“This January’s influx of new participants brings fresh, innovative products to the New York market," said Danielle Giacoponello, New York International Gift Show (NYIGF) At Home sales manager. The show takes place January 26-30, 2013, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94.
John Robshaw furniture by Cisco Brothers
At Home's hard lines are consolidated at Pier 94, with a concentration of 350 companies. Exhibitors new to this location include Beverly Furniture (furniture); CDI Furniture (furniture); Fresh American (pillows); John Robshaw Furniture Collection by Cisco Brothers (furniture); Katherine Barnwell (decorative accessories); Shine Creations (furniture); The Tailored Nest (textiles); among others.
Companies that have expanded their space on Pier 94 include: A & B Home (furniture and decorative accessories); Apadana (rugs); Art Addiction (wall art); Barreveld International (furniture and decorative accessories); Chehoma (decorative accessories); DK Living (furniture and decorative accessories); Dust Furniture (furniture); Emporium Home (lighting); Fab Habitat (rugs); Kevin O’Brien (pillows, rugs, accessories); Made Goods (decorative accessories); Mastour (rugs); Rojo 16 (decorative accessories); Rug Market (rugs); Spruce (planters, garden décor); The Tommy Mitchell Company (decorative accessories); and Uptown Artwork (wall décor).
Bird screen by Katherine Barnwell
Some 200 mid- to high-end home textiles resources will be featured in At Home at the Javits Center. With newcomers including April Cornell (bedding, table linens, home accessories); Bonjour of Switzerland (bedding); Eric & Christopher (pillows); Manito Linens (bedding and loungewear); Tabula Rasa (throws); and Tulu Textiles (bedding, pillows, accessories). Relocating into At Home are: Lili Alessandra (bedding, pillows, table linens); Maine Woolens (blankets, throws, baby blankets); and Pomegranate Inc. (table linens, kitchen accessories) – and six companies are returning following a hiatus from the New York Market – Darzzi International (throws, cushions, pillows, baby); European Art Design (table linens); Haute Home (bedding, pillows, towels), John Mahoney Designs Inc. (pillows, travel accessories); Nameeks (bath accessories); and Turkish-T (bath towels, beach towels, resort).
Companies expanding their presence in At Home featuring Home Textiles for the winter 2013 market include: Christian Mosso Group (bedding); Coyuchi (organic bedding and baby bedding); Scandia Home (bedding); Stamattina (bedding); and Suchiras (bedding).
Textiles by The Tailored Nest
NYIGF also will offer several events and seminars for Home Textiles Market Week participants. On Saturday, January 26, from 9:00 to 10:00AM, Home Accents Today senior product editor Tracy Bulla presents “Fashion Forward – How Apparel Trends Impact Home Design.” The presentation, co-hosted by ART (Accessories Resource Team), will showcase current and future home fashion trends and will forecast what the best-dressed homes will be “wearing” next season.
Also on January 26, from 5:00 to 6:00PM, NYIGF will host an At Home welcome reception at Pier 94 to celebrate the market’s opening day. During this event, ASID’s NY Metro Chapter will bestow its “Best of the Best NYIGF Winter 2013 Awards” to select At Home exhibitors in seven categories – Imaginative Product Presentation; Innovative Product Design; Social Responsibility / Ecological Sensitivity; Lighting; Accessories; Textiles; and Wall Art.
New York’s Chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA) will sponsor “Color Pulse 2014: From Theory to Selection,” on Monday, January 28, from 9:00 to 10:30AM. Topics include directional colors and emerging trend information which is influencing the future of design. John Turner of Benjamin Moore will present the company’s influential color forecast – Color Pulse®2014: Facets.