Blog: What's Happening Now, Part 2
Top to bottom, Zen Zulu wire basket, Seletti's Hybrid glassware, Canvas now offers custom dinnerware
NEW YORK-NY Now, which wraps up today, has been chock-full of news and new products. Here are a few highlights:
Royal River Trading is highlighting its Tea Toile bed ensemble, a chinoiserie design that includes a comforter, a coverlet and matelasse decorative pillows ... With 2016 being the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, Pendleton Woolen Mills is adding to its National Park Service collection of blankets. It is also launching a line of hand batik throws in pink and aqua from artist Trish Langman ... Canvas is introducing a new custom ceramic dinnerware program that offers consumers a choice of three shapes and 32 different glazes with which to create a unique collection ... Klein Reid has returned to the dinnerware arena with several stoneware and porcelain options ... Seletti's Hybrid collection (which pairs half of one dinner plate with half of another) is extending the concept to glassware and vases ... Tina Frey Designs, which offers serveware and other tabletop accessories in cast resin, is adding textural elements, such as leather cord handles or pom poms, to some of its pieces ... Kinto is introducing a pour-over coffee carafe that marries Japanese technical ability with a Kinto design aesthetic ... Zen Zulu, a South African company represented by Source Design, features intricate woven-wire baskets and accessories, made by South African women in their homes ... Auratic, a fifth generation Chinese tabletop manufacturer, is making its NY Now debut, where it is showcasing some of the most popular collections from designers such as Nick Munro and Antonella Filippini ... Core Home is introducing the Sunset bowl, a lacquered bamboo piece in six colors, and is expanding its assortment of mini gadgets and tools ... Corkcicle is introducing the Whiskey Wedge, which makes wedges of ice that are ideal for double old-fashioned glasses, and the Vinnebago, a double-walled wine canteen ... Indigo is a popular color for textiles at the show, featured in Pine Cone Hill's bed ensemble combining its Cameroon striped duvet, the Octagon coverlet and the Boyfriend matelasse coverlet. This mix-and-match collection includes decorative pillows in the indigo colorway ... Chortex is featuring updated colorways in its existing Irvington and Oxford Rib towel collections. The new colors are targeted at attracting a younger demographic.