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41 Madison opens today!

The October edition of The New York Tabletop Show opens its doors today, running through October 16. We preview some of the exciting product offerings from 41 Madison's tabletop tenants

It’s now 41 years at Forty One Madison, and the upcoming New York Tabletop Market, Tuesday, October 13 through Friday, October 16, will be abuzz with buyers on the lookout for the category’s newest and best for their stores, e-tail operations, hospitality facilities and interior design clients.

According to Laurie Burns, Forty One Madison senior vice president and director, “Show attendees will definitely see an abundance of new product introductions – especially in the middle to low price ranges. With nearly every major brand and factory in the world represented here, and all spotlighting new products and programs for the coming selling season, this is a must-attend show.”

Here is a sneak peek at just a few of the exciting products and collections that will be on display at the show over the next few days. 

In addition to showcasing its new fine bone china luxury gift collection, The Marble, which features a pattern inspired by the texture of Italian Carrara Marble and includes 12 pieces of stunning giftable items –the Kiyasa Corporation, which distributes Prouna in the US, has partnered with celebrated Italian fashion designer, Domenico Vacca, to launch a complete line of luxurious tableware collection and gift items. The tableware features an embossed alligator print throughout the collection, using a real alligator skin to guide the design, drawing inspiration from Domenico Vacca’s iconic alligator Julie bag. It comprises four styles, a white alligator print on fine bone china; bone and handpainted 24k gold; bone, handpainted 24k gold and hand-placed Swarovski crystals; and tableware in jewel-toned hues such as Alligator Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire and Safari. Find it in the Kiyasa Group showroom. Find these new Prouna Collections and other brands - Greggio Silver, Dogale, Lehmann Glass and Kiyasa Signature in the new spacious showroom of the Kiyasa Corporation on the 17th floor.

Waterford will launch a big story at Market - the Town & Country Collection is a new stemware and accessories collection featuring a chic stemware series with a more casual attitude that includes clear crystal on decorated stems with a shorter profile designed to mix and match. The collection includes a House of Waterford Crystal Champagne Bucket. Designed to merchandise with Town & Country stemware and dinnerware, Town & Country Metals complements creating a full and relaxed entertaining story. Pieces include a tiered server, bar tool set, large ice pail and coaster set with a twist on classic shapes and with clean lines. Find Waterford on the WWRD floor - 23rd floor.

Rosenthal Sambonet
Rosenthal Sambonet will showcase the Rosenthal Mesh collection and the Falda vase designed by German designer Sebastian Herkner, as well as previewing Loft extensions.
They have a new 20-piece Loft by Sambonet flatware set, a 4-piece Loft tumbler set and a few new gift sets that will be unveiled. They will also showcase all their Sambonet special-finished flatware, including their PVD finishes – Black, Gold, Satin Gold, Copper & Satin Copper – Antico-finished flatware and the Vintage flatware. Find Rosenthal on the 1st floor.

Villeroy & Boch
Villeroy & Boch will unveil its latest products and collections at The New York Tabletop Show. A refined selection of everyday and collector items, plus an exclusive gifting programme, is to be introduced by the company. Villeroy & Boch will showcase a new series, Pasta Passion, three special plates and a serving bowl for enjoying pasta with ease. Fusing functionality with design, the plate shapes feature a clever design that is both aesthetically pleasing, while also offering a practical cutlery rest, preventing the spoon or fork from sliding from the plate. There is a spaghetti plate, noodle plate L and noodle plate M, each specifically designed with clever features to make eating the particular pasta convenient. On show there will also be new items in the Easter collections, including the popular Mariefleur Spring Bunny; and there will be a new Premium Bone Porcelain collection as well as line extensions to successful gift collections and new items in the segment of glassware and cutlery. Find Villeroy & Boch on the 18th floor.

Porcel will highlight two new collections at the Market. Inspired by bobby lace designs, Grace (pictured) is a delicate dinner, tea and coffee collection, including two cake stands, that features a soft blush colour palette on fine porcelain with golden lace details in a geometric pattern. Inspired by evening summer skies, Saturn is a fine porcelain dinner, coffee and tea set in shades of black and gold with sparks of grey reflecting night stars. Delivering an innovative porcelain finish, pieces are handcrafted and hand finished with 24k gold rims. 
Finally, Porcel will reveal its Full Gold and Full Platinum tabletop complements – sets of five pieces covered in precious metals, one gold, one platinum, including coasters, trays and bowls, designed to be used as a statement-making complement to Porcel dinner sets. Find Porcel on the 9th floor.

Visit the 8th floor Tervis showroom at 41 Madison for the double-wall insulated drinkware and accessories that’s loved for its performance and personality. The return of the ice bucket will help your customers celebrate longer with the brand that’s been bringing people together indoors and out since 1946. Made in the USA! 

Designed by Bodo Sperlain, Lladró is presenting a new version of the Niagara chandelier decorated with golden luster. Over 100 handmade porcelain fairies flutter around this lamp with a diameter of 1.1 meters. Pure creativity combined with the latest in fiber optic technology to produce subtle points of light that fall in cascade and bring over 100 porcelain fairies to life. Visit Lladro on the 17th floor of 41 Madison at the New York Tabletop Show.

At the October show, Noritake will showcase an expanded collection of patterns based upon the brand’s bestselling Platinum Wave and Golden Wave collections. These perennial favourites among brides especially will be joined by platinum versions in Ebony and Indigo and gold versions in Chocolate, delivering three new patterns in total. All of the new patterns will be manufactured in the same exceptionally durable porcelain body, therefore providing the opportunity to mix the colours in with the whites. Find Noritake on the 7th floor.

With more than 100 years of expert craftsmanship and design aesthetics, Nikko Ceramics will introduce two brand new luxury bone china patterns. Spangles is a stunning avant-garde multi-faceted with luxurious textured appeal, a design embellished with shimmering layers of gold, mica and enamel in a soft taupe and pale blue colour palette. Water Drop is a striking collection of white dinnerware that uses a revolutionary technique of embossed crystal droplets. The brand will also show its extensive range of premium contemporary fine bone china whiteware, once reserved for the most upscale hotels and restaurants, including Exquisite, Flash and Washi; and they will deliver extensions to the Cloud collection from designer Bodo Sperlain – think a new bread/canapé plate in four ombre shades. Find Nikko Ceramics on the 22nd floor.

Marking the Collection’s 80th anniversary, Iittala is launching key pieces in Emerald green to the storied Alvar Aalto Vase Collection - an international icon of Finnish design. Visit Iittala on the 15th floor of 41 Madison at the New York Tabletop Show.

Michael Wainwright
Celebrating 25 years or producing ceramics, Michael Wainwright will this year showcase new collection Dean Street at the show. Named after the location of his first studio, Dean Street features a glaze that Michael used back then. The collection features five stunning pieces in blue and gold, including a chip and dip, round tray and photo frame. Find Michael Wainwright on the 17th floor.

TOUCHÉ · LA MER -The new, highly detailed reliefs boasting various creatures of the deep-blue sea on a matte outer finish of the series' filigree cups are a joy for the eyes to behold – and for the fingers, every time they touch this unique porcelain. Visit Furstenberg at the NY Tabletop Show : 9th floor of 41 Madison.

Circle Glass
Though very disparate, the Classic CG Society Collection and contemporary Canned Collection embody Circle Glass’ dedication to the highest quality at the best value. The CG Society reflects an eat, drink and be (elegantly) merry attitude. While the Canned Collection is a 2nd gen, post-industrial take on the mason trend. Visit Circle Glass on the 8th floor of 41 Madison at the New York Tabletop Show.

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