ICFF New York 2019: All The Main Events You Must Attend ⇒ The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, also known as ICFF New York, is a design celebration and anchor of the NYCxDesign event, that will take place at the Javits Center, from May 19-22. As we are only a few days away from the event, Best Design Guides brings to you all that you top events you can’t miss at this major design exhibition. Whether or not you will be in New York for this, if you are a design lover, it is worth keep reading through it!
NYCxDESIGN Awards & ICFF Party
The NYCxDESIGN Awards & Party is a highlight of NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of design that attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe. Awards Ceremony begins at 6 pm. Join the ICFF New York awards party celebrating all the 2019 NYCxDESIGN honorees with drinks, food, networking and entertainment by Teenage Engineering and Music by Gigi.
ICFF Silent Auction
For the second year, ICFF will be hosting a silent auction as part of an initiative to help raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s. This silent auction features items donated by ICFF New York exhibitors and will be on display for all four days of the show. Winning bids will be announced at a reception and ceremony held Wednesday, May 22 at 3:00 pm on the ICFF Talks Main Stage. All proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Artisans of Influence Exhibit
Luxe Interiors + Design celebrates unique artisan works at ICFF New York by presenting an array of exceptional, hand-crafted home furnishings in the Luxe Lounge. Displayed in a museum-like exhibit, the showcase will provide an up close and personal look at exclusive pieces by Apropos, Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors, J. Pocker Bespoke Frames and Fine Art, mebl | Transforming Furniture, Nella Vetrina, Rug Art and Sherle Wagner International.
Ventura New York – the Dutch edition
A 2,500 sq. ft. presentation of some of the top brands and designers from The Netherlands. Presented by Organisation in Design, this edition of Ventura Projects at ICFF New York brings 17 carefully curated Dutch designers with a specific focus on international contemporary design – both by upcoming designers as well as established brands and labels.
Designers of better commercial spaces will target this feature as a must-see for the latest in lighting, furniture, flooring, wall coverings, seating and materials. Participants include Arper, Bernhardt Design, Blå Station, Humanscale, Kartell, Loftwall, Materia, Poppin and Scandinavian Spaces.
For more than 30 years, ICFF New York has remained the top North American platform to experience the future of global design, today. As part of its commitment to discovering “what’s new, what’s next,” ICFF continues its 14th-year partnership with Bernhardt Design to bring the next crop of emerging designers shaping design to the forefront through the juried ICFF Studio competition. Entries are judged on design aesthetics, the ability to be economically mass produced, marketability and commercial viability.
Interiors of Spain
Come see six of Spain’s most creative designers in Booth #1529. Alvara Catalan de Ocon, Ana Illueca, Luema & Vega, Manuel Jiménez García, Veronica Mar, and Romina Gris – showcase new directions in design, with everything from a 3D-printed chair and ceramic centrepieces, to crafted furniture and accessories in painted ceramics and blown glass. Don’s miss all of this and more at ICFF New York 2019.