Our community is made up of brands and people who comprise the most compelling representation of the home and gift market right now. From industry icons to niche makers, our strength lies in a collective voice. Here are the stories, people, places and things that move us.
Introducing 20 unique brands and makers from the Land of the Rising Sun, hand-selected by Shoppe Object and a panel of esteemed judges. Whether classic or contemporary, all of the wares in SHOWCASE: JAPAN are deeply rooted in traditional craftsmanship, and guaranteed to delight.
From luxurious heritage wool to cutting edge lighting and gorgeous handcrafted goods for table and home, you won’t want to miss this very special space dedicated to six leading brands from Ireland that represent the best of design and craft from The Emerald Isle.
“We like to allow the clay to speak for itself by embracing the uniqueness of each piece. Every Mud Australia piece is different from one another in that it has been passed around numerous hands of the talented artisans in our Sydney-based studio.” – Shelly Simpson, Founder
Located off Cooper Square in one of New York’s most vibrant, artistic neighborhoods, The Standard, East Village is cozy, charming, and eccentric in equal measure — very much in the spirit of its surroundings. Stay at The Standard East Village, in close proximity to SHOPPE OBJECT and in the heart of downtown. Utilize the promo code: LOCAL15 at checkout for 15% off your booking.
Who would turn their attention to the placemat and completely reimagine it, envisioning and then making (domestically) the most beautiful, useful, and durable goods for the table and beyond? Who could then grow that business into a cross-industry powerhouse, outfitting fine homes and restaurants from Kalamazoo to Kathmandu? That would be Sandy Chilewich!
Bring your sea legs as we christen our new home, with more than 400 handpicked brands under one soaring roof! Check out some of our new brands: Hey Murphy (above), Original Duckhead, Papier Tigre, Handwork Studio, OCTAEVO, ashkahn via egg press, Alice Rise, mischa lampert, Two, SKT Ceramics, Lateral Objects, AMEICO, Lulu Organics, and Lake & Skye.
This August we’ll be showcasing the softest, the sweetest, and the smartest offerings for little hands that love to tinker. Featuring Oeuf, Goose Grease, OYOY Living Design (above), DJECO, LUCKY FISH, EKOBO, OF UNUSUAL KIND, Mia + Finn, eight thousand miles, ATSUYO ET AKiKO, Mudpuppy, and Tamar Mogendorff
The Beekman has extended special rates to the Shoppe Object community! Stay within the majestic walls of one of New York City’s most exceptional landmarks – a walk away from our new home at Pier 36.
Miwak Junior is a Los Angeles-based design company that creates unexpected functional art to connect users with community and nature. Originators of a fine art approach to Cannabis design, Miwak Junior introduced minimalist pipes that transcend commentary on stigma to honor the plant’s ritualistic roots.
From fine art and fashion to photography and culture, with an extra dose of architecture and design, we are showcasing some of the greatest publishers keeping the printed page alive! And bring your book totes to The Artbook Bookstore, selling cash-and-carry highlights and just-released titles from the heavy-hitters in the world of design.
“My Nonna lived her entire life based on the foundation of natural holistic living while ingraining this value and tradition in me along the way. She taught me the importance of cooking with the freshest ingredients, how to garden, and natural remedies for bumps, burns, and beauty. Years later, when I began making my own skincare, I was inspired by my Nonna’s lifestyle to create a completely natural line of products.”
With its commitment to high-quality products geared towards modern living, HAY's continued vision is to create immaculate, well-designed objects and furnishings for the home and beyond. Shoppe Object is proud to welcome HAY to its August 2019 edition, marking the first time the brand has participated in an American wholesale fair.
Tantuvi rugs are designed in New York and hand woven in India. Tantuvi works with cottage industry artisans to create each of piece, each of which is yarn dyed in small batches and hand woven on panda looms in the Rajasthani desert. Their flat-weaves have a modernist approach to the traditional dhurries of India.
We’ve been hard at work building a new home, under one soaring roof. Expanded offerings across kids, ceramics, jewelry, stationery and everything in between means that Shoppe Object is even more of a can’t miss experience than before. Check out some of the newness: Klein Reid (above), LGS Studio, Herland Home, Kesslyr Dean, Woolly Made, Liz Oliver Studio, Orez, Wilde House Paper, Arcolaio, Behind the Hill, Capra Designs, Uashmama, and Oropopo.
Steeped in traditional Japanese and German aesthetics, and blended with SoCal design elements, Graf Lantz produces an approachable, functional collection of lifestyle items in merino wool felt and quality leather hides.
Save some time to explore the vast and innovative retail that exists near our new downtown home. Check out three of our favorite design destinations below 14th Street: Colony, 10 Corso Como & Michele Varian.
Love a great candle? So do we! And we have SO many of them for you this coming season, from longstanding favorites to the latest introductions from brands both big and small. Next stop – the borough of Brooklyn, for sumptuous fragrance blends and considered, small-batch design.
A Leading Hotels of the World oasis from the fourth generation Cipriani family, Mr. C Seaport is an intimate escape within the bustling cobbled streets of Downtown’s historic South Street Seaport. Surrounded by breathtaking views of the nearby East River, Brooklyn Bridge, and New York skyline, their seaport accommodations provide guests with attentive European service, complemented by luxury amenities.
Deceptively simple forms and artwork inspired by Eastern iconography define the irresistible work of MQuan Studio, the collection of art objects for home and garden by Michele Quan. Elegant and earthy, these elevated handmade pieces speak to both the impermanence and expansiveness of the human experience. Read our interview with Michele, and get to know this cherished member of our community.
Sister City opens this Spring! Created by the people behind Ace Hotel and inspired by the functional perfection of Finnish saunas, Japanese bento boxes, rock-cut cliff dwellings of prehistory and John Cage’s 4’33”, Sister City offers 200 intimate, efficient rooms, a ground-floor restaurant and a rooftop bar right on Bowery, Manhattan’s oldest and most storied thoroughfare.
For our upcoming August show, we were drawn to the work of Milwaukee-based Melissa Paré who creates luminous abstract works on silk, wood and paper. In particular, we loved her optimistic, aquatic, vibey, layered and motion-filled piece called “Land”, this season’s feature artwork, that sings songs of summer. We spoke to Melissa about community, inspiration and lots more…
New York based illustrator Carlos Aponte finds inspiration in the daily interactions of people, places, and all of the moments that bind them. Admired for his work in the world of fashion and home, his sketchbooks are too numerous to count, and represent an ongoing visual diary that goes back more that 20 years. A professor at Parsons and a friend to the design community, this project represents a visual diary of Shoppe Object 2.0.
Optimism and enthusiasm outweighed the torrential rain that struck the morning of the first day of the first ever Shoppe Object in August 2018. One hundred inaugural vendors convened on our venue Metropolitan West, for three days of community building and lots of order writing. We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the brands and buyers who took a gamble on our independent vision, and we’ll never forget it.