The 27th annual ICFF, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, May 16-19, 2015.
North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, the ICFF annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features.
Trade and General Public
Tuesday, May 19
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
(11th Avenue at 38th Street)
New York City
Brenda Houston Designs – 2033 (L1)
A timeless, organic and unique compilation of lighting, furniture, wallpapers and accessories of unparalleled luxury. The brand offers a comprehensive and cohesive luxury line featuring organic materials – agate, fossils, stone, and fossilized woods in a sophisticated manner, creating exclusive and custom built pieces that layer into residential, retail and hospitality arenas. Stop by our booth to see the newest items in our collection for 2015.
BOCA DO LOBO furniture is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind. OUR VISION is to understand the past and interpret it through technology and contemporary design. We use this knowledge to transfer our entire artisan’s wisdom into our design. We strive to encourage sensational experiences by creating beautiful pieces which are passionately inspired, crafted, and delivered by a staff that loves what they do.
Delightfull – 1148 (L1)
Delightfull’s Lighting reflects a personality, a frame of mind, and strong emotions are present in each detail. Working with our hands we transfer our passion and devotion into everything we make and thus our masterpieces are born. Share soul and heritage with the world…a Delightfull world.
Brabbu – 1247 (L1)
We design and produce a diverse range of furniture, casegoods, upholstery, lighting, rugs, art and accessories that tells stories from the nature and the world. All these stories are written by the materials, textures, scents, flavours and colours that live inside the nature and inside the urban life. With BRABBU you will get more than a design piece, you will get a diversity of spaces fulfilled with memories and unique sensations in perfect harmony with your spaces and your personality.
York Wallcoverings – 1980 (L1)
For Over a Century, York Wallcoverings has been manufacturing wallpaper from the same Factory location in historic and picturesque Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania. Today York is the Oldest and largest wallcovering manufacturer in the United States, creating residential wallpaper, commercial wallcoverings and wall decals that can be found worldwide.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Design and the Hand
Women in the midcentury often collaborated with industry, in an era when a “handcrafted look” warmed the rigorous geometry of modernism. This panel considers parallels with today’s design field, in which “handmade” has become a marker of good design.
Moderator: Jennifer Scanlan, Curator
Jennifer Scanlan is a New York-based independent curator focusing on contemporary art and design. Her next exhibition “Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today,” will be on view at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, from April 27 – September 28, 2015, after which it travels to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.
Panel: Will include both established and emerging designers, company owners represented at ICFF, journalists, and scholars of design history.
Chef and Jeff
Master chef Daniel Boulud and world-class designer Jeffrey Beers have been collaborators and friends for more than 15 years, a relationship that has resulted in several top-flight restaurants, including db Bistro Moderne in New York and Singapore, and db Brasserie in Las Vegas. In a candid and casual conversation, the two discuss the secrets of a successful collaboration, their work process, and the secrets of creating a successful restaurant.
Leading Designers Discuss What’s Best and What’s Next in the Interiors Marketplace
ICFF Talks hosts Industry Icons Addressing Color Trends, Emerging Styles, Techniques and New Materials
Positioned right on the show floor, ICFF Talks features panels of industry leaders discussing changes, new introductions, materials and trends in the interior design world. An audience of over 150 architects, interior designers, developers, and visual merchandisers join in to listen and learn about what is happening in their industry.
Topics include making good design a good business, creating a design legacy, and other best business practices to ensure success as well as designing “green” and how to be constantly innovative. New materials are explored and new applications for traditional materials are revealed.
Leading manufacturers such as Molo, Bernhardt Design, Vitra, and Blue Dot talk new product introductions, market acceptance and adoption and the way to maintain agility along with consistent profitability.
International markets trends and new projects are addressed especially in fast developing regions such as Eastern Europe and Turkey where new and emerging design talents and material applications continually surface and can be explored and learned from.
Moderated by the editors of leading industry media such as Interior Design, Azure, Dwell, Metropolis, Surface, Wallpaper, Architizer and Interni, top designers wade in on projects they have underway or are in the process of developing. Personalities like Adam Tihany, Jack Lenor Larson, Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance, Rosee Lovegrove, Tom Dixon, Jasper Morrison, Jephson Robb and Susan S. Szenasy speak freely about what is keeping them up at night. Architects and designers come away with invaluable insight into what works and what doesn’t in major design projects in major luxury residences, five star hotels, boutique resorts, luxury retail, and high end commercial interiors.
Always popular with the ICFF audience, the Pantone Institute is regularly present for industry analysis and forecast on the anticipated trending Pantone colors for residential, commercial or retail design channels.
Every ICFF architects, designers and developers are impressed with the learnings they take away from the presenters at ICFF Talks.
Enjoy the last day of ICFF 2015 !
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