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41 Madison preview: Vista Alegre

During the upcoming New York Tabletop Show, April 4-7, Vista Alegre will showcase new collaborative collections with Christian Lacroix and with Jaime Hayon

In addition to showcasing its new collaborative dinnerware collections – FunkiFolki, a collaboration with Jaime Hayon, and Reveries (pictured), a collaboration with Maison Christian Lacroix, Vista Alegre will showcase its giftware, barware and home décor pieces for 2017.

New in barware, Vinyl is a luxurious and versatile set for the home cocktail bar, while new in gift and décor are a number of collections. Inspired by precious minerals before they are extracted from rocks.

Precious is a collection of decorative pieces, conceived by the Mendel Heit Design Lab, that highlights how even the most beautiful and valuable things have an organic origin. Also new is Boreal, highly-reflective vases – the result of the 30 per cent crystal used in the production and the technical master of Vista Alegre’s craftspeople – featuring a simple base and unusual texture at the top. 

Find Vista Alegre on the 9th floor. www.vistaalegre.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, along with two iconic French brands Daum and Haviland & Co., which are taking a showroom. For all four brands, 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



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