show-rumors | Nov 26, 2018 |
Showroom doors swinging open this season

A bevy of new showrooms will open this season, from the International Art Design Center in China to multiple new spots in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York.


The 10.7-million-square-foot International Art Design Center celebrated its grand opening in Shenzhen, China, this weekend.

Coedition opened its first showroom in Paris on November 13. The French contemporary furniture retailer worked with Italian designer Luca Nichetto to create the space. (71 Avenue Bosquet, Paris)


Multi-brand design retailer Luminaire will open a 21,000-square-foot showroom in West Hollywood this month. The space will feature existing product from Cassina, Cappellini, Living Divani and Moroso, and debut new works by Jader Almeida and Minimal. Founders Nasir and Nargis Kassamali worked with studio Make to design the two-story space. (8840 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California)

Farrow & Ball
Farrow & Ball's Los Angeles showroomLaure Joliet

Farrow & Ball’s Los Angeles flagship, designed by Isaac Resnikoff and Sandy Yum of Project Room, opened in mid-November. The 2,600-square-foot showroom features 132 custom-designed sculptures that showcase all 132 colors in Farrow & Ball’s palette. The second floor is available for designers to use as a coworking space or for client meetings, and a roof deck will open early next year. (741 N La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood, California)

Hay Portland
Hay's Portland brick-and-mortarChris Dibble

Contemporary Danish furnishings brand Hay opened its first North American location in mid-November in Portland, Oregon. The 3,400-square-foot space has an open plan, divided into sections dedicated to kitchen, living, dining, office and others. The store’s sub-architectural frame was built using Hay’s shelving and storage. (825 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, Oregon)

Baker and McGuire Furniture opened a 16,500-square-foot showroom in San Francisco last month. Housed in a 1906 warehouse and factory building, the space was designed by former chief creative officer Tristan Butterfield and Paul Haigh of Haigh Architects. McGuire’s portion will serve as its headquarters. (2 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, California)

Mimi London
Mimi London's new showroom in the Pacific Design CenterCourtesy of Mimi London

Mimi London has relocated and expanded its Pacific Design Center flagship 35 years after its original opening. Describing the new 7,000-square-foot showroom, president and CEO Mark Boone said: “Renewed, refreshed and reinvigorated. I feel like we reinvented the company and ourselves along the way. We built out an exciting new space, added new collections and improved upon those we represent. I felt it was time for a dramatic facelift—this is LA, after all.” (8687 Melrose Avenue, Suite B396, Los Angeles)


Lineadecor's new showroom in the Flatiron districtCourtesy of Lineadecor

European kitchen furniture brand Lineadecor USA opened a new showroom in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. The 2,000-square-foot space highlights lines recently introduced to the U.S., including Etna, a laminate with a concrete texture and modern details. (900 Broadway, suite 605, New York)

Artemest's New York pop-up
Artemest's New York pop-upSean Litchfield

Artemest opened a pop-up in Manhattan that will run until January 30. The curated selection of handmade Italian decor includes the brand’s collaboration with Richard Ginori, a series of plates inspired by William Blake’s poetry, titled “The Road to Heaven is Paved with Excess.” (39 Wooster Street, New York)

One Kings Lane opened its first New York location following the success of its debut brick-and-mortar in the Hamptons last year. This new shop will provide access to full design services, OKL product and exclusive brand partnerships with The Shade Store, Plain English Design and Cloth & Company. (143 Spring Street, New York)

Barneys Home
Barneys HomeCourtesy of Barneys

Barneys New York launched Barneys Home and Kids in the newly renovated ninth floor of its Madison Avenue flagship. To celebrate, the brand will host pop-ups with Radical Design brands Gufram, Zanotta and Laboratoria Pesaro, as well as with interior designer Ryan Korban. (660 Madison Avenue, New York)

Interior Define
Interior Define's Boston showroomCourtesy of Interior Define

Interior Define opened a showroom in Boston, marking the brand’s fifth brick-and-mortar, in addition to Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Austin. The 2,800-square-foot space joins other digital startups in the Back Bay neighborhood, including Warby Parker, COS and Bonobos. (77 Newbury Street, Boston)


Jesse Bermensolo for Cantoni
Cantoni's new Dallas showroomDavid Deleon for Cantoni

Modern furniture retailer and design studio Cantoni opened a 30,000-square-foot to-the-trade showroom in the Dallas Design District this month. It houses exclusive furnishing lines by Arketipo, Atmosphera, Cattelan Italia, Gallotti & Radice and more. (960 Dragon Street, Dallas, Texas)

Serena & Lily has opened its 10th brick-and-mortar in Uptown Dallas, joining locations in Atlanta, Chicago, California and the Northeast. The 4,000-square-foot space has an outdoor courtyard and all-glass sunroom to showcase the brand’s outdoor furniture collection. Customers can also work one-on-one with design advisers on staff. (4430 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, Texas)

Parachute's new San Francisco location.Courtesy of Parachute

Parachute opened two new showrooms in the latter half of November, one in Chicago and one in San Francisco. They are both open to the public and double as retail stores, allowing guests to choose whether to shop online later or buy same-day. The stores also feature products from local artisans in the interiors, as well as experiential elements, including a handwashing sink, to test out the brand's luxe towels and linens.

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