The comprehensive HOME collection at AmericasMart® Atlanta spans the décor and design spectrum with new and expanded showrooms and the new Commercial Design floor joining the Home & Rug, Home Accents & Fine Linens, Home Accents & Furnishings and Home & Design categories at The Atlanta International Gift And Home Furnishings Market®.

Celebrated home accents and home furnishings leaders are choosing Atlanta to reach new markets, with 22 showrooms opening, expanding and relocating on six floors in time for the Market. Notable among these are Wildwood and Chelsea House opening their first showroom locations outside of High Point, N.C. in Building 1, Floor 14. As previously announced, Ashley Furniture joins the Market in Building 1, Floor 4 to showcase its trend-driven lifestyle product presentations.

“We are excited to open our second showroom location, and we believe Atlanta is the perfect place to do it. Many of the designers with whom we collaborate work out of the Atlanta area, and we are thrilled to give them convenient, year-round access to another Wildwood showroom,” says Russ Barnes, vice president of Wildwood.

“We are thrilled to be showing in Atlanta,” adds Bill Cain, president of Chelsea House. “With the extraordinary growth of Chelsea House that we have enjoyed, this is the next natural step to continue to meet the increasing needs of our customers.”

Additional new showrooms include CW Design House Hospitality Habitat by Lia Shi, PS Luxury Design Hospitality Manufacturing and Worlds Away Hospitality on Floor 5; Eric & Christopher, Karma Living, Kevin O’Brien, Petal Lane Home, Scents & Feel and Van Cleve Collection on Floor 9; Celadon Art, Decorum and Marble Crafters on Floor 10; Beach Frames LLC & Steve Hayden on Floor 11, DÔME DECO US on Floor 13 and WJC Design Inc. on Floor 14. Additionally, three showrooms are expanding – Alicia Adams Alpaca on Floor 9, Pendulux on Floor 10 and Ella Home, Inc. on Floor 14 – and Moo Moo Designs relocates on Floor 9.

Design thought leaders are using the Market to showcase their collaborations with top manufacturers. Mark D. Sikes for Made Goods, Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Company for Loloi, Denise McGaha for Design Legacy by Kelly O’Neal, Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke from Madcap Cottage for Port 68 and Genevieve Gorder for Capel are just some of the designers presenting their lines this January.

“AmericasMart’s Home collection continues to evolve as the ultimate hub for trend-driven home accents and home furnishings product on the East Coast,” notes Julie Messner, senior vice president of Home Furnishings Leasing. “The January 2019 product presentation combined with exciting Market and exhibitor events makes it a must-attend event for home buyers.”

The hallmark of The Atlanta International Area Rug Market® (January 9-13, 2019) experience, America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards will again celebrate the best of the area rug industry on Thursday, January 10 in the Museum of Introductions in Building 1, Floor 4.

AmericasMart’s Building 1 HOME collection is augmented by The Gardens® casual furniture collection and other home furnishing lines showcased in Building 2. In addition to permanent showrooms, design-driven product is available in the temporary HD Home (Building 1, Floor 1), ANTIQUES (Building 1, Floor 2), Fine Linens & Home Textiles (Building 1, Floor 7), Home Accents & Home Furnishings (Building 1, Floor 7), DECOR | Light & Lifestyles (Building 1, Floor 7), HIGH DESIGN (Building 2, Floor 1) and HIGH DESIGN LUXE (Building 2, Floor 1)

AmericasMart Atlanta is a leading wholesale marketplace housing the nation’s largest gift product mix complemented by a broad selection of home accents, décor, tabletop, gourmet, area rug and fashion apparel merchandise. Its 16 annual markets and shows serve specialty retailers, designers and major buying groups from every U.S. state and more than 70 countries. The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market runs January 8-15, 2019.

Published verbatim courtesy of AmericasMart


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