Gifts Today magazine

Growth across AmericasMart Home Collection

New floors, new amenities, new and expanded showrooms and a new programme to present at Atlanta in January 2015

Home drives AmericasMart’s January 2015 show momentum when design-led furniture, home furnishings, accents, area rugs and more converge in one unrivalled collection at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® (Showrooms: Tuesday, January 6 –Tuesday, January 13; Temporaries: Thursday, January 8 -Monday, January 12).

With new and expanded showrooms on nearly every floor, attending designers, retailers, specifiers and tastemakers encounter what’s new and next across AmericasMart’s vast permanent showroom and trade show home furnishings resources.

In Building One, innovative lines such as POLaRT(Floor 9), Lu Cushing & Associates (Floor 10) and Emporium Home(Floor 9) – a popular HD Home temporary exhibitor –join the collection as celebrated lines including Leftbank Art Co. (Floor 13), Phillips Scott (Floor 13), JLA Home / (Floor 13), Ella Home (Floor 14), Zeugma Import, Inc (Floor 13),Europe 2 You (Floor 10) and sister collections Jamie Dietrichand Grace & Blake (Floor 10) expand their footprints. 

AmericasMart Building 1 in January 2015 continues as the Market destination for all things HOME across 18 full floors of merchandise—all categorized for optimum efficiency. The Building 1 HOME collections include:
Floor 1: HD Home, the exclusive juried collection of design-focused home furnishings & décor.
Floor 2: Area rugs presented in the National Oriental Rug Show Temporaries collection.
Floors 3—6: Area rugs, furniture, lighting and accessories.
Floor 7: Furniture, accessories, lighting, fine linens, home textiles and more in the
HOME Temporaries collection.
Floors 9—10: Home accents, furniture and fine linens.
Floors 11—15: Furniture, home accents and accessories, lighting, and area rugs.
Floors 16—20: Holiday, floral and home décor.

AmericasMart’s Market programming for HOME and RUG buyers offers diverse and exciting educational opportunities. Highlights of the January 2015 programming includes Pantone presenting colour trends and the methodology of its color of the year; Stylebeat blogger Marisa Marcantonio leading a discussion of building home brands in the digital world; creating emotional design environments with Jamie Durie of HGTV’s “The Outdoor Room”; and home decorating tips from celebrity wedding and entertainment expert David Tutera.

A full list of Market events can be accessed at

AmericasMart Atlanta is the nation’s only global wholesale marketplace housing the world’s single-largest collection of home, gift, area rug and apparel merchandise. The largest of AmericasMart’s 14 annual Markets and shows, The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market in January and July are the ignition switch for global retailing with buyers from every U.S. state and as many as 90 countries discovering product in more than 1,400 showrooms and more than 2,500 temporary exhibiting companies.
ICON HONORS, the home and gift industry’s most celebrated recognition program, is produced and staged annually by AmericasMart.
Located in downtown Atlanta, the AmericasMart complex contains more than seven million square feet of
space. It’s a huge global stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch new designs and introduce new categories
–all for the benefit of buyers seeking all that is fresh and first in the home, rug, gift and apparel arenas. For more information, please visit Follow us @AmericasMartATL or @AtlantaApparel.

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