showroom news | Mar 5, 2018 |
A roundup of the latest showroom openings

A smattering of showrooms open throughout the country this month. Case in point: The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) has seen significant expansion recently, the Seattle Design Center is growing its roster of showrooms, and New York and New Jersey are once again top choices for brick-and-mortar outposts.

A roundup of the latest showroom openings
R Hughes showroom at ADAC

Made Goods, Wood-Mode, Dolce Decor, Habachy Designs and Theodore Alexander have all opened showrooms at ADAC in recent months, while existing tenants Kolo Collection, Showroom 58 and R Hughes have expanded theirs. The addition to the R Hughes showroom will double as an entertaining space for small dinners. (351 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE, Atlanta)

West Coast
Earlier this month, the West Coast’s first German Kitchen Center became the 19th showroom to open at the Seattle Design Center. The showroom provides interior designers, homeowners, architects, real estate owners and contractors with customizable kitchen solutions with 2,000 color options. (5701 6th Ave. S.)

Tabarka Studio, a Scottsdale-based surfaces atelier, is opening its first flagship showroom in Los Angeles’s La Cienega Design Quarter this spring. In conjunction with the launch of the new space, the brand is debuting a terrazzo tile collection reflective of Hollywood glam and art deco. “We wanted to lay the groundwork for our company in Los Angeles because everything is happening here—there’s a tremendous spirit of free expression, of trying new things—it’s an extremely exciting time for the city, and we feel the La Cienega Design Quarter is really the epicenter of it all,” says Tabarka creative director Meir Zenati. (912 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles)

A roundup of the latest showroom openings
Tabarka Studio in Los Angeles; photo by Stephen Busken

East Coast
Summit, New Jersey, welcomed Serena & Lily’s seventh retail location. The 3,700-square-foot space will feature the coastal brand’s bedding, textiles, wallpaper and rug collections, as well as a collection of lighting, upholstery, decor, and indoor and outdoor furniture that was curated specifically for this location. There are also a swatch wall and talent advisers to help customers with design choices. “We chose Summit because we’ve admired the community and their beautiful homes for some time and were thrilled when we found the perfect space on Springfield Avenue,” says Lori Greeley, the brand’s chief executive officer. (428 Springfield Ave., Summit, New Jersey)

The Architects & Designers Building is the home of the first Drummonds showroom in New York City. The British bath company’s new 1,340-square-foot space showcases the brand’s custom, handmade collections made from English China Clay, cast iron, brass, enamel, glass and marble. (150 E. 58th St., Suite 862, New York)

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