby showroom did not disappoint as designers, editors and retailers got a look at more than 100 new introductions reflecting sophistication and style. Style Spotters Several High Point Market … read more

Fresh Decor Trends Featured in High Point Showroom

Fresh Decor Trends Featured in High Point Showroom

Gabby’s High Point Showroom this October market will be filled with a hint of the unexpected. “We really like to use materials in unique ways,” says Gabby Designer Hillary Park. “In each of our new introductions, we use organic forms to add interesting dimensions to rooms.     Rattan will be a big material used in the High Point Showroom. “Since it’s a very organic and natural material, we’re able to do unique things with it—softer lines than what we can achieve with furniture,” says Hllary. “More than what we have, linear and straight lines. Being … read more

High Point Survival Secrets: A Designer’s Perspective

High Point Survival Secrets: A Designer's Perspective

High Point survival secrets––on your mark, get set, go! Since I don’t get many days at High Point, I have to be very efficient with my time, so the first thing I pack is …. my plan.  I divide  up my plan by vendors that I currently work with first, then I go to vendors that I need to source for my clients and my business.  I lay out where they are all located so I can knock out a building at a time. I  do have to admit, I  have been known to plan … read more

Gabby Introduces a Classic Favorite to High Point: Rattan

Gabby Introduces a Classic Favorite to High Point: Rattan

As a cousin to wicker and raffia, the durably consistent material has often taken a back seat, opting for a spot in the sunroom and covered back porch. Just in time for the new fall market introductions at High Point, Gabby introduces  new rattan pieces – chairs, bar and counter stools- and reinvents a few bestsellers with an attractive facelift. First, a quick history lesson. This material has been around since the dawn of mankind and first introduced to America during our nation’s early days by colonists who brought chairs and baskets upon their arrival. Originally … read more

Transitional Style: Tips from Kate Marker Interiors

Transitional Style: Tips from Kate Marker Interiors

Fresh linen fabrics baked in neutral colors paired with geometric lines, natural finishes, and touches of greenery embody the sleek and timeless style of the transitional space. Transitional style takes the timeless elegance of antique pieces and juxtaposes the look with contemporary elements that creates something eye catching and unique. Gabby furniture fits perfectly into Transitional style by marrying the elements of classic design and fresh looks. Between the design elements of faux shagreen, eglomise, horn, and reclaimed wood, transitional style has never looked so good. While Gabby pieces clearly embody the transitional design, capturing the true … read more

Take A Glimpse Inside This Year’s Garden Party

Take A Glimpse Inside This Year's Garden Party

Previewing the newest products and gathering with industry leaders to discuss what’s next in the marketplace was a highlight of this year’s Garden Party. Gabby joined the event, a longtime tradition of sister company Summer Classics, for the first time this year, hosting customers at the Alabama headquarters Show & Tell The lure of beautiful materials continues to influence the Gabby design team to create the most compelling transitional pieces, and this proved to be true for introductions that arrived in our showroom just in time for Garden Party. Gabby customers got a first look … read more

Gabby Makes Its Debut at Summer Classics’ 16th Annual Garden Party

Gabby Makes Its Debut at Summer Classics' 16th Annual Garden Party

Gabby will join luxury outdoor furniture brand and sister company Summer Classics this year in celebrating the 16th Annual Garden Party. Designers and dealers from all over the country will arrive in Birmingham for the event to be held at the corporate headquarters August 8-10. This year’s theme, “Illuminate,” is a nod to Gabby’s Garden Party debut. “Garden Party is our favorite event because it gives us a chance to show our customers how much we appreciate them,” says CEO Bew White. “And because both the Summer Classics and Gabby brands appeal to the same dealers … read more

Gabby Returns to Las Vegas Market July 30-August 3

Gabby Returns to Las Vegas Market July 30-August 3

Gabby is excited to return to the Las Vegas Market to be held July 30-August 3. Gabby will share space with sister company, luxury outdoor line Summer Classics in showrooms C-1396 and C-1388. “Summer Classics had a record-setting Las Vegas market in January,” said CEO Bew White. “As we evaluate our customer base, there is a great deal of crossover between Gabby and Summer Classics. Putting both brands the same vicinity leverages this and allows our sales representatives to support both brands effectively.” The return to Las Vegas provides a distinct opportunity to expose Gabby … read more