AmericasMart Atlanta is where top designers, decorators, retailers and tastemakers from across the nation and the world converge to find the inspirational styles that shape global home décor trends.
Featuring an ever-growing collection of HOME product lines, The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 10 – 17, 2013) and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 11 – 14, 2013) are the preferred Market shopping experience for designers, decorators and retailers alike. Buyers are treated to a mesmerizing array of high-end, design-driven home furnishings, home accessories, fine linens and textiles, wall décor, lighting, holiday and floral décor and the world’s largest selection of area rugs – all in easily shopped, integrated product collections.
Augmenting the impressive PERMANENT showrooms are the Market TEMPORARIES featuring home furnishings and accessories, fine linens and more. Housed in the same building as the PERMANENT HOME collection and on multiple other floors across the easy-to-navigate AmericasMart campus, the TEMPORARIES offer product from new and innovative lines as well as established classics. HD Home, a juried collection of eight exclusive high-design home furnishings and décor is showcased in spectacular vignette settings in the Center Hall of Floor 1.
Highlighting the HOME category at the July Market is the continued integration of RUG and HOME throughout the expansive Building 1. This integration realigns the building’s product mix with the way buyers shop, featuring complete and highly styled displays that inspire creative design while sharing the products that modern, design-conscious consumers truly want. Look for exciting showroom specials across Market, especially on Floors 3-6 of Building 1.
Notable updates in the HOME category include new showroomGrander Images presenting hand-painted, mixed-media, sculptured painting, and giclee artwork; vibrant Cyan Design expanding into a nearly 10,000-square-foot showroom; and brilliantly-designed home furnishings and accessories by Regina-Andrew Design, Inc. in a larger, over 5,000-square-foot showroom.
Providing further inspiration, top design tastemakers share their expertise in a series of engaging, entertaining and educational seminars throughout the Market. Business-savvy Jonathan and Drew Scott of HGTV’s Property Brothers discuss how to spend money where it counts and how to search for the best pricing on products. Three of the South’s top interior designer and bloggers Haskell Harris, Jamie Meares and Lindsey Coral Harper discuss staying true to their Southern roots and how that affects their design perspectives in an informative panel discussion. Stylist Emily Henderson, winner of HGTV’s Design Star, shares the latest trends in tabletop accessories and teaches how to incorporate home accents and furnishings to complete the overall look of a room. A full list of presenters and events can be found by visiting http://www.americasmart.com/home/july-2013/events.
The centerpiece of the July Market, AmericasMart celebrates professional achievements at the most important and anticipated night in the home furnishings and décor industry, ICON HONORS 2013.The ICON HONORS 2013 celebration will be Thursday, July 11 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, just blocks from AmericasMart. Cocktails will be served at 7 p.m., and the dinner and 2013 Honors Presentation begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and tables can be purchased at www.americasmarticonhonors.com.