Showcasing Brazilian wallcoverings in Miami and Italian tile in New York, showrooms are springing up across the country, with pop-up shops and lighting galleries taking their place alongside traditional furniture and fabric outposts. Discover what design hot spots are new in your neck of the woods with EAL’s latest roundup of the newest showrooms.
AKDO has opened its first-ever showroom, a 10,000-square-foot home to the brand’s global stone, tile and mosaic collections. (22 West 21st St., New York)
Thos. Moser Handmade American Furniture has opened its new showroom on Madison Avenue. Debuting in tandem with the space is the designer’s Auburn Chair and his latest book, Moser Legacy in Wood. (1015 Madison Ave., New York)
Andrew Martin has opened a pop-up shop, SOUTHAMPTON: A Summer Shop, at the corner of North Sea Road and Henry Street, a half-mile north of Country Road 39. (675 North Sea Rd., Southampton, NY)
Oomph’s first showroom has opened in Greenwich, Connecticut. A showroom-store hybrid, it showcases nearly all of the brand’s collection, including lacquer designs, lighting, fans and upholstery, as well as home accessories, such as art, NeBoxes, glass hurricanes, alpaca throws, vintage silver and other pieces. (21 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT).
Serena & Lily’s new outpost in Westport, Connecticut, has a story of its own: The recently restored historic Kemper-Gunn House was built in 1889 and slated for demolition. Thanks to local preservationists, the house was picked up and moved across the street, and is now home to four floors of Serena & Lily product. (35 Elm St., Westport, CT)
DEDON has opened its first-ever Washington, D.C., showroom, a 2,500-square-foot space that displays the current 2016 collection, some pieces from the 2015 collection and the brand’s SeaX folding chairs. (Washington Design Center, Suite 460, 1099 14th St. NW)
Brazilian wallcoverings brand Orlean has opened a new showroom in Miami’s Design District. On display are the brand’s pieces, renowned for their design, textures and use of natural fabrics. (3801 N. Miami Ave., Miami)
P & B Design Source has opened in Memphis, serving as home to a range of furnishings, lighting, tile, area rugs, fabric, fine linen, artwork, architectural elements, flooring and accessories. It will also showcase Parker Lauren, a custom line designed by the firm’s principal, Ami Austin. (667 Union Ave., Memphis)
Designer Robin Thomas recently debuted a studio space, Robin Thomas Design Studio, in the historic Tree Studios building in Chicago, along with a studio gallery, representing product lines such as the Maison Lévy Parisian Textiles, shown exclusively in her space. (4 East Ohio St., Chicago)
City Lights Detroit: A Visual Comfort Gallery opened at the Michigan Design Center earlier this spring. The lighting showroom carries pieces by Barbara Barry, Thomas O’Brien, E.F. Chapman, Alexa Hampton, Kate Spade, Suzanne Kasler, Ralph Lauren, Kelly Wearstler, Niermann Weeks and AERIN, in addition to its internal house design line called Studio. (1700 Stutz Dr., Troy, Michigan)
Los Angeles–based furniture brand Quintus recently celebrated its grand opening in the Pacific Design Center during WestWeek market. Up for sale is the new spring collection, designed by Elisa Carlucci, with upholstered seating, tables and case goods. (8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood)
Designer Alexandra Von Furstenberg has debuted a new, 1,500-square-foot Los Angeles flagship boutique, showcasing her 1970s-inspired acrylic pieces. The space displays furniture as well as tabletop, desk and office accessories. (300 North Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles)
Also in Los Angeles, interior designer Alison Palevsky’s showroom displays a selection of artwork, vintage and contemporary furniture and objects located in the heart of the Brentwood neighborhood. The space also includes two exclusive collections, XPALEVSKY, a custom furniture line, and +PALEVSKY, collaborations with artists and craftsmen. (11740 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 115, Los Angeles)