Events for Monday, May 16

Design Entrepreneurs: Connecting Cultures
10am-5pm
Metropolis Magazine continues its annual ICFF tradition of delving into a single topic from a variety of perspectives. Hosted by Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy
Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street
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The Scion “t2B” Concept Car Press Preview Brunch
10-11am
DesignDowntown: Drive-In Studios, 443 W. 18th Street (between 10th & 11th)
RSVP to IDNF: 212-966-3722 or RSVP@designnet.org

Bside 2005_The Back Lot Party
6pm-2am
A co-operative exhibition featuring an international panel of architects and designers. Sponsored by _Quinze & Milan.
Crudo Bar, 54 Clinton Street (between Rivington and Stanton Streets)
212-253-5629

Book Signing: Herman Miller: The Purpose of Design
1pm
Author John R. Berry will be on hand to sign copies of Herman Miller: The Purpose of Design.
Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street

Book Signing: The Uncommon Life
1pm
Author Akiko Busch will be on hand to sign copies of The Uncommon Life.
Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street

Metropolis ICFF Party
5-7pm
Splashlight Studios, 529-535 West 35th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
212-268-7247
RSVP: rsvp@metropolismag.com
www.metropolismag.com / www.splashlightstudios.com

Spring into Design Opening Reception
5-7pm
K-12 students explore the built environment. Hosted by The Center for Architecture – AIA, New York Chapter
The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place (between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets)
212-683-0023
www.aiany.org

Left Edge: Fresh California Design
5-10pm
A satellite exhibition of the show being held at the Javits Center.
Built, 22 Howard Street (between Crosby and Lafayette Streets)
212-226-1466
www.builtinc.com

Open House at the A&D (Architects & Designers Building)
5:30-9pm
Open houses at A&D showrooms, including Poliform and Flexform.
A&D Building, 150 East 58th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenues)
212-644-2766
www.adbuilding.com

Abitare Il Tempo
5:30-7:30pm
Italian cocktail hour to promote Abitare Il Tempo, a forthcoming interior design and décor trade show in Verona, Italy.
Interiology, 476 Broome Street (between Greene and Wooster Streets)
212-226-4707
www.interiology-ny.com

Mediterranean Journey
6pm
A reception celebrating a series of home furnishings designed by Luigi Fiorentino and Emy Gargiulo.
Viromare Design, 547 West 27th Street, Suite 508 (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
212-947-4832
www.viromare.com

Cocktail Reception
6-8pm
M at Mercer, 49 Mercer Street
212-935-1558

Cocktail Reception
6-8pm
Celebrate the opening of Tai Ping’s New York showroom.
Tai Ping, 800 Broadway (at 17th Street)
RSVP: 212-979-2233 or Rsvp@taipingcarpets.com
www.taipingcarpets.com

The Critical Edge
6-8:30pm
Panel discussion about design and the media, followed by a cocktail reception.
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
Invitation only

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Introducing ARNE by Antonio Citterio.
B&B Italia USA, 150 East 58th Street (between Lexington & 3rd Avenues)
RSVP: 212.758.4046 or info@bbitaliausa.com
www.bbitaliausa.com

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Bisazza, 43 Greene Street (between Broome and Grand Streets)
212-334-7130
www.bisazzausa.com

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Bulthaup, 578 Broadway, Suite 306 (at Prince Street)
212-966-7183
www.bulthaup.com

Open House
6-9pm
Chista, 537 Greenwich Street, 3rd and 6th Floors (at Vandam Street)
212-924-0394
www.chista.net

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
FontanaArte, 64 North Moore Street (between Greenwich and Hudson Streets)
212-334-3226
www.fontanaarte.com

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Rootstein Display Mannequins, 205 West 19th Street (at 7th Avenue)
212-645-2020
RSVP required; call 212-226-9387
www.rootstein.com

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Ted Boerner Inc., 537 Greenwich Street, 2nd Floor (between Charlton and Vandam Streets)
212-675-5665
www.tedboerner.com

Cocktail Reception
6-9pm
Valcucine, 66 Crosby Street (between Broome and Spring Streets)
212-253-5969
www.valcucinena.com

WOW! DESIGN Opening Reception
6-9pm
Opening reception for an exhibition that includes “The Flower House,” a prefab, transportable house designed by architect Leonardo Annecca; “Whispering Sources, Radical Reduction,” a retrospective of Dutch designer Ed Annink’s works; and “Designed in Sweden,” curated by Bradley Quinn.
Felissimo, 10 West 56th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
212-247-5656
www.felissimo.com

Exhibit
6-10pm
New works by Hivemindesign, including the Rune collection.
Northsidebank, 33 Grand St (between Kent and Wythe, Williamsburg
718.782.3539
www.hivemindesign.com

Starck X: The Evolution of an Icon
6-10pm
The U.S. unveiling of Duravit’s Starck X line, as well as a celebration of Philippe Starck’s ten years of collaborating with Duravit. Starck is a guest of honor.
AF New York, 22 West 21st Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
212-243-5400
www.afnewyork.com

Cocktail Reception
6:30pm
Coverings Etc., 138 Spring Street (between Greene and Wooster Streets)
212-625-9393
www.coveringsetc.com

Cocktail Reception
6:30pm
Kartel Soho, 39 Greene Street
RSVP: 212-367-3701 x22 or rsvp@kartellus.com
www.kartellus.com

nydesignroom @ Bauplatz
7pm
Outdoor video screenings sponsored by nydesignroom.
174 Grand Street (at Bedford Avenue), Williamsburg
718-302-4981
www.nydesignroom.com

Una Piccola Peep Show
7-9pm
Ingo Maurer, 89 Grand Street
212-965-8817
www.ingo-maurer.com

Cocktail Reception
7-10pm
Cappellini, 152 Wooster Street (between Prince and Houston)
212-620-7953
www.cappellini.it

Joint Venture
7-10pm
A collection of Williamsburg studios and galleries will host open houses, including Citizen: Citizen, the Future Perfect, Replicate, nydesignroom, and the saved gallery of Art and Craft.
Various locations.
718-877-8708
www.jointventuredesigns.com

American Dollhouse Part I Opening Reception
7pm-10pm
The Future Perfect, 115 N. 6th Street, Williamsburg
718-599-6278
www.thefutureperfect.com

Cocktail Reception
7-10pm
New work by Alexander Taylor and Jimmy St. James, as well as by Fredrikson Stallard.
CITIZEN:citizen 248c North 8th Street, Williamsburg
718.387.1296
www.citizen-citizen.com

Saved Party
7-10pm
A mixed-media group show of drawings, paintings, photos, and sculptures along with customized antiques, vintage wares, and a back-room tattoo parlor.
Saved Gallery of Art and Craft
82 Berry Street (at North 9th Street), Williamsburg
718-388-5990

A Little Green
7-10pm
Eco-friendly furniture show sponsored by Bettencourt Green Building Supplies.
Sleep, 110 North 6th Street, Williamsburg
718.218.6737
www.bettencourtwood.com/alittlegreen

Joint Venture After Party
9pm-2am
Living Spaces, 213 North 8th Street (between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street), Williamsburg
718-599-6278
www.livingspacesdesign.com

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