the 26th annual [ international furniture fair ] is at new york city’s jacob k. davits convention center. we’ll alert you to events of interest, adding them to this post as they come in. we will be attending. following @ICFF #ICFF @wanteddedsign #wanteddesign @IndustryCityBK @NYCxDESIGN #nycxdesign
[ be original ]
sunday, 18 may | 2 > 3p / [ be original americas ] returns to [ wanted design ] with a hard hitting look at why original design is important – to everyone. amanda dameron (editor-in-chief, dwell), will lead a prestigious panel to explore how in the advent of our Internet age, good design is available to the consumer through myriad channels. so how can the design industry continue to educate the public about making informed choices, honoring authentic design and eschewing the convenience of knockoffs? panelists include felix burrichter (editor & creative director, pin up), giulio cappellini (art director and creative managing director, cappellini), paolo cravedi (managing director, alessi na), nasir kassamali (president, luminaire), bonnie mackay (bmackay consulting) and mark schurman (director, corporate communications, herman miller
event> be original americas panel: design for our times: authentic or bust! #BeOriginal @BeOriginalUSA
where> wanteddesign | conversation lounge | 11th avenue at 27th street
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[ wanted design ]
friday, 16 may | noon > 10p / wanted design [ pre-view – by invitation only ] a whole gamut of time-slots for bloggers, press, interior designers, vip’s and everyone else taking place at the terminal stores, the tunnel [ WANTEDDESIGN 2014 ]
event> wanted design: preview
where> 269 11th ave / between 27th & 28th
[ wallpaper* handmade ]
friday 16 thru 31 may / wallpaper* handmade in new york | fresh from milan’s salone del mobile, the exhibition dedicated to the marriage of craftsmanship and design, will arrive in new york for ICFF with several newly commissioned design pieces created in collaboration with british car manufacturer jaguar. the exhibition will be held in the 345meatpacking building, a new luxury development from ddg. [ more handmade ]
event> wallpaper* handmade in new york
where> 345meatpacking | west retail 345 West 14th Street
[ herman miller ]
friday, 16 may | 4 > 6p / alexander girard: an uncommon vision [ pre-view – by invitation only ] on the occasion of the first archival reintroductions of furniture and screen-printed fabric panels by iconic 20th century designer alexander girard, herman miller and maharam celebrate his life and work with a special exhibit and installation. an uncommon vision will be open to the public 17 > 28 may 17-28 at .
event> alexander girard: an uncommon vision
where> 446 west 14th street
[ herman miller ]
saturday, 17 may | 4 > 6p / herman miller collection [ pre-view – by invitation only ] join us in celebrating the herman miller collection and get a sneak peek at new designs from bassamfellows and Studio 7.5, as well as exciting reissues from the archives.
event> herman miller collection
where> 848 washington street / the standard hotel, highline room, 3rd floor
[ flos ]
saturday, 17 may | 6 > 8p / michael anastassiades string & ic lights | celebrate north american debut of string lights and IC lights and view local artist shantell martin’s one-of-a-kind drawings. refreshments served.
event> michael anastassiades string & ic lights | opening reception
where> 152 greene street (at houston)
[ cappellini> ]
saturday, 17 may | 6 > 8p / branching light | cocktail reception | exhibition of new works by ivan butorac 17 > 31 may 2014.
event> branching light | cocktail reception | email@example.com
where> 152 wooster street
[ cassina> ]
saturday, 17 may | 6 > 8p / avante-garde retro
event> avante-garde retro | cocktail reception | firstname.lastname@example.org
where> 151 wooster street
[ chicagoland> ]
friday, 16 may | noon > 10p / chicagoland in new york | is an exhibition of design work by 14 chicago designers that will be shown during NYCxDesign. it’s challenging to see it all opening night, so we invite you to join us again saturday at 4pm. we’ll be serving beer from the chicago-based revolution brewery. press preview noon > 4p
event> chicagoland in new york | opening reception 7 > 10p
where> 269 11th avenue terminal stores
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[ rational x intuitive thought ]
17 > 19 may / rational x intuitive thought | drawing from the spirit of duality between designers george yabu & glenn pushelberg, the exhibition will launch new collections for pampaloni, stellar works, avenue road, van rossum and the rug company. public viewing 17 > 19 may.
where> swiss institute, 18 wooster street
[ empasso ]
thru 3 june / empasso gallery: compasso | usa launch of newly re-issued furniture pieces designed by oscar niemeyer & jorge zalszupin, two of brazil’s most celebrated and influential architects. public viewing thru 3 june.
where> 38 north moore street (hudson street)
[ industrycity/design ]
thru 20 may / industrycity/design | a historic, thirty-acre manufacturing and innovation complex on the waterfront in sunset park, brooklyn, as part of NYCxDESIGN. open to public all day noon > 7p / sunday noon > 4p / closed monday, 19 may.
where> 220 36th street / brooklyn