Events for Monday, May 19

A&G Merch
6 p.m.–10 p.m.
111 N 6th St
Presenting work from the design collective MollaSpace including ChilliChilli, ideaco, and Pull and Push.

AF New York
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
22 West 21st St, 5th Fl
AF New York and Duravit invite you to the ICFF art gallery opening and reception of Seadream: the book, the photography, the bath.  As a gift, a copy of the book will be given to the invitation holder.

Design Interviews

6 p.m.–8 p.m.
130 Greene St
Achille Castiglioni, Richard Sapper, Andrea Branzi, Ettore Sottsass, and Alessandro Mendini appear on screen to speak to their methods and experiences.

Alpha Awards Presentation and Silent Acution
Prince George Hotel, Grand Ballroom

6 p.m.-8 p.m.
15 E 27th St
Benefit for the Alpha Workshops, which train and emply people with HIV/AIDS in the field of decorative arts.

Architect & Designers Building
Opening Night Party

6 p.m.–9 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
150 E 58th St
A building-wide event when A&D’s high-end showrooms launch new product—this year two showrooms make their debut.

Artemide Mercury, Acqua, and Droplet
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
46 Greene St
Cocktails will flow to reflect our glowing introductions and the illumination of this new beginning.

Austrian Design Spin-off Party
7 p.m.–2 a.m.
Red Bull Space
40 Thompson St
Austria’s finest furniture designs.

6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
43 Greene St
Cocktail party for Silver Ware by Studio Job.

BoConcept and the New York Observer
6 p.m.–8 p.m.
69 Greene St
If you think style can’t be comfortable, don’t blame us!

Boffi A&D
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
150 E 58th St, Ste 801
Building-wide cocktail reception.

6 p.m.– 8 p.m.
578 Broadway, Ste 306
Launch of b1 and b2 with special guest Eoos, designers of b2.

Cassina USA and Alias USA
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
155 E 56th St
Presenting new furniture introductions in collaboration with Men’s Vogue.

De La Espada
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
33 Greene St
Launching selections by British designer Matthew Hilton.

6 p.m.-8 p.m.
59 Greene St
Cocktail party for Dialogica’s unique collection of furniture, rugs and lighting which is handcrafted in New York City.

Dornbracht and Davis & Warshow
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
96 Spring St, 3rd Fl
212-966-3759 x 208
Experience the New Idea of Kitchen and sample chef Suvir Saran’s global cuisine.

The Future Perfect
6 p.m.–10 p.m.
115 N 6th St
Presenting 6, six installations from six global talents.

Ingo Maurer, Making Light
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
89 Grand St
Welcome to our snake pit…New works by Ingo Maurer and team.

Kartell New York
6:30 p.m.–9 p.m.
39 Greene St
The Ultimate Mission Impossible in Design: “Mr. Impossible” by Philippe Starck.

Lefroy Brooks
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
16 Crosby St
Launch party for new contemporary product range called Kafka.

Ligne Roset and New York Spaces
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
155 Wooster St
A celebration of 10 years of spectacular design.

6 p.m.–9 p.m.
49 Greene St
Come and experience technology, beauty, and innovation.

Material ConneXion and Li Edelkoort
2 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Tishman Auditorium, 66 W 12th St;
Presenting two conversations on the greening of architecture and design, “2010: The Future of Sustainable Materials – Dr. Andrew H. Dent” and “Greening Perspectives 2010 – Li Edelkoort.” Tickets $300, students $30.

Moura Starr
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
121 Wooster St
Launch of new 2008 collection Cerrado.

New York Design Center
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
200 Lexington Ave
212-679-9500 x 19
Spend the afternoon in NYDC’s top contemporary showrooms.

6 p.m.–9 p.m.
150 E 58th St
New Teak Quartz and Teak Lava Kitchen will be on display during Opening Night at the A&D Building.

Poliform USA Anniversary Party
6 p.m.-9p.m.
150 E 58th St, 6th Fl
Poliform is the leading Italian manufacturer of high-end wardrobe systems, wall units, beds, and kitchens since 1942.

6 p.m.–9 p.m.
14 Wooster St
New designs from YDF and Vittorio Bonacina. Also showing accessories from Droog.

Ralph Pucci
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
44 W 18th St
Opening reception for India Mahdavi furniture and Kevin Walz furniture, lighting, and art.

The Rug Company and The World of Interiors
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
88 Wooster St
Private party to celebrate the new collection by Kelly Wearstler.

The Shade Store
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
480 Broome St
Launch party for new exclusive collections from DwellStudio and Chilewich.

Sicis and Metropolis Party
6 p.m.–8 p.m.
Sicis showroom, 470 Broome St
Spend a shimmering night with us.

Toto Gallery
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
25 Mercer St
Presenting Totology—an exhibition of eco-efficient luxury bath fixtures, and fittings.

USM Modular Furniture
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
28–30 Greene St
Milan-based photographer Armin Linke documents the phenomenon of globalization.

6 p.m.–9 p.m.
(Invitation Only)
23/25 Greene St
Unveil the latest collection from Concept, Lema, Lualdi, and Schiffini.

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