Renovated and expanded showrooms along with a large list of new exhibitors brought a renewed energy to last month’s Casual Furniture & Accessories Market held in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. Since last year, more than 65 residential and outdoor furnishings tenants were relocated into new spaces. The new spaces were designed to improve the shopping experience … More »
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Phrases such as “Don’t mess with Texas” and “New York state of mind,” reflect state pride. Now, consumers can flaunt that pride with home decor, as state-specific products—from furniture to skillets—have made their way to market. And for those consumers who don’t want to choose just one state, the all-inclusive, U.S.-map-based items are sure to … More »
Fall is here and so is the second New York Home Fashions Market of 2013. With the change of seasons comes the change of product, with new area, accent and bath rug designs debuting this month; here is only a snippet of what buyers will see there.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE
Ice is HOT as ice cube trays and accessories have exploded into a plethora of sizes and shapes. These items make summer’s heat and humidity easier to handle.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE
Top furniture and lighting manufacturers are bringing their top introductions to the Summer 2013 Las Vegas Market. Here are some showstoppers that we’re looking forward to seeing in person.
Summer’s sizzling and so are the introductions in the rug category. Several major designer licensed collections have debuted—including Oriental Weavers’ Pantone line, Safavieh’s Isaac Mizrahi collection and Nourison’s line with Kathy Ireland—bringing even more color and style to the floor. Other launches have been rich in designs and hues as well, and in a number … More »
Though housewares no longer comes under its own heading at NY Now, its presence at the New York show (formerly called the New York International Gift Fair) is no less diminished. Eco-friendly and sustainable wood and stone products, functional and space-saving tools and gadgets, and plenty of clever and whimsical items are on offer.