Design Agenda – New York Design Week 2012

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ICFF ends tomorrow and I am already feeling nostalgic because I don’t want to go back home. I am in love with New York City and all the things the big Apple has to offer.  I had a wonderful time during this amazing week. And straight from New York, a must-see events happening during today, May 21. Enjoy!

12 P.M.
METROPOLIS CONVERSATIONS AT WANTEDDESIGN
THE VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN THE DESIGN INDUSTRY

269 Eleventh Ave.
A diverse group of design leaders discuss the power of cross-cultural collaboration. Moderated by Paul Makovsky, Metropolis editorial director. Sponsored by Ligne Roset and Metropolis.

METROPOLIS DIALOGUES AT ICFF
ICFF Theater, Javits Center
655 W. 34th St.

2–3 P.M.
KITCHEN & BATH TRENDS
The latest trends from top designers and manufacturers in kitchen and bath. Moderated by Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis editor in chief. Sponsored by Dornbracht and Wetstyle.

4–5 P.M.
SURFACES TRENDS
Get firsthand insight on what’s changing the market for surfaces. Moderated by Susan S. Szenasy. Sponsored by BR-111, Ceramic Tiles of Italy, Italian Trade Commission, and Wilsonart Contract.

6–8 P.M.
AF|NY PRESENTS
THE COLOR OF ARCHITECTURE
AFNY, 22 W. 21st St., 5th fl.
jennifers@afnewyork.com
A panel discussion on global architecture, with architects and dignitaries of the press.

6–8 P.M.
ALNO
150 E. 58th St., 10th fl.
RSVP: rsvp@athenamarketing.net
Alno launches in the Architects & Designers Building, introducing a new generation of intelligently priced kitchen concepts.

6–8 P.M.
CRANBROOK FOR ALESSI
METAL WORKSHOP
130 Greene St., (212) 353-1383
The Alessi Soho flagship will host a special exhibition of work by the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

6–8 P.M.
OCHRE
462 Broome St.
(212) 414-4332
Drinks and a viewing of the newest furniture and lighting collection; hosted by Harriet Maxwell Macdonald, one of the three designers featured.

6–8 P.M.
FONTANAARTE SHOWROOM
SOMETHING NEW IS BACK
45 Greene St., (212) 334-3295
Celebrating its 80th anniversary with a presentation of surprising reintroductions by Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, and Max Ingrand.

6–9 P.M.
ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS BUILDING (A&D) OPENING NIGHT
150 E. 58th St.
Hundreds of product introductions, one new showroom, and thirty receptions all under one roof.

6–9 P.M.
ARTEMIDE
46 Greene St.
(646) 213-7482
A presentation of new products, including designs from Ross Lovegrove.

6–9 P.M.
B&B ITALIA
150 E. 58th St.
info@bbitaliausa.com
New products include three new designs from Antonio Citterio: new components to the Ray Sofa system, new versions of the popular JJ Chair and Michel sofa.

6–9 P.M.
BISAZZA PRESENTS THE WANDERS COLLECTION
43 Greene St.
(646) 213-7483
A new bath collection designed by Marcel Wanders, along with designs by Patricia Urquiola, Tord Boontje, and Edward Van Vliet.

6–9 P.M.
DDC DESIGN POST PARTY
181 Madison Ave.
Celebrating its one-year anniversary and welcoming Paola Lenti to the space.

6–9 P.M.
HASTINGS TILE & BATH SHOWROOM
150 E. 58th St., Ste. 1086
(212) 674-9700
Showcasing the newest in innovative contemporary European bath design and their own Chelsea line of faucets, tubs, and vanities.

6–9 P.M.
INTRODUCING … A NEW “WAY”
150 E. 58th St., 8th fl.
(212) 644-2766
lfoa@mmart.com
The North American premiere of the new Way kitchen model at Snaidero USA showroom. Drinks and small bites will be served.

6–9 P.M.
KARTELL PRESENTS KARTELL MOTEL
39 Greene St.
(212) 966-6665
A special installation by Rafael de Cardenas and a presentation of Kartell 2012 novelties by Philippe Starck and by Piero Lissoni.

6–9 P.M.
POLIFORM OPENING NIGHT
150 E. 58th St., 6th fl.
Celebrate the debut of Poliform’s latest collection of sofas and wardrobes with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and entertainment.

6–9 P.M.
PROPERTY
14 Wooster St.
(917) 237-0123
RSVP: info@propertyfurniture.com
New works from designers including Incorporated, Lucie Koldová and Dan Yeffet, Matilde Alessandra, and Merily Jurna. Cocktails and music by DJ Brion.

6–9 P.M.
VOCE DI OPERA CELEBRATION
43-45 Grand St.
Premiere of Soho’s newest interiors and architectural home-furnishings boutique representing select European designs.

6–10 P.M.
IN/OUT/LIGHT
48 Walker St., (212) 645 2216
info@karkula.com
Karkula presents new furniture and lighting designs from three distinct perspectives: e15, Kettal, and Santa e Cole.

7–9 P.M.
INGO MAURER
CANDLES IN THE WIND

Making Light, 89 Grand St.
making-light@ingomaurer-usa.com
Introducing new works.

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