Design Guide NYC 2012: Flatiron

Centered around the iconic Flatiron Building, the area boasts an array of design destinations, lovely parks, celebrated dining options, and a glut of retail shops and showrooms. Here, we’ve listed the area’s best.

Check out the Metropolis Design Guide for Design Week events and highlights from New York’s most design-forward neighborhoods. And look for the printed version of the Metropolis Design Guide around the city, especially in Chelsea at WantedDesign, in Midtown at the Architects & Designers Building and the Decoration & Design Building, in Flatiron at the New York Design Center, and at the newsstand at ICFF at the Javits Center.

Keep an eye out for what we “like” during NY Design Week. Around the city, you’ll see our lovely signs, produced by 3M Architectural Markets using 3M ™ Crystal Glass Finishes, at all of our editors’ favorite, must-see spots. Throughout our neighborhood listings, you’ll also see a next to our favorites.

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METROPOLIS LIKES AVENUE ROAD
Newly opened for ICFF, the showroom will launch the latest pieces from Christophe Delcourt and Yabu Pushelberg. Collections include designs by Jacques Guillon, Simone Coste, Moss & Lam, and others. For more information, see listing below (image courtesy showroom).

SHOWROOMS

AF NEW YORK M-like
22 W. 21st St., 5th fl.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 243-5400, afnewyork.com
H. T. Chang–designed showcase for kitchen and bath products.

ALLSTEEL
79 Madison Ave., 14th fl.
at E. 28th St.
(212) 779-2146
allsteeloffice.com
Warm, eclectic materials showcase furniture solutions in this space designed by Gensler.

ARCADIA
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1500
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
888-410-4477
arcadiacontract.com
Manufacturer of contract-furniture seating and table options for offices, institutions, and more.

ARTISTIC TILE
38 W. 21st St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 727-9331, artistictile.com
Global selection of imported stone and artisanal tile.

AVENUE ROAD M-like
145 W. 28th St., 5th fl.
btw. Sixth and Seventh Aves.
212-453-9880
avenue-road.com
Classic and contemporary furniture, lighting, and accessories.

BAKER KNAPP & TUBBS
200 Lexington Ave., 3rd fl.
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 779-8810
bakerfurniture.com
Celebrated furnishings, from classics to the unexpected.

BAZZÈO CABINETS
6 W. 20th St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 206-7400, bazzeo.com
Kitchen, bath, and cabinet systems made from recycled materials.

BLACKMAN NEW YORK
85 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl.
at E. 16th St.
(212) 337-1000
blackman.com
Kitchen and bath showroom by Shelton, Mindel & Associates.

BOCONCEPT
105 Madison Ave. at E. 30th St.
(212) 686-8188
boconcept.com
One of five city branches of the Danish modular-furniture chain.

BRUETON
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1502
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 838-1630, brueton.com
Manufacturer of high-quality furnishings, with custom offerings.

CANCOS TILE & STONE
22 W. 21st St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 627-1545, cancos.com
Custom countertops and vanities, plus tile.

CARNEGIE FABRICS
41 W. 25th St., 2nd fl.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 627-2060
carnegiefabrics.com
A creative approach to textiles and wall coverings by leading designers.

CHARLES P. ROGERS
55 W. 17th St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 675-4400
charlesprogers.com
America’s oldest bed maker.

CHILEWICH DESIGN STUDIO
44 E. 32nd St., 8th fl.
btw. Madison Ave. and Park Ave. S.
(212) 679-9204
chilewich.com
Innovative textiles with applications from flooring to iPhone cases; by appointment only.

COMMUNITY
at Gibson Interior Products
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1310
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 685-1077
communityfurniture.com
Furniture for public spaces.

DDC DOMUS DESIGN COLLECTION
136 Madison Ave. at E. 31st St.
(212) 685-0800
ddnyc.com
Contemporary furniture in a 30,000-square-foot showroom.

DDC STUDIO M-like
181 Madison Ave. at E. 34th St.
(212) 685-0800
ddnyc.com
Studios of international designers.

DESIGNLUSH
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 415
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 532-5450
designlush.com
Contemporary custom furniture and home accents.

DURAVIT
105 Madison Ave.
btw. E. 29th and E. 30th Sts.
(212) 686-0033, duravit.us
Ceramic bathroom fixtures designed by Philippe Starck, Norman Foster, and others.

