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National Gallery of Art, Baker Odds & Ends, Marimekko and more

National Gallery of Art online storeThe National Gallery of Art’s new online store carries more than 1,000 products, including an assortment of gifts, special exhibition products, framed and matted prints and decorative items for the home.
National Gallery of Art launches revamped online store

Washington - The National Gallery of Art recently unveiled its new online store at www.shop.nga.gov. With a state-of-the-art platform and a new design, the online arm of the museum's popular Gallery Shops now carries a fuller range of products, offers expanded shopping functionality and allows customer self-service with a variety of new features.

The Gallery Shops' site carries more than 1,000 products, including gallery publications, special exhibition products, framed and matted prints, and an assortment of gift items including scarves, ties, jewelry, accessories, art materials, children's products, stationery and decorative items for the home.

According to a press release, "Much of the selection is new to the Gallery's online customers, and reflects the most requested items from the Gallery's three store locations within the museum's buildings."

Baker Odds & Ends opens pop-up store

High Point, N.C. - Furniture outlet retailer Baker Odds & Ends opened a pop-up store in November at 109 Lane Ave. here. The store is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 14, and on weekdays by appointment by calling 336-885-0186.

According to a press release, "Baker Odds & Ends is clearing out their inventory of furniture, accessories and fabrics to make room for the new fall styles."
The store features 10,000 square feet of furniture and accessories. Baker Odds & Ends also operates an online outlet at bakeroddsandends.com.

Kuopio, Finland - Finnish design company Marimekko opened a home décor-focused shop-in-shop here in November. The shop is part of a Marimekko store expansion in Finland - the company recently opened a new outlet store in Vantaa and a gift shop in Helsinki, and remodeled its locations in Kitee and the Arctic Circle.

New York - Online tabletop retailer B by Brandie launched in November at www.BbyBrandie.com. Founded by Brandie Gehan, the site carries a variety of tabletop products including bone china, porcelain dinnerware, glassware and flatware.

Alexa BoschiniAlexa Boschini | Assistant Editor, Home Accents Today
aboschini@homeaccentstoday.com

Alexa Boschini joined the Furniture Today Group in May 2012 as assistant editor for Home Accents Today and Casual Living. A native of Greensboro, N.C., she graduated from Elon University in 2010 with a degree in journalism. She spent two years as an award-winning education and features reporter with The Sanford (N.C.) Herald, and has also covered arts and entertainment for Go Triad at the Greensboro News & Record. When she isn't delving into the latest news and trends in home décor, you can find her at the movies, with her nose stuck in a book or volunteering to help the Triad's homeless animals. You can reach her at aboschini@homeaccentstoday.com

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