Events for Saturday,May 17

Architectural League
Beaux Arts Ball 2008

9 p.m.–1 a.m.
275 Hudson St
212-753-1722 x 10
Fundraising benefit for the Architectural League’s lectures and exhibitions program. Advance tickets required.

6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
43 Greene St
Press preview for Silver Ware by Studio Job.

Bond.New York
Pomegranate Gallery
6 p.m.–10 p.m.
133 Greene St
Launch of Joe Doucet’s Bond.New York design studio.

BY New York
6 p.m.–9 p.m. (Invitation Only)
142 Greene St, 5th Floor
Piero Lissoni presents By New York—the latest collections from Boffi, Living Divani, and Porro.

7 p.m.–10 p.m.
151 Wooster St, 2nd Fl
Cappellini’s ICFF event.

Chista and Tokion
8:30 p.m.–12 a.m.
537 Greenwich St 6th Fl
Chista to host the VIP party
for Tokion magazine’s Creativity Now conference.

Cite/Palau in Cite
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
131 Greene St
Introducing the Palau Collection, a synthesis of timeless design and comfort.

Design Within Reach, Soho
7 p.m.–10 p.m. (Invitation Only)
110 Greene St
A private cocktail reception and unveiling of the last work by Ettore Sottsass, the Nine-0 Swivel Chair, finished for Emeco shortly before his death in 2007. Sponsored in part by Metropolis.

7 p.m.–10 p.m.
151 Wooster St
Cocktails, music, and gift bags to celebrate the 20th annual ICFF.

Harry Allen & Associates
6:30 p.m.–11 p.m.
207 Ave A
Launching Blockade tables and shelving for the U+ Collection by Umbra.

ICFF Opening Night Party
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden
11 W 53rd St
Reservations are required, tickets $60.

7 p.m.–10 p.m. (Invitation Only)
95 Spring St, 2nd Fl
Opening party for the design group Rich Brilliant Willing’s installation, which kicks off Kiosk’s mini-exhibition series.

Moleskine/Glass House Moleskine
8 p.m.–10 p.m. (Invitation Only)
The Four Seasons Restaurant
99 East 52nd St
Launching the Glass House Moleskine sketchbook.

Normann Copenhagen
9:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
Pink Elephant, 527 27th St
Woofy makes a pit stop in NYC. Join the party at Pink Elephant.

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