Tabletop & Gifts

Miller Named Home Licensing Director at Biltmore

Miller Named Home Licensing Director at Biltmore

ASHEVILLE, N.C.–Biltmore has appointed Donnette Miller as licensing director for home furnishings. In this role, Miller oversees the Biltmore House’s home-furnishings licensing activities and developing new business within the brand. She reports to Tim Rosebrock, vice president and general manager, and Christy Hodgins, director of marketing. She succeeds Elizabeth Ford, who has moved to BiltmoreMore »

ABC News Looking for Home Sources

ABC News Looking for Home Sources

NEW YORK–­ABC News has launched a Made in America project and is looking for companies in the home furnishings industry to participate. The project will see ABC purchase a home and outfit it entirely with goods made in America. ABC News said it started the project to highlight the idea that using goods made inMore »

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

NEW YORK–Three exhibitors at last week’s New York International Gift Fair were honored with the Eco Choice Awards, which recognize innovative and environmentally responsible gift and home products. The Growbottle Upcycled HydroGarden by Potting Shed Creations, made from repurposed restaurant wine bottles, received the Most Innovative award. Teatulia Premium 100% Organic Teas, from Teatulia andMore »

Daum, Haviland Relocate to Forty One Madison

Daum, Haviland Relocate to Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–French tabletop companies Daum and Haviland have relocated their offices and will share showroom space at Forty One Madison Avenue on the 10th floor here. The office is currently operational and processing orders, according to Daum executive Pam Crow. The move follows the brands’ severed relationship with French crystal maker Lalique, which occurred lateMore »

ASID Selects “Top Picks” at Gift Fair

ASID Selects “Top Picks” at Gift Fair

NEW YORK–The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has honored seven exhibitors at the New York International Gift Fair with its “Top Picks” for 2011. According to a joint statement from ASID and the Gift Fair, the winner for imaginative product presentation is Luna Bella. For innovative product design, The Groundwork Group was given theMore »

World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor temporary exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the recent Las Vegas Market. This was the first-of-its kind awards presentation for the fast-growing gift sector at World Market Center Las Vegas. Lynne’s Whim of Swampscott, Mass., Rustic Ironwerks of Chino Valley, Ariz., and TheMore »

New Colors Define Tabletop Intros at Gift Fair

New Colors Define Tabletop Intros at Gift Fair

NEW YORK-Tabletop manufacturers exhibiting at the New York International Gift Fair here this week enhanced and extended their existing collections – or unveiled new ones – by experimenting with new colorways and color combinations. For Juliska, the new color is garden green, applied to its popular Berry & Thread and Jardin du Monde collections. ForMore »

Best in Show Award Winners Announced in Chicago

Best in Show Award Winners Announced in Chicago

CHICAGO – Leading exhibitors and showrooms were honored with Best Display Awards at the Chicago Market, located at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, last month. Winners were selected by an internal panel committee and were judged on innovation, design and creativity. Best Exhibit Display Award Winners included 79 West Designs and Blue Barnhouse in Beckman’s HandcraftedMore »