Dallas Market touts 150-plus new, relocated, expanded showrooms for January
The January 6-12 edition of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will include many of Dallas Market Center’s more than 150 new, expanded and relocated showrooms.
Buyers from 47 states attended recent trade events in Dallas, including more new buyers from coast to coast.
“There has been tremendous activity across the marketplace as additional brands enter and expand in Dallas,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO. “More buying and selling across more categories is being done in Dallas. As we continue our momentum of well-attended, inspiring and safe buying events we congratulate these companies on their investment and partnership. We are anticipating a highly successful new year.”
Highlights of the showroom additions for Total Home & Gift Market include:
- Diverse Marketing (WTC 439, 421) has dramatically expanded into adjacent space on the atrium. The toy, gift and sport showroom represents dozens of lines including Fat Brain Toy Co., Funko, HearthSong, Schylling, PopSockets, SuckUK, and others.
- Todd Smith and Charlie Groppetti, the visionaries behind the farmhouse style, are debuting a new showroom called Porch View (WTC 280). The brand offers home furnishings and accessories in a relaxed, casual aesthetic.
- Minka Group debuts a massive new showroom on the fourth floor of the Trade Mart (4103). All of its brands will be located in a single location, including Minka-Lavery, Minka-Aire, Metropolitan Lighting Fixture Co., and George Kovacs.
- Z-Lite has expanded its showroom, TM 4600. Since 1987, Z-Lite has been creating an array of interior and exterior residential lighting — all designed to suit a wide range of styles, from traditional to contemporary.
- Customized upholstered furnishings are available at the expanding Pasha Furniture (IHDC 1D421). The limitless options — from finishes, cushions, legs, and hardware to hundreds of fabric selections — enable the creation of one-of-a-kind pieces.
- For 58 years, Regency International (WTC 268) has supplied retailers, garden centers, florists, and designers with home décor, accessories, and gifts. Now, the company is expanding to offer even more finds from their expansive holiday collections — including Christmas and Easter — home and garden goods, and realistic faux flowers and foliage.
- When HomeTronics (WTC 10085) opened at Dallas Market Center in 2019, it was the first smart home showroom in North America, uniting advanced technology from Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Now, HomeTronics is expanding to house its innovative lines including Samsung.
- Lighting, décor, vanities, and mirrors in a range of styles may be found at Elegant Furniture & Lighting (WTC 10080). Since its inception in 2000, the Philadelphia-based company has been known for its careful attention to detail, craftsmanship, and options that fit spaces from transitional to urban chic.
- Park Hill Collection has new space for discovery (WTC 333, 321). The company brings together objects that spark feelings of nostalgia and inspiration. Many are exclusive antique reproductions, others are contemporary finds.
- Ratana (IHDC 1D103) adds square footage to showcase its array of outdoor furniture from contemporary to traditional.
- The Factory 231 (WTC 13610) was founded by two Colombian designers who have been around art all their lives. Aleja Avila launched leather handbags full of vibrant colors and fine leathers with prints and textures that demonstrate the versatility of fashion and culture. Juan Felipe is a watchmaker who mixes innovative materials such as woods, preserved flowers, concrete, leather and recycled materials into stylish designs.
- Garden Age Supply (WTC 394) is relocating and expanding. Their production site lies in West Java, Indonesia, where the local village residents use materials such as reclaimed wood, driftwood, lava and natural river stones, recycled glass, bamboo roots, and a variety of other sustainable materials to create totally unique designs.
- More space for Zaer Ltd. International (WTC 394), the destination for unique garden and home decor products, all designed and manufactured by highly skilled craftsmen.
- Lucas + McKearn — a partnership between Joe McKearn of Flambeau Lighting of New Orleans and Jonathan and Deborah Lucas, the team behind 50-years-running UK company Elstead Lighting — is opening a new showroom in TM 4432.19 to showcase lighting and accessories.
- Saro Trading Company has been creating handmade decorative lace accessories since 1981, and has built a brand that encompasses everything from table linens to tableware, home décor, bedding, fashion accessories, holiday items, and more, now in an expanded space in IHDC 2F446.
- Shima Shanti has arrived in The Gallery (IHDC 1D202). Founding artist Shima experiments with beeswax and fire to create impressionistic paintings of sky and sea.
- P A Home is expanding in order to make room for its home accents, mirrors, and framed art in WTC 523 and 584.
- ELLAHOME is relocating to a new space in The Gallery (IHDC 1D202) for displaying lighting, accessories and furniture collections, including a large selection of iron tables.
- Forty West Designs, a family-owned and operated company that specializes in designing and selling lamps, upholstery and home décor to worldwide retailers, is relocating to a new showroom in WTC 10010.
In addition to the permanent showrooms, a full marketplace of Temps will be presented in January. The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market (January 6-9) will present hundreds of new and returning exhibitors. Buyers will explore four Temps neighborhoods: Trade Mart 1 will feature Luxe Gift Temps; on WTC 12 will be Gift, Home & Design Temps; on WTC 13 will be Apparel & Fashion Accessories; and in Market Hall will be Vintage Home & Décor, Antiques, Cash & carry, and Artisan Cash & Carry.
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