Everything for the home from dinnerware designed by Angelina Jolie’s tatoo-artist (left), to South African-made wool ottomans that looked like stones, were presented to buyers and interior designers and the press at the N.Y. Gift Fair last week.
Buying ramped up a bit according to this — very hurt — segment of the market. The general consensus was more hopeful than at the previous, January market.
And, as always, trends surfaced: Wool felt, green goods and wall stickers (like this chandelier sticker) were hot, hot, hot. Read more in my post about the fair’s Top 3 Design Trends for the fall at RentedSpaces, or my posts for R•Home magazine on what Richmond shop owners were eyeing here, here and here.