Newcomers, new showrooms to debut during August market
Retail Editor 4 -- Home Textiles Today, July 22, 2013
White Plains, NY - The summer edition of New York's Home Textiles Market Week - which takes place in tandem with the New York Gift Show and NY Now (formerly the New York International Gift Fair) - will feature several new bedding, bath, and home fashions vendors.
From Aug. 16-22 participating exhibitors will show at NY Now at the Javits Convention Center, 230 Fifth Avenue and 7 W New York).
Newcomers for the summer 2013 market include in the Home Collection's Home Furnishings + Textiles section of the Javit's center include: Bronte by Moon, a division of Abraham Moon & Sons; Classic Concepts; Evitavonni; Faribault Mills; Frette; Henry Handwork; Kiska Textiles; Linum AB; LUK + K LLC; Makie; PillowHeaven Ltd; Sara Bengur Shop; Shanghai Autex Company Limited; Silk Story LLC; Simple Things Ltd.; Vestiges; and Zyle Heirloom.
In addition, 13 companies are returning to the show following a hiatus, including: Binntu Inc.; Burrow & Hive LLC; Eliko Antique and Decorative Rugs; Ferran-New York; French Laundry Home; Hamburg House Inc.; K & K Tabletops; Lacefield Designs; Rhadi LLC; Sefte; Slate and Coral; VDS Group/Voila Home; and Zicci Bea Bedding.
Showroom building 7 W New York will feature more than 40 textiles showrooms, with American Century Home, Creative Bath Products, Inc. and Sam Salem & Son opening new third floor showrooms for the summer market.
At 230 Fifth Avenue, new textiles tenants include: Caldeira USA; The Gallery; and SL Home Fashions Inc.
Educational session at NY Now will include the "Open House" trend display showcasing four key home design trends for 2013-2014, sponsored by One Kings Lane, Home Textiles Today along with sister publicatoins Gifts & Decorative Accessories and Home Accents Today. A related seminar, "Open House - Key Trends In Home Products," will take place Aug. 18. A pair of seminars will focus on color and design trends - "From Color Theory to Selection," presented on Aug. 19 by New York's Chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA); and "Design Destinations - Where Fashion, Home & Lifestyle Design Is Going Next," presented on Aug. 20 by the Fashion Group International.
The "Best New Product Awards" will be presented to select NY Now home textiles suppliers during market week in four categories: bath, bed, dining and home accessories - along with one overall "Best of Market" distinction. Judging will be conducted by a panel of trade and consumer editors, and winners will be announced on Aug. 16.
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