Charles S. Cohen, President/Owner of DCOTA, today announced that the Design Center of the Americas will be hosting a number of special design events, cocktail receptions, showroom visits and product introductions during MAISON & OBJECT AMERICAS 2015.
The prestigious international design tradeshow at the Miami Beach Convention Center (May 12-15, 2015) will have 250 exclusive exhibitors focused on two sectors:
+ Interior Design will gather the important names in decoration and design, offering a curated range of products to suit all development and contract projects.
+ Home Decoration will focus on offering an equally curated selection of trendsetting decorative furniture, lighting and accessories.
As one of the world's largest design/office campuses with more than 60 exquisite showrooms of extraordinary interior design products perfect for any upscale home, yacht or commercial project, DCOTA will welcome MAISON & OBJECT attendees at a series of special events. In fact, three buses will be running to and from DCOTA and the Miami Beach Convention Center throughout the 4-day show.
DCOTA Cocktail Receptions
DCOTA will host cocktail receptions for MAISON & OBJECT attendees daily from 4 to 7 pm:
+ Tuesday, May 12: Florense (Suite B-112)
+ Wednesday, May 13: Baker (Suite A-200)
+ Thursday, May 14: Versace Home at Abitare, Abitare-Minotti and Formitalia d (Suites C-328, C-324 & C-316)
DCOTA Showrooms & New Products/Lines:
Professional designers, design enthusiasts and all attendees at MAISON & OBJECT AMERICAS 2015 are invited to visit the recently opened showrooms at DCOTA (Lamborghini Tonino Casa at FORMITALIA d, Aston Martin at FORMITALIA d and Abitare-Minotti) as well as the following premier design showrooms:
Adriana Hoyros (Suite C-350)
ADRIANA HOYOS presents her latest collection, BOLERO
The origin of the Bolero is connected to each and every piece of the collection, which was created after the designer’s journey to Seville, Spain. The collection highlights the primary use of metal, exotic leathers and woods; and the development of unique hardware. The warm, cheerful and romantic spirit of the Bolero is embodied in the conception and design of the pieces, while the style and modern look is achieved with the mixture of finishes and materials.
Ammon Hickson (Suite B-240)
New introductions to the textile range as well as special values in the Ammon Hickson Showroom sampling for Nancy Corzine.
Andrew Martin (Suite C-126)
Offering a wide range of fabrics, wallpapers, furniture and home accessories inspired by a unique mix of cultures, nostalgia and decades, Andrew Martin International is a the go-to place for tastemakers in search of individual interiors with a twist. Their 2015 collection is like no other, offering a range of soft dark leather pieces, cement board side tables and coffee tables.
Baker (Suite A-200)
New furnishings from Barbara Berry at Baker.
Brunschwig & Fils (Suite C-150)
Brunschwig & Fills Maisonnette Collection
The brilliant prints, luxurious weaves and intricate embroideries in Brunschwig & Fils’ Maisonnette Collection work seamlessly to create vibrant rooms that feel collected over time. Having borrowed its name from an earlier collection for the 1960’s, this new range of fabrics includes patterns of ethnic, traditional and contemporary genres many of which are revived from the extensive Brunschwig & Fils archive and explored in visionary new combinations of style and color. As it retains the company’s rich heritage of exceptional design and quality, Maisonnette presents endless opportunities to interplay classic elements with new patterns adding a contemporary feel to sophisticated interiors.
David Sutherland (Suite C-450)
David Sutherland introduces two new Sutherland collections, Lakeshore and Garden Décor, and a brand new collection from Perennials Fabrics, Kidding Around. Inspired by the clean, bold geometry of Art Deco, Lakeshore offers 17 pieces that make a statement with crisp symmetry and artfully tapered lines. Sutherland Garden Décor, handcrafted primarily by Belgian artisans, offers over 30 garden accessories using zinc and terracotta materials that elevate the garden into an art form. Lastly, Perennials Kidding Aroundfeatures a bold look with extraordinary performance, designed especially for kids and those young at heart.
