DESIGNER SHOWROOMS AND
RESOURCES MAKING THE NEWS
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GOING BI-COASTAL Rose Tarlow Melrose House, the acclaimed interior furnishings company, will open its first NYC showroom this spring in Suite 1616 of the Decoration & Design Building (D&D, 979 Third Ave., NYC, www.ddbuilding.com).
The showroom will feature the company's new contemporary direction with custom pieces and one-of-a-kind globally sourced decorative objects.
MOVING ON UP Francine Gardner, Stamford resident and design force behind Interieurs (formerly on Franklin Street), moves to 58th Street this month. Steps away from the D&D, the new space will offer two floors, including a 1,000-square-foot terrace showcasing the company's new outdoor collections and accessories. 228 E. 58th St., NYC, (212) 343-0800, www.interieurs.com.
LONDON CALLING De Le Cuona, a London-based fabric company, has just opened in Suite 904 of the D&D. Known for its exquisite linens and paisleys, the brand also boasts an eclectic collection that pairs some of the simplest yarns with sophisticated weaving and finishing techniques. Materials
include bamboo, silk, jute and even the same paper/cotton mix used in bank notes. (212) 702-0800, www.delecuona.com.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS Equal and Flat are the newest additions to the Outdoor Collection by Gandia Blasco. Known for its textiles and rugs, Gandia Blasco favors a contemporary aesthetic for its line of outdoor furniture. The Equal table (shown) features a molded plastic base with a Formica top. This showroom is both retail and to the trade. 217 E. 59th St., NYC, (212) 421-6701, www.gandiablasco.com.
CLASSIC ROOTS Waterworks just opened a new showroom on 58th Street. A stone's throw from the D&D, the space is designed to celebrate the classic architecture of the neighborhood. The 8,000-square-foot retail space offers a wide array of products and a studio for designers and clients to dream up the ideal bath. 215 E. 58th St., NYC, (212) 371-9266, www.waterworks.com.