Glow Creative Innovations has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a set of porcelain dinner plates, which is inspired by nature and art nouveau, called Wild Indigo.
Homer Laughlin China has added the Fiesta floral bouquet pattern onto a tapered mug.
Q Squared is debuting a new melamine line resembling stoneware in its fall introductions called The Potter Collection.
NPD sees potential growth for tabletop sales that can translate into more lifestyle and cross-selling opportunities for retailers beyond wedding registry purchases, particularly with kitchen gadgets and beverageware.
On the second day of the New York Tabletop Market, October 18, vendors focused on new ways to add interest to tabletop segments, incorporating mixed materials, new finishes and new ways to add an entertaining lifestyle element to familiar SKUs, particularly those that might be multi-functional.
Lenox Corporation has teamed with architect and designer Luca Andrisani for a new tabletop collection, which will debut at the fall New York Tabletop Market.
Costa Nova has partnered with flower designer Christian Tortu for a new tabletop collection called Riviera.
Zak Designs has launched Design Direct Global, a subsidiary company which is said to be dedicated to incorporating the latest global fashion trends into a complete assortment of dinnerware, drinkware and serveware products.
Gaia Group will present new tabletop collections at the fall New York Tabletop Market.
ThermoServ has acquired United States Dinnerware Inc.’s commercial melamine tableware brand, Prolon.
Homer Laughlin China and Tervis took part in the White House’s week-long Made in America Product Showcase that featured companies that manufacture products in the United States.
MacKenzie-Childs is debuting new dinnerware at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
Zak Designs has added dinnerware and drinkware to its Disney licensed “Beauty and the Beast” collection, in celebration of the live action movie’s release on DVD.