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Apr 22, 2019

Sunpan’s Spring revival at High Point Market

Take at these highlights from our High Point Market showroom and let us know what you think!

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Feb 20, 2019

LVMKT Trend Report: Modular, sophistication, glamour

A look at some popular themes inside the Sunpan showroom at Las Vegas Market


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Feb 06, 2019

How to Source Pantone’s Color of the Year in your designs

Ava Coffee Table

Sunpan design tastemakers make suggestions on how to incorporate Living Coral into your work.

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Oct 25, 2018

Maison&Objet trends prominent throughout Sunpan showroom at High Point Market

Sunpan New Arrivals and New to Market pieces at High Point Market

See how popular Maison&Objet trends were reflected in Sunpan’s latest offerings at High Point Market.

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Sep 26, 2018

Sunpan’s red carpet moment at TIFF with ET Canada

Photos by Ryan Emberley via ET Canada

For a second year in a row, Sunpan was the exclusive on-set furniture provider for the ET Canada Festival Central Nespresso Lounge.

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Sep 19, 2018

Karen Sealy’s “absolute” features when planning a home renovation

Karen Sealy sources Aries end table and coffee table

Find out what designer Karen Sealy means when she says, "the creativity is just one small part of being an interior designer." 

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Jul 26, 2018

What you need to know about lighting

Lark dining setMore than just adding beauty, but never restricted to just functionality - how you choose to stay out of the dark can be an intricate decision.

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Jun 15, 2018

Q & A on Colour with Christina Henck

Designer Christina Henck

We spoke with Henck to get her perspective on colour and how to bring it into the home.

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Jun 07, 2018

In the Hot Seat with Beth Krupa

Read about Beth Krupa's process of designing Sotheby's Imagine Lab and her tips for creating a professional or home office.

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May 18, 2018

Exclusive event celebrating Kelli Ellis Collection x Sunpan

Kelli Ellis and Jaye Anna Mize

The Sunpan showroom was transformed into a chic penthouse to celebrate the launch of the Kelli Ellis Collection x Sunpan.

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May 03, 2018

Sunpan’s Spring revival at High Point Market

Linda round chair and Cornell armless sectional by Sunpan

Join us as we highlight the exciting new designs that we brought to the Spring High Point Market.

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Apr 03, 2018

Get to know Kelli Ellis

Kelli Ellis

Meet the designer behind the Kelli Ellis Collection x Sunpan

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Mar 16, 2018

Our favourite Las Vegas Winter Market design trends

Sunpan at Las Vegas Market Winter 2018

We list our favourite New to Market designs that made a big impression in the Sunpan showroom




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Mar 08, 2018

Hot trends spotted at Maison et Objet 2018

After visiting Maison et Objet, we are sharing design highlights from the most avant garde cities in the world.

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Jan 25, 2018

Road to Las Vegas Market Winter 2018

Lincoln occasional chair

Sunpan is kicking the year off with new designs that speak to Las Vegas Market’s First Look trends forecast

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Dec 28, 2017

Our favourite design trends to start the new year

 Soho armchair

Taking a look at Sunpan’s favourite designs for 2018.

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Nov 14, 2017

Fall in love with Sunpan furniture on Bachelor Canada After Show

Bachelor Canada After Show with Sunpan on-set furniture

Sunpan is the exclusive on-set furniture supplier of the Bachelor Canada After Show.

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Oct 31, 2017

The Highlights of High Point Market

Sunpan showroom at Showplace 1200

Looking back on what stole the show at High Point Market.

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Oct 25, 2017

See Sunpan on set of ET Canada

ET Canada set featuring Sunpan furniture

Sunpan is excited to announce that it is now the exclusive on-set furniture provider for Entertainment Tonight Canada.

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Oct 13, 2017

Road to High Point Market Fall 2017

Hanna Club Chair

A look into the trendiest furniture designs heading into this Fall’s High Point Market

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Sep 25, 2017

Property Brothers Buying and Selling source Sunpan products

Episode 407 of Property Brothers Buying and Selling features several Sunpan products in transfixing renovation

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Sep 07, 2017

In the Hot Seat with Grant Algar

Tableau condo lobby featuring our Clevelander chairs and Astley end table

Sunpan sits down with interior designer Grant Algar

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Aug 18, 2017

Las Vegas Summer Market Round Up

Zenneth dining table

Missed the Las Vegas Summer Market? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up the best of the season.

