Gifts Today magazine

It's all-show at Atlanta

Vista Alegre and Joseph Joseph are just two of the top tableware brands showing at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which runs until Tuesday 13th January

The January edition of the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishing Market opened its doors yesterday, Tuesday 6th January and is scheduled to run for an entire week until next Tuesday 13th January.

The show which showcases home, gift, area rug and apparel, offers retailers and buyers both permanent and temporary showrooms to visit. Across the connected three-building campus, Permanent collections are buzzing with new and expanded showrooms. AmericasMart GIFT continues its march forward with an ever-growing collection of top products at all price points from across the world, including the internationally renowned Living & Entertaining: Gifts, Tabletop & Accessories and Gourmet & Housewares collections, brought to life by cooking demonstrations from national culinary stars. Its five-floor Holiday & Floral/Home Decor collection features significant expansions and new showrooms enriching the industry's largest Market of the year.

In the Temporaries, the growth pace accelerates with a fascinating product mix highlighted by all of the juried LUXE collections - HIGH DESIGN LUXE, Gourmet LUXE, Tabletop LUXE and Gardens LUXE - showing high-end luxury goods together for the first time. The exemplary HD HOME collection with eight new lines showcases the best of the best in furniture, accessories and home decor. Growth of buyer-favourite collections including Made in America, Emerging Artists, Pampered Pets and Children's World extends the January Market line-up.

We preview a few of the tableware/kitchen brands showcasing at Atlanta:

Vista Alegre

Vista Alegre, a worldwide leader in fine porcelain and crystal tableware and giftware, will showcase a variety of new collections, from barware to giftware, at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The company’s various product lines will be on display including the Vista Alegre-Christian Lacroix giftware collaboration, Love Who You Want (pictured); the children’s collection, Bairro das Flores; as well as a variety of barware and crystal, including Portrait and Gemstone. A variety of collections from Casa Alegre and Bordallo Pinheiro will be showcased as well. Find the Vista Alegre Showroom in Building 2, Suite 893A.

Joseph Joseph

Joseph Joseph executives will be showcasing some of the company’s newest products in food prep, serving, storage and entertaining. Joseph Joseph’s latest kitchen innovations include the Slice&Sharpen, which conveniently sharpens knives just before use with the built-in ceramic sharpener; the Rota, which features a unique compact design with twin ceramic sharpening wheels, a coarse wheel for dull or damaged blades, and a fine wheel for finishing and/or regular maintenance; and the CanDo, a clever, space-saving can opener that automatically grips the edge of the can while twisting and has a lid-release button for easy release. Find them on their booth at B2 3-117.

Tovolo executives will display the company’s latest products and be available to share information on an array of new offerings, from ice molds and cutting mats to kitchen gadgets and food prep tools. Tovolo’s latest introductions include the Precision Cutting Mat, which allows consumers to easily chop and measure ingredients. The Ice Math Cutting Mat is also being showcased and is ideal for preparing a variety of cocktails. Other new products include the Heart and “T” Novelty Ice Trays that create incredibly detailed molds; Breakfast Shapers that are sure to add a little fun to the breakfast table and are great for both pancakes and eggs; the Magnetic Tri-Peeler that can handle all peeling needs in one compact design; and the Yolk Out Whisk, which features an integrated egg cup that easily catches the yolk. Rounding out the company’s offerings are new Silicone Tea Infusers, Novelty Bag Clips, and Silicone Wine Caps. Visit the Tovolo Showroom in Building 2, Suite 1701.

The Atanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in Atlanta takes place from Tuesday, January 6th – Tuesday, January 13th, and is open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (open until 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday).


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