Since its start in 1986, Martin's Herend Imports, Inc., has created handcrafted tableware and accessories for the table and home. It designs contemporary and traditional dinnerware and an array of home accessories. The family-owned business works with artists and factories in Italy and Hungary to create pottery with hand painted original art. The company s headquarters in Sterling, Va., serve as the sole distribution center for its products. Martin's Herend Imports maintains showrooms in New York and Atlanta. The company is represented nationwide by a network of sales professionals. Its designs are available in nearly 1,000 upscale retail stores nationwide.