EG Cody (Suite B-102)
This stunning new addition to the Spectrum line can be used in any setting from traditional to ultra contemporary. The stylish table uses 8" acrylic for the legs and can be customized to any size making it the perfect piece for any room. Only available at EG Cody.
Eggersmann Kitchens / Home Living (Suite C-262)
Eggersmann Kitchens | Home Living has redefined Black and White with their timeless new display.
E.M. Soberon (Suite C-154)
Specializing in unique juxtapositions, E.M. combines exotic wood materials with modern touches. Showroom owner and designer Eduardo Martinez Soberon works closely with clients to create one of a kind pieces such as this beautiful solid Fresno dining table with stainless steel bases.
Innovations (Suite C-470)
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Innovations is reaching far back into the archive to bring back timeless wall coverings from their early years Finding inspiration from the interiors of train cars in Japan, their design team created a group of vinyl wall coverings durable enough to withstand just about anything—even the test of time. These wall coverings represent the firm’s history and remain current to this very day.
** Mesa springs to life with embossed squares that are irresistibly touchable and bring an undeniable sense of fun to the walls. Mesa’s design evokes the topography of a geographic landscape, sprawling with plateaus and valleys. This radiant wall covering is available in 5 lustrous colors, each with a subtle metallic sheen, infusing this sturdy Type II wall covering with a little extra pizzazz.
** Dappled with small, embossed dots that match its luminous ground,Lonhide features a stipple-effect that gives this durable Type II wall covering a decidedly dapper look. Available in five brilliant metallic colors, Lonhide radiates warmth with a subtle shimmer.
** Lonrib features of sleek ribbed lines, undulating between deep creases and embossed ridges. This wall covering is available in an assortment of classic metallic colors including Pewter, New Gold, Ice Blue, Dark Silver, and White, making these wall coverings as current today as they were when they were first introduced in the ‘80s.
** This month, Innovations channels all things Icelandic for the launch of a new radiant wall covering. Much like the Northern Lights, Icelandic Woodintegrates natural beauty with a luminous color palette. Comprised of a wood-grain pattern with bright metallic undertones that shimmer and shine enough to brighten any space, this elegant Type II wall covering draws inspiration from both natural and cultural Icelandic influences.
Inside Out (Suite B-216)
Vigor collection by Royal Botania now at Inside Out.
Jaime Perczek (Suite C-468)
This unique unit uses "petrified wood" for the main panel around the electrical fireplace that displays natural Quartz rocks. The upper Art Deco relief in silver leaf is a replica from an original in New York style building. The contemporary design shows a thick illuminated acrylic floating top.
JANUS et Cie (Suite A-123)
The Masters Aluminum Series, a group of collections by renowned designers Orlando Diaz-Azcuy and Janice Feldman, heralds a new era in fine metal furniture. Meticulous in craftsmanship and detail, this first installment of the series features Quadratl, Sash, Artemis, and Capella lines. Inspired by Vienna Secession design and realized with a perfectionist’s eye, these extraordinary lounge and dining pieces are impeccably engineered in solid aluminum, offered in 20 satin finishes with signature cushions.
Jeffrey Michaels (Suite A-168)
** Libero Collection by Elitis
At Jeffrey Michaels Trinidad from the Libero collection by Elitis.
** Link Outdoor Flux Collection
Link Outdoor is proud to introduce the new Flux Collection. Fluid, refined and thoroughly modern, Flux is a collection that represents a new modernism. Constructed of powder-coated aluminum with teak and glass top options, the collection as viewed from all angles exudes modernism in its artistic form and classical structure.
** Travers Yorkshire Collection for Zimmer+Rohde
Stately homes and Coastal retreats to welcome family, friends and guests with an emphasis on the refined art of entertaining is. All Zimmer+ Rohde fabrics are available at Jeffrey Michaels.
** INTERIORS Collection by Hodsoll McKenzie for Zimmer+Rohde
From the storybook hamlets of the Cotswolds to the toney, trend setting neighborhoods of London, England never fails to inspire.
