Tag Archives: Maison & Objet

Blog: Admiring Augarten

Augarten

One of the fun things about covering the tabletop category is learning about the long and rich history of companies. Take the Austrian porcelain company Augarten. Augarten was founded in 1718, making it the second oldest porcelain maker in Europe after Meissen. At one point it was owned (realistically, taken over) by Maria Theresa, HolyMore »

Blog: Nikko Steps Onto the World Stage

Ambient NIKKO

Japanese tabletop maker Nikko will make its debut at its own stand at the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt this week. In past years the company has been a small part of a Japanese government pavilion at the fair, so this is a big step forward. It follows on the heels of the company’s Maison &More »

Trade Show Preview: Travel Plans for 2014

HFN

December is a time for planning. Along with organizing for the holidays and family gatherings, retailers and executives in the home furnishings world must also start firming up their plans for the plethora of trade shows to come in the new year. HFN’s Trade Show Preview for the first half of the year is hereMore »

Caracole Light Teams With Designer Cordeiro

Live Love Laugh’s Ana Chair

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The Caracole furniture sub-brand Caracole Light is launching Live Love Laugh, a collection of furnishings resulting from a new collaboration with designer Ana Cordeiro of Portugal. The 40-SKU furnishings collection designed by Cordeiro will debut at the fall High Point Market, in the brand’s multi-line showroom located in the IHFC building, space C-500.More »