Tabletop & Gifts

Wedgwood Creates Exclusive Hotel Tea Ware

Wedgwood Langham Rose tea ware

LONDON–Wedgwood and The Langham Hotels have partnered to create an afternoon tea at The Langham that serves Wedgwood specialty teas in Wedgwood’s Langham Rose tea ware. The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood was first introduced at The Langham, Hong Kong last week and will be followed by the rest of The Langham hotels worldwide. WedgwoodMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Museum Weekend is for the Birds

Anna’s Hummingbird

TACOMA, Wash.–Those who love artist Oiva Toikka’s glass birds by iittala are flocking to the Tacoma Museum of Glass in Washington State later this week for a special Bird Lover’s exhibit and bird-making demonstrations by iittala master glassblowers. Toikka’s career with iittala spans 40 years, and in that time he has designed more than 400More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Maison & Objet Welcomed Almost 67,000 Visitors

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PARIS-This month’s Maison & Objet played host to 66,962 visitors, up 1.1 percent from the attendee count from the September 2013 show, according to a statement from the show. A total of 3,445 companies exhibited at the show, up 5 percent from last year. This included 650 exhibitors that were new to the show, theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Gala Shifts to Friday

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–This upcoming ARTS Awards, presented by ART and Dallas Market Center, will take place on Friday, Jan. 16, rather than the traditional Saturday date pattern. The awards take place each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. “We shifted the ARTS Awards toMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Home Furnishings Lends Support to Traditional Home Awards

Barbara Walters

NEW YORK–Home furnishings companies Lenox, Henredon and Hickory Chair will be among the sponsors of Traditional Home magazine’s Classic Woman Awards here next month, where Barbara Walters will be among the presenters. The magazine will honor five women for their significant charitable efforts and grant its first-ever Lifetime Achievement and Design Trailblazer awards, to designerMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

EveryWare Names Interim Financial Chief

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LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global has named Joel Mostrom interim chief financial officer, effective Oct. 3. Mostrom will succeed Bernard Peters, who will leave the company on the same date. Mostrom is a senior director with Alvarez & Marsal, a consultancy group. “I thank Bernard for his contributions to EveryWare and wish him well,” said Sam Solomon,More »

Last updated: September 24, 2014