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September 25, 2017

Las Vegas Market's First Look program received a record-breaking number of product submissions this season. When you consider the show's growth — in new categories, as well as in established segments — it's no surprise this season's curation was the most invigorating and rigorous yet.

We set the stage, literally, for First Look in our product displays. Located in a freestanding case in the Grand Plaza courtyard during Summer Market, here's what was highlighted in these multilayered vignettes:

  • PANTONE®VIEW home + interiors palettes is illustrated for 2018 in "iGen," a dynamic and colorful presentation that anticipates the wants of Generation Z. These digital natives, born in the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s, already outnumber Millennials and have $44 billion in annual purchase power.
  • Speaking of Millennials ... these demographer darlings are the focus of "Modern Traditions." We imagine holiday decorating in an urban maximalist-style dining vignette. Subtle seasonal touches complement bold patterns and multiple metal finishes.
  • In "Water Signs," we're heading to the beach. Or the pool ... take your pick. Gifts and personal accessories that suit both destinations, plus inviting casual lounge furniture, celebrate our love of water — and enduring blue color palettes.
  • Lastly, Handmade celebrates the creativity and craftsmanship of Las Vegas Market tenants across campus. We've created our most retail-like environment to date to showcase makers' skill and artistry.


Modern Traditions Recap

First Look’s Modern Traditions trend presents a maximalist dining vignette that’s ready for holiday get-togethers. A metal finishes mix, refreshed blues and festive, yet refined, home accents headline. Let's dive in and see what products are trending under this theme!

Featured Products

French Heritage, A114

An oak top in the Honey finish rests atop a lustrous angular gold base to create Carlson dining table. It measures 97 inches wide by 47 inches deep. From French Heritage. A114

Sunpan, B700

Sunpan's Halden faux leather dining chair comes in Vintage Black, Cognac and Vintage Blue. The steel frame has a bronze finish. B700

Safavieh, A101

Safavieh's Lester dining chair in navy cotton velvet with silver nailhead trim is sold as a set of two. A101

Bungalow 5, C455

Mix granite tops and hand-hammered repoussé bases, and Bungalow 5's Stockholm dining table takes on distinct moods; this is the airy Scandinavian variety. It measures 95 inches wide by 52 inches deep. C455

TOV Furniture, B658

TOV Furniture's signature glossy gold finish creates a distinct outline on Akiko velvet dining chair. Spot a variation, the brand's Haute navy velvet dining chair, in this season's First Look product display. B658


More means more in a maximalist interior, where patterns, colors, textures and design styles are layered without restriction. Our interpretation, explains the decorating trend through an urban lens.

Featured Products

Hand-painted 24-karat gold bands encircle traditional glass forms to create the contemporary, yet timeless, Semplice barware collection from Arte Italica. C572

Arte Italica, C572

Hand-painted gold coco shells and emerald green buri nut beads radiate from the beveled center of Sadie. The mirror's diameter is 48 inches. From PALECEK. C498


California’s beloved Manzanita tree is celebrated in this new faux bois table from Nima Oberoi Lunares. C107

Nima Oberoi Lunares, C107

Mitchell Black's "Floral Bliss" Peel & Stick wallpaper is from the Nomad Collection, a line inspired by Asian, North African and Austrian tiles and textiles. C554A

Mitchell Black, C554A

Teal and golden glass and brushed metal embellishment dress up a maximalist buffet or tablescape. Eightmood shows how. C1023

Eightmood, C1023

The spirited and lavish "I Wish My Garden Looked Like This" self-adhesive, removable wallpaper is from the Cynthia Rowley Collection for Tempaper. It's offered in red, white and gold variations. C584

Tempaper, C584

Stars unite on Christopher Guy's Stellaire mirror, a dazzling showpiece in a maximalist space. Mirror panes are scattered throughout the 47-inch-high hand-carved wood frame. A100

Christopher Guy, A100

Animal prints are a go-to in maximalist interiors — try Abbyson Living's new hair-on hide ottomans, which are offered in both cool and warm colorways. B170

Abbyson, B170


First Look’s seasonal dining vignette approaches holiday decorating with a subtle hand.

Featured Products

Arcadia Home, C10-106

Arcadia Home's pillows are handfelted and hand-appliquéd from 100 percent sustainable wool by artisans working in India. The company contributes a portion of its sales to 1% for the Planet, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the environment. C10-106

Harold Import Co., C1112B

HIC/Harold Import Co.'s Reindeer nutcracker tackles the toughest of shells without damaging the meats within. It's aluminum with a heat-cured coating that won't crack, peel or chip. C1112B

Potluck Press, P1-1604

Potluck Press' play on plaids is just one of several new coffee mug collections available this summer. P1-1604

Torre & Tagus, C1053

Stag decal ceramic vases from Torre & Tagus marry a woodland theme and a minimalist form. C1053

Accent Decor, C124

Accent Decor's holiday assortment for 2017 includes earthy garlands and metal structures that allow for creative and crafty display. C124

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