New home décor destination, B-3, to debut at Las Vegas summer market
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, June 26, 2012
LAS VEGAS - World Market Center Las Vegas is launching a newly merchandised and expanded presentation at the 2012 Summer Las Vegas Market. The new destination at World Market Center, located in Building B on the third floor (B-3), will be a combination of new lines to Las Vegas and hand-picked showrooms relocated from other buildings.
A WMC press release describes B-3, which is 100% leased, as a "vibrant, must visit location for buyers across all industry sectors from interior designers to furniture retailers to gift stores." Several educational and networking events will also be held throughout the week in B-3 showrooms.
"Bringing together this caliber of resources in one easy-to-navigate area of the Las Vegas Market truly elevates the experience and offerings for design-centric buyers," said Lee Hershberg, vice president of home décor, International Market Centers. "We have a growing collection of better merchandise in Las Vegas-and concentrating these resources together on one floor will give buyers looking for the most up-to-date, on-trend presentation a fantastic experience. We believe this vibrant destination will attract additional trend-setters across all categories to Las Vegas and will be an immediate catalyst for growth."
B-3 showrooms new to the market include Wendover Art, maker of unique and high-quality wall décor; Daniel Stuart Studio, purveyor of fine furnishings for the home with a specialization in high-end upholstery, bedding and decorative pillows; Best Slip Cover, a family-owned company with more than 50 years experience in the furniture and slipcover industry; Pacific Green Furniture, leading pioneer in Palmwood technology; Made Goods, provider of fine furnishings, lighting, mirrors and accessories; Furniture Classics, maker of solid wood, antique reproduction furniture; LuLu & Co., wholesale distributor of fine French products including linens, furniture, accessories, glassware and ceramics; and Blue Ocean Traders, wholesale importer of unique items and furnishings from around the world.
"Las Vegas has always been a good market for us and we are thrilled to be a part of this new initiative," said Daniel Penciner, CEO of Daniel Stuart Studio. "The community of high design that is being created on B-3 will benefit both vendor and visitor and we believe, will make a good market, great."
Tenants relocating to B-3 from other areas of Las Vegas Market include Lazy Susan, innovative home accessories company focusing on clean and simple design aesthetic; Noir, manufacturer of home furnishings that emphasize natural, simple and classic designs; GO Home, maker of vintage inspired home furnishings, giftware and accessories; Bougainvillea, luxury wholesale distributor of preserved botanicals, fragrant candles, ladies apparel accessories, home accessories and jewelry; D.B. Imports, Ltd., which bills itself as the source for store fixtures and home accents for the wholesale and retail trade markets; Artisan House, designer and creator of unique, high-quality metal sculptures for wall, floor and tabletop; Arteriors Home, manufacturer of accessories, furniture and lighting with timeless appeal; and Brownstone Furniture, manufacturer of high-end furniture with innovative and timeless design.
Existing showrooms already located in B-3 that will be integral to this new collection of vendors include Chandra, maker of high-design rugs; Paragon, award-winning wholesale supplier of wall décor and its sister company, Propac, featuring a vast wall collection including matted framed and textured art, canvas transfers, metal collections and mirrors; and Surya, high-end manufacturer of wool rugs and complementary accessories.
The full listing of B3 participants and showroom numbers includes:
Arteriors B360 relocation
Artisan House B354 relocation
Best Slip Cover B324 NEW
Blue Ocean Traders B355 NEW
Bougainvillea B335 relocation
Brownstone B362 relocation
Chandra Rugs B300 as-is
Daniel Stuart Studio B316 NEW
DB Imports B350 relocation
Furniture Classics B346 NEW
Go Home B326 relocation
Lazy Susan B320 relocation
LuLu B365 NEW
Made Goods B349 NEW
Noir B305 relocation
Pacific Green B328 NEW
Paragon B301 as-is
Propac B301 as-is
Surya B370 as-is
Wendover Art Group B306 NEW