show-rumors | Dec 15, 2017 |
St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season


A host of brands have hit Lower Manhattan with unique, limited-time-only retail experiences.

Following its beloved Sag Harbor pop-up, Chicago–based Jayson Home has set up shop in SoHo for a nine-month stay. The temporary space, open until June, spans 5,500 square feet on two floors and features a curated mix of new and vintage furniture, rugs and accessories. A floral shop and custom-upholstery workspace make it even more difficult to leave empty-handed. (138 Greene St., New York)

St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season
Jayson Home pop-up

San Francisco–based St. Frank, which specializes in socially responsible, globally sourced, handmade and artisan home goods, also opened a New York City pop-up after its own successful run in the Hamptons over the summer. Located in a NoLita carriage house through the end of January, the space is arranged to resemble an apartment’s living room, bedroom and library. (175 Mott St., New York)

Digital home-goods brand Snowe established its first street-level retail shop with its latest pop-up, called The Blankspace. The store is meant to serve as a blank canvas to show the company’s offerings (including tableware, drinkware, towels and bedding) so that customers can imagine how the products could be seamlessly integrated into their own homes. (252 Lafayette St., New York)

Online shopping destination The Mine will be stationed in the Chelsea location of parent company Lowe’s until the end of January to showcase the brand’s new and trending product offerings. (635 Sixth Ave., New York)

St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season
Konekt showroom

Home furnishings company Konekt opened its first permanent showroom in Manhattan, where the brand’s made-to-order furniture will be showcased in a 1,000-square-foot space alongside some of it’s newest introductions, including solid brass candle holders, embroidered pillows, and hand-sculpted steel vases. (41 Elizabeth St., Suite 302, New York)

London–based hardwood flooring supplier Havwoods International has officially made the move to the United States, opening a showroom in New York to feature the brand’s timber offerings. (155 W. 18th St., New York)

Following a successful four years in Brooklyn, housewares, gifts and accessories brand The Primary Essentials opened a sister store in downtown Manhattan. In addition to the new shop, the company launched its first in-house accessories collection, which was developed by founder Lauren Snyder and is made in collaboration with artisans in Brooklyn, Oaxaca, Marrakesh and India. (3 Centre Market Place, New York)

St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season
Havwoods International

Husband-and-wife retailers Shaokao and Niki Cheng opened their first Camerich showroom in Chelsea, adding to their existing Calligaris stores throughout the city. At 2,500 square feet, the showroom will be New York’s first introduction to the global brand’s contemporary furniture collections. (144 W. 18th St., New York) Niki Cheng also debuted a new curated furniture store, M Collection, in DUMBO. (79 Front St., Brooklyn)

Postindustrial warehouse complex Industry City cements its place in the design world with the arrival of iconic home goods store ABC Carpet & Home. The new 78,000-square-foot showroom in Building 19 replaces ABC’s closed operations in the Bronx and Hackensack, New Jersey. (3906 Second Ave., Brooklyn)

Industry City has also expanded the footprint of its IC Store by WantedDesign, which offers products from other tenants in the complex, including Danielle Trofe, Egg Collective and Roll & Hill. (274 36th St., Brooklyn)

Holly Hunt opened a new trade-only shop in Connecticut, where it is selling samples from showrooms from across the country. Located in a 7,500-square-foot space in Stamford’s Waterside Design District, Holly Hunt Off the Floor carries furniture, lighting, rugs, accessories and textiles by the bolt. (375 Fairfield Ave., Suite 102, Stamford, Conn.)

St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season

Waterworks more than doubled its retail space at the Innovation and Design Building in Boston with the opening of its new ground-floor showroom, which features kitchen vignettes and installations, as well as offerings from the New Icons bath launch. (1 Design Center Place, Suite 19-12W, Boston)


After closing its Minneapolis retail location in 2014, Design Within Reach has returned to Minnesota with a larger space at Galleria Edina. DWR collaborated with local architectural firm NewStudio Architecture to create a lake house–themed section of the 18,000-square-foot studio, reflective of the popular regional building aesthetic. The space also features 40 vignettes, a swatch wall and DWR’s outdoor collections. (Galleria Shopping Center, 69th Street and France Avenue, Edina, Minn.)

The latest addition to the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart’s roster of showrooms is a new casual furnishings company, Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor. The family-owned firm’s showroom opening, where it highlighted handcrafted outdoor dining and lounge furniture, was also the brand’s launch. (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 15-116, Chicago)

South Global tile, bath and kitchen company Porcelanosa opened a 4,400-square-foot showroom near the Miami Design District, showcasing 15 bathroom vignettes and three kitchen vignettes. On-site, designers have access to more than 1,000 products, including natural tile, vanities, bathtubs, hardwood, vinyl and laminate floors, countertops and shower options. (3705 Biscayne Blvd., Miami)

Serena and Lily opened its first Southeast store in the historic Westside Provisions shopping center in Atlanta. In addition to a selection of the brand’s coastal-inspired furniture, the new space features a swatch wall with more than 300 fabrics, a rotating gallery of work from the brand’s in-house art collection and on-site design advisors. (1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta)


The Future Perfect opened its second iteration of Casa Perfect—its exclusive, appointment- only shopping experience located within a private residence. This time, they are showcasing items by makers the company represents in a Beverly Hills house built by Rex Lotery in 1957 in the Trousdale Estates that boasts Elvis Presley as one of its former owners. (Open by appointment)

Renowned handpainted wallpaper company Gracie opened its first West Coast showroom. The West Hollywood shop joins the brand’s New York and Dallas locations. The space will highlight the family-owned company’s new wallcoverings, as well as a selection of antiques and lacquer furniture. (8629½ Melrose Ave., West Hollywood)

St. Frank, Holly Hunt and more opening doors this season

Office design company Poppin opened its second California showroom. The company decided to open the 3,500-square-foot space in Santa Monica after finding success in similarly tech-focused neighborhoods in San Francisco and New York. (1335 Fourth St., Santa Monica)

Palm Springs–based design firm H3K Design, which specializes in residential and commercial renovations, unveiled a redesigned furniture and design showroom equipped with a pillow boutique, home furnishings and a design collection for pets. The shop’s interior includes the facades of two classic midcentury modern residences to demonstrate the firm’s renovation prowess. (501 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs)

This article originally appeared in Winter 2018 issue of Business of Home. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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