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Tabletop, Chicago style.

IT'S THE SMALL DETAILS THAT MAKE THE DIFFERENCE IN TABLETOP. At the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago this month, the newest dinnerware, glassware and flatware collections are notable for the obvious hand of the artist; for state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques that add strength or a unique finish; and for the imagination and innovation that presents familiar objects in brand new ways.--Allison Zisko

Yedi Houseware

The blue clover collection is a transparent-glazed assortment of tea sets, espresso sets, mugs, cake platters and dessert sets, available in blue and white.

Infusion Living

The silicone ReForms Convertible Vase transforms into six different styles, including a chip bowl and flower pot.

American Atelier

The Madera Collection combines clear, handmade glassware with Acacia wood.


A new license agreement with Two Can Art has resulted in a series of tumbler designs to benefit autism awareness.


Silicone sleeves in numerous colors provide protection and grip, plus the ability to identify your glass.

Gibson Overseas

Escadaria flatware is one of several new flatware patterns showcasing new finishing techniques.

Towle Living

The Entertaining Collection has added a two-tiered basket to its lineup.

Lancaster Colony

Lancaster Commercial Products introduces Lucaris, The Crystal of Modern Asia, blending eastern and western design traditions in stemware.

Totally Bamboo

The Wave Sushi Set showcases a Japanese-inspired wave design, intricately laser-etched to bring out the design details.


A teapot, the newest addition to the Sonoma collection, is finished in a solid glaze with subtle brushstroke accents.

Holstein Housewares

A white porcelain cake stand on a metal support presents baked goods.

Island Bamboo

Add some snazz to a utensil crock with 13-inch kitchen tools made from Pakka wood. islandbamboo.coma


New Tritan Protect from German manufacturer Zwiesel Kristall-glas, the result of a new manufacturing process, is more durable and scratch-resistant.


The new Gigogne mug and saucer is made from tempered glass that remains clear and scratch-free.

Rachael Ray

New Cucina dinnerware features a more subdued color palette rooted in nature and enhanced by chic, rustic cstyling.

Mossy Oak

Lifetime and Mossy Oak have partnered on a collection of beverageware, food preparation, tabletop, and home decor featuring Mossy Oak camouflage

Wilton Armetale

The Gourmet Grillware collection gets a functional boost with the addition of the large Football Griller.


Fulfill that nesting instinct with these colorful matryoshka bowls.


Eat. it cutlery by Wiel Arets embodies a modern

San Yoshi

Japanese lacquer manufacturer San Yoshi offers BPA-free, melamine-free plastic dinnerware that looks like ceramic.


Orchard Harvest illustrates colorful stone fruits and berries on a neutral cream


Elizabeth's Everyday Essentials will demonstrate how to use entertaining-oriented products in creative ways.

Arc International

Luminarc introduces a 15-SKU barware collection with the cocktail sizes and shapes most commonly found in the trend-forward bars and


A new rose bowl is part of Godinger's bridal and Mother's Day product groupings.


Handcarved out of reclaimed mango wood, the Tangerine bowl is available in six colors.

Zak Designs

Confetti modular trays can be used separately but are also designed to fit inside each other in a wide range of configurations.


Grammercy stoneware offers a black and white silk-screen design.

Hampton Forge

The Argent Quilted pattern features a dual-sided, geometric design.


The forms of White Bungalow are borrowed from early American tin pantryware and glass refrigerator containers.

Bormioli Rocco

New InAlto stemware features a delicate stem combined with a unique bowl shape.

Zrike Brands

The licensed Warner Bros. collection features Batman and Superman on

Robinson Home

Oneida's Forrester flatware was inspired by traditional riveted cutlery


Gourmet Basics by Mikasa Verona dinnerware, available in an eye-catching, brown metallic glaze, is microwave- and dishwasher-safe.


A solid wood board with a removable, sliding quartz tray allows for different serving

Fred & Friends

The Dinner Winner divided plate from Fred & Friends makes mealtime fun.


The Acaciawood Serveware line features pieces designed for buffet-style serving as well as smaller pieces for smaller gatherings at home.


The Fruit Infusion Flavor Carafe has a removable fruit compartment and an airtight seal.
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Author:Zisko, Allison
Publication:HFN Home Furnishings News
Date:Mar 1, 2014
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