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illed as ‘breaking boundaries and defining trends’, Top Drawer will present a global edit of products across

the lifestyle spectrum at its Spring/Summer 2019 show. More than 1,500 design-led brands will exhibit at

Top Drawer, held at Olympia in London from January 13 to January 15, across nine curated lifestyle sectors: Home, Table, Gift, Food Emporium, Fashion, Greetings & Stationery, Play, Spotted and Wellbeing. Show organiser Clarion Events said: ‘Home will

showcase the best in kitchen & dining, interior accessories, furniture & lighting and outdoor living. LSA International, Stelton, Sango, Alessi, Grand Illusions, PR Home, Blomus, Forma House, Fratelli Guzzini Spa, Grand Illusions, Coach House and many more will showcase their latest ranges and unveil trends for the season ahead.’ Table is returning to the show following a successful launch in 2018. The sector is moving into the Home hall, ‘bringing together specialist manufacturers and designers with buyers seeking the latest in luxury design-led tableware and related products for the hospitality industry’. Exhibitors include Alessi, Forma House, Caverswall, LSA International, Sango, Elia International, Studio William, Sue Pryke and Zaim Design. A new feature for 2019 will be the Hospitality Trail, which will guide buyers through a hospitality- focused edit of products and exhibitors at Top Drawer. The Trail will highlight hospitality-friendly

products from glassware, tableware and serveware to luxury leather aprons and interior accessories, from suppliers including Alessi, Chic F2D, LSA International, Studio William, Seletti, Eva Solo, Peugeot, CrushGrind, Microplane International, Burton McCall, Zaim Design, Sue Pryke and Elia. Clarion Events development director Ian Rudge commented: “I’m delighted to see the return of Table at Top Drawer this January. With its prime new location in the Home hall, and the introduction of the Hospitality Trial, Table will provide key decision makers in the hospitality industry with the opportunity to engage with specialist manufacturers and brands, whilst also offering buyers the additional opportunity to source a wide range of all types of hospitality-friendly, design-led products from across the show”. Within the Gift sector, Doiy, Cubic, Suck UK,

Sunnylife, NPW/ Vivona Brands and Zakka Europe are among home-grown and international design- led brands that will showcase their ranges, from corkboards to corkscrews, all with a fun edge. Play also returns after a successful 2018 launch,

bringing a curation of children’s products, ranging from textiles to clothing. And visitors looking to discover goods from top

artisans, brands and producers should head to the Food Emporium where they can source edible gifts, from condiments and chocolates to biscuits and beverages. Returning brands showcasing their wares will include Spice Kitchen, Coco Chocolatier and Paxton & Whitfield, while Lemonaid Beverages

Elia International

Elia says: ‘To add to our contemporary cutlery collection, we are pleased to welcome Revenue: a timeless design sure to lift any table setting. A classic silhouette reinterpreted into a contemporary style, Revenue's profile is curvaceous with an elegant base that exudes modernity, finished in 18/10 stainless steel with rolled edges and proportioned forms.’

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London trade show Top Drawer returns to Olympia from January 13 to January 15

will present its Fairtrade-certified soft drinks for the first time at Top Drawer. Meanwhile, presenting new talent, Spotted is an

introduction to market-ready new products and designers across all of Top Drawer’s sectors, including handmade wellness brand Divine, handmade print designer Laura Jackson Designs, and UK-based homeware studio Lumetrica. Visitors can also take part in RetailFest, where they

can network with peers, and gain advice and expertise from leading names in the industry. Registration for Top Drawer is open now: visit for details.

Stelton is a Scandinavian design company

Jamie Oliver – Bamix

‘Combining world-class expertise and a passion for proper food’, Bamix of Switzerland and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver have joined forces to produce an exclusive hand held food processor. Designed with home cooks in mind, this piece of kit is described as ‘the perfect tool for busy family kitchens: blitz, blend, whip, beat and purée - with total ease.’

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