In our monthly showroom roundup, all the expansions and openings to have on your radar.
Italian furnishings brand Zanotta has debuted its first mono-brand showroom in the U.S. In the heart of the Miami Design District, the brand opened a 1,500-square-foot gallery that it compared to an art collector’s home. The space extends an experiential concept initiated in their Milan flagship, where rooms are styled for specific personalities. (30 NE 39th Street, Miami)
Norwalk, Connecticut–based furnishings and design brand Lillian August has renovated and expanded its Stamford location. The redesign of the warehouse shop (which now stands at 50,000 square feet) consolidates store offerings and complements the Norwalk Design Center as well as the Greenwich atelier. (47 John Street, Stamford, Connecticut)
Dacor debuts its first-ever showroom this month. The Dacor Kitchen Theater features an interactive Design Studio that offers designers and clients a dedicated space, inclusive of a library wall to seamlessly access samples, create integrated digital flipcharts and determine supplies needed during a consultation to customize any kitchen. A demo kitchen and prep room can accommodate 15 guests for classes and demonstrations. (A&D Building, 6th floor, 150 East 58th Street, New York).
Paris-based decor and accessories brand Yves Delorme will open a 1,300-square-foot boutique in New York next month, unveiling its spring/summer 2019 collection, From Leaves to Flowers. (2 West 19th Street, New York)
French home decor brand Maisons du Monde made its U.S. debut in Wynwood, Miami’s arts district, in December. Launching the same day as its new U.S. website, the store houses the brand’s latest autumn/winter collections. (2450 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami)
LG Electronics opened its Signature Kitchen Suite in Napa Valley, California. Designed for brand immersions with influencers, retailers, designers and builders, the 23,000-square-foot brick-and-mortar features about 200 LG appliances and 20 vignettes, for which the demonstration kitchen serves as a centerpiece. (650 Airpark Road, Napa, California)
Bologna, Italy–based furnishings brand Visionnaire has opened a Los Angeles flagship. It’s the brand’s second outlet in the U.S., and its first on the West Coast. The 3,500-square-foot space will operate as both showroom and design workshop, offering clients services through its in-house design team. (144 N Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, California)
Belgian furniture manufacturer Adorn/In Real Life will open a Verellen showroom in Seattle’s design district this month. The only Verellen showroom in the Pacific Northwest, the 1,000-square-foot space will cater to both retail and the trade. (7002 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle)
Contemporary Los Angeles design atelier Graye will debut its latest Hollywood brick-and-mortar with a showcase of Ossimori, comprising mirrors, lamps and sculptures by Milan-based Studiopepe. At its new 7,000-square-foot location, the atelier will focus on international and local collaborations, as well as a new priority: customization.
Houston-based interior decorator Paloma Contreras will host a grand opening for her 1,200-square-foot shop in Houston this March. Paloma & Co., an extension of Contreras’s brand, will feature antiques, objet, art, homewares, tabletop and accessories. “I have dreamt of having a shop since I was a child, even before I knew that a career in design was possible,” says Contreras, who founded her firm in 2013. “Every piece my business partner Devon Liedtke and I have sourced tells a story.” (2705 Bammel Lane, Houston)
Lighting brand Currey & Company grows its footprint at the Dallas Market Center, opening a new showroom that is 40 percent larger than its former space. (Dallas Market Center, Suite 1D228, 2100 N Stemmons Freeway, Dallas)