FORTY ONE MADISON
41 Madison Ave. at E. 26th St.
(212) 686-1203, 41madison.com
23 floors of showrooms.

GALLERY R’PURE M-like
3 E. 19th St.
btw. Fifth Ave. and Broadway
(646) 572-3869,  galleryrpure.com
Limited-edition objects, lighting, and furniture.

GLOBAL: THE TOTAL OFFICE
192 Lexington Ave., 3rd fl.
btw. E. 31st and E. 32nd Sts.
(212) 545-9900
globaltotaloffice.com
Affordable office furnishings.

GRACIOUS HOME
45 W. 25th St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 414-5710
gracioushome.com
The biggest downtown location for classic and eclectic housewares.

HÄFELE
25 E. 26th St.
btw. Fifth and Madison Aves.
(212) 897-4460, hafele.com
Cabinetry, hardware, and electronic locking systems.

HBF/HBF TEXTILES
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1501

btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 686-3142, hbf.com
High-quality, sustainable contract furnishings and textiles.

HELLER
149 Fifth Ave.
btw. E. 21st and E. 22nd Sts.
(212) 685-4200, helleronline.com
Design from Frank Gehry, Massimo Vignelli, Mario Bellini, and more.

HENREDON INTERIOR DESIGN
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 616
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 679-5828, henredon.com
Custom-made, quality furniture.

HIGH STYLE STONE & TILE
24 W. 23rd St., 3rd fl.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(718) 643-1300
highstylefloors.com
Tile and stone from around the globe.

HIGHLAND PARK
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1039
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 680-0175
highlandpark20.com
Eclectic mix of modern design, antiques, and fine art.

HON
162 Fifth Ave., 5th fl.
btw. W. 21st and W. 22nd Sts.
(212) 242-8903, hon.com
Office furnishings for small- and medium-sized businesses.

IGUZZINI
60 Madison Ave., 2nd fl.
at E. 27th St.

(212) 481-8188, iguzzini.com
Italian lighting company.

JSI
at Gibson Interior Products
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1310
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 685-1077, jsifurniture.com
Furniture for business interiors.

KEILHAUER
200 Lexington Ave., 11th fl.
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(877) 701-4122, keilhauer.com
Designs, engineers, and manufactures a complete range of office seating.

LEPERE
20 W. 22nd St., Ste. 1105
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 488-7000, lepereinc.com
Furniture and accessories from European designers.

M2L
135 Madison Ave., 2nd fl.
btw. E. 31st and E. 32nd Sts.
(212) 832-8222
M2Lcollection.com
Fresh, timeless modern furniture.

MANHATTAN CENTER FOR KITCHEN & BATH
29 E. 19th St.
btw. Broadway and Park Ave. S.
(212) 995-0500, mckb.com
State-of-the-art kitchens and bathrooms.

MARAZZI
30 W. 21st St. at Sixth Ave.
(212) 256-1500, marazzi.it/en
Tiles that replicate natural materials like marble or wood. Its first New York showroom.

MILLIKEN
875 Sixth Ave., Ste. 2600
btw. W. 31st and W. 32nd Sts.
(212) 273-1510, milliken.com
Carpets for every setting.

MOHAWK GROUP
71 W. 23rd St., 18th fl.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 471-3688
themohawkgroup.com
Eco-friendly options at one of the largest carpet manufacturers.

NEMO TILE COMPANY
48 E. 21st St. at Park Ave. S.
(212) 505-0009
nemotile.com
Eco-friendly and premium tiles.

NIERMANN WEEKS
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 905
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 319-7979
niermannweeks.com
Custom high-end furniture for the interior design trade.

NYDC (New york design center)
200 Lexington Ave.
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 679-9500
nydc.com
The country’s longest-standing design building, with more than one hundred top showrooms.

NYLOFT KITCHENS & HOME INTERIORS
6 W. 20th St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 206-7400
nyloft.net
Affordable, contemporary kitchens and home interiors.

ODEGARD
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1206
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 545-0069
odegardinc.com
Handcrafted wood, metal, and marble furniture; hand-knotted carpets; lighting; and accessories.

OFS BRANDS
12 W. 21st St., 11th fl.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 337-9676
ofsbrands.com
Furniture for use in commercial, residential, educational, and healthcare settings.