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Jul 28, 2017

Road to Las Vegas Market Summer 2017

A sneak peek into the hottest trends at the upcoming Las Vegas Market.

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Jul 12, 2017

The Perks of Offering an Omni-Channel Shopping Experience

 The technological revolution heralded the rise of the Internet and the ability for businesses of any size to operate virtually, thereby increasing competition for everyone in the same industry. In 2016, global e-commerce sales totalled $22.049 trillion and are only expected to increase in 2017. While these numbers are incredible and compelling, it is the relationship formed when both the online and offline communities are streamlined; becoming clicks-and-mortar, that holds the most promise. 

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Jun 29, 2017

The Spotlight on 2017 Design Trends

We’re half way through the year and there couldn’t be a better time to review statement-making trends taking over the design world! Here are three trends we are embracing:

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Jun 13, 2017

Defining Common Upholstery Terms

Whether you’re shopping for a new upholstered furniture piece, or simply interested in brushing up your furniture vocabulary, we’re here to help define some of the most common terms you’re bound to come across.

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Jun 02, 2017

In the Hot Seat with Deborah Gear, Design Consultant

Deborah Gear is known for creating stunning spaces that feel inviting and comfortable, all tailored to meet the design needs of her clients and their projects. Her ability to build honest relationships with clients and deliver projects on time and on budget are also just a few of the reasons she’s enjoyed more than two decades as a successful design consultant and studio owner.

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Apr 17, 2017

Introducing Our New Collections: Moncasa and Solterra

Few things are more exciting after months of hard work than the triumphant proclamation of adding a new collection to the Sunpan line, except perhaps the announcement of TWO new collections! We’re pleased to debut the Moncasa and Solterra Collections.

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Mar 09, 2017

Modernism Week and The Christopher Kennedy Compound


Known for its architecture, colour, tropical climate and much more, Palm Springs has become a haven for the style-inclined. Every February design lovers make their way to California for the city’s annual Modernism Week which showcases mid-century modern design through multiple events; it is the ‘It’ place to see and be seen.

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Feb 13, 2017

5 Lovestruck Designs

Set the stage for love and romance this Valentine’s Day with special accents, sumptuous fabrics and, of course a hint of red. Here are Sunpan’s top 5 lovestruck designs this Valentine’s Day.

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Feb 02, 2017

Finding The Perfect Coffee Table

A coffee table is one of the hardest working furnishings in your home and while you may not have given it much thought, it is certainly more than just a place to rest your coffee! Whether it is home to your books, magazines or other accessories, we’ve got some tips to help you find the perfect one for your space.

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Jan 27, 2017

Las Vegas Winter Market Round Up

As usual, this season’s market was a design-filled five days of fun that went by all too quickly. Now that we’re back it’s time to highlight the three key trends having a major moment in the spotlight.

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Jan 20, 2017

Five Must-Have Apps for Interior Design

We curated the top five must-have apps for interior designers that can help streamline the design process. There are so many apps available to help you create the perfect space – all you need to do is unlock your smart device! From layout planning, to paint selection and finding inspiration, there are countless uses for these programs. Below we’re sharing some of our favourite and most-used apps to save you time and make communicating design ideas easier.

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Jan 13, 2017

Six Tips For Furniture Arrangement

The perfect layout for a space is like well-composed music. It has flow, it takes you places and it makes you feel good. 

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Dec 29, 2016

2016 Design Trend Recap

With 2016 coming to a close we thought it would be the perfect time to share the trends we loved this past year. From materials to colours, we’re highlighting 4 trends we couldn’t get enough of.


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Dec 23, 2016

Three Ways To Style The Perfect Bar Cart

In recent years bar carts have taken off in the design world, and for good reason! They’re a fun and versatile way to dress up your entertaining space, and highlight your personal style. Whether you are going for a contemporary, transitional or urban look, it’s easy to set the tone with a mix of decanters, glassware and fashionable accessories. The party will be sure to follow wherever these stunning bar carts go!

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Dec 16, 2016

Sideboards with Style

Sideboards can be used for storage, as a buffet for parties or to display a collection. We’re declaring the sideboard a focal point for dining spaces and as such, it deserves to be styled to the nines!

Here are three ways to style sideboards depending on the design of your space.

