Twice a year the Javits master NY Now, an event I still describe as the gift fair. As soon as we opened our shop in a little town in the top Catskills the gift fair to be the very first thing we went to, to share our shop and fill out our inventory past the vintage and also antique pieces we pulled from our existing collection.

You are watching: Ny now august 2017


We occurred a cast of favorite vendors, ones v a similar aesthetic come our own and also ones that fit into the nation lifestyle we were trying to appeal to.

Things adjusted when we moved to Madison and opened our store on a hidden street of permanently parked cars in a little house v what we thought was great potential.

The aesthetic adjusted with a slightly more urban commercial look and also the vendors at the fair drifted towards our new look.

Once we finally moved away from retail and focused on our interior design work the means we pounded the carpeted aisles the the fair readjusted to a more comprehensive hide and also seek with an emphasis on present clients demands for furnishings and also accessories yet narrowed away from the gifty aisles to be we had actually previously picked out scented candles and also holiday fare.

For plenty of years this operated well because that us yet as other shows seemed to uncover themselves much better suited come shows like ICFF and the architecture Digest present the sellers with focus on faux hair covered lounge chairs and also light fixtures do from hand-blown glass seemed to disappear.
Now the aisles detailed as "Home" had a higher percentage the jewelers and also felt hats 보다 silver trays and also concrete cocktail tables.Where that took numerous days to perform a complete walk-through of the present in ours days of sleeve purchasing I can now reduce my designated tour time to about a three-hour afternoon. Mine feet to be relieved however my need for a satiated style tour to be woefully in require of a pick me up.
Bunakara was among those pearls. There beautiful repertoire of linens and ticking was rich in hand and subtle in color
I love their strategy to upholstery not even knowing if this to be something they offered or were just using for display. If this use of fabric on furniture isn"t something they offer I"m stealing the idea and also taking off through it
A vendor I hadn"t checked out before, Roberta Schilling, collection up a an excellent booth sprinkled with inventive sofas, lamps and casegoods. They were actually offering off the floor that expected on the day ns came close to the end of the show nearly everything had a sold sign on it
including this an excellent upholstered cocktail table through an fastened tray that relocated along a monitor you could slide from side to side
I to be surprised to watch Mr. Brown and Julian Chichester setting up a booth in ~ the fair. Several of the merchants that have an are at 200 Lex had actually forgone the show and also instead held occasions in your showrooms during NY Now. Since Mr. Brown and Julian Chichester have actually a showroom over there at The new York style Center i was surprised to view them invest the money in room at NY Now.
The South came to play and it to be well appreciated. I obtained sidetracked on one aisle in the gift section I hadn"t plan on walking down after i had provided myself a break because that lunch. ~ above my means back out onto the exhibit floor and also on to the home sections I acquired lucky. One of my favorite new York restaurants is Freemans, a concealed treasure under in the Bowery. This booth had the same appeal. It would have been a definite buy if us were quiet in the sleeve business and if I can ever discover their service card so I could identify them. If anyone knows the surname of this candle vendor I"d love to understand who they are. They likewise have a publication out on your store and also I"d in ~ the the very least buy that.
There to be still several of my favorites setup up shop. This reproductions that all things vintage room well crafted and for a globe and travel fanatic it forced a stop and also a drool.
Another favorite and a vendor who more than likely does an extremely well at the display is V Rugs & Home. I"ve highlighted them on virtually every review of past shows that I"ve done and also this year is no different. Their line of textiles, hassocks and pillows are impeccable.
New finds space harder and also harder to come by yet this line of resin tableware was genuine treat. I"ve no had plenty of clients who have actually wanted me to go as much as purchasing their tabletop but if I ever before get the possibility Tina Frey Designs will certainly be at the height of mine list.

See more: Does Bleach Kill Bed Bug Eggs ? Here'S What We Found

Then periodically it"s not just the product however it"s the display screen that paint, etc me in. Skeem architecture sells matches. I have no idea if they have the right to make a life by selling matches yet I really loved the means they set fire to their display.
On the down side there wasn"t a vendor there there is no a mile the shagreen ~ above display. There were tiny boxes, next tables, credenzas and also more. There was so lot shagreen ns pitied the stingrays that have to be nearing extinction because of all the usage of their skin on every little thing that you could glue a hide to
I"m certain I"ll be NY Now following February once the next display loads in however I carry out hope that at least the labeling of part at the present will be a little more honest and also I won"t need to waste mine time wearing out my single leather going under aisles marked "Home" however filled with anything but home.THE GALLERY
Rick Shaver & Lee MelahnTwo brand-new York City furniture and also interior designers broadening our business to Madison, Wisconsin. Constantly on the find for a less complicated elegance and always willing to share what we have found.View my complete profile
►  2021(25) ►  2020(9) ►  2019(31) ►  2018(55) ▼  2017(59) ▼  September(4) ►  2016(51) ►  2015(70) ►  2014(52) ►  2013(70) ►  2012(53) ►  2011(55) ►  2010(1)