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41 Madison Preview: Gibson Overseas

Discover what exciting new products Gibson will unveil at the upcoming New York Tabletop Market, which takes place April 12-15

An abundance of new products will be on display when the doors open Tuesday, April 12 – Friday, April 15 for The New York Tabletop Market at Forty One Madison, showroom headquarters for more than 120 of the world’s most renowned brands.

Gibson Overseas
Gibson Overseas, Inc. plans to make a splash at the April New York Tabletop Show with a wide range of fashion-forward brands and collections.

The star of the show will be the new multi-category Laurie Gates providing “retailers with the opportunity to deliver a fashion-forward statement across multiple categories for the table and whole kitchen,” said Gibson Brand Marketing Manager Tania Gabbay.

At New York, Gibson will showcase Laurie Gates® product in cutlery, cookware, bakeware, melamine, flatware, dinnerware, gadgets/tools and serveware that appeal to Millennials, Baby Boomers and everyone in between. 

Gibson will also unveil its new Tosca™ brand that delivers rustic high-end Italian designs for the modern home. Tosca™ (pictured) will be Gibson’s premier specialty line across many categories including: dinnerware, flatware, glassware, cutlery and coordinates. Tosca™ items will be available in both set and open stock compositions with limited distribution to department stores and above.

“Tosca™ is a great option for retailers because it delivers affordable luxury to their floor,” said Gabbay. Finally, they will unveil new Florence Broadhurst dinnerware featuring pre-assorted mixes of classic patterns; and highlight Isaac Mizrahi’s new Sublime Simplicity and Hudson Grace designs.

New York Tabletop Market
In addition to the abundance of new products, lots will be happening for Tabletop Market attendees.

Breakfast Seminar As was recently announced, the Wednesday, April 13th Breakfast Seminar will feature Nicholas M. Dawes from Antiques Roadshow and one of the PBS show’s most respected appraisers of china, glass, silver and decorative objects.

As part of his presentation, Dawes will conduct on-the-spot appraisals for guests who bring their own small tabletop treasures.

“Who doesn’t wonder what happens behind the scenes of Antiques Roadshow? How are the collectors and their possessions chosen for feature, and how do the experts, like Nick, so quickly dig up the historic credentials and assessments,” says Laurie Burns, director and senior vice president of Forty One Madison.

Seating for this 8-9.30am session is limited and reservations are suggested.

Interior Designer Day Thursday, April 14th is Interior Designer Day hosted by Traditional Home magazine. Senior Style Editor Krissa Rossbund will moderate a panel discussion, ‘Tabletop: A Secret Sauce to Bottom Line Success.’

The breakfast programme is scheduled for 9.30-10.30am at A Voce, Forty One’s ground-level restaurant. Following, guests can explore and shop the participating showrooms, meet with company executives. and see firsthand the newest products and latest trends. Showrooms remain open until 6pm.

The Rebranded Cafe The Café adjacent to the Buyers Lounge on Level A has been rechristened The Forty One Energy Bar and will be helping showgoers refuel with light bites and beverages served daily. Hours for this service, complimentary of Forty One Madison, are: Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-2.30pm; and, Wednesday, 11am – 2.30pm.

For the showrooms listing, app information, and to register, visit

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