Our Team

Shawn Sowers

High Point

“We’re about relationships and a focus on what A&D professionals are searching for today.”

Shawn leads the advancement of our brand through thoughtful and responsive product development and design. "I'm so excited to be a part of the growth Hightower is experiencing, both with our in-house products-The Hightower Collection-and the pieces we're curating from our partners."

Most recently, Shawn served as Concept and Product Designer for Ikea. Prior, Shawn worked as Principal Design & Innovation Director for Sauder Woodworking, a top manufacturer supplying Ikea. Sowers' industrial design experience includes Bose Corporation's Home Entertainment Division, Lenovo's Personal Computing Division, ThinkCenter and ThinkStation, and IBM's Retail Store Solutions. He has also worked as a freelance furniture designer for Starbucks. Shawn holds a BA in Studio Art from Indiana University and a Masters in Industrial Design from North Carolina State University.

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