Furniture Industry News Update - Furniture World Magazine - Posted: 5/9/2015
•Las Vegas Market announced a series of dramatic changes to C-ONE, the cross-category showcase for directional tabletop, gift and home décor resources, for the Summer Las Vegas Market, August 2-6, 2015. Key highlights include showroom expansions for two of the leading c-ONE anchor tenants—Michael Aram and Skyros Designs/Bodrum Linens; debut of several new brands in temporary presentations; and a dramatic redesign of the C-ONE tabletop corridor..
“Las Vegas Market continues to emphasize and advance the aesthetic appeal of the Market experience, while also enhancing and expanding its overall resources for buyers,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “These new developments on C-ONE reflect a continued, and carefully considered series of improvements to the Market experience, which further enhances our standing as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.”
Celebrated metalware designer Michael Aram is expanding its Las Vegas Market presence by some 40% in a new 3,261-square-foot showroom, with its additional frontage reshaping the C-ONE entryway and creating an exciting new layout that better facilitates traffic flow. In a related change, Skyros Designs and Bodrum Linens, providers of fine European tabletop and textiles products, more than doubling in size, to a 1,830-square-foot showroom. In conjunction with these expansions, IMC has created a dramatic new entrance to the C-ONE atrium showrooms to enhance visibility of featured brands.
Other leading c-ONE brands include an array of well-known upscale tabletop, gift, home décor and furniture suppliers, including Abbiamo Tutto; Alessi; Couleur Nature; JURA Inc.; Lenox; Lothantique; Lunares; Mariposa; MATCH; Olivia Riegel; Prouna USA; Rolf Glass; Tamara Childs; Vagabond House; Vest & Associates, including Mary Jurek Designs, Red Pomegranate, Simon Pierce and Vista Alegre; and Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton.
C-ONE’s temporary presentations will include the debut of several new brands for the Summer 201 5Market. Newcomers include Robert James Collection, offering a collection of well-designed furniture pieces that embrace organic textures combined with clean contemporary lines; Vagabond Vintage, spotlighting stylistic vintage gifts, décor, lighting, furnishings and textiles; and Zoe Bios Creative, showcasing wall décor that is energetic, elegant, connected, and artful.
In addition, home décor and lighting supplier SkLO is doubling the size of its temporary presentation, to 934-square feet, for the summer market. In total, C-ONE showcases some 25 furniture, lighting and home décor providers in temporary presentations. Notable among these are Arther Galerias; EurDecor; FlowDecor; Kristine Daniel Designs; Uber Chic Home and many more.
Other highlights of Summer Market include a celebration of the Market’s 10-year anniversary; the creation of C11, a new showroom floor for gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food; the continuing growth of C5, another new permanent showroom floor for boutique home décor, high-end home textiles and accessories; the premiere of the casual furniture launch at Las Vegas Market, with 250,000 square feet of permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit space on C12 and C13; and the repositioning and reimagining of the Market’s temporary exhibits as The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market, a dramatic, freestanding, climate controlled temporary tradeshow space showcasing some 90,000 net square feet of innovative and emerging gift and home décor resources.
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