New York Tabletop Market is returning to FortyOne Madison next week over October 13 to 16. The market will unveil showroom renovations and expansions as well as new collections from 115 brands being showcased. “Show attendees will definitely see an abundance of new product introductions, especially in the middle- to low-price ranges,” says FortyOne Madison senior vice president and director, Laurie Burns. “With nearly every major brand and factory in the world represented here, and all spotlighting new products and programs for the coming selling seasons, this is a must-attend show.”
Jason Kontos; Laurie Burns
Browse EAL’s selection of must-visit showrooms, product picks and events from this season’s market:
Interior Designer Day will be held on October 15 with a meet-and-greet breakfast with New York Spaces editor in chief Jason Kontos starting at 9:30 a.m.
Portmeirion Group will launch new patterns for existing collections as well as expansions to the brand’s Botanic Garden Terrace and Melamine collections.
The Richard Ginori showroom is undergoing a renovation that will debut at market. Along with its rebrand, the space is now larger and will match the design of their recently renovated flagship stores in Florence and Milan. “The redesigned space is a sign of the company’s new direction and focus towards the U.S. market and our aim is that it will expand the brand’s global recognition,” shares CEO Karlheinz Hofer.
The Kiyasa Corporation, representing brands such as PROUNA Fine Bone China, Lehmann Glass, Greggio, Dogale Venezia, along with “house brand” Kiyasa Signature, is rapidly expanding and will debut a renovation and expansion of their existing space in the building to include a new 2,500-square-foot showroom. The highlight of their showcase will be the Domenico Vacca fashion-inspired collection for PROUNA.
Pickard China will unveil the official Obama White House china service hand-selected by First Lady Michelle Obama as well as introduce a new crystal partner, Cristal de Paris.
Lladró will introduce a new partnership with nonprofit organization Operation Smile. For each "New Beginnings" sculpture sold, Lladró will donate $240, which covers the cost of one cleft lip surgery for a child in need. The company will also donate 10 percent of all proceeds from sales of its "The Daughter" and "The Sun" pieces. (Over the last nine years, the Lladró family has helped raise enough money for nearly 1,300 surgeries.)