Discover Design Nearly Sold Out for 2014 Housewares Show

DiscoverDesign_HswShowROSEMONT, Ill.-Discover Design, the section of the International Home + Housewares Show that highlights products with unique designs, is nearly sold out for the show that will take place this coming March.

The more-than 100 exhibitors that are taking part in this section will include newcomers Ary Trays, David Rasmussen, Ekobo Ecology, Finell, Make International, Rosendahl Timepieces, R.F. Yamakawa, Scandinavian Child and Winestor. Returning exhibitors in the section will include Alessi, Blomus, Charles Viancin, Govino, Joseph Joseph, Koziol, Nambe, Present Time, Robert Welch, Room Copenhagen and Sagaform.

In addition, the section will spotlight an expanded Design Debut, the show's design incubator program, with 10 exhibitors new to the show. Participants at the March show will include Andie Olive, Chisel & Mouse, Exclusivas Saigo, Johnny Hermann, Maia Ming Designs, Manual, Materious, Nicole Porter, Port Living and S2BH.

Other events for Discover Design will include a Discover Design Gallery showcasing products that will compete for the Global Innovation Award (gia), an invitation-only Discover Design Specialty Retailer & Media Reception on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gallery, a Discover Design Global Innovation Awards ceremony on March 17 at 11:30 a.m. and a Discover Design Lounge with Wine Bar and Cafe.

For the gia award, Discover Design companies can submit two new products and one collection for consideration. The 11 winners will be announced at the invitation-only gia dinner on March 16, at the Radisson Blu Chicago.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.


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