AmericasMart Focuses on Luxury for January Market
December 19, 2013,
ATLANTA-The luxury category will be strengthened at AmericasMart next month, with its Luxe Temporary juried collections all in place concurrently for the first time, along with the market's signature HD Home and High Design areas to be seen at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
"Today's luxury consumers are focused on highly designed products for every aspect of their lives," said Jo Ann Miller Marshall, AmericasMart executive vice president of tradeshows. "At AmericasMart, buyers can source all these important buyers' needs--from home furnishings to entertaining to gift items, to gourmet treats and even outdoor living--all in one place with the confidence that these lines have been hand selected by discerning industry experts."
The HD Home collection features eight designers in the home furnishings and decor industry: Grace & Blake, Chelsea Textiles, Lowcountry Originals, Emporium Home, Jamie Young Company, Marshall Clements, Design Legacy by Kelly O'Neal and Dransfield & Ross. The collection is located on Building 1 Floor 1.
Focusing on design and luxury, the Luxe juried collections--High Design Luxe, Gourmet Luxe, Tabletop Luxe and Gardens Luxe--are all in place concurrently for the first time at the January Market.
High Design Luxe features a broad range of gift, home accents and home decor products, and Dunes and Duchess, Lance Wovens, Louise Gaskill Company, Marigot, P & F Design Group, Pyar & Co., Valerie Atkisson Design and Veritas are showcased in the juried collection, located on Building 2 Floor 1.
The Gourmet Luxe section includes creations from Beautiful Briny Sea, Bourbon Barrel Foods, Hint Mint, Mrs. Weinsteins Toffee, Palais Des Thes, Savannah Bee Company, Saxon Chocolates and Yolka Chocolates. It will be located on Building 2 Floor 2.
Focusing on glittering celebrations and well-appointed tabletops, the Tabletop Luxe collection on Building 2 Floor 3 includes Ben & Lael, Emilio Robba/Fleurissima, Gitter Gallery, Holly Stuart Designs, Red Pomegranate, Sasha Nicholas and Theresa A. Seidel.
The continued convergence of indoor and outdoor living is evident in the Gardens Luxe collection and highlights include Botanical Collections, Fire Pit Art, H Potter Marketplace, Modern Sprout, Potina and Rain Forest Verde Collection. It will be found on the Building 2 Floor 4.
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