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.