NEW YORK-Tabletop showroom building Forty One Madison will present new showrooms, renovated showrooms and relocated showrooms throughout the building when the New York Tabletop Show gets underway next month.
New showrooms include Christofle, which is making Forty One Madison its North American headquarters with a new 6,000-square-foot showroom on the 6th floor. Joseph Joseph also has opened on the 15th floor, with a 2,000-square-foot space which houses its showroom and company headquarters. Zak Designs, as previously reported, has also taken a new showroom, on the third floor. Hankook Chinaware, the South Korean factory known globally for its bone china production, will occupy a renovated 1,200-square-foot showroom on the 19th floor.
As for showroom moves, on the third floor, a newly remodeled space has been carved out for the portfolio of luxury brands represented by BIA Cordon Bleu, namely Philippe Deshoulieres, Royal Limoges, Mateus and Capdeco. On the sixth floor, Fitz and Floyd has also moved into new quarters, a redesigned jewel-box space.
“As we enter the next decade and our first half-century, the stage is being set in the industry for bold moves and decisive actions,” said Laurie Burns, senior vice president and director of Forty One Madison. “This spring’s Tabletop Show is all about the product. Visitors will see new product introductions and U.S. market debuts like never before. Brands have spent their unequaled resources to innovate, and offerings are going to wow. From luxury to introductory prices, from formal to casual, and including lighting, gifts and traditional tabletop, you will see it all here in New York.”