Tabletop & Gifts

Tops on the Table in New York

From top to bottom, Vietri’s Lastra in red, Waterford Mad Men Edition bakeware, Couture luxury lighting in Waterford’s London collection

NEW YORK-The first day of the New York Spring Tabletop Show revealed several design themes, including a move to rich colors and detailed patterns as accents, a focus on  specialty shapes in barware and stemware, and an understanding that elegant, sophisticated packaging is increasingly important in a category where giftware sales are a big partMore »

Ambiente India Slated for June

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NEW DELHI-The debut of Ambiente India, a version of Ambiente geared specifically toward the Indian luxury market, is scheduled for June 19-21 at Pragati Maidan here. The show will spotlight manufacturers of upper-end home decor and accessories. The show will be divided into the categories of Dining, Giving and Living. According to a statement fromMore »

New York Tabletop Show Opens Today

41 Madison

NEW YORK–The newest dinnerware, flatware and glassware will launch at the New York Tabletop Show, which gets underway today and runs through Friday, April 25. It takes place at permanent showroom buildings Forty One Madison, 230 Fifth Avenue and 200 Lexington Avenue, and at individual company showrooms throughout the city. Among the big launches atMore »

Lenox Receives Women’s Choice Award

2014 Women’s Choice Award

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.–WomenCertified Inc., an advocate for female consumers, has honored Lenox with the 2014 Women’s Choice Award seal.  This award designation is based on a national survey of thousands of women across America who were asked to select the brands they would most highly recommend to others. “The Women’s Choice Award program works to raiseMore »

Registration and Housing Open for Summer Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Registration for the upcoming Summer Las Vegas Market, running Sunday, July 27 through Thursday, July 31, is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register. Pre-registration ensures attendees will receive their badge in the mail before market. Hotel reservations also are available, with “early bird” discounts offered at four select partner hotels through April 23 and June 4More »

Millennial Home Buyers Subject of IFDA Event

Jill Waage

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the IFDA will host a presentation next week about Millennial home buyers. Called “Four Things to Understand About Millennial Home Buyers,” it will be given by Jill Waage, editorial director of home content, Better Homes & Gardens, who will discuss how the new millennial generation will reshape the homeMore »

Artisan Resource to Expand for Summer

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The fifth semi-annual Artisan Resource will feature increased global representation and an expanded exhibit floor when it takes place this summer, from Aug.16-19. The show, which runs concurrently with NY Now, offers retailers a venue for sourcing from overseas artisan enterprises. This summer’s edition will include a number of government-sponsored pavilions as well,More »

Gibson Teams with Designer Tutera

David Tutera

COMMERCE, Calif.-Gibson Overseas has allied with designer and wedding planner David Tutera to create a collection of tabletop products and housewares. The line will include flatware and glassware, with a design that will blend with the multicultural audience of his television show, “David Tutera: Unveiled,” which airs on WEtv. “By joining forces with Gibson’s industryMore »