MissoniHome hosted a book signing for author Maria Gabriela Brito’s “Out There: Design, Art, Travel, Shopping” at its Southampton, N.Y. store last month. Brito included MissoniHome designs throughout the book for inspiration.
A Colorful Debut for Oriental Weavers’s Pantone License; Shaw Hosts Artist Bob Timberlake; Kaleen Awards Top Sales Reps
The Accessories Resource Team held its 21st annual conference in May, and while more serious fare such as speakers and workshops was on the agenda, so was the opportunity for socializing and merriment with industry friends. This year’s conference was held at the Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami and 65 people attended.—Andrea Lillo
The annual Kips Bay President’s Dinner, held at the at the Mandarin Oriental in New York, kicked off the show house season while honoring Jennifer Steinbrenner, general partner of the New York Yankees and daughter of the late George Steinbrenner, as well as Susan Henshaw Jones of the Museum of the City of New York. … More »
Pillow Fight! International Pillow Fight Day was on April 6. The Dacron fiberfill brand from Invista fielded a team for the annual event, which—as its name suggests—involves massive pillow fights in cities throughout the world. The team held its pillow fight at New York City’s Washington Square Park. From left, Dacron’s Markita Prescott, Noreen Shea … More »
Design on a Dime Raises $1.1M Housing Works’ annual Design on a Dime event in April raised $1.1 million toward its housing expansion program for people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City. The three-day interiors sale and reception was attended by more than 3,000 people who shopped 62 rooms designed with floor to ceiling … More »
The tabletop industry wouldn’t let a market pass without a party—or several. This spring’s New York Tabletop Show was no exception as showrooms at Forty One Madison and elsewhere threw open their doors to welcome guests.