March 14, 2019

5 New and Noteworthy Market Launches You Need to Know About

Showroom openingsgallery exhibitions, and pop-up shops are all settings for new product launches. Check out the latest market introductions from top brands and designers.

1. Flos x Nendo introduces multi-functional lamp-furniture hybrid.

Gaku by Nendo through Flos. Photography by DSL Studio.

If you can dream it, Nendo can create it. Designer Oki Sato dreamed up Gaku, a multi-functional lamp and furniture piece that can be customized to fit the user. Thanks to Flos, wish granted.

2. Interface adds nora® rubber flooring to its sustainable product lineup.

Norament Grano is among recent introductions from Nora Systems, the rubber flooring specialist that was acquired by Interface. Photography courtesy of Interface.

Interface recently announced that its nora® rubber flooring is officially part of the company’s Carbon Neutral Floors™  program, rounding out its diverse portfolio of products.

3. Dedon opens a flagship store in NYC.

The CIRQL chair by Werner Aisslinger through Dedon in ginger, bluestone, and jade. Photography courtesy of Dedon.
The AIIR chair by GamFretesi through DEDON in saffron with new sled base. Photography courtesy of Dedon.

Along with its Upper East Side flagship’s grand opening, Dedon showed some new colors and styles. In our February 2019 issue, we featured the Werner Aisslinger-designed Cirql in onyx, and the chair is now available in a palette of coordinating colors. Dedon also introduced a sled base option for the Aiir chair.

4. Eskayel debuts Matisse-inspired collection at Salon Design gallery.

Fabric and wallcovering from the Belize Blooms Collection by Eskayel. Photography by Move Mountains Co.

Florals for spring? Well, the concept may or may not be groundbreaking, but for Eskayel, it’s definitely inspired. The Belize Blooms Collection includes wallpaper, fabric, and rugs, all displayed at Salon Design, a Boston gallery for emerging artists founded by Amanda Pratt.

5. MoMA Design Store introduces The Print Shop pop-up.

Prints featured at MoMA Design Store’s The Print Shop: Dylan by Milton Glaser and Enigma by Mary Wagner. Images courtesy of MoMA Design Store.

In addition to the already-popular prints that MoMA Design Store will continue to sell at its offshoot, the pop-up offers personal framing services. The Print Shop will run until March 25 at 81 Spring Street in SoHo.

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