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20 Highlights From ICFF 2016

Metropolis editors select the products that intrigued and inspired them during this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.

Metropolis editors select the products that intrigued and inspired them during this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.

The Best of NeoCon 2015

The annual #MetropolisLikes awards program highlighted the very best design offerings at this year's NeoCon.

The annual #MetropolisLikes awards program highlighted the very best design offerings at this year’s NeoCon.

The Metropolis Conference @ ICFF— Design Entrepreneurs: INNOVATE

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York City Monday May 18, 2009 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The annual full-day Metropolis Conference @ ICFF is an international gathering of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and innovators from many fields and disciplines. The key to success—now more urgently than ever—is INNOVATION. How are designers, architects, businesses, and schools reinventing themselves to fit 21st…

Generation Collaboration: The Next Wave of Design Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship usually evokes individuality and self-motivation, but community building was a big theme at Metropolis' “Design Entrepreneurs” conference.

Entrepreneurship generally evokes qualities of individuality and determined self-motivation, so it seemed odd to find community building such a consistent topic at the Metropolis Conference, “Design Entrepreneurs,” presented at ICFF on Monday, May 19. As the emergent theme, however, it underlined the fact that design is, by nature, a collective enterprise. Or as Jennifer Carpenter of Truck put it more…