Indigo is Having a Moment (And We Love It!)

Color is king at High Point Market, and everyone has the blues.

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If you don’t like indigo, jump on board because the ship has left the port. Indigo can be the color of your favorite pair of blue jeans, the softer side of the ocean's deepest blue and the dusky shadows of a tropical twilight. Indigo is a calming color and looks great on nearly everything and that's a fact.

At the world's largest home decor trade show, High Point Market, designers and manufacturers represent what the world is thinking about color. It came as a pleasant surprise to see nearly every single manufacturer include shades of indigo blue — dark and light — in its showroom.

This elegant chaise by Bunakara is outlined in ultramarine blue. It finds its inspiration from Portugal's rich heritage and seaside vibe.

Loving this. Ultramarine blue chaise longue by Bunakara

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A sisal and indigo-dyed cotton rug is handcrafted in India by the socially sustainable Imagine Home design house.

Yesterday's goody from #hpmkt #hpmkt2016 Indigo dyed rug made in Indian.

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Continuing on our India adventure, John Robshaw (for Duralee) infuses the essence of India into its paisley pattern to pair a lush daybed with layered textures of cotton and velvet.

Gorgeous colors layered together with different fabrics and patters on this daybed. #indiainspired @duralee #hpmkt

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Emerson Bentley’s royal-blue velvet couch is exactly that — royal. Plush cushions are outlined with white piping for a classic contrast.

Emerson Bentley Royal blue velvet couch

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Next to indigo, gold is certainly an accent and sometimes dominant color everywhere you turn. What says royal more than gold and indigo?

A blue grasscloth sideboard with an intricate geometric pattern in gold nail-head trim says “high life” over at Bungalow 5.

Blue grass cloth sideboard from Bungalow5

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Who doesn’t love a plush, cotton throw pillow? Nothing says nautical like Barclay Butera’s choice of navy against white.

Cozy and warm like a baby! #hpmkt #hpmkt2016

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Last but not least is the classic Thibaut. Suitable for the outdoors, this dining chair is covered in shades of indigo Sunbrella fabric, which allows it to withstand harsh sunrays and repel rain.

Have a seat! Gorgeous shade of blue from #thibaut

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