ICFF Events on Saturday, May 14
SATURDAY, MAY 14
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Parsons + Metropolis @ ICFF
Furniture, Detail, & Space: Booth Tour
Tour Metropolis’s 2011 ICFF booth with its designers—Parsons architecture, interior design, lighting design, and product design students who have been rethinking interiors under the guidance of celebrated event designer David Stark.
979 Third Ave., Ste. 1523
Meet-and-greet with legendary designer Richard Schultz, plus a preview of his new Mateo collection.
Tools @ Schools: The Classroom for Kids, Designed by Kids
Meet the kids behind the designs. Punch and cookies will be served.
Grande Central Showroom
and Villeroy & Boch
Play with Clay
19 Bond St., (212) 777-7984
Create your own pottery designs while listening to live jazz. Refreshments will be served.
Chelsea Art Museum
Model Citizens NYC 2011
556 W. 22nd St., (917) 848-1903
Shuttle from Javits 5–6:30 p.m.
Cocktails for an exhibition of work from more than 60 domestic and international designers.
Rich Brilliant Willing at Partners & Spade
40 Great Jones St.
Opening of exhibition of work by Rich Brilliant Willing.
Wanted Design Conversation: Synergies Between Architecture and Furniture Design
La.Venue, 608 W. 28th St.
A discussion between Matilda McQuaid, Dominique Gonfard, Dror Benshetrit, Winka Dubbeldam, Marc Thorpe, and Jacques Ferrier.
Open House: Authentic News 2011
151 Wooster St., (212) 431 4424
A presentation of the new collection.
Light at Play
131 Greene St., (212) 431-7272
The global launch of
the JOBY | Peter Stathis Venture collaboration.
Foscarini pop-up showroom
17 Greene St.
Preview event and cocktail party.
405 Broome St.
Celebrating MatterMade Collection Two, with works by Lindsey Adelman, Jonah Takagi, Marc Ganzglass, and others.
Waiting for You: A Collaboration Between Poltrona Frau and Parsons The New School for Design
145 Wooster St., (212) 777-7592
Opening for an exhibition from product-design students challenged with creating work about waiting.
ICFF After Party, Hosted by Stone Source
Special guests include Patricia Urquiola for Mutina, and Lord and Lady Cavendish for Burlington Stone.
Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry St.
(212) 979-6400 x222, email@example.com
ICFF Opening Night Party
MoMA, 11 W. 53rd St.
The design industry’s annual bash to celebrate the ICFF. Sponsored by W magazine. Tickets $60.
Design in Your Hands
59 Crosby St., (877) 378-1188
Party and interactive exhibit from StyleFactory.com, Design Milk, and Bobby Berk Home.
BY New York
142 Greene St., (212) 431 4424
Reception celebrating new proposals by Boffi, Living Divani, and Porro, in BY New York’s Piero Lissoni-designed loft.
156 Wooster St., (212) 925-6171
Cocktails to present the newest products in the line.
The Future Perfect
55 Great Jones St.
Launch of shows mounted for the ICFF, including Lindsey Adelman and Jason Miller’s lighting sculpture, Matthew Hilton and Leif.designpark’s work for De La Espada, Matt Gagnon’s Prototype lamps, Lara Knutson’s reflective work, Mark Moskovitz’s Facecord cabinet, Richard Saja’s Sideshow toile, and work from SCP by Matthew Hilton, Lee Kirkbride, Gareth Neal, Donna Wilson and Terence Woodgate.
Noho Design District
American Design Building
45 Great Jones St.
Opening parties to celebrate ICFF-related exhibitions:
Unique objects made of materials sourced from New Jersey–based industrial parts supplier McMaster-Carr; work by Bec Brittain, Roman & Williams, and more.
New Work by Lindsey Adelman and Paul Loebach
Adelman debuts three new lighting series, including one in collaboration with Darcy Miro. Paul Loebach debuts two works that highlight his dedication to materials and process.
Noho Next 2011
Showcase of emerging design talent, selected by Sight Unseen. Participants include Fort Standard, Brendan Ravenhill, and Iacoli & McAllister.
The Sight Unseen Pop-Up Shop, featuring WEARABLES
Wares from up-and-coming artists and designers, including pillows by Eskayel, kites and masks by Fredericks and Mae, and scarves by Raw Color.
Uhuru Presents: War Craft
Brooklyn-based furniture company Uhuru launches its War Craft line, with limited-edition pieces made from reclaimed wood sourced from a decommissioned U.S. battleship.
Color research by oskar peet
Japan Premium Beef
57 Great Jones St.
In a storefront once owned by Andy Warhol, Dutch-Canadian designer Oskar Peet installs his work in what is now a high-end Japanese beef shop.
8 p.m.–1 a.m.
3 E. 19th St., (646) 572-3869
Celebration of work from nine designers inspired by Tobias Wong.Brad Ascalon, Dror Benshetrit, Todd Bracher, Stephen Burks, Joe Doucet, Josee Lepage, Frederick McSwain, Marc Thorpe, and David Weeks will be present.