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First Look Trends for Winter 2018

Paint brands have released their top color picks for 2018, and the hues alternate between fiery red and watery blues to stately grays and atmospheric neutrals. Together, they recall the palettes of both Romantic and Realist painters.


Romance Your Senses

Time-saving housewares make fast work of kitchen prep. This season, we're featuring housewares and more as we set the table for brunch.


Get Your Table Ready

It's the Year of the Dog, and First Look is celebrating our loyal, dependable four-legged companions in a playful vignette that crosses all product categories at Las Vegas Market.

First Look celebrates makers in Storytellers, this season's nod to handmade, fair-trade and certified home and gift products.

First Look Seminar

Join Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media as she serves up fast-paced design insights and purchase trends from a host of industry tastemakers and trendsetters.


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First Look Trends for Summer 2017

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Modern Traditions

Family, dining, holiday and seasonal products come to the fore in this trend, which spotlights modern and transitional dining furniture; tabletop; holiday décor and decorations, including wrapping paper; ornaments; and more. Holiday merchandise runs the gamut, encompassing Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year's Eve. 


Get Holiday-Ready

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Modern Traditions Vignette at Summer Market

Casual/Outdoor: Water Signs

First Look heads to the beach – and pool – for a casual lounge vignette that showcases watery blues and bright whites. Merchandise selections incorporate outdoor furniture, including modern lounge seating and fire pits; beach towels; portable umbrellas; all-weather dinnerware; beachwear; totes; sunglasses, and more.


Dive Right In

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Bedroom: iGen

Marketers' focus is shifting from Millennials' wants and needs to Generation Z's wishes and hopes, and First Look keeps pace with a space for today's true digital natives. We're connecting with the iGeneration – an entrepreneurial, responsible, compassionate, competitive and curious set – in our first-ever 'tween bedroom vignette. The product assortment for iGen includes: unisex bedroom furniture, especially designs with tech management and savvy storage solutions; bedding; area rugs; lighting; wall decor; poufs; personal accessories; plush, and toys.


Capture iGen's Attention


Craftsmanship and artistry headline First Look's fourth trend vignette with products all showcasing the creativity and handiwork of craftspeople. Virtually all product categories are suitable, with a special emphasis on merchandise produced by global artisans. 


Meet the Makers

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