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Dec 13, 2016

Make Way for Greenery - 2017 Colour of the Year

We’re saying good-bye to Serenity and Rose Quartz and getting ready to welcome this year’s new colour - Greenery! The zesty shade is described as a "tangy yellow-green" often seen in flourishing foliage, hence its name. The colour authority Pantone predicts it will be incorporated into home décor trends, fashion and more in the year to come. 

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Nov 11, 2016

Five Sm-Art Terms You Need to Know

Make the most of your walls! Great wall art can tell a story, express your personality, and provide interest or even drama for your space. Not sure where to begin? In picking out art we say go with what you love, have fun, and take chances. 

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Nov 04, 2016

Fall High Point Market Round Up

Once again, High Point Market continued to inspire visitors and showcase trends – the energy was electric! Now that’s it’s wrapped up it’s time to highlight four fab standouts from our Sunpan Showroom.  

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Oct 23, 2016

Road to High Point Market

Check out the trends you can expect to see taking over our High Point showroom this fall!

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Oct 17, 2016

Fall Trend Spotting! Channel Tufting for the Win

Inspired by details that bring warmth, comfort, and beauty we’ve fallen in love (head over designer heels in fact) with channel tufting. From sofas to upholstered beds, to dining chairs and armchairs, channel tufting is lined up to be one of the biggest trends hitting showrooms this fall. 

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Sep 21, 2016

Concrete Is The New Black

Concrete – sexy, sophisticated and, most of all, unexpected. Concrete is the new black.

With it’s unique industrial feel, concrete is quickly becoming the must-have home design trend. And if you have reservations about concrete’s place in your home, don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to incorporate this modern concept in a chic and contemporary way from subtle accents to making a bold statement.

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Sep 01, 2016

In the Hot Seat with Victor de Rueda, Interior Designer


Just when we thought the Hot Seat couldn’t get any hotter, in walks Victor de Rueda, a designer based in Mexico with taste that sizzles! 

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Aug 11, 2016

Introducing the Irongate Collection

 Halt! And abandon all preconceptions, expectations and assumptions about what it means to make beautiful furniture, because you are about to get your mind blown. Please enter now, through the Irongate.


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Aug 09, 2016

In the Hot Seat with Juan Cols of Koper Furniture

What happens in Vegas… winds up on the blog of course! Including run-ins with some of the talented retailers and designers who bring the beautiful, contemporary furniture we produce at Sunpan to clients around the world.


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Jul 28, 2016

OMMM MY! Introducing the Zenn Collection

Imagine yourself in a quiet space. Now surround yourself with clean lines, beautifully upholstered seating, and hard goods featuring finishes that include glass, stainless steel and warm-tones that inspire you to breathe in the good – and forget about everything else.

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Jun 01, 2016

How Strategic Merchandising Can Land You a Second Date

Merchandising a showroom or retail display is kind of like getting ready for a first date. You might be a natural stunner, but if you show up in your favourite pair of sweats and a wrinkly tee, chances are you won’t attract more than a passing glance — and a second date? Completely out of the question.

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May 16, 2016

In the Hot Seat with Yvonne Whelan

We love learning what makes our designers tick, so when we had the chance to sit down with the fabulous Yvonne Whelan of Yvonne Whelan Design, we took the opportunity to pick her brain about everything design. 

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May 16, 2016

High Point Spring Market Round Up!

This year’s market was a big one for the team here at Sunpan. As Christopher Cross and Donny Osmond rocked the outside of Showplace 1200, more than 120 new-to-market items made our permanent showroom sparkle like never before.  

 Opening Day at Market

The DJ was pumping and the floor was thumping as our team at High Point kicked things off with a bang! The afternoon was loaded with an assortment of culinary treats, including gourmet desserts, sparkling wine and food that was (nearly) too beautiful to eat.


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Nov 02, 2015

High Point Fall Market Round Up!

The fervour and energy that filled this year’s market was tangible, as both buyers and designers arrived in droves to see what was on trend for the upcoming season.

In Showplace 1200, breakfast was served bright and early and the wine was flowing merrily from our fabulous (dare we say famous?) bar. We welcomed more buyers than ever, delighted to see a mix of familiar faces and new designers scoping out our new collections, including 5West and Ikon.

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Oct 17, 2015

Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to The Hot Seat. A design blog created with you in mind.

Retailer, designer or consumer, this is your space. A space where great design ideas, décor tips and industry news converge to bring you the most up to date, creative and inspiring content in the furniture world.

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