|LAS VEGAS MARKET CONTINUES HOME DÉCOR SURGE: ADDS STARK, EXPANDS COURISTAN
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Market announced today another wave of home décor resource expansion, with an additional 10 new, expanding and relocating vendors confirmed in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits for the summer 2018 Las Vegas Market, running July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018.
Among the six new showrooms opening this summer, Stark Carpet and Stark Studio Rugs is most noteworthy, but three additional exhibitors list area rugs in their roster of products. These include B S Trading Company, Lolo Rugs and Lights, and in the temporaries is Shiv Shakti Exports. Couristan moves to a much larger space
and Saddleman's returns to Las Vegas Market.
"Las Vegas Market is continuing to experience growth in the better home décor category, and we are delighted to welcome a total of 22 new, expanding and relocating showrooms to Market this summer," said Julie Messner, senior vice president of furniture & home décor leasing for International Market Centers.
New, Expanding, Relocating Home Décor Showrooms
Six new showrooms will open in Buildings B and C for Summer Market. Newcomers are: B S Trading Company Inc., suppliers of accent furniture, throws, rugs, accessories, hides and horns, in 2,867 square feet on B3; County Road, providers of votives, candle holders, candlesticks, decorative cushions, storage boxes, baskets, throws, picture frames and vases, in 607 square feet on C5; LoLo Rugs and Lights, importers of fine home décor, lighting, handmade rugs, jewelry, natural soap and textiles, in 1,678 square feet on C4; Red Horse Arts, manufacturers of vintage and modern wall décor, in 1,883 square feet on A4; and Stark Carpet & Stark Studio Rugs, manufacturers of luxurious carpets and area rugs, in 1,980 square feet on C1.
In addition to these first-time LVMKT exhibitors, Saddlemans, suppliers of luxury leather Brazilian cowhides and hide rugs, returns to Las Vegas Market in a new 1,668 square foot showroom on C4.
Four current tenants are expanding or relocating their showroom presentations for the Summer Market, including: Couristan, manufacturers of fine carpets and area rugs, expanding to 4,530 square feet on B3; etuHOME by Europe2You, providers of kitchen accessories and home accents, relocating to 1,701 square feet on C5; Sugarboo & Co., suppliers of uplifting art prints, charming home goods and whimsical paper products, relocating to 1,710 square feet in Salon West on C5.
Additionally, Mitchell Black, suppliers of designer wallcoverings, wallpaper, wall art, designer flooring, decorative pillows, scented soy candles and outdoor fabric, will make its Summer Market debut in in Salon West on C5.
New Home Décor Temporary Exhibitors
The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market also welcome a number of new home décor suppliers to temporary exhibits in Pavilion Two. First-time exhibitors in HOME, DESIGN HOME and DISCOVERIES include: Blue Orange Pottery (home and garden décor); Boyu Exhibition (Dalian) Co., Ltd. (garden accents and accessories); Taylor Linens (bedding and accessories); Twelve Timbers (wall art and accessories. Additionally, Antiques and Interiors (European antiques, accessories and pine reproductions) returns following a hiatus from Las Vegas Market.
These newcomers join notable returning home décor exhibitors in Pavilion 2: Age of Industry (vintage home accents); Beyond Cushions Corporation (decorative pillows and cushions); Brayden & Brooks (wall art and accessories); Contrast, Inc. (mixed media décor); D Home (accessories); Djem (furniture and accessories); Forever Green Art (botanicals); Go Home (vintage inspired home furnishings, giftware and accessories); Golden Oldies (furniture and accessories); Homestead Textiles, Inc. (luxury bath towels); House of Cindy (decorative pillows, rugs and accessories); Indus Design Imports (furniture and accessories); Modelli Creations (bohemian chic home decor, gifts, and accessories); Shiv Shakti Exports (carpets, rugs and cushions); Uber Chic Home (upcycled, reclaimed and vintage accents); and Vintage Addiction (costume jewelry, ladies handbags, furniture, and home accessories).
Best of the West Program Features Top Tastemakers
Beyond showrooms, Las Vegas Market is spotlighting better home décor with the return of its popular and proprietary "Best of the West in Life & Style" trend report, co-sponsored by RestyleSource, on Monday, July 30, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., in WorldView on B16. In this year's "Best of the West," six top tastemakers will reveal their take on what's hot in West Coast lifestyle and design.
The session, moderated by Jesse Bodine president and co-founder of Scout & Nimble, an online home furnishings e-commerce site where designers across the country build shoppable designer rooms, is worth 0.1 CEU. A meet and greet cocktail reception with the panelists will take place in Salon West from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. following the presentation.
Panelists include taste-making influencers and designers Kristen Forgione of The LifeStyled Company; Ryan Garvin of Ryan Garvin Photography; Jenny Komenda, creator of the award-winning blog Little Green Notebook and the design business Juniper Studio; Chelsea Shukov and Jamie Grobecker, co-founders of Sugar Paper LA; and designer Caitlin Wilson of Caitlin Wilson Design.