Tabletop & Gifts

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building Forty One Madison, which hosts the New York Tabletop Show Oct. 12-15, has added five permanent showrooms: Arda Glassware, 15th floor; Guzzini, 6th floor; JMC Global, Inc., 19th floor; Salt & Pepper, 7th floor; and Stelton, 16th floor. In addition, there are five temporary showrooms: Augarten USA and La Mediterranea onMore »

Lenox and Donna Karan Partner for Tabletop and Giftware

Lenox and Donna Karan Partner for Tabletop and Giftware

NEW YORK–Lenox has entered into a licensing alliance with Donna Karan International to create the Donna Karan Lenox tabletop and giftware collection. The Donna Karan Lenox collection, to preview at the New York tabletop show, Oct. 12-15, will include porcelain and stoneware dinnerware, serving pieces, crystal glassware, flatware and an extensive assortment of giftware craftedMore »

Nambé Partners With Gibson for Dinnerware

Nambé Partners With Gibson for Dinnerware

SANTA FE, New Mexico–In an effort to expand its presence in the dinnerware category, Nambé has announced a dinnerware licensing partnership with Gibson Overseas. Effective March 2011, Gibson will handle manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and sales for all Nambé dinnerware. “We feel that there are multiple benefits to this license,” said Robert Varakian, president and chief executiveMore »

7 W Set for Tabletop Market

7 W Set for Tabletop Market

NEW YORK–Style expert Nancy Alusick will design vignettes for the 7 W lobby during the New York Tabletop Market. Alusick’s vignettes will take a cue from display sponser Pantone and their top four trend palettes for the designs. Each vignette will feature products pulled from 7 W tabletop showrooms. Show attendees at 7 W canMore »

Rogaska to Launch Trump Crystal

Rogaska to Launch Trump Crystal

NEW YORK–Rogaska Crystal will manufacture and market collections of crystal home accessories, stemware, barware and giftware under the brands, Trump Home and Trump Crystal Gifts. Inspired by the celebrity property developer Donald Trump, Trump Home is designed to offer consumers an affordable way to incorporate the luxury and style of the Trump lifestyle into theirMore »

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

By Allison Zisko Retail orders are in, plans are in place and hopes are up. The fourth quarter is not a fait accompli—the goods still have to sell, of course—but the tabletop landscape has brightened and the industry is breathing a little easier. The year looks to end on a more positive note than theMore »

Kinney Joins Midwest-CBK

Kinney Joins Midwest-CBK

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK has named industry veteran Molly Kinney to lead the company’s new home decor product development and design. Kinney will lead Midwest-CBK’s home decor product design evolution plus manage all aspects of the company’s product development for home decor and garden. Kinney has more than 20 years of international marketing and business experience,More »

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

SHANGHAI, China–Seven internationally renowned designers from Europe have confirmed their participation at this year’s “On Design” lecture series to be held in tandem with Interior Lifestyle China, scheduled for Oct. 13-16 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. At the show, visitors will have the chance to see the latest interior lifestyle products ranging from personal lifestyleMore »