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Tabletop | Mining for Opportunities | May 2013

Nikko Fortune

Tabletop manufacturers at last month’s New York Tabletop Show focused on what they see as profitable niches in the market, such as small giftables, executive desk items for men, and introductions from partnerships with party planners and set designers.—Allison Zisko

Last updated: July 30, 2013

Rugs | A Focus on the Floor at ICFF | May 2013

Malene B

Clearly colorful and contemporary, the rug designs debuting at this month’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York easily complement a range of interiors. These handmade collections focus on a plethora of inspirations, from nature to urban, traditional to modern.—Andrea Lillo

Last updated: July 30, 2013

Textiles | In with the New | May 2013

Votary

New product launches in textiles are not confined to the markets or winter and summer trade shows. Vendors are continuously introducing new items in their never-ending quest to keep categories fresh at retail.Traditional florals, animal prints, patriotic themes, geometrics and even a design deriving from skeletons are among the motifs represented in this group ofMore »

Last updated: July 30, 2013

Trends | Car Talk | May 2013

Coffee meets Formula One in the Espresso Veloce espresso maker. Engineered using the same metal alloys that go into racing engines, the new coffee maker comes in V10 and V12 configurations, and is designed with an oil filler that doubles as a grappa reservoir. espressoveloce.com

The newest trend in lighting has historical roots, as manufacturers look back to the early American period for some of their most recent introductions. Using thin, delicate arms and simple shapes, these items bring a comforting, rustic look to the home, perhaps reminding one during stressful times of another period, when the country was newMore »

Last updated: July 30, 2013