Products & Trends

Two New Exhibitors Debut at 220 Elm

Plus, contemporary fine furniture company Leif Petersen celebrates 20th Anniversary

French Concrete Specialist Lyon Béton, Showroom 330

Showing for the first time ever in High Point, Lyon Béton transforms typical concrete into a lightweight design material reinforced with metal wire and fiber. With a whimsical approach, their distinctive designs combine creativity, aesthetics and functionality to create striking furnishings for the home.

Don’t miss these finds at fall Market:

Monobloc Wheeled Coffee Table
The concrete Monobloc Rectangular Coffee Table features a minimalist design that augments interiors with a touch of raw, industrial modernism. Characterized by its simple lines and open storage, the table fits with any living room arrangement and is easily moved, thanks to four swivel casters.

Hauteville Rocking Chair
This concrete chair draws inspiration from iconic mid-century design and combines it with a modern twist. Constructed with a concrete shell, rebar legs and a plywood runner, the chair’s composition highlights the qualities of industrial materials and repurposes them to create a simple, contemporary chair. Despite the use of unconventional materials, the rocker has a comfortable ergonomic seat with a smooth finish, due to ultra-fine sanding.

Fatboy USA Makes Big Splash with Fun Products, Showroom 330

Lifestyle brand Fatboy® USA lands at 220 Elm this fall (also showing on Level 3, Showroom #330) with fun products that illustrate its signature out-of-the-box thinking. Founded in 2002, Fatboy brings energizing comfort and smiles to people in more than 60 countries worldwide with products anchored in iconic European design, mixed with a creative spirit and a sense of humor.

This fall Fatboy is thrilled to welcome a new wave of innovative products to its impressive collection.

The oversized Bouqetteketet Parasol fits perfectly in lush gardens and urban areas. The outspoken prints were created especially for Fatboy and result in a vintage, romantic look.

The clean, round shape of the Pfffh Pouf contributes to a modern feel and the colorful woven fabrics render it fresh and fashionable. Its oversized character makes it look tough and sturdy, too. Available in four colors, it employs water-resistant, high-end fabric from Sunbrella, making the pouf perfect inside or out.

Grandma's table inspired the Transloetje Lamp, which has been reinterpreted for modern life. Thanks to its transparency, the old-fashioned light bulb is the center of attention. But despite its retro appearance the lamp is, in fact, an energy saving LED light. Available in eight transparent colors.

The Tsjonge chair and Jonge ottoman offer you the perfect combination of modern style and comfort with its geometric shapes and EPS bead filling. With a range of four basic colors and nine patterned bolster fabrics, you can personalize the Tsjonge-Jonge to suit your interior or garden. Super-soft Sunbrella fabric handles all types of weather and an anti-slip layer keeps both elements steady as a rock.

Leif Petersen Celebrates 20 Years, Showroom 328

Representing contemporary fine furniture manufacturers since 1996, Leif Petersen will celebrate its 20th anniversary Saturday, October 22, in its multi-supplier showroom located on Level 3, Showroom #328.

"We would like to thank all our customers and suppliers for our progress over the past 20 years," said company president Leif Petersen. "Their success is our success. This celebration affirms our commitment to the future of the company and our commitment to retail partners and suppliers.”

Over the past 20 years, Leif Petersen has built a reputation as an importer of innovative products and a supporter of intellectual property rights as they pertain to original designs, always seeking unique and inventive suppliers.

Join the company for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres October 22 from 6 – 8 p.m., and meet its suppliers in person: Antonello, Danican, Frandsen, Graypants, Leff, Lafer, Linie Design, Midj, Miniforms, Saba Italia and San Giacomo.