AMBIENTE PREVIEW: Lenox
Discover what exciting new ranges and extensions Lenox will unveil at Ambiente 2016, which takes place February 12-16, 2016
Lenox Corporation will have plenty of new offerings on its huge stand in Hall 4.1.
Delivering a coastal theme, Lenox’s new British Colonial Carved collection is inspired by bamboo patterning, with a cross hatch design craved on sets of 4 dessert plates, mugs and bowls and glazed in a crisp white or cool aqua colour.
This is accompanied by figural pieces, such as pineapple and fish serving accessories.
Lenox has also extended its Number One selling casual pattern Butterfly Meadow: firstly with enamel-handled stainless steel serving accessories including a cake server and salad spoon; secondly, by extending its melamine programme in this design to include butterfly-shaped serving trays and acrylic drinkware.
In the crystals and metals category, Lenox will showcase a number of new collections, including Organics Copper, three differently sized bowls with a copper finish; Hive, a collection of three crystal giftware pieces featuring a geometric design reminiscent of a honeycomb hive with a rich plum ombre hue; Cordova, a collection of metal serveware with a sleek Anthracite finish and contemporary shapes; and Lace Vases, hand-dipped real lace on ivory porcelain banded in pure 24k gold.
Finally, Lenox seasonal will present two themes in their 2016 seasonal assortment: Home for the Holidays features sentimental song phrases in custom typography; Golden Holidays highlights the classic colour combination for Lenox, Ivory and Gold.
Discover Lenox Corporation at Ambiente in Hall 4.1 Stand C31. www.lenox.com
As a barometer of current trends and a platform for ordering and for design, Ambiente continues to be one of the major highlights of the year, delivering more than 4,800 exhibitors from 95 countries.
For five days, from February 12-16 2016, and across 328,400 sqm of floor space at Frankfurt am Main, exhibitors will once more showcase their new products and innovations to more than 135,000 visitors from 152 countries.
Divided into three main product areas – Dining, Living and Giving – Ambiente spans the entire range of consumer goods that relate to dining, kitchen, housewares, luxury foods and gifts.
The Dining segment is the biggest you will find anywhere – across 16 halls showcasing 2,200 exhibitors covering everything from the premium sector up to volume business.
The Table section includes Table Prestige in Hall 4.1 featuring the finest porcelain and ceramics with brands such as Herend, Lladro, Moser, Lenox, Rosenthal and Wedgwood; Table Contemporary, also in Hall 1, delivering design-led suppliers such as Alessi, Asa Selection, Eva Solo, Georg Jensen, Stelton and LSA International; Table Daily Life in Halls 4.2 and 6.2 showcase companies like Bonna, Libbey, Pasabahce and Bormioli Rocco; and Table Top Trade in Halls 6.2 and 6.3 is all about bulk buying with suppliers including Gibson Overseas and Wrzesniak Glassworks.
This year, discover the return of German porcelain factories, Meissen and Hochst, as well as the debut of French porcelain brand Faiencerie de Gien.
Also new this year is the Ethical Style Guide, a directory aimed at helping visitors find suppliers who operate in accordance with ethical and/or ecological criteria.
Find out more about Ambiente in our extensive Ambiente 2016 Guide in the Jan/Feb issue of Tableware International