business of home | Apr 30, 2017 |

Showrooms are springing up from coast to coast.

Going West

GEORGE SMITH will open its doors at the Pacific Design Center this May, showcasing its own lines with Commune, Jean-Louis Deniot, Ilse Crawford and Raoul Textiles, as well as product from Bennison Fabrics, Bestlite, Best & Lloyd, Julian Chichester, O Ecotextiles and Laurette Design. (8687 Melrose Ave., Suite B307, West Hollywood)

LORO PIANA INTERIORS will also be opening at the PDC, with over 600 types of fabrics for upholstery, curtains and decor accents. (8687 Melrose Ave., Suite B655, West Hollywood)

Now housed under one roof, LEFROY BROOKS and COOPER & GRAHAM will be featuring collaborations from Yabu Pushelberg and Tzelan with Tony Chi. (7270 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles)

In January, The Future Perfect opened Casa Perfect in a 1957 West Hollywood Hills residence designed by architect David Hyun. “It’s a 100 percent private experience for our clients,” said founder David Alhadeff. “And who doesn’t want to stop by a showroom that lets you take a dip in the pool?” (Open by appointment)

de Gournay

Hand-painted wallpaper studio DE GOURNAY opened its second U.S. showroom in March, this time in San Francisco. The London-based company’s other locations include New York, Paris, London, Moscow, Shanghai and Beijing. (3681A Sacramento St., San Francisco)  

Retail and gifts are the focus of Barclay Butera’s newest shop in Corona del Mar, which will also offer design services. (2824 East Coast Highway, Corona del Mar)

New in New York

Herman Miller

HERMAN MILLER is dipping its tubular legs into brick-and-mortar with its first North American flagship, selling vintage and new furniture in the same building as the company’s contract showrooms. (251 Park Ave. South, New York)

Bungalow 5

Aimed at attracting retail and wholesale/trade customers, furniture maker BUNGALOW 5’s new 5,000-square-foot showroom will showcase its full collection. (45 East 20th St., New York)

Designer Kate Brodsky’s KRB HOME has opened in a larger space on the Upper East Side, with new lines from The Lacquer Company and Christopher Spitzmiller, watercolors by Kate Schelter, and handmade paper accessories by Scanlon Apparati. (138 East 74th St., New York)

Billy Cotton

Designer Billy Cotton opened his Brooklyn studio doors this year in an effort to engage and work more intimately with interior designers. (397 Bridge St., Brooklyn)

SCOTT GROUP STUDIO’s new showroom at the D & D Building will house its three brands: Scott Group Custom Carpets, Hokanson and the newly acquired PWV Studios. Since buying Hokanson two years ago, the company has been integrating and renovating its showrooms across the country. Next stops: Houston, then Chicago. (979 Third Ave., Suite 411, New York)

Hardware, LED lighting and kitchen solutions are a few of the offerings at HÄFELE’s new showroom in the heart of the Flatiron district. (20 West 22nd St., 2nd floor, New York)

The Williams-Sonoma-owned retailer REJUVENATION opened its first East Coast location last month, debuting new lighting, furniture and hardware from O&G Studio. The Portland-based manufacturer will also be offering accessories from independent designers, and restored antique and vintage products. (3 West 20th St., New York)

New York City-based NEMO TILE + STONE’s new 4,000-square-foot showroom features a designated space for architects and designers, and offers direct material sourcing. (21 White St., Red Bank, New Jersey)

Middle Ground

Amanda Reynal Interiors

Interior designer Amanda Reynal has opened a shop and design studio for her namesake firm AMANDA REYNAL INTERIORS featuring furniture, accessories and unique finds from her travels. (1417 Walnut St., Suite D, Des Moines, Iowa)

ABT Electronics

Mick De Giulio, internationally renowned kitchen designer, created the 10,000-square-foot expansion of the ABT ELECTRONICS showroom in honor of the brand’s 80th anniversary, adding an Inspiration Studio with 12 dedicated vendor areas. (1200 North Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, Illinois)

DIVINE FLOORING, the latest addition to LuxeHome, will be focused on bringing its wood and vinyl offerings directly to designers and architects via its new location at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. (222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago)


This article originally appeared in Spring 2017 issue of Business of Home. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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