Tabletop & Gifts

MMPI: California on Forefront of International Design

MMPI: California on Forefront of International Design

LOS ANGELES–A strong line-up of unique, on-trend products and collections will debut at the California Gift Show later this month, according to show owner and organizer MMPI. There will be an emphasis on the region’s emerging product designers, artists and craftsmen. “California Gift Show delivers a unique marketplace for sourcing both a dynamic breadth ofMore »

AmericasMart Readies for Gift, Rug Shows

AmericasMart Readies for Gift, Rug Shows

ATLANTA–Living. Outdoor/Indoor.The Gardens continues to refine and broaden the spectrum of casual living product innovations and resources this month when AmericasMart Atlanta hosts the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market July 13 – 20 (with Temporaries taking place Friday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 19) and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market July 14More »

Chicago Market, GHTA Partner for “Shop Local” Event

Chicago Market, GHTA Partner for “Shop Local” Event

CHICAGO–The Chicago Market: Living and Giving has formed an alliance with the Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) to offer a Shop Local event on Aug. 1 from 4:45-7:30 p.m. The event involves a trolley tour for retailers attending the Chicago Market, who will have the opportunity to meet and network with owners of shopsMore »

HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York International Gift Fair in August. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »

Steuben Favors Patriotic Products for Fourth

Steuben Favors Patriotic Products for Fourth

NEW YORK–Steuben is holding a special Fourth of July sale on one of its Americana-themed crystal pieces, The Star Spangled Banner, an 8-inch wide sculpture that sits on a polished walnut base. Over the next few days The Star Spangled Banner will be offered for 20 percent off its normal price of $2,800. Other itemsMore »

NYIGF Opens Online Registration

NYIGF Opens Online Registration

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair is now accepting online registration for the summer show, which is scheduled for Aug. 13-18. Attendees and exhibitors can visit nyigf.com/register to participate. Advance registration, which is free for qualified retailers, is available online through 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Aug. 9. After that, registration forMore »

Tag Taps Erica Friedman for Product Development

Tag Taps Erica Friedman for Product Development

CHICAGO-Trade Associates Group has appointed Erica Friedman to direct and manage tag product development, working closely with the tag design and sourcing teams. Friedman is an experienced veteran in the tabletop, gift and home décor industries, and as principal of Erica Friedman Design did product development work for “guild” brands such as Waterford Wedgwood, Macy’s,More »

Barneys Debuts Thomas Fuchs Tabletop Collection

Barneys Debuts Thomas Fuchs Tabletop Collection

NEW YORK–Furniture designer Thomas Fuchs has created a new tabletop collection that will debut at four Barneys New York locations in the fall. Thomas Fuchs Creative is currently comprised of four collections: Remains, Moderne, Candle Holders and Glasses, employing traditional artistic processes such as lost wax, glass blowing and handcarving. Pieces in the Remains collectionMore »