Live@ICFF: Last Night’s Parties

Once again, many ICFF revelers started the evening in MoMA’s Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden for the annual Opening Night Party.

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The artist Jason Polan was there, drawing people for his Every Person in New York project.

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It’s hard not to enjoy a party where you can sit in Bertoia chairs around Barnett Newman’s monumental Broken Obelisk.

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And the cheese sticks were divine.

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Also in the sculpture garden: a preview of how you may feel by ICFF day four.

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By 8 o’clock, the garden was getting crowded–time to head downtown!

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On the corner of Great Jones and Lafayette Streets, near the new Noho Design District

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On Great Jones, Areaware was throwing itself a five-year anniversary party . . .

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. . . with tunes by the “street jazz” band Baby Soda . . .

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. . . and s’mores by the Jewels of New York.

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Hand-torched to order!

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Two flights up, Roll & Hill was launching its first collection. (Read more about the new venture in a story in our May issue.)

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Not part of the new collection: these bread-loaf lights

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A couple doors down, The Future Perfect was presenting new furniture and lighting . . .

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. . . including this piece by the lighting designer Alex Randall. Yow.

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This porcelain dog is making you verrrrry sleepy…

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Bonus party photos: On Friday night, The Conran Shop was hosting a shindig in its new home on the lower level of ABC Carpet & Home.

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From left:  Apartment Therapy’s Janel Laban and Aaron Able; Metropolis’s associate art director, Dungjai Pungauthaikan; and Dwell’s editor in chief, Sam Grawe

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And on the sofa, Sir Terence Conran himself, speaking with Paulette Cole, the CEO and creative director of ABC Home

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Conran Shop photos: Kristi Cameron

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