POGGENPOHL
270 Park Ave. S. at E. 21st St.
(212) 228-3334
poggenpohlusa.com
The world’s oldest luxury kitchen-cabinet manufacturer.

ROBIN REIGI
48 W. 21st St., Ste. 1002
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 924-5558
robin-reigi.com
Innovative materials for flooring, walls, and acoustical fixtures.

SECONDHAND ROSE
230 Fifth Ave., Ste. 510
at W. 27th St.
(212) 393-9002
secondhandrose.com
Vast selection of antique wallpaper.

THE SLIDING DOOR COMPANY
230 Fifth Ave.
btw. W. 26th and W. 27th Sts.
(212) 213-9350
nyslidingdoor.com
Closet doors and room dividers at affordable prices.

STONE SOURCE
215 Park Ave. S., Ste. 700
btw. E. 17th and E. 18th Sts.
(212) 979-6400
stonesource.com
Natural and engineered stone, plus ceramic, porcelain, and glass tiles.

TECHLINE STUDIO
35 E. 19th St.
btw. Broadway and Park Ave. S.
(212) 674-1813
techlinestudio.com
Full-service, architect-owned studio for modular furniture.

TED BOERNER
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 515
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 675-5665
tedboerner.com
Eponymous showroom of the modern furniture designer.

TRANSFORM
230 Fifth Ave. at W. 27th St.
(212) 584-9580
gotransform.com
Custom closet-organization solutions for home or work.

TROVE
214 W. 29th St., Ste. 1201
btw. Seventh and Eighth Aves.
(212) 268-2046
troveline.com
Wallpaper created with drawings, photographs, and paintings.

TUCKER ROBBINS
200 Lexington Ave., Ste. 504
btw. E. 32nd and E. 33rd Sts.
(212) 355-3383
tuckerrobbins.com
Custom wood pieces, plus Asian- and African-inspired furniture.

WARP & WEFT
145 Madison Ave.
btw. E. 31st and E. 32nd Sts.
(212) 481-4949
warpandweft.com
Custom-made carpets, plus fine antique floor coverings.

WATERWORKS
7 E. 20th St.
btw. Fifth Ave. and Broadway
(212) 254-6025
waterworks.com
Faucets, bathtubs, and more.

MUSEUMS & INSTITUTIONS

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR GRAPHIC ARTS (AIGA)
164 Fifth Ave. at W. 22nd St.
(212) 255-4004
aiga.org
National headquarters, featuring regular graphic-design exhibitions.

SHOPS

ABC CARPET & HOME
881 and 888 Broadway
at E. 19th St.
(212) 473-3000, abchome.com
Eclectic, high-end goods with a large selection of sustainable and socially conscious merchandise.

MARIMEKKO NYC M-like
200 Fifth Ave.
btw. W. 23rd and W. 24th Sts.

(212) 843-9121
marimekko.com
Flagship for the Finnish textile and clothing design company.

OPENING CEREMONY/ACE HOTEL
1190-1192 Broadway
at W. 29th St.
(646) 695-5680
ace.openingceremony.us
Multifaceted retail shop’s second New York location.

PROJECT NO. 8/ACE HOTEL
20 W. 29th St. at Broadway
(212) 679-2222
projectno8.com
Travel and hotel store that carries printed matter, candy, clothing, and accessories by designers.

VAN ALEN BOOKS
30 W. 22nd St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
vanalen.org/books
The new center for architecture and design publications, in a space designed by LOT-EK.

RESTAURANTS & BARS

CITY BAKERY
3 W. 18th St.
btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.
(212) 366-1414
thecitybakery.com
Home of the pretzel croissant, among other gourmet foods.

EISENBERG’S SANDWICH SHOP
174 Fifth Ave. at W. 22nd St.
(212) 675-5096
eisenbergsnyc.com
Classic New York deli since 1929.

ELEVEN MADISON PARK
11 Madison Ave. at E. 24th St.
(212) 889-0905
elevenmadisonpark.com
New American and French dining.

LIVE BAIT
14 E. 23rd St.
btw. Broadway and Madison Ave.
(212) 353-2400
A standard for drinks and seafood.

SHAKE SHACK
Madison Square Park
at E. 23rd St. and Madison Ave.
(212) 889-6600
shakeshacknyc.com
A city favorite for classic burgers.

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