show-rumors | Feb 19, 2019
Roche Bobois, Molteni & C and more opening doors this season

In our monthly showroom roundup, all the expansions and openings to have on your radar.

1stdibs's new gallery
1stdibs's new galleryCourtesy of 1stdibs

U.S.

1stdibs held the grand opening of its 45,000-square-foot West Side gallery. BOH took an intimate tour of the new space, which you can read about here. (269 11th Avenue, 7th Floor, Lobby 4, New York)

Caroline Rafferty's The Grand Tour
Caroline Rafferty's The Grand TourKen Hayden

Caroline Rafferty launched The Grand Tour, her new 2,000-square-foot shop in Palm Beach, Florida. The store features Ashley Woodson Bailey wallcoverings, Imogen Heath textiles, BZippy’s ceramics and others. (340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, Florida)

Dacor debuted its first dedicated showroom in the A&D building in New York, and plans to open a second in Chicago at TheMart, as well as a stand-alone location in Southern California. “Our intention is to curate a unique environment for consumers and designers to be excited about Dacor, as well as provide designers with a ‘concierge service’ that allows our team to navigate the sale from start to finish,” Dacor president Randy Warner told BOH. (150 East 58th Street, Suite 602, New York)

Signature Kitchen Suite opened a 23,000-square-foot, multi-million dollar experience center in California’s Napa Valley, allowing the brand to have a large demonstration kitchen and turn the space into an event venue. (650 Airpark Road, Napa, California)

Lighting brand Sonneman has opened its first New York showroom at the New York Design Center. The 7,000-square-foot space comes in light of a few recent expansions, more than 350 new components to the Suspenders LED system, and 11 new types of decorative fixtures. (200 Lexington Avenue, Suite 201, New York)

Parisian luxury furniture brand Roche Bobois is opening a new 4,000-square-foot showroom in Greenwich, Connecticut. (26 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut)

Los Angeles–based contemporary furniture design brand Graye debuted its new Hollywood spot. It will focus on customization, tailor-made projects and COM fabrics, exclusively distributing MDF Italia, Porada, De Castelli, Linteloo, Gratz Archive and Porro. (1026 North Sycamore Avenue, Los Angeles)

Leslie Bowman's The Design Bar
Leslie Bowman's The Design BarCourtesy of The Design Bar

Leslie Bowman, founder of Chicago-based interior design studio The Design Bar, opened a 7,000-square-foot brick-and-mortar showroom that features flooring samples, decor and accents. (880 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge, Illinois)

Los Angeles–based upholstery company Nathan Anthony has a new permanent 1,717-square-foot showroom in High Point, North Carolina. (IHFC IH-602, 210 East Commerce Avenue, High Point, North Carolina)

Float Studio-designed co-working space Meet in Place opened two more New York locations, in SoHo and in Grand Central, in addition to its Financial District location. Meet in Place offers meeting rooms for rent on an hourly basis and doesn’t require a membership. (SoHo: 75 Spring Street; Grand Central: 675 Third Avenue, New York)

Germany-based luxury outdoor furniture retailer Dedon will open a New York flagship. (979 Third Avenue, Suite 720, New York)

Wilson Associates's Singapore office
Wilson Associates's Singapore officeCourtesy of Wilson Associates

INTERNATIONAL

International design firm Wilson Associates moved its Singapore studio back downtown, following seven years in the suburbs. Its new space stands at 1,000 square feet. (6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore)

The Molteni Group opened a Molteni & C and Dada store in London—its third in the city. The 7,500-square-foot space was designed by Molteni Group creative director Vincent Van Duysen. (245-249 Brompton Road, London)

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