Madura Moves into Atlanta; Newcomers Ready for NY Now

Arthur Court Designs, Pottery Pots Nederland, Sage Vertical Gardens, Hallmark Signature, K+Alloy and Rhyno Clayworks are new in New York
January 6, 2016Allison Zisko

ShowroomRoundup3x2French home décor and lifestyle brand Madura expands its U.S. presence with its first showroom at the AmericasMart in Atlanta, Suite C7 in the Home Accents & Home Furnishings Building on the 11th Floor. At over 1,500 square feet, the new space allows Madura to display a robust assortment of product categories including curtains, pillows and bedding. “Madura has been a staple of French home décor since 1971 and we’ve made incredible strides to expand our presence in the U.S. with the opening of a flagship store in New York City in 2015. This showroom is an important step in the growth of our wholesale business,” said Zeina Lassade, international sales director.

NY Now said more than 500 new and returning exhibitors will join the expansive marketplace when it opens later this month. This year’s additions include notable names across the Home, Lifestyle and Handmade collections such as Arthur Court Designs, Pottery Pots Nederland, Sage Vertical Gardens, Hallmark Signature, K+Alloy and Rhyno Clayworks. “NY Now is the destination for all things new in the industry, from new brands and products, to exclusive launches and new networking opportunities,” said Randi Mohr, co-director and vice president, NY Now. “When buyers arrive in New York, they are looking for a fresh experience, and NY Now delivers on every level.” Exhibitors that are making their return to NY Now this winter include Mia + Finn, Panama Jack, Petit Collage, The Sak Brand Group, David Royce Glass and Papillon Enterprise.

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor

After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.


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