41 Madison preview: Lenox
At the upcoming New York Tabletop Show, April 4-7, Lenox will unveil its new personalised I.D. Initial Dinnerware concept, along with extensions in its Tuscany Classics glassware, and new flatware
Lenox will, as always, deliver introductions across all its categories. In dinnerware. Lenox will showcase its personalised I.D. Initial Dinnerware concept (pictured) – chic, casual initials in colourful fonts across five patterns, as well as its new Season’s Radiance dinnerware collection – designed by Tim Carder, VP of design, it’s inspired by the view of the ocean’s majestic horizon at sea.
In glassware, Lenox will unveil Tuscany Classic extensions, including Tuscany Classics Contour, a new shape of stemware for wine, featuring a curvaceous shape, and sold in a set of six, along with Tuscany Classics Coupe, a versatile and elegant coupe shape for cocktails and champagne, also sold in a set of six.
Finally, in flatware, Lenox will launch Skylar. Derived from a piece of mid-century artwork, Skylar features the stunning visual effect of stained glass rendered beautifully in stainless steel.
Find Lenox on the 24th floor. www.lenox.com About New York Tabletop Show
Two Iuxury Italian brands have landed at Forty One Madison and will be debuting new showrooms for the upcoming New York Tabletop Market. For both Ercolano and Mepra, their debut at the prestigious tabletop building in New York represents a strategic move to expand business in the North American market.
Renowned for its masterfully handcrafted inlaid wood boxes and furniture, and especially esteemed for its iconic tabletop designs, Ercolano has taken a 1,000-sq-ft showroom is on the 22th floor. While Mepra, the Italian factory that’s been manufacturing sleek, modern flatware, cookware, serveware, barware and tabletop accessories since 1927, will have a 1,500-sq-ft showroom on the 22nd floor.
In addition to these two new debuts, there are also plenty of showroom movements and renovations.
Nikko, world renowned Japanese tableware manufacturer, will open a new 1,500-sq-ft showroom on the 19th floor, while Vietri, one of the largest importers of Italian tableware and home décor, is expanding by 50 per cent with relocation to a new showroom on the 22nd floor.
And DeVine Corporation, home to premium brands including J. L. Coquet, Ercuis, Raynaud, and Royal Crown Derby, is undergoing a full renovation on the 9th floor, and will debut Italian brand SV Casa. SV Casa.
The annual breakfast seminar returns, this year with a star-studded panel discussing a hot topic – Etail vs. Retail – and taking place on April 5, and the following day on Thursday, April 6, is Interior Designer Day, with some 45 Forty One Madison showrooms offering Direct Designer Access. www.41madison.com