John Rosselli (Suite A-128)
The “Oeuf Pendant” designed by Barry Dixon for AVRETT, is a perfect blend of brushed steel, antique brass, and a mouth-blown orb.
** Vaughan Designs
The “Howgate” linear wall box in nickel is a new introduction by VAUGHAN DESIGNS. Also available in brass.
** Le Gracieux
Fresh for Spring, the “Nightingale Stripe” is positive print on natural ground, designed by Le Gracieux, Inc. Offered in seven colors on 100% hemp linen. Coordinates available.
Kravet (Suite B-180)
Jonathan Adler Performance Products
Jonathan Adler’s latest collection of performance fabrics for Kravet, Clarity, is filled with shapes inspired by his pottery, retro geometrics, flame stitches and color combinations that reflect his spirit of irreverent luxury.
Romo (Suite C-162)
Zinc Textiles, featuring four New Collections (1973, Nightclubbing, Etesian & Fontaine)
Zinc’s signature touch of glamour abounds through the use of metallic yarns, contemporary designs and asymmetrical patterns. This year’s collections were inspired by some of the world’s most legendary clubs where the great partied and relaxed.
Schumacher (Suite A-108)
Twenty-four new fabrics, and eight new wall coverings by Celerie Kemble will be available beginning on May 1, 2015 New fabrics and wall coverings by Mary McDonald at Schumacher.
Tai Ping Carpets (Suite C-228)
** Spectrum I features a spectacular border of vivid colors, mirroring the bleeding effect created through the use of rich, saturated dyes. The blending technique between colors demonstrates an expert level of hand-tufted expertise.
** The Chroma Collection celebrates the gestural abstraction and authenticity of painting, featuring an array of distinctive, unexpected and ethereal visual effects. Exploring both the free and controlled hand in motion, the rugs become canvases, creating a striking contrast between the vibrant hues and austere background.
** Illustrating unpredictable drops and splashes of color as well as gradient hues, Chroma pays tribute to purity and minimalism. The 15 handmade designs in the collection are crafted in combinations of wool, silk, and flax.
Total Window (Suite C-466)
Wireless Shades Save Energy and Retain Style
Total Window recognizes the concerns every homeowner today has with their energy costs. When it comes to energy efficiency one option is to wirelessly control the Shades based on the amount of light entering your client’s home and time of day. With Total Window’s Lutron wireless controls you can now manage the amount of incoming light and save energy without sacrificing comfort or style. Total Window’s Shading solutions help optimize daylight in homes by reducing heating and cooling costs while making the space more comfortable. This showroom offers several wireless window treatment solutions for homes that offer a design style, wireless convenience and energy savings.
The Shade Store (Suite C-158)
Known for its world-class quality, value and service, The Shade Store specializes in custom shades, blinds, drapery and hardware. Brand-new to the DCOTA family, The Shade Store’s more than 2,000-square-foot showroom features Roller Shades, Solar Shades, Roman Shades, Drapery, Wood Blinds, Woven Wood Shades, Cellular Shades, XL Pleat Shades, Vertical Systems, Cornices and Valances and Drapery Hardware.
Now celebrating its 30th anniversary as the hub of South Florida’s design industry, DCOTA’s prestigious tenant mix includes VERSACE Home at Abitare, Abitare – Minotti,Andrew Martin,Baker Knapp & Tubbs,Lamborghini Tonino Casa at FORMITALIA dDavid Sutherland, Donghia, Judith Norman Collection, Jeffrey Michaels, Eggersmann Kitchens, Florense, Janus et Cie, Kravet, Lee Jofa, Poggenpohl, ROMO, Wired Custom Lighting, Aston Martin Interiors, The Shade Store and more, collectively representing more than a thousand premier manufacturers from around the world. Based in Dania Beach, DCOTA is conveniently located at 1855 Griffin Road in Dania Beach, right off I-95 and just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. For more information, please visit www.DCOTA.com.