New York is one of the biggest cultural centers in all world and design is certainly getting its due in NYC. The artistic side of the city is well known since the 20th Century from its avantgarde approach, always connected to materials knowlegde and of course design.
Feature some of the most iconic places in earth, New York has today some of the most important design and art events, here you will find a list of the annual Design and Art events that happen in the city that never sleeps.
North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features. This Event starts the New York Design Week and showcase brands from all over the world, brands like KOKET, Woka Lamps Vienna, Devon and Devon and Patrick Townsend.
Architectural Digest Home Design Show
The Architectural Digest Home Design Show lets you step inside the pages of a luxury home magazine for an up close look at the gorgeous goods. This event is hosted by Architectural Digest Magazine and showcase new, small boutique companies and emerging artists. Here you’ll explore the latest ideas and products for the home — from furniture and lighting to kitchens and baths. Whether starting from scratch or searching for that single object to finish a room, the Show promises to introduce you to something you simply have to bring home, like this unique Lamp From Delightfull.
NY NOW, the Market for Home & Lifestyle
New York as the defining marketplace for fashion-forward, design-driven home, gift and lifestyle resources. The show’s transformation also includes new branding, as NYIGF becomes NY NOW, the Market for Home & Lifestyle.
The show’s reorganization into four collections – Home, Lifestyle, Handmade and New – and the repositioning of related resources not only reinforces the depth and breadth of resources in the New York market, but also better reflects the way retailers are shopping and sourcing today.
WantedDesign is a creative destination for the design community with innovative installations, student workshops, engaging discourse and more. Building from the success of WantedDesign’s debut in 2011, and amazing programming and attendance in 2012, the third edition will feature a strongly curated exhibition of international designers along with a rich conversation series, design workshops, a pop-up store, convivial lounges and more. Located in the landmark Terminal Stores building on 11th Avenue between 27th and 28th streets, and featuring high ceilings, exposed brick walls and unique architectural details, WantedDesign offers participants and visitors alike with a unique and dynamic international design experience.
Frieze New York
Frieze New York presents the most forward-thinking galleries from around the globe, bringing an international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene in New York. Frieze New York is held in a unique bespoke structure overlooking the East River. For the second year, Frieze New York is sponsored by Deutsche Bank. More Information
ArtExpo New York
International Artexpo is the world’s largest fine art trade show and is held in march, in parallel with AD Home Design Show. Started yesterday and like everybody expects it was a successful first day. We have access to some of the first photos and “Bravo” for the artists.
With attendees from all over the world, Artexpo New York hosts the largest gathering of qualified trade buyers, including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers, art & framing retailers and many others. More information