CRYSTAL CLEAR JOINS TENANT ROSTER AT FORTY ONE MADISON IN TIME
FOR NEW YORK GIFT SHOW; LOBBY SETTINGS DISPLAY PRODUCT DIVERSITY

New York, NY --- One more showroom has been added to the Forty One Madison tenant roster, announced Laurie Burns, Senior Vice President, Director.   "We are delighted to welcome Crystal Clear to the building where it will be housed in the Jay Import showroom on the 12 th floor. A formal announcement is forthcoming from the company but their timing was ideal to coincide with the January Gift Show.   We have had a record number of showrooms open this Market and I'm pleased to see traffic has been steady since Sunday."    

GIFT SHOW LOBBY DISPLAYS SHOW DIVERSITY OF GIFT PRODUCTS
On view through Thursday, January 29 th

     Daum, one of the most prestigious names in luxury French art glass and a dedicated supporter of the arts, displayed two magnificent museum reproductions from the Musee du Quai Branly, the world renowned Museum of Art dedicated to African, Oceanic and Asian Art.   The stately Mali Crest Mask and Gabonese Reliquary Guardian statues are displayed on illuminated pedestals to show the detail and complexity of each valuable, limited edition piece.

     Nikko Ceramics, a longtime 41 Madison tenant, relocated to the 17 th floor in time for the Gift Show and featured a stylish lobby setting in a trio of its popular Platinum, Rouge and Black Silk bone china patterns. To compliment the display Nikko selected Reed & Barton flatware and Royal Bohemia Crystal white wine and Bordeaux stemware.  

    Jay Imports, a new Homer Laughlin licensee, is producing chargers and trays of the iconic solid color Fiesta dinnerware in nine colors, being shipped in February.   A Southwestern theme detailed with vivid mix and match, hot and spicy colors, showed off the dynamic palette and dramatic serving shapes.  

    New at Forty One Madison: Crystal Clear where the full line of decorative accessories, glassware and gifts can be seen in the Jay Import showroom.   In recognition of their soft opening for the Gift Show, Crystal Clear arranged an assemblage of their extensive product line in a sparking vignette that included vases, bowls, candelabra, decanters, picture frames and stemware.

     Forty One Madison reminds all New York Gift Show attendees can visit the new Museum of Arts and Design, compliments of 41 Madison, NYIGF and other permanent showroom buildings through Thursday, January 29 th .    Shuttle bus service will be available between Forty One Madison and other venues through Wednesday, January 28 th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.   Complimentary coat checking, internet access, phones and restrooms are available on Level A along with a selection of current trade publications on the Media Wall.

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Forty One Madison, a Rudin Building, is committed to the growth and support of the tableware and gift industries in New York.   Located at the corner of Madison and 26 th Street, the building is open daily 9:00 to 6:00 PM.   For showroom listings and special events, click on www.41madison.com or for questions, contact: Laurie Burns at lburns@